Rajiv Gandhi assassination

SC extends by a week parole of Perarivalan serving life in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and S Ravindra Bhat said the court had extended the parole by a week on November 23 and directed the state to provide escort to Perarivalan.

published on : 27th November 2020

SC extends parole of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict for medical check up

A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi also directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide police escort to Perarivalan.

published on : 23rd November 2020

DMK ally Congress staunchly opposes release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts

Opposing the release of seven Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts, Congress in Tamil Nadu said that political parties making this demand was unacceptable.

published on : 7th November 2020

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC unhappy with delay on Perarivalan’s remission

The recommendation is pending with the Governor for over two years as the government is waiting for a larger conspiracy angle to be probed. 

published on : 4th November 2020

'She is in negative list': MEA opposes visa for Rajiv case convict's wife in Madras HC

The court was hearing Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict B Robert Payas' plea seeking grant of visa to his wife for travelling from Sri Lanka to India.

published on : 28th September 2020

Cannot grant parole for Perarivalan: govt tells HC

The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved orders on a plea seeking parole for AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. 

published on : 9th September 2020

Rajiv Gandhi case convict Perarivalan's parole plea rejected, TN govt tells Madras HC

The additional public prosecutor M Prabhavathi submitted, “The government has rejected the application as he was found ineligible for such ordinary leave under the prison rules.”

published on : 4th September 2020

'Come and work with me': Mother Teresa told Priyanka after Rajiv Gandhi's assassination

'Shortly after my father was killed Mother Teresa came to see us. I had fever. She sat by my bedside, held my hand and said come and work with me,' the Congress general secretary said in a tweet.

published on : 26th August 2020

Can’t Perarivalan be granted parole on med grounds: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Monday wondered why Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict AG Perarivalan cannot be granted parole on medical grounds.

published on : 4th August 2020

Release of Rajiv Gandhi case convicts: Governor awaiting final report of agency, says TN govt

The court had sought details from the Tamil Nadu governor over the delay in taking a decision on the release of the seven life convicts on the recommendation of the state cabinet

published on : 29th July 2020

Can Murugan call his mother at least once? Madras HC

The court asks for his plea to be considered on humanitarian grounds

published on : 28th July 2020

How come Sanjay Dutt got early release and I did not: Perarivalan

Perarivalan has sought all records and documents, correspondence, etc., relating to the release of Dutt from Yerawada Central Jail.

published on : 28th July 2020

Governor must take decision, not sit idle, on Rajiv Gandhi case convicts' release: Madras HC

The two-member bench comprising justices R Kirubakaran and VM Velumani made the observation while hearing a habeas corpus plea moved by T Arputham, the mother of life convict AG Perarivalan

published on : 22nd July 2020

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini allegedly threatens to commit suicide at Vellore Prison

Nalini’s advocate P Pugazhendi stated that he was told she had tried to end her life by strangulating with a piece of cloth in the presence of a jailer over the issue of a co-prisoner.

published on : 21st July 2020

Nalini’s mother moves Madras HC again

Murugan is also a co-accused in the case, and both him and Nalini have been lodged in the central prison at Vellore. 

published on : 18th June 2020
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