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Nalini Sriharan


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

April 28, 2022 7:34 am

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

'Which provision enables HC to grant bail to a convict,' asks Madras HC as Nalini Sriharan seeks bail

March 23, 2022 9:10 am

The first bench of Chief Justice M N Bhandari and Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy raised the question when a writ petition from Nalini came for further hearing.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan gets one-month parole

December 24, 2021 10:48 am

🔴 The state government’s decision was revealed by the government counsel before the Madras High Court on Thursday during a hearing of the petition filed by Padmavathi.

Nalini moves Madras HC again, wants to be released without Governor's consent

October 02, 2021 9:21 am

On Friday, the first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice P D Audikesavalu, before which the petition came up for hearing, ordered notice to the authorities concerned returnable by October 12.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras HC extends convict Nalini's parole by three weeks

August 22, 2019 2:07 pm

The 52-year-old came out on July 25 to make arrangements for her daughter Haritha's wedding, who lives in London.

Explained: For the first time in 28 yrs, Rajiv case convict Nalini gets regular parole. What now?

July 25, 2019 10:33 pm

Nalini, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was granted parole after her petition, in which she said she had to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter, was accepted by the Madras High Court.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini released on 30-day parole

July 25, 2019 10:37 am

This is the first time Nalini, India's longest-serving woman prisoner, has been granted ordinary parole of 30 days in her 28-year-long incarceration.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Set to come out on parole, Nalini Sriharan to spend time with daughter, kin

July 25, 2019 10:12 am

The Madras High Court had on July 5 granted her the parole, her first such leave in 28 years of incarceration, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter, Charithra Sriharan, who was born in prison and is currently a medical practitioner in London.

Imprisoned for 27 years, Nalini gets first ordinary parole in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case 

July 05, 2019 4:22 pm

Nalini was granted permission on June 25 to appear before the Madras High Court in person to argue for her petition requesting an ordinary leave of six months to prepare for her daughters's wedding.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC permits Nalini to argue her plea for leave in person on July 5

June 25, 2019 2:15 pm

Nalini had made a representation to prison authorities in February that since her incarceration 27 years ago she had not availed the one-month leave granted to every convict every two years. After the authorities failed to consider her representation, she moved the high court.


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.