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Can state govt pardon Rajiv killers? SC constitution bench to hear

The Centre said that Tamil Nadu government’s decision was in derogation of rights of the victims, who lost their kin in the blast that killed 18 people.

Letters to the Editor: Well done, EC

IT IS heartening to learn of the Election Commission’s recommendation (‘EC to parties: Don’t just promise, explain how they will be fulfilled’, IE, February 21) to political parties that they make only such promises to voters that can be fulfilled. The decision taken by the EC is quite admirable, considering the umpteen promises political parties […]


Centre files petition in SC for review of its verdict on Rajiv Gandhi killers

The Supreme Court has commuted the death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers to life imprisonment.

Parties slam Jayalalithaa over decision to release Rajiv Gandhi killers

Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury termed decision "bizarre" and questioned motive behind.

Don't release Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts, prior consultation must: Centre to Tamil Nadu Govt

Supreme Court had Tuesday commuted death sentence of three convicts in case to life term.

Rajiv assassination case convicts disappointed with SC stay on their release

SC stayed release of three convicts saying there have been procedural lapses on the part of the state.


Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Supreme Court spares convicts death, state may remit sentence

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's killers to life imprisonment.

Centre strongly opposes commuting death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins

On Aug 30,court had stayed for 8 weeks the execution of Murugan,Santhan and Perarivalan.

Another death row convict gets reprieve

Gauhati High Court stayed his execution till November 1 on his plea similar to that made by Rajiv killers.

Swamy slams Karuna's amnesty appeal for Rajiv killers

Janata Party also threatens to move SC to have the matter heard in another state outside Tamil Nadu.