`Why BJP leaders are silent over execution of Rajiv`s killers`

Congress on Friday questioned why Narendra Modi and BJP were silent on the issue of execution of Rajiv Gandhi`s killers when they had been vocal in demanding Afzal Guru`s hanging and claimed that their aim was to garner votes and not fight terrorism.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC rejects plea against relief to convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict commuting death sentence of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to life imprisonment and dismissed Centre`s review petition.

Centre against commuting sentence of Rajiv killers

Centre on Friday said the delay in the disposal of the clemency pleas was not a valid ground for commutation of capital punishment.

Supreme Court to hear Rajiv killers plea on Oct 19

The apex court will also on Oct 19 hear a petition by Davindra Pal Singh Bhullar, seeking commuting of his death sentence.

Karuna appeals to PM, Sonia to save Rajiv killers

Karunanidhi has been demanding that the killers of Rajiv Gandhi should be set free as they have undergone imprisonment for more than 20 years.

Police awaiting official word on execution

With President Pratibha Patil
rejecting the clemency petitions of three of Rajiv Gandhi`s
killers, police are awaiting the Tamil Nadu Governor`s order
for their execution, a top official said.