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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC seeks Centre's opinion on releasing Perarivalan

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC seeks Centre's opinion on releasing Perarivalan

Perarivalan is on life imprisonment along with Murugan and Santhan who were other two convicts of the same case.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

A woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Rajiv Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai in 1991.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Tamil Nadu government asked to consider parole plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassin

A bench of justices S S Sundresh and N Sathish Kumar gave the direction to the state home secretary on a plea by Ravichandran's mother Rajeshwari.

Jul 11, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

Nalini, an Indian, had accompanied the Sri Lankan woman suicide bomber who blew up Rajiv Gandhi with concealed explosives.

Jun 16, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC seeks report from CBI over insufficient probe

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after one of the convicts alleged that the probe agency did not investigate into the `larger conspiracy` to kill late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.The apex court has fixed August 16th as the next date for further hearing in the matter.Convict A. G. Perarivalan has alleged that the

May 01, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Indian Premier League 2016, Match 16: Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore — As it happened...

Indian Premier League 2016, Match 16: Rising Pune Supergiants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore — As it happened...

A 155-run partnership between Kohli and de Villiers proved the difference.

Apr 22, 2016, 18:17 PM IST
Centre denies rejecting Tamil Nadu govt's proposal on freeing Rajiv Gandhi assassins

Centre denies rejecting Tamil Nadu govt's proposal on freeing Rajiv Gandhi assassins

MHA officials said that no decision has been taken yet on the proposal and consultations with the Union Law Ministry are still underway.

Apr 20, 2016, 10:35 AM IST
No freedom for Rajiv Gandhi killers as Centre rejects Tamil Nadu govt's proposal

No freedom for Rajiv Gandhi killers as Centre rejects Tamil Nadu govt's proposal

It is not the first time that the state government had approached the Centre seeking its views on its decision to remit the sentences of the convicts.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

SC rejects Centre's curative plea for death of Rajiv killers

New Delhi, Jul 29 (PTI) The Supreme Court today dismissed the curative petition of the Centre filed against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of three convicts in the Rajiv Ga

Jul 29, 2015, 21:29 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC upholds commutation of death to life sentence for killers

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC upholds commutation of death to life sentence for killers

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Centre’s curative petition against its verdict commuting the death sentence of three convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case to life imprisonment.

Jul 29, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Release of Rajiv Gandhi`s assassins: SC defers hearing to March 26

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing in the plea challenging the validity of the powers of a state government to grant remission of sentence to prisoners in case of the Tamil Nadu government deciding to release of seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Mar 06, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC restrains Tamil Nadu govt from releasing 4 convicts

In a major setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday restrained her government`s decision to release four more convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Feb 27, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Pardon for Rajiv Gandhi assassins: Emotions, politics – all for a cause

The Supreme Court verdict commuting the death sentence of three key conspirators in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and the quick announcement by the Tamil Nadu government to release all the seven condemned prisoners in the case has triggered a debate that is questioning the very basics of the Constitution of India.

Feb 20, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court stays release of killers

Acting on a petition filed by the Centre, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed a decision by the Tamil Nadu government to release of the three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case whose death sentence was commuted to life by the apex court on the ground of delay in deciding mercy petitions.

Feb 20, 2014, 10:00 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Demand for release of convicts made on humanitarian grounds, says Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi said the demand for release of three convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case after commuting their death sentence to life by SC had nothing to do with any political party.

Feb 19, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tracing the trial

The Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has witnessed several twists and turns during past 23 years.

Feb 19, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts in unprecedented jubilation

Four convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case lodged in the Central Prison here were on Wednesday overwhelmed by a sense of jubilation on hearing about the Tamil Nadu Government`s decision to set them free.

Feb 19, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Govt to abide by SC decision in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Kapil Sibal

Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said government would abide by Supreme Court`s decision commuting death penalty of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, but took a jibe at BJP for not uttering a word on the issue while it had bayed for Afzal Guru`s blood.

Feb 19, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Four held for murder of BJP leader

Four members of a mercenary gang have been arrested for allegedly murdering a local BJP leader last month.

Apr 06, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

HC slated to resume hearing on Rajiv killers` peti

The court had on August 30 stayed for eight weeks the execution of Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan.

Oct 27, 2011, 22:21 PM IST