Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC modifies order rejecting plea for premature release of convict Nalini

The home secretary said the premature release fell within the ambit of Article 161 of the Constitution and the same was in the exclusive domain of the State government.

published on : 30th June 2022

Perarivalan's kin on cloud nine

Just after the judgement was pronounced, Perarivalan offered sweets to his mother Arputhammal. They hugged him and expressed their joy.

published on : 18th May 2022

Perarivalan release plea: Supreme Court reserves order

“If the decision taken by the TN Cabinet is not within the constitution, then the Governor can refer it to the President who has the power to decide when there is a conflict.”

published on : 12th May 2022

Won’t wait for President to take call on Perarivalan mercy plea: SC

“There’s a hanging sword on his head. He has had good conduct too... We had asked you about the reference being correct.

published on : 5th May 2022

Why can't Rajiv Gandhi case convict be released after serving 36 years in prison: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court said when people who have served lesser periods are being released, then why can't the Centre agree on releasing him.

published on : 27th April 2022

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 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: 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 case: Orders reserved on accused Nalini's plea

Nalini has been lodged in a special prison for women at Vellore for more than 26 years since her arrest in connection with the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi at Sriperumbudur.

published on : 24th April 2018

PM Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Ordinary leave for Rajiv convict by Madras High Court

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted 15 days’ ordinary leave to P Ravi alias Ravichandran, a life convict in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

published on : 2nd March 2018