Rajiv Gandhi assassination

TN government committed to release of Rajiv assassination case convicts: CM Palaniswami

The Palaniswami-led state cabinet in September 2019 had adopted a resolution recommending release of the seven to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is yet to decide on the matter.

published on : 20th May 2019

Will urge Governor to release Rajiv assasination case convicts: Tamil Nadu deputy CM O Panneerselvam

State Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar said the government was confident Purohit would take a good decision at the appropriate time.

published on : 10th May 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC dismisses pleas opposing Tamil Nadu's move to release convicts

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a suicide bomber in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991.

published on : 9th May 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination accused Nalini Sriharan moves court again for release

A division bench of Justices R Subbiah and Krishnan Ramasamy, before which it came up today, adjourned the same to April 30 for further hearing.

published on : 26th April 2019

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

On the Rafale deal, Rahul said that while there was no question about its capability, the issue was about corruption and the need was for a probe into it.

published on : 13th March 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Human chain organised in TN seeking early release of convicts in jail for 28 years

After an SC order, TN state cabinet passed a resolution recommending Governor to release them. However, the Governer has not made any decision.

published on : 9th March 2019

Release 7 Rajiv Gandhi murder case convicts: PMK

The PMK has urged the Governor to take steps to release the seven Tamil convicts, who have been languishing in jail for the last 28 years in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. 

published on : 25th February 2019

Tamil Nadu must demand release of 7 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case: Stalin

The DMK leader said the Tamil Nadu cabinet had taken the decision as per the Supreme Court order and the Governor should have accepted the same.

published on : 21st February 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Plea in Madras High Court to save lives of fasting convicts

The Madras HC has been moved for a direction to the Tamil Nadu government to save the lives of two Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts.

published on : 15th February 2019

Central government’s counter-affidavit offers fresh hope Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts

The petition filed in 2014 against the TN government’s decision to remit the life sentences of the seven convicts is still pending before SC.

published on : 11th December 2018

We had 'no link' to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, claims LTTE

It further claimed that the pre-planned murder of Rajiv Gandhi is the result of a conspiracy motivated by the purpose of dismantling the strong relationship between the Indian government and the LTTE'

published on : 3rd December 2018

Governor delaying release of Rajiv Gandhi convicts: S Ramadoss

Dr S Ramadoss, PMK founder, has said that the Governor should take steps to release the seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case immediately.

published on : 29th November 2018

Notice on parole plea of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict

Petitioner P Rajeswari, mother of Ravi alias Ravichandran, submitted that her son was arrested on January 1,1992 in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. 

published on : 13th October 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Perarivalan's mother meets Governor Purohit, seeks son's release

Arputhammal, the mother of Perarivalan alias Arivu, said she met Governor Purohit at the Raj Bhavan here and presented a petition and exuded confidence he will accept her demand.

published on : 24th September 2018

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
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