Nalini

  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination: S Nalini moves SC July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as "null and void" a provision in law mandating Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case. In her...
  • No relief for Rajiv Gandhi's killers yet, SC refers case to Constitution bench April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Constitution bench. The Constitution bench will now decide as to which will be the appropriate government to decide on remission to the assassins. The apex court said that the issue of such nature has been raised...
  • SC verdict on Centre's plea against release of Rajiv assassins today April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday deliver its verdict on the Centre's petition challenging the Tamil Nadu Government's decision to release all seven convicts serving life terms in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Centre had filed a petition challenging the state government's authority in ordering the release...
  • Victims' families oppose TN decision to free Rajiv killers, move SC March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The family members of the victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case have moved the Supreme Court against the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release all seven convicts in the case. The Supreme Court will hear the petition on March 6. The Centre has already obtained a stay...
  • 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. ...
  • Differentiate Tamil cause from support for Rajiv Gandhi killers February 24, 2014

    The first political reaction that played out on TV screens, after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on Wednesday, was from MDMK General Secretary Vaiko. The former Member of Parliament and well known Tamil Nadu politician has been closely involved in the...
  • Rajiv assassination case: Centre moves SC against release of four others February 24, 2014

    New Delhi: 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. Nalini, Robert Pious, Jayakumar and Ravichandran are serving life sentences in the case. They, along with their three associates Perarivalan, Murugan...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: 'Appeal to Rahul to forgive my parents' February 21, 2014

    Harithra Sriharan, daughter of Nalini and Murugan - the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, on Friday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to forgive them. "They have written letters to me. They say they regret everything," she said. ...
  • Tamil filmmakers hail Jayalalithaa for freeing Rajiv killers February 21, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil filmmakers like Bharathiraja, Cheran and Gowthaman have expressed their gratitude to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for announcing the freedom of seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The decision to release the convicts was taken in cabinet meeting held Wednesday. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated near Chennai in May...
  • Profile: The seven convicted killers of Rajiv Gandhi February 20, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday, restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing three killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Centre had filed an appeal against the Tamil Nadu government order releasing all seven assassins of Rajiv Gandhi. Here is a profile of the three killers whose release has been...
  • Rajiv Gandhi killers' daughter thanks Jayalalithaa for her decision February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The daughter of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's killers Nalini and Murugan, has expressed happiness with the Tamil Nadu government's decision to free her parents. Thanking Jayalalithaa, Nalini and Murugan's daughter Harithra said, "Jayalalithaa Amma gave me the best present in the world. It means the world to me....
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: tracing the trial February 20, 2014

    Chennai: The Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has witnessed several twists and turns during past 23 years. Though all 26 accused were awarded death penalty by a TADA court near Chennai in 1998, the Supreme Court confirmed capital punishment only in the case of Murugan, Santhan (both Sri Lankan Tamils),...
  • Tamil Nadu decides to release all seven killers of Rajiv Gandhi February 19, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government has decided to release all seven assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, including AG Perarivalan and Nalini. The other killers who will be freed are Santhan, Murugan, Robert Pious, Jayakumar and Ravichandran, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Wednesday. The decision to...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassin convict Nalini seeks 1 month leave to serve her ill father January 22, 2014

    The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notice to the Additional Public Prosecutor on a petition filed by S Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking leave for a period of one month to attend to her father who is ill. A Division Bench, comprising...
  • Nalini Singh recalls Sunanda Pushkar's tearful phone call January 18, 2014

    Senior journalist Nalini Singh who was a friend of Sunanda Pushkar, Shashi Tharoor's wife who died on Friday evening, recalled the tearful phone call she received from Sunanda on Thursday night. Nalini said that Sunanda was angry at Pakistani columnalist Mehr Tarar whom she suspected of being in a relationship...
  • Nalini recalls her last call with Sunanda, says she was crying January 18, 2014

    Senior journalist Nalini Singh expresses shock over the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar and told about her last conversation with Sunanda. Nalini said, "Sunanda called me on the intervening night of January 16-17 at 12.10 am and I was taken aback. She was extremely distraught and...
  • Aarushi murder case: Talwars want Nalini Singh, Anuj Arya as witnesses October 23, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, accused in the twin-murder of their daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj, on Tuesday demanded that journalist Nalini Singh and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official Anuj Arya record their statements in the trial court. The parents gave an application in this regard on the...
  • HC quashes case against Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini September 11, 2013

    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 the...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assasination: Hearing on convict Nalini's petition adjourned to Thursday September 2, 2013

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Monday adjourned to September 5 further hearing on the petition by Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case convict S Nalini, undergoing life term, seeking to quash charges framed against her for allegedly possessing a mobile phone. Nalini, serving the life sentence in the Vellore Prison, in her petition...
  • Nalini moves Madras HC seeking to quash charges against her August 29, 2013

    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 the...
  • WB chit fund scam: Nalini Chidambaram is innocent, says her client April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: As Saradha group promoter Sudipta Sen and the Trinamool Congress drag Finance Minister P Chidambaram's lawyer wife Nalini in the chit fund scam, her client Manoranjana Sinh has stepped in to defend her. In a video message on YouTube, she said Nalini advised her and her husband against...
  • WB chit fund scam: Chidambaram's wife under scanner, Cong feels the heat April 25, 2013

    It isn't just the TMC, but the Congress too that has to answer questions in the West Bengal chit fund controversy. ...
  • Chidambaram's wife was a lawyer for a deal with Saradha: sources April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram's wife Nalini Chidambaram was engaged as a senior advocate to appear on behalf of Manoranjana Sinh and her husband and a Narasimha Rao government minister Matang Sinh in a company petition filed by her before the company law board against M/4 Positive TV Ltd,...
  • Snapshot: P Chidambaram with his grand daughter March 1, 2013

    Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram is wished luck by his grand daughter Aditi Nalini as he leaves his residence to present the Annual Budget 2013-14 in Parliament, in New Delhi on February 28. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist. ...
  • 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...
  • 'Mahankali' to be released on March 2 February 12, 2013

    Telugu film 'Mahankali', starring Rajasekhar and Madhurima as the lead pair is to be released on March 2, 2013. Jeevitha Rajasekhar is the director of the film. It is produced by Y Surender Reddy and A Paramdhama Reddy under the banner of Anjeri creations. The censor work has been completed. Jeevitha says,...
  • Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Nalini meets husband September 10, 2011

    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 had...
  • I am no one to forgive Nalini: Priyanka Gandhi August 29, 2011

    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. ...
  • 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...