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.

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.

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.

`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.

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.

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.

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.

`Reconsider decision to release convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case`

Senior Congress leader and Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy on Sunday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to reconsider her government`s decision to release three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Question of substantial justice in Rajiv case: Ram Jethmalani

Noted advocate Ram Jethmalani on Friday rejected arguments that there were procedural lapses on the part of Tamil Nadu government in deciding to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and said it was a "question of substantial justice."

Question of substantial justice in Rajiv case: Ram Jethmalani

Noted advocate Ram Jethmalani on Friday rejected arguments that there were procedural lapses on the part of Tamil Nadu government in deciding to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and said it was a "question of substantial justice."

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Relatives of blast victims considering impleading themselves

Relatives of victims of bomb blast that killed Rajiv Gandhi said they were considering impleading themselves in case filed by Centre against Tamil Nadu government`s decision to free seven convicts.

BJP raises issue of commuting of Rajiv Gandhi convicts` death

BJP on Thursday raised the issue of commuting of death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts, and asked Congress why their mercy petitions were not taken up for a long time.

SC verdict on Rajiv killing convicts must be respected: Lanka

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it respects the Indian Supreme Court`s ruling that barred Tamil Nadu from freeing seven persons for the 1991 assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.

Put TN under Prez rule if Jaya pushes for release of Rajiv killers: Swamy

Stating that any move to release Rajiv Gandhi`s killers would be "illegal", Swamy said that Prez rule should be imposed in TN if Jayalalithaa did not "desist" from the decision.

Parties slam Jaya over decision to release Rajiv killers

Jayalalithaa on Thursday came under fire from political parties over her decision to release former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi`s killers.

Don`t release convicts, prior consultation must: Centre to TN

The Centre on Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu govt not to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case saying there must be prior consultation.

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.

SC decision on Rajiv killing case very encouraging: Amnesty

Amnesty International termed as "very encouraging" the decision of the SC to commute the death sentence to life of three condemned prisoners in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

DMK, MDMK want convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case released

With SC commuting the death sentence awarded to three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, political parties DMK, MDMK and CPI demanded their release from prison.