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AA Edit | Was Rajiv assassins' early release a little premature?

Release of killers of a Prime Minister was clearly judicial overreach

14 Nov 2022 12:18 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | The targeting of Salman Rushdie: Shadow of the 1989 fatwa back

The 24-year-old Lebanese Muslim, Hadi Matar, has been charged with the attempted murder of Salman Rushdie

20 Aug 2022 12:00 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC unhappy over convict's pardon plea

The bench was hearing a plea of 46-year-old A G Perarivalan who has sought suspension of his life sentence in the case

03 Nov 2020 3:49 PM

Law will take its course on Rajiv killers: Rahul Gandhi

Congress’ allies viz. the DMK, VCK, MDMK and the left parties as well have been insisting upon the convicts’ release.

14 Mar 2019 7:07 AM

Naxals plotting Rajiv-type strike on Modi, says Devendra Fadnavis

Assassination plots and conspiracy theories may appear bizarre, but the government is not taking any threats lightly.

09 Jun 2018 5:10 AM


Rajiv Gandhi case: SC rejects recall plea of convict

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R. Banumathi and Shantanagouder dismissed the petition seeking recall of the May 1999 verdict.

15 Mar 2018 1:46 AM

SC to examine if convict facing life can be freed

Perarivalan quoted an affidavit filed by the CBI investigating officer V. Thiagaran on October 27, 2017.

15 Nov 2017 2:37 AM

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination was analysed by CIA 5 yrs before his death

A report analysing the effects if Gandhi made an 'abrupt exit' was found in one of the recent documents made available by the US.

29 Jan 2017 1:42 PM