rajiv gandhi assassination case]
By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 04:11 AM IST
The Supreme Court was told by the Centre on Thursday that Purohit, on January 25, said that the decision would have to be taken by the President.
By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 05:10 AM IST
- On January 21, solicitor general Tushar Mehta informed the apex court that the governor would take a decision in three or four days on Perarivalan’s plea but the court in its short order stated that it shall be considered in four weeks.
PTI | By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:38 AM IST
During pendency of the mercy plea, the Tamil Nadu Cabinet in September 2018 recommended release of all seven convicts including Perarivalan for their involvement in the 1991 assassination.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:07 AM IST
Tamil Nadu’s Congress chief K S Alagiri said it is up to the court to decide whether to release the seven prisoners convicted in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandh.
Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 10:32 PM IST
The government made the submission on a plea by a life convict Nalini Sriharan, seeking to declare her detention as illegal since the Governor had failed to order her release based on the September 9, 2018 recommendation of the state cabinet.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 02:02 PM IST
After hearing the arguments of Tamil Nadu Home Department, Prisons Department and Payas’s counsel, the court granted a 30-day temporary leave for the convict to make arrangements for the marriage of his son.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 07:40 PM IST
Acting on a petition by Nalini, the Madras High Court had granted her ‘ordinary leave’ of 30 days and she walked out of the Vellore Special Prison for Women on July 25, on completing the necessary formalities.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi, 46, was killed on the night of May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu by a woman suicide bomber, identified as Dhanu, at an election rally.