Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan goes on hunger strike demanding release

Nalini and six other people were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Oct 26, 2019, 21:06 PM IST

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, gets 3-week parole extension

The Madras High Court had earlier extended Nalini Sriharan's existing one month parole for 3 weeks.

Aug 22, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

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

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

SC rejects recall plea of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan

On January 24, the apex court issued a notice to the CBI after the convict AG Perarivalan had filed the plea.

Mar 14, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: CBI-led probe does not seem to have achieved much headway, says SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled out for now a plea to suspend the life sentence of a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC seeks Centre's opinion on releasing Perarivalan

Perarivalan is on life imprisonment along with Murugan and Santhan who were other two convicts of the same case.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Robert Pious, Rajiv Gandhi's killer languishing in jail for 27 years, seeks mercy killing

Robert Pious, convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, said he has lost purpose in life and wants euthanasia.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict AG Perarivalan attacked inside Vellore Prison, probe ordered

AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was attacked by fellow prisoner earlier this morning.

Sep 13, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Pro-Tamil outfits demand release of 7 convicts

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a suicide bomber at nearby Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991. 

Jun 11, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Madras HC grants 24-hour parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted a 24-hour parole to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini for attending post funeral rituals of her father.

Mar 08, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt to remit sentence of convicts

With an eye on the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, J Jayalalithaa-led government has decided to remit sentences of convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and release them.

Mar 02, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini seeks parole to attend her father's funeral

They said the request of Nalini, currently in the central prison here, for parole is being considered as per jail rules.

Feb 24, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi's killers cannot be released: SC tells Tamil Nadu govt

In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the Tamil Nadu government could not grant remission and release conspirators in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Dec 02, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Supreme Court likely to decide on release of conspirators today

The entire issue was rooted on the conflicting positions taken by the central and the Tamil Nadu governments on latter's move to release Sriharan, Perarivalan and Suthendraraja after commutation of their death sentence.

Dec 02, 2015, 05:28 AM IST

Rajiv case: SC reserves verdict on states' power to remit jail terms

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on constitutional issues arising out of Tamil Nadu government's decision to set free the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, including the power of states to remit sentences.

Aug 12, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: State can suspend, remit sentences on its own, TN tells SC

 Tamil Nadu on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the state governments can on their own decide to suspend or remit sentences of convicts and the statutory powers to grant mercy to them is not dependent on conditions.

Aug 05, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC upholds commutation of death to life sentence for killers

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Centre’s curative petition against its verdict commuting the death sentence of three convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case to life imprisonment.

Jul 29, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Rajiv killing case: SC to hear Centre's remission plea on July 21

The Supreme Court today deferred to July 21 the hearing on the issue of power of remission by the Centre and the states, which had arisen after Tamil Nadu government had decided to remit the sentences and set free seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Jul 15, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC rejects Nalini’s plea for early release

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Monday rejected former prime minister  Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini's plea for early release.

Oct 27, 2014, 13:23 PM IST