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Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: Yet to take decision on premature release of Nalini, Tamil Nadu tells Madras HC

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: Yet to take decision on premature release of Nalini, Tamil Nadu tells Madras HC

Tamil Nadu government on Friday told the Madras High Court that it was yet to take a decision on the premature release of Nalini Sriharan, the life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case since her case with other co-convicts are pending before the Supreme Court.

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.

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.

Seeking solace, Rajiv Gandhi convicts turn spiritual

Convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Sriharan and Santhan lodged in the Central prison here for nearly 25 years, have turned deeply spiritual.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Madras HC for 3 days leave to attend father's rites

Nalini was sentenced to death by the trial court in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on January 28, 1998. 

Will move as per SC order, says Rajnath Singh on Tamil Nadu's letter on Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release

Will move as per SC order, says Rajnath Singh on Tamil Nadu's letter on Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release

The SC had on December 2, 2015 directed the Tamil Nadu government not to remit the life term of the convicts without the approval of the Centre.

Congress opposes Tamil Nadu govt's move to free Rajiv Gandhi's killers

Congress opposes Tamil Nadu govt's move to free Rajiv Gandhi's killers

While announcing the decision, the J Jayalalithaa government had said that it has sought the Centre's views on the move.

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination: On parole, Nalini attends father's funeral

Nalini Sriharan, serving life term for her role in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, on Wednesday attended her father P Sankaranarayanan's final rites here during a 12-hour parole.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Supreme Court likely to decide on release of conspirators today

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Supreme Court likely to decide on release of conspirators today

The entire issue was rooted on the conflicting positions taken by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments on latter's move to release Sriharan, Perarivalan and Suthendraraja after commutation of their death sentence.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC refuses to lift stay on release of life convicts by state govts

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC refuses to lift stay on release of life convicts by state govts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to lift the stay on the release of seven death-row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

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.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC to hear Centre`s plea to stop release of four convicts on Feb 27

The Central government on Monday moved the Supreme Court in a bid to stop the release of seven convicts involved in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

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.

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.

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.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tracing the trial

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

Karunanidhi wants Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts released

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday hoped the central government gives its nod to release the seven convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Jail authorities oppose Nalini`s request for one month leave

Authorities of Vellore jail opposed the request of Nalini, a life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, for grant of one month leave to visit her ailing father.

Smoking cigar not a pleasant experience: Actress Nalini

She doesn`t smoke in real life, but veteran southern actress Nalini, who had to smoke a cigar for her role in upcoming Tamil horror-thriller `13aam Pakkam Paarka`, said the experience was not pleasant.

Phone facility extended to Vellore jail inmates

Inmates of Tamil Nadu`s Vellore jail, where Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini is housed, will soon be able to make phone calls to their relatives.