Vellore

  • Three terror suspects taken to Bangalore 20-06-2014 09:33 PM

    Vellore: Three terror suspects arrested in connection with murders of several Hindu outfit leaders were on Friday taken to Bangalore on a court order by Karnataka Police for investigation in certain cases. The trio Police Fakruddin, Panna Ismail and Bilal Malik lodged in the Central Prison here were taken to...
  • HC quashes case against Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini 11-09-2013 11:08 PM

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Wednesday quashed all proceedings pending in a lower court against Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict S Nalini in connection with the seizure of a mobile phone in her cell in the Vellore prison. Passing orders on a petition by Nalini, Justice P Devadass said since...
  • Nalini moves Madras HC seeking to quash charges against her 29-08-2013 08:28 PM

    One of the main accused in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case S Nalini, whose death sentence was commuted to life, moved the Madras High Court on Thursday seeking to quash the charges framed against her, in a case of keeping a cellphone in the prison cell. Nalini, who is presently in...
  • Jagathy Sreekumar needs more rest: Doctors 13-05-2012 06:52 PM

    As Jagathy Sreekumar's aching body has started responding to medicines, the doctors at the CMC Vellore are waiting for the actor's brain to respond. Currently in a semi-conscious state, the actor is finding it difficult to identify his relatives around him. The doctors expect that the treatment schedules may take...
  • Jetmalani meets death row prisoners in Rajiv case 12-11-2011 06:58 PM

    Vellore: Senior Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Saturday met the three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case at the Central Prison in Vellore. Jethmalani, accompanied by MDMK leader Vaiko, met Murugan, Perarivalan and Santhan, whose hanging has been stayed by the Madras High Court on August...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vellore Mavattam' has nothing new 14-10-2011 05:31 PM

    Cast: Nandha, Poorna, Azhagam Perumal, Santhanam, GM Kumar, Neelakantan and Gnyanavel Director: RNR Manohar The politician-cop-criminal nexus takes yet another form in Vellore Maavattam. An honest, gutsy cop's effort to break the nexus and cleanse the city of the criminal elements, forms the core of the plot. It's a familiar...
  • Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Nalini meets husband 10-09-2011 09:12 AM

    Vellore: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins Nalini Sriharan met her husband Murugan at Vellore jail on Saturday morning. This is Nalini's first meeting with Murugan after the President rejected his mercy plea in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Nalini was shifted to Vellore Jail a few days ago and...
  • I am no one to forgive Nalini: Priyanka Gandhi 29-08-2011 10:43 PM

    Priyanka Gandhi talks about why she made a visit to Nalini, one of the accused in Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, and if she has forgiven her father's assassin. ...
  • Save Rajiv's assassins, Karuna appeals to Sonia 26-08-2011 10:36 PM

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday appealed to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to intervene and save the lives of three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, saying appeals by Tamils across the world needed to be considered in the spirit of 'forget and forgive'. In a...
  • Rajiv Gandhi killers to be hanged on September 9 26-08-2011 07:31 PM

    Chennai: The three men facing death penalty for the 1991 assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi will be hanged on September 9 in Tamil Nadu's Vellore prison, a jail official said on Friday. Prison Superintendent R Arivudainambi on Friday afternoon received the official communication to carry out the execution...
  • Bus catches fire in Tamil Nadu, 22 dead 08-06-2011 07:20 AM

    Vellore: Twenty two people were charred to death as a bus caught fire late on Tuesday night after hitting a culvert in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The bus was on its way from Chennai to Tirupur. The bus was carrying 24 people and the driver, who survived the accident,...
  • 23 killed as bus catches fire in Tamil Nadu 08-06-2011 01:23 AM

    Vellore: Twenty three persons were charred to death on Tuesday when the private bus they were travelling in plunged down a bridge and caught fire near Kaveripakkam, about 40 km from here, police said. The bus, on its way to Tiruppur from Chennai, fell down the bridge as the driver...
  • Zardari hails Priyanka Vadera's visit to Vellore jail 27-05-2008 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Parvinder Awana was hurt after being initially ignored from the India A squad for the tour of West Indies but when Chetan Chauhan called up in the morning to inform about his inclusion in place of an injured RP Singh, he was left speechless. I went numb when...
  • Vellore jail official denies Priyanka met Nalini 02-05-2008 08:55 PM

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Monday dismissed a claim in a British newspaper that Indian bookmakers were fixing the results of English County games and overseas fixtures, and that they were using a Bollywood actress as a honeytrap to recruit players from countries. The chief executive of the sport's...
  • Nalini seeks early release from jail, appeals in HC 30-04-2008 08:42 PM

    London: During a trial in a London Court on Monday, former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns claimed the involvement of two Indian cricketers in match-fixing during the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL). Cairns gave the names of TP Singh and Dinesh Mongia during the trial of a case in which...
  • Rajiv killing: Conspirator appeals for early release 30-04-2008 03:02 PM

    Brisbane: Australia beat a gallant Sri Lanka by 15 runs in the first tri-series one-day international final at the Gabba on Sunday. After Australia made an imposing 321 for six, Sri Lanka replied with 306 in 49.2 overs. The Sri Lankans were always going to struggle to reach the Australian...
  • Priyanka revisits her past, comes to terms with Rajiv's death 16-04-2008 01:46 AM

    Melbourne: Australian pace sensation James Pattinson, who was ruled out midway through the ongoing Test series against India due to a foot injury, has declared himself fit for the upcoming ODIs saying that he has recovered quicker than expected. The 21-year-old, who was suffering from a stress-related foot injury, said...
  • Yes, I met my father's killer in Vellore: Priyanka 15-04-2008 10:23 AM

    India First Innings: 12:34 Stumps! India 61/2, still trailing by 543 runs. Tendulkar (12) and Gambhir (30) prevent any further damage but will still have a mountain to climb on day three. 12:20 p.m. Tendulkar and Gambhir are totally into their shell now. More intent on leaving than playing the...