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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.

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

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.