Rajiv Gandhi assassination

Nalini gets one month parole; to spend time with her ailing mother

The petitioner stated that she wanted to have Nalini by her side since she was ailing.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Rajiv assassin's leave extended

Ravichandran was released from the Madurai Central Prison on November 16 for a period of 30 days in pursuant to an order from the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.

published on : 18th December 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: "You take instructions but we cannot grant more adjournment," SC tells Solicitor General

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned for the month of January the plea filed by AG Perarivalan seeking release from prison based on the recommendation made by the state government in September 2018.

published on : 7th December 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assasination: TN told to file additional affidavit on Nalini’s plea for release

The court also directed the State to file a counter-affidavit to a similar petition preferred by another convict Ravichandran.

published on : 30th November 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assasination case: Convict's mother urges TN govt to pass new resolution for release

While hearing a petition filed by Rajeshwari on September 2, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to consider granting parole within six weeks.

published on : 10th October 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini taken to hospital for full health check-up

Nalini, one of the seven life convicts in the assassination case of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, was taken to the Government Pentland Hospital in Vellore on Friday.

published on : 28th August 2021

Madras High Court orders notice on plea to release convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination

The seven convicts are serving a life term in the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi, during a poll rally near here in May 1991.

published on : 13th August 2021

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

HC allows video calling facility for Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts

The present plea pertains to Murugan losing his father in April 2020.

published on : 18th 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

Stalin urges President Kovind to free 7 Rajiv assassination convicts

The majority of the political parties in the State have been requesting immediate release of the all the seven convicts, Stalin wrote to the President. 

published on : 20th May 2021

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict RP Ravichandran donates Rs 5,000 to Public Relief Fund

One of the seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, RP Ravichandran, donated Rs 5,000 to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) on Saturday.

published on : 16th May 2021

Ex-CBI officer who probed Rajiv Gandhi assassination dies of COVID-19 in Chennai

Ragothaman was part of the Special Investigation Team that probed the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. He also authored several books.

published on : 12th May 2021

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
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