NALINI SRIHARAN

  • Hanging Rajiv Gandhi's killers will be incorrect: Former judge February 24, 2013

    Chennai: The recent execution of Afzal Guru has brought the spotlight back on the legality of hanging those who have been serving long sentences in jail after being awarded the death sentence. Thirteen years after awarding death penalty to Rajiv Gandhi's assassins, former Supreme Court judge Justice KT Thomas said that...
  • Mother of Rajiv's assassin demands fresh trial August 12, 2011

    Chennai: With President Pratibha Patil rejecting the clemency petitions of three killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the mother of one of them on Friday demanded a 'fresh and transparent trial' and claimed her son was not at all connected with it. "While A1 (prime accused) Nalini's punishment was...
  • TN asked to submit report on Nalini's release March 10, 2010

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to produce Thursday the report of the Prison Advisory Board constituted by it to consider the plea for premature release by Nalini, serving life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. A Division Bench comprising justices Elipe Dharmarao and...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassin begins fast to demand release September 21, 2009

    Chennai: Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Nalini Sriharan has started what she calls a fast unto death inside the Vellore jail in a bid to seek an early release. Last week, she had filed a petition in the Madras High Court asking for the Tamil Nadu government to reconvene the advisory board...
  • Tamil Nadu govt to reconsider Nalini's bail appeal September 24, 2008

    Chennai: Nalini Sriharan, who is convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has another shot at an early release as the Madras High Court has requested the Tamil Nadu government to reconsider her bail appeal again. Nalini has been in the Vellore Jail for over 17 years now. Her appeal for...
  • I regret the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi: Nalini August 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Nalini Sriharan, serving a life term for her involvement in the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, says she regrets the killing of the former prime minister. In an email interview to news agency PTI, Nalini, the lone surviving member of the fivemember squad behind the assassination, called Rajiv Gandhi a...
  • No cue from Cong, DMK govt sits on Rajiv killer's plea June 10, 2008

    Chennai: The DMK government in Tamil Nadu hasn't made up its mind on the mercy petition Nalini Sriharan, who is serving life imprisonment for her role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Nalini met Priyanka Vadra, daughter of the assassinated leader, in Vellore jail in March and later...
  • Vellore jail official denies Priyanka met Nalini May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: The reported meeting between Priyanka Vadhera and Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, is generating more controversy. Now superintendent of Vellore Central Prison Rajasoundari has denied reports that Priyanka met Nalini. The superintendent made the denial in reply to an Right to Information appeal...
  • Nalini seeks early release from jail, appeals in HC April 30, 2008

    Chennai: Nalini Sriharan, convicted for assassinating former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, wants an early release from jail and has filed an appeal in the Madras High Court. Just a month after Priyanka Vadra met her, the last surviving member of the assassination squad that killed her father Rajiv, Nalini has appealed...
  • Rajiv killing: Conspirator appeals for early release April 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Nalini Sriharan, the 43yearold conspirator in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, moved the Madras High Court on Wednesday seeking an early release. This is Nalinis second appeal. Earlier, Nalini had also written letters to Congress President Sonia Gandhi seeking her intervention for her release. Nalini has been serving...
  • Priyanka revisits her past, comes to terms with Rajiv's death April 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi revisited her past that has haunted the NehruGandhis for the past 17 years. Unnoticed and alone, she paid a visit to Nalini, who is the only survivor of the group that assassinated Rajiv Gandhi, in Vellore Jail on March 19 this year. It is believed that...
  • Yes, I met my father's killer in Vellore: Priyanka April 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination is making news once again. This time it is because of his daughter Priyanka Vadra's visit to a Vellore prison, where the only living member of Rajiv's assassination squad, Nalini Sriharan, is lodged. According to a leading daily, a local lawyer D Raj...