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rajiv gandhi assassination case

SC orders release of six convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination

Top court used Article 142 special powers; relied on Perarivalan ruling

12 Nov 2022 7:07 AM

AA Edit | SC’s Rajiv convict ruling also redefines governors’ powers

The verdict is more an indictment of the stubbornness of the Centre opposing a state in a federal setup

20 May 2022 12:26 AM

Rajiv killing convict is freed by SC

Convict in Rajiv assassination was jailed for 30 yrs

19 May 2022 12:59 AM

Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case gets bail

SC took note of his long incarceration of over 30 years and no history of complaint when out on parole

09 Mar 2022 9:48 PM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini Sriharan to be released today

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

24 Dec 2021 12:20 PM


Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case Perarivalan to be out on parole today

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

12 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict Nalini on hunger strike in jail, demands release

Charithra Sriharan, Nalini's daughter, was born in prison and is currently a medical practitioner in London.

27 Oct 2019 11:21 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court dismisses 2014 plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed as infructuous a writ petition filed in 2014 by six persons.

10 May 2019 1:59 AM

Don't have hatred towards anybody: Rahul on Rajiv Gandhi case convicts

Hitting out at Modi, Rahul Gandhi asked as to why the PM was not addressing the media and interacting with students like he did.

13 Mar 2019 3:06 PM

Mother of Rajiv Gandhi killer meets TN Guv, confident of son’s release

Mother of Perarivalan presented a petition with some accompanying material to TN governor and exuded confidence he will accept her demand.

24 Sep 2018 1:58 PM


No request to Centre on release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins, says TN governor

The Governor said a decision on the issue would be taken in a 'just and fair manner' in accordance with the Constitution.

15 Sep 2018 1:16 PM

Dilemma over Rajiv killers

The clemency process was exhaustive and mercy pleas were rejected by the governor and President.

12 Sep 2018 1:08 AM

Tamil Nadu govt asks gov to release Rajiv Gandhi case convicts

A resolution to this effect was adopted by the Cabinet at its meeting headed by chief minister K Palaniswami.

10 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Tamil Nadu recommends release of 7 Rajiv Gandhi assassins

'A resolution to this effect was adopted at state cabinet which met under CM K Palanisamy's leadership', D Jayakumar said.

09 Sep 2018 7:01 PM

Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu government to decide on mercy plea

In its response the CBI said the role of Perarivalan in the conspiracy to kill Rajiv Gandhi was clearly established.

07 Sep 2018 6:17 AM


SC asks TN Governor to consider Rajiv Gandhi killer's mercy plea

Perarivalan was charged with supplying a 9-volt battery which was allegedly used for the belt bomb that killed Gandhi.

06 Sep 2018 3:14 PM

Rajiv Gandhi killers don't deserve leniency, can't be freed: Centre to SC

'The releasing of killers of former PM Rajiv Gandhi will set a very dangerous precedent,' Centre told SC.

10 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

'LG in Delhi not working' tweets Shirish Kunder, LG Electronics expresses 'regret'

'Please DM us your contact details so that we can assist you shortly,' LG Electronics asks filmmaker Shirish Kunder.

16 Jun 2018 7:06 PM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict’s mother seeks mercy killing of son

The seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case have been in jail for over 20 years now.

16 Jun 2018 6:21 PM

Madras HC rejects Rajiv Gandhi killer Nalini's plea for early release

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on the night of May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

27 Apr 2018 11:59 AM