SC to hear convict's plea in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case after three weeks

A vacation bench took note of the fact that the Perarivalan's lawyer had circulated a letter seeking adjournment of hearing in the case.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Demand for release of Perarivalan gains momentum as he completes 30 years in jail

However, in due course, he was made one of the accused and later convicted. The other six who were also arrested have also spent almost spent 30 years in prison. 

published on : 12th June 2021

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

Make public all remission orders of life convicts: CIC on Rajiv Gandhi assassin's plea

CIC, the top appellate authority in the matters pertaining to the RTI, held that it is in public interest that people get to know as to why a convict is being released.

published on : 19th 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

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan's mother seeks mercy killing of son

The seven convicts -- Murugan, Perarivalan, Santhan, Jayakumar, Robert Payas, Ravichandran and Nalini have been in jail for over 20 years now.

published on : 16th June 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC dismisses Perarivalan's plea seeking recall of 1999 verdict upholding his conviction

The Supreme Court today dismissed the plea of convict A G Perarivalan seeking recall of its May 1999 judgement upholding his conviction in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

published on : 14th March 2018

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Perarivalan can’t be released for now, says SC

His petition for suspension of sentence will get full length hearing on January 24.

published on : 13th December 2017

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Perarivalan's ordinary leave extended by 30 days: Sources

According to government sources, Perarivalan's ordinary leave which was set to get over on 24th September has been extended by 30 days based on his request.

published on : 23rd September 2017