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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: HC adjourns convict Murugan's plea to meet mother

May 17, 2017 3:59 pm

A bench of the Madras High Court refused to entertain Murugan's petition and adjourned it till the end of summer vacation of the court.

Supreme Court stays release of 4 Rajiv killers

February 28, 2014 4:54 am

The court added that it will consider the issue of maintainability of the Centre’s petition first.

Bending towards justice

January 30, 2014 9:07 am

After clemency, the court must address the death penalty itself.

Govt to ask SC to review ruling on death penalty

January 30, 2014 12:28 pm

Court to hear Rajiv convicts’ plea seeking commutation of sentence to life term today.

TN fisherman killed,3 hurt in firing from US Navy ship

July 17, 2012 3:27 am

A fisherman from Tamil Nadu was killed and three were injured when they were shot at by a US Navy off the coast of Dubai

Cops probe murders after reality TV show

June 07, 2012 12:33 am

The police were alerted when the man’s daughter revealed the killings on a reality television show.

Rajiv Gandhi killers come out with flying colours in Class XII exams

May 22, 2012 6:21 pm

Perarivalan and Murugan have cleared exams scoring a little over 91% and 81% respectively.

Rajiv killers’ pleas in apex court now

May 02, 2012 12:13 am

Sriharan alias Murugan,T Suthendraraja alias Santhan and A G Perarivalan alias Arivu had separately petitioned the Madras High Court shortly after the President dismissed their mercy petitions last year,after a delay of almost a decade.

Hearing on Rajiv killers plea deferred to March 27

February 01, 2012 10:38 am

Death row convicts seeking relief on ground of 'undue delay' in disposal of clemency petitions.

‘Cannot commute death due to delay in mercy plea disposal’

October 29, 2011 1:18 am

Strongly opposing the petitions by three Rajiv Gandhi assassins challenging their death sentences,the Centre said the delay in the disposal of the clemency pleas


Rajiv Gandhi assassin gets parole to attend father's last rites

February 24, 2016 6:33 am

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, left the Vellore jail on Wednesday to attend her father's last rites in Chennai. She was escorted by ten cops. Nalini was granted parole on Tuesday for 12 hours to attend her father's funeral, who died in Tirunelvelli. According to the parole condition, Nalini will have to report back in Vellore prison before 8 p.m. today. Nalini and three others, including her husband Murugan, were originally awarded the death sentence after they were convicted for their role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and have been behind the bars for the last 25 years.