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Madras HC rejects Rajiv case convict Nalini's plea for extension of parole

A bench comprising justices M M Sundresh and R M T Teekaa Raman orally observed it had already granted Nalini one month ordinary leave and later extended it by three weeks.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini comes out on ordinary parole, her first in 28 years

She was arrested in June 1991, hardly a month after assassination of the former Prime Minister, along with her husband Sriharan alias Murugan, a Sri Lankan national.


Nalini's plea seeking direction to Tamil Nadu Governor for early release dismissed

A division bench comprising Justices R Subbaiah and C Saravanan held that Article 361 of the Constitution insulated the Governor of a state from being questioned or answerable before any court with respect to discharge his official duties.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Supreme Court dismisses Perarivalan's plea against his conviction

The apex court said it does not need to interfere with its 1999 verdict upholding conviction of A G Perarivalan in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Notice to Centre as Nalini questions validity of Sec 435

Nalini's petition was in the wake of a Tamil Nadu government order, which introduced a scheme for premature release of life convicts under Article 161 (Power of governor to grant pardons, and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases) of the Constitution.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt opposes Nalini’s six-month parole plea

Nalini was granted parole for 24 hours in March 2016 to visit her Chennai home following her father’s death.


‘I am going home’

What parole, after 27 years of wait, means for Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict A G Perarivalan and his family

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan on hunger strike demanding shifting to Chennai jail

According to reports, Nalini had sought to be shifted to a jail here so that she could oversee the work relating to her daughter Harithra's wedding

Controversial godman Chandraswami, allegedly involved in Rajiv Gandhi assassination, dies at 66

The Enforcement Directorate was still investigating the case against Chandraswami for his alleged involvement as a financier in Rajiv Gandhi's assassination.

25th ‘arrest’ anniversary of A G Perarivalan: Is there still hope for the convict in Rajiv Gandhi's assassination?

As the rally started peacefully from the dusty stadium corner, people from various sections marched on foot along with hundreds of motorcycles.

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Congress workers hold protest against Tamil Nadu CM

Hundreds of Congress workers held a demonstration in front of their party office.