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Rajiv Gandhi assassination : Man wants convicts freed, tries to kill self

A 25-year-old man climbed up a mobile phone tower and threatened to jump off, demanding the release of seven convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

published on : 21st September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC allows relatives of victims to amend pleas 

Earlier this month, the court had asked the Governor to consider the mercy petition of A G Perarivalan, a convict in the assassination case.

published on : 18th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Families of victims oppose convicts’ release

The Forum For Those Who Made Ultimate Sacrifice on 21 May, 1991, comprising the family members of those who were killed, have sought an appointment with the Governor to represent their case

published on : 16th September 2018

Tamil Nadu Governor has no power to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts: Officials

The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu had on Sunday recommended to the governor to release the convicts, a move hailed by most political parties in the state.

published on : 11th September 2018

Tamil Nadu governor urged not to delay order to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts

Addressing media here on Monday, they said the Cabinet had recommended to the Governor to release the seven convicts, who had been wrongly punished in the assassination case.

published on : 11th September 2018

Congress slams Modi, Tamil Nadu for releasing Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

Miffed over the proposed release of the killers of former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress slammed PM Modi and the Tamil Nadu government for playing politics over terrorism. 

published on : 11th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Governor​​​​​​​ will reject Tamil Nadu​​​​​​​ Government recommendation, says BJP leader Subramanian Swamy​​​​​​​

Given Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's scholarly habit, he'll reject the recommendation, said Subramanian Swamy.

published on : 10th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict Perarivalan​'s mother hails Tamil Nadu Government recommendation

The decision for the recommendation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit was made in a cabinet meeting led by Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami.

published on : 10th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: No legal embargo on releasing convicts, say experts

There are no legal restrictions on the release of Rajiv assassination case convicts, say legal experts.

published on : 10th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu political leaders welcome Supreme Court order on Perarivalan

DMK President MK Stalin said CM Palaniswami should immediately call a cabinet meeting and decide to release the seven convicts.

published on : 6th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC asks Tamil Nadu Governor to consider Perarivalan's mercy plea

On August 20, 47-year old Perarivalan alias Arivu had told the apex court that no decision has been taken as yet on his mercy petition filed before the Tamil Nadu Governor over two years ago.

published on : 6th September 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Perarivalan tells SC his mercy plea pending before Governor

A G Perarivalan, who is among the seven convicts in the case, said he had filed the mercy petition seeking remission or pardon from the Governor under Article 161 of the Constitution.

published on : 20th August 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court to hear convict Perarivalan's plea in October

AG Perarivalan, who is serving life sentence, had earlier moved the apex court seeking suspension of his jail term till the completion of the probe by the CBI-led MDMA.

published on : 17th August 2018

Centre tells Supreme Court that Rajiv Gandhi killers can't be released

Government told the court that the former prime minister's assassins cannot be released and that the President of India has earlier already rejected a proposal to release the convicts.

published on : 10th August 2018

Rahul Gandhi has no objection to Rajiv case convict Perarivalan's release, says director Pa Ranjith

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has no objection to the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A G Perarivalan, top Tamil film director Pa Ranjith said.

published on : 11th July 2018
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