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Jethmalani defends TN decision to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 22:36

Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani defended Jayalalithaa`s decision to release 7 convicts serving life term in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case in wake of Supreme Court order to commute death of 3.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 09:36

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.

PT plea to Centre on release of convicts in Rajiv case

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 16:41

Puthiya Tamizhagam on Monday asked the Centre to adopt a `forget and forgive` attitude and pave way for the release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 09:20

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.

Pro-Tamil, Cong supporters clash over Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 21:48

A pro-Tamil outfit tried to storm the headquarters of the State Congress unit to condemn the Union government over the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case convicts` release issue.

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 17:59

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:31

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.

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 09:35

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.

`Reconsider decision to release convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 17:15

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.

Sri Lankan media hails SC decision on Rajiv Gandhi`s killers

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 18:21

Supreme Court`s decision to stop Tamil Nadu from releasing seven persons convicted in the 1991 assassination of former premier Rajiv Gandhi is a slap in the face of separatist elements in this country, the Sri Lankan media said.

Question of substantial justice in Rajiv case: Ram Jethmalani

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:02

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:02

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."