convicts

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

Two murder convicts escape from field inside Nettukaltheri open jail

Two murder convicts escaped from the open jail in Nettukaltheri here on Wednesday.

published on : 25th December 2020

Convict's age plea dismissed, Nirbhaya’s mother gets sigh of relief

During the hearing, Nirbhaya’s mother addressed the court and said the same petition had been rejected by the trial court and wasn’t raised before the Supreme Court.

published on : 20th December 2019

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

Tamil Nadu cabinet to recommend release of all Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts

A resolution to this effect was adopted at the state cabinet meeting here under Chief Minister K Palaniswami's leadership.

published on : 9th September 2018

Juvenile convicts can't be given death penalty for every case of rape, murder: Justice Madan B Lokur

Among those present at the function were Supreme Court Judge Dipak Gupta, MP High Court Chief Justice Hemant Gupta and other legal luminaries.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Rajiv Gandhi convicts to be released after analysing legal provisions, says CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

Chief Minister says it is difficult to mention the time of release right now, as it depends on the norms.

published on : 12th March 2018

30 inmates shifted from Bengaluru Central Jail post DIG Roopa visit

Following the commotion in the jail after DIG  D Roppa's visit on Saturday, more than 30 convicts were moved to different jails in the state.

published on : 17th July 2017

Inmates, Tihar jail staff extend succour to Dec 16 gangrape convicts

One of the accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail, while a convicted juvenile was sentenced to three years of punishment in a reform home.     

published on : 5th May 2017