Rajiv Gandhi Assassination

  • TN to counter Centre's plea against release of Rajiv assassins February 24, 2014

    Days after the Supreme Court stayed the release of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Centre has sought a stay on the release of four others. ...
  • There should be no compromise with terrorism: Tharoor on Rajiv killers February 21, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor speaks on the Prime Minister coming out strongly against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers calling it an attack on the soul of India. ...
  • Centre should immediately approve release of Rajiv Gandhi killers: DMK February 19, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has decided to release all 7 people convicted in the killing of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Centre has been given a 3-day deadline to ratify the decision. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life February 18, 2014

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? February 18, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • SC has been very harsh on Bhullar, says lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killers April 12, 2013

    Reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict on Bhullar's mercy plea, lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killer M Radhakrishnan says the decision of the apex court has come as a big disappointment for him. "A Constitution bench of the SC had held that mere delay of 5 years or more for those who...
  • Is Rajiv Gandhi assassination pardonable? March 29, 2010

    The Tamil Nadu government's categorical rejection of Nalini's release is seen as a huge blow to her case even though her lawyers are still hopeful that she'll get relief under the state government's general amnesty scheme. Does Rajiv Gandhi's assassin deserve to be pardoned? ...
  • No release for Rajiv Gandhi assassin for now March 29, 2010

    The DMK government in Tamil Nadu on Monday rejected Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Nalini's plea for an early release. The government gave 7 reasons for this- the final decision now rests with the Madras High Court- though experts see little hope for Nalini. ...