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Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
India

Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups

Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan's mother meets Tamil Nadu governor, seeks son's release
India

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan's mother meets Tamil Nadu governor, seeks son's release

In 2017, Supreme Court judge KT Thomas had reportedly written to the then Congress president Sonia Gandhi, wife of Rajiv Gandhi, requesting her to show magnanimity towards her husband's killers and help in remission of their sentences

Urge Congress to change stand in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, respect people's sentiments, AIADMK tells MK Stalin
India

Urge Congress to change stand in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, respect people's sentiments, AIADMK tells MK Stalin

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar expressed confidence that Governor Banwarilal Purohit would approve the state cabinet recommendation to him to release the seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Rajiv assassination convicts: why Article 161 is politically significant in TN
Politics

Rajiv assassination convicts: why Article 161 is politically significant in TN

Political parties such as DMK, MDMK, VCK and the PMK have already demanded gubernatorial pardon be granted to Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan. The DMK President M Karunanidhi has asked to immediately convene a cabinet meeting, pass a resolution and send it to the Governor for action.