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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Have not approached Centre on convicts' release, says TN Governor

Governor Banwarilal Purohit said that the decision on Rajiv Gandhi case convicts release would be taken in a 'just and fair manner' and in accordance with the Constitution.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Release all convicts, Tamil Nadu to tell Governor

Among the seven convicts who may benefit from the Cabinet decision, Perarivalan is from Jolarpettai in Vellore district, Nalini from Chennai and Ravichandran from Madurai.


Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court to hear convict's plea in October

Gandhi's assassination was perhaps the first case of suicide bombing which had claimed the life of a high-profile leader.

Centre opposes release of Rajiv Gandhi killers: will set dangerous precedent

The Centre in the letter also said that it had discussed the matter with the CBI, which had probed the case, and added that the agency was also opposed to releasing the seven convicts.

Tamil Nadu to seek freedom for Rajiv Gandhi assasination case convicts in Supreme Court

According to news reports, the Centre has told the Tamil Nadu government that it does not concur with the state's stand on releasing the convicts, who are in jail for the last 25 years, as it would set a bad precedent.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: CBI seeks dismissal of convict Perarivalan’s plea

Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) contended that Perarivalan's role was not limited to procuring nine-volt batteries that were allegedly used in the IED which killed Rajiv Gandhi.


Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: P Ravichandran gets 15-day parole

Ravichandran was 19 when he was arrested in connection with the Rajiv Gandhi assassination. The earlier 15-day parole, which ended up as house arrest, was the only reprieve he got during his incarceration.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: High Court asks Tamil Nadu govt to file counter by August 16

When the Habeas Corpus Petition filed by Robert Payas and Jayakumar came up for hearing, the in its order said "considering the long pendency of the matter the respondent (government) is directed to file the counter by August 16."

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

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.

Petrol bombs hurled at the office of a local Tamil outfit

Party sources said the incident happened in the wee hours of Thursday but none was injured in the incident.