Rajiv Gandhi assassination

We have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

We have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi has said that his family has completely forgiven Rajiv Gandhi's killers since they find it difficult to hate people.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:35 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC notice to CBI over convict's plea

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC notice to CBI over convict's plea

The apex court has asked the CBI to respond to the plea within three weeks. 

Jan 24, 2018, 11:37 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt rejects Nalini's plea seeking premature release

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that it cannot entertain a plea of Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking premature release as a similar case was pending before the apex court.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:12 AM 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

Release seven convicts in Rajiv case, MDMK founder Vaiko appeals TN CM O Paneerselvam

MDMK founder Vaiko today appealed to Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on the occasion of the birth centenary of former Chief Minister, late MG Ramachandran, citing precedents in the past.

Jan 08, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
When Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini Sriharan met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

When Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini Sriharan met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts serving a life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has already served 25 years in prison.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Madras HC disposes of Nalini's petition for pre-mature release

Madras High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan seeking pre-mature release, saying it cannot grant her request in view of pendency of a related matter before the Supreme Court.

Jul 20, 2016, 13:40 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan released on parole for 24 hours

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan released on parole for 24 hours

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini was on Tuesday released on parole for 24 hours.

Mar 08, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

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. 

Mar 07, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Like Yakub hanging, why no urgency was shown in the case of Rajiv's assassins: Digvijaya Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday asked why the government didn't show the kind of urgency shown in Yakub Memon's case when it came to those convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Aug 01, 2015, 21:57 PM IST
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.

Jul 15, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict shifted to Chennai

A convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, AG Perarivalan who is serving life imprisonment at Vellore Central Prison was on Saturday brought here for medical treatment due to an illness, jail authorities said.

Jun 06, 2015, 17:31 PM IST

Unit probing Rajiv Gandhi assassination gets one-year extension

Nearly two months after its tenure ended, the Centre has granted a one-year extension to CBI`s MDMA, which is probing the wider conspiracy behind the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.

Aug 13, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Supreme Court

S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as "null and void" a provision in law mandating Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case.

Jul 07, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Karunanidhi declines to comment on SC decision

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday refrained from commenting on the Supreme Court`s decision to refer to a larger Constitution Bench, the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Apr 25, 2014, 23:06 PM IST

`Don`t politicise Rajiv Gandhi assassination case verdict`

The mother of one of the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, whose death sentence was commuted to life by the Supreme Court, on Sunday appealed to political parties and leaders not to politicise the issue relating to the verdict on their release.

Apr 20, 2014, 20:38 PM 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

Opposition growing in TN to release of Rajiv Gandhi case convicts: TNCC

Tamil Nadu Congress claimed that there was growing opposition in state to Jayalalithaa government`s move to release 7 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and urged it to reconsider decision.

Feb 24, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

TN govt to counter centre`s review plea on convicts` release

The review petition filed in the Supreme Court by the centre on the Tamil Nadu government`s decision to release the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case would be countered, Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa said here Monday.

Feb 24, 2014, 14:31 PM IST