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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu cabinet recommends to Governor to release 7 life convicts

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu cabinet recommends to Governor to release 7 life convicts

The recommendation will be sent to the governor immediately said D Jayakumar, Tamil Nadu minister after a cabinet meeting took place in Chennai.

Sep 09, 2018, 18:38 PM IST
Consider Rajiv Gandhi's killer's mercy petition as per law: SC to TN Governor

Consider Rajiv Gandhi's killer's mercy petition as per law: SC to TN Governor

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu by a woman suicide bomber at an election rally. Fourteen others were also killed in the attack.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

To mark the birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress party has planned several programmes in Amethi.

Aug 20, 2018, 08:21 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC to hear convict's plea in October

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC to hear convict's plea in October

The Supreme Court today said it would hear in October a plea by one of the convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, regarding the status of probe by the CBI-led Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) into conspiracy behind the murder.

Aug 17, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi killers' cannot be released: Centre tells Supreme Court

Rajiv Gandhi killers' cannot be released: Centre tells Supreme Court

Releasing convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will set dangerous precedents, said Centre.

 

Aug 10, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Is Priyanka Vadra set to replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress candidate in Rae Bareilly in 2019 Lok Sabha election? Decision soon, say sources

Is Priyanka Vadra set to replace Sonia Gandhi as Congress candidate in Rae Bareilly in 2019 Lok Sabha election? Decision soon, say sources

Rahul Gandhi will continue to fight from Amethi; no CM candidates for 3 Assembly polls.

Aug 03, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
Amit Shah recalls Rajiv Gandhi's Assam Accord to hit back at Congress over NRC

Amit Shah recalls Rajiv Gandhi's Assam Accord to hit back at Congress over NRC

Amit Shah's statement led to an uproar in the Rajya Sabha leading to an adjournment.

Jul 31, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
  That's a yay: Anurag Kashyap is happy with Rahul Gandhi over 'Sacred Games' row

That's a yay: Anurag Kashyap is happy with Rahul Gandhi over 'Sacred Games' row

Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on the freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games".

Jul 15, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
My father lived and died for India: Rahul Gandhi breaks silence on 'Sacred Games' row

My father lived and died for India: Rahul Gandhi breaks silence on 'Sacred Games' row

Rahul Gandhi said that views of a character on a fictional web series can never change the contribution of his father, Rajiv Gandhi, to the country.

Jul 14, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
HC to hear plea against Netflix series 'Sacred Games' on Thursday

HC to hear plea against Netflix series 'Sacred Games' on Thursday

The lawyer claimed that the series incorrectly depicts historical events.

Jul 11, 2018, 21:50 PM IST
Sacred Games row: Congress leader files complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Netflix for abusing Rajiv Gandhi

Sacred Games row: Congress leader files complaint against Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Netflix for abusing Rajiv Gandhi

Sacred Games is based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 thriller novel of the same name.

Jul 10, 2018, 19:19 PM IST
Mother of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin seeks mercy killing for son Perarivalan

Mother of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin seeks mercy killing for son Perarivalan

This comes after President Ram Nath Kovind reportedly rejected Tamil Nadu government's plea to release seven Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts.

Jun 17, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

PM Narendra Modi's security to be strengthened in wake 'assassination plot' against him

The police in Pune told a court on June 7 that they had seized a 'letter' from the Delhi residence of one of the five people arrested for having alleged 'links' with the banned CPI (Maoist). The purported letter allegedly mentioned of a plan to 'assassinate' PM Modi in 'another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident'. 

Jun 11, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary; Rahul recalls ‘most valuable gift’

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary; Rahul recalls ‘most valuable gift’

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and ex-Congress president Sonia Gandhi, among others, on Monday paid homage to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary. They paid floral tributes to the Congress leader at Vir Bhumi in the national capital. Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also visited the memorial to pay homage to their father.

May 21, 2018, 07:48 AM IST
 Rahul Gandhi forgiving Rajiv's killer raises suspicion of plotted assassination: Subramanian Swamy

Rahul Gandhi forgiving Rajiv's killer raises suspicion of plotted assassination: Subramanian Swamy

Why did Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visit the convicts in jail and Sonia Gandhi take care of Nalini’s daughter’s education in England, asked the BJP leader

Mar 12, 2018, 14:32 PM IST
Priyanka and I have forgiven our father's killers, had told dad he would die: Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka and I have forgiven our father's killers, had told dad he would die: Rahul Gandhi

'I used to play badminton with those who killed my grandmother.'

Mar 11, 2018, 09:06 AM IST
Rajiv Gandhi was supervising killings during 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sukhbir Badal

Rajiv Gandhi was supervising killings during 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sukhbir Badal

This came after media reports quoted Tytler as saying that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had gone to different parts of Delhi while the riots were on.

Jan 29, 2018, 17:25 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
Sonia Gandhi's journey: From skirt-wearing bride to saree-clad Congress chief

Sonia Gandhi's journey: From skirt-wearing bride to saree-clad Congress chief

Sonia Gandhi said she "fought like a tigress" to prevent Rajiv Gandhi from entering politics after his brother Sanjay's death.

Dec 16, 2017, 14:57 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi will be the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, the fifth since Independece, to hold the top post in the Congress.

Dec 11, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

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