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Rajiv Gandhi killers

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

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

Centre denies rejecting Tamil Nadu govt's proposal on freeing Rajiv Gandhi assassins

MHA officials said that no decision has been taken yet on the proposal and consultations with the Union Law Ministry are still underway.

Apr 20, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

No freedom for Rajiv Gandhi killers as Centre rejects Tamil Nadu govt's proposal

It is not the first time that the state government had approached the Centre seeking its views on its decision to remit the sentences of the convicts.

Apr 20, 2016, 08:58 AM 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

`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.

Apr 25, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2011, 15:42 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2011, 12:18 PM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

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.

Aug 16, 2011, 18:14 PM IST