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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case


Rajiv Gandhi case convict Robert Payas granted parole for son's wedding

November 21, 2019 3:08 pm

This is the first parole Payas has been granted in 28 years.

NTK leader Seeman 'justifies' Rajiv Gandhi's killing, booked by police as Congress seeks action

October 14, 2019 8:42 pm

The police have booked Seeman under sections 153 A (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the Indian Penal Code.

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.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras HC dismisses Nalini’s plea for early release

July 19, 2019 12:12 am

Nalini had earlier this month won a legal battle for her first ordinary parole in 27 years to make arrangements for her daughter’s wedding.

Explained: AIADMK, DMK manifestos promise release of Rajiv Gandhi assassins

March 19, 2019 4:02 pm

In their election manifestos released on Tuesday, both the AIADMK and DMK in Tamil Nadu have promised to secure the release of the seven convicted for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Convict seeks permission to address media

January 14, 2019 12:52 am

“I was denied justice for 28 years, and I continue to die everyday in prison," his letter read. It also said the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991 shattered their lives forever.

Releasing Rajiv Gandhi's killers will have 'international ramifications', Centre tells SC

August 11, 2018 12:23 am

The government submitted the document to a bench of justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha and K M Joseph who adjourned the matter.


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.