Rajiv Gandhi assassination

Kerala BJP chief gets letter threatening Rajiv Gandhi-like assassination

The Kerala unit chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday received a death threat through a letter from Mumbai.

Nov 03, 2018, 19:44 PM IST

Don't release Rajiv killers till plea in SC is disposed of: Victims' kin urge TN governor

The attack on May 21, 1991, killed the former prime minister and 15 people.

Sep 26, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

Tamil outfits rally against Governor over release of Rajiv case convicts; Raj Bhavan silent

Pro-Tamil outfits say the Governor is acting under pressure from north India.

Sep 14, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Governor will reject Tamil Nadu govt recommendation, says Subramanian Swamy

Swamy said, "It's a recommendation only, not binding on Tamil Nadu Governor. He has the sole discretion. I am sure he`ll go through the record. Given his scholarly habit, he`ll reject the recommendation."

Sep 10, 2018, 00:27 AM 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

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

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

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini's plea for early release rejected by Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Friday rejected the plea of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination convict Nalini Sriharan in which she had sought premature release.

Apr 27, 2018, 11:30 AM IST

We have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi has said that his family has completely forgiven Rajiv Gandhi's killers since they find it difficult to hate people.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:35 PM IST

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

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt rejects Nalini's plea seeking premature release

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that it cannot entertain a plea of Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking premature release as a similar case was pending before the apex court.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Parole granted to convict Perarivalan for father's treatment

A woman Tamil Tiger suicide bomber blew herself up and killed Rajiv Gandhi at an election rally near Chennai in 1991.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Release seven convicts in Rajiv case, MDMK founder Vaiko appeals TN CM O Paneerselvam

MDMK founder Vaiko today appealed to Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on the occasion of the birth centenary of former Chief Minister, late MG Ramachandran, citing precedents in the past.

Jan 08, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

When Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini Sriharan met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts serving a life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has already served 25 years in prison.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Madras HC disposes of Nalini's petition for pre-mature release

Madras High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan seeking pre-mature release, saying it cannot grant her request in view of pendency of a related matter before the Supreme Court.

Jul 20, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan released on parole for 24 hours

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini was on Tuesday released on parole for 24 hours.

Mar 08, 2016, 18:19 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Madras HC for 3 days leave to attend father's rites

Nalini was sentenced to death by the trial court in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on January 28, 1998. 

Mar 07, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Like Yakub hanging, why no urgency was shown in the case of Rajiv's assassins: Digvijaya Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday asked why the government didn't show the kind of urgency shown in Yakub Memon's case when it came to those convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Aug 01, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC refuses to lift stay on release of life convicts by state govts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to lift the stay on the release of seven death-row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Jul 15, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict shifted to Chennai

A convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, AG Perarivalan who is serving life imprisonment at Vellore Central Prison was on Saturday brought here for medical treatment due to an illness, jail authorities said.

Jun 06, 2015, 17:31 PM IST