Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC resumes hearing on States` power on remission

The Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced the crucial hearing to examine the power of the Union and states to grant remission for releasing convicts whose death sentences are commuted to life term with the Centre asserting that the rights of the victims cannot be overlooked.

Jethmalani defends TN decision to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Don`t block parents` release: Nalini`s daughter to Rahul

The daughter of Nalini and Murugan, two of the seven convicted killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on appealed to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi not to block an opportunity for her to reunite with parents after 23 years.

Rajiv assassination case: Centre files review petition in SC

The Centre moved the Supreme Court seeking a review of its judgement commuting the death sentence to life imprisonment of three convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on the ground of delay in deciding their mercy plea.

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: `Political considerations behind Tamil Nadu govt move`

With Supreme Court staying release of 3 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Union minister Rajiv Shukla said Tamil Nadu government stood "exposed" as it showed "political considerations".

Wish Rahul had mentioned Afzal Guru also: Mehbooba Mufti

A day after she said that people of Jammu and Kashmir are discriminated against, People`s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday questioned Rahul Gandhi`s comments against the pardon to the assassins of Rajiv Gandhi when he had maintained silence when Afzal Guru was hanged.

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 assassination case convicts to be freed, Rahul saddened

Six men and a woman -- both Indians and Sri Lankans -- convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will be freed, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Wednesday announced.

Rajiv killers` release : Jaya`s decision only on political considerations, says Congress

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was under fire from an incensed Congress over the decision for early release of Rajiv Gandhi`s killers which it dubbed as "guided solely by political considerations" and fraught with dangerous consequences.

Politics heats up over release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins

The seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, lodged in prisons across Tamil Nadu, are in a celebratory mood after learning about the state government`s decision to reportedly release them within three days.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: ‘Perarivalan`s statement not recorded verbatim’

A former CBI officer involved in investigation in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has purportedly said he had not recorded verbatim the statement of A G Perarivalan, a death convict in the case.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Key witness questions CBI-led probe

A lawyer, closely associated with the probe by the Jain Commission into the conspiracy aspect of Rajiv Gandhi`s assassination, has claimed there were lapses and shortcomings in the CBI-led investigations.

HC quashes case against Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini

Madras High Court quashed proceedings pending in lower court against Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict S Nalini in connection with seizure of a mobile phone in her cell in the Vellore prison.

Hearing over RTI plea of Rajiv case death row convict putoff

Video conferencing session of Perarivalan, death row convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, with Chief Information Commissioner planned on Monday over his RTI query has been postponed.