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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan attempts suicide in Vellore prison, says lawyer
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan attempts suicide in Vellore prison, says lawyer

Her lawyer alleged torture by jail officials and urged Tamil Nadu chief minister to transfer Nalini to another prison claiming a threat to her life

Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, other political leaders pay tribute to India's sixth prime minister
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Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, other political leaders pay tribute to India's sixth prime minister

Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in Tamil Nadu on 21 May, 1991 in a suicide bombing attack

Madras HC allows Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini to personally appear on 5 July to argue on plea for leave
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Madras HC allows Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini to personally appear on 5 July to argue on plea for leave

The Madras HC granted permission to Nalini Sriharan, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, to appear in person on 5 July and argue on her plea for six months leave

Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Tributes pour in for ex-PM; Rahul, Priyanka fondly recall their father, Modi tweets
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Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Tributes pour in for ex-PM; Rahul, Priyanka fondly recall their father, Modi tweets

Political leaders paid tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary. Rahul Gandhi, Sonia and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, as well as Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh and Pranab Mukherjee paid their respects.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu governor forwards recommendation to release convicts to MHA
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu governor forwards recommendation to release convicts to MHA

The Tamil Nadu government has sought the release of the seven convicts citing Article 161 of the Constitution, which empowers the governor to grant pardon and to suspend, remit, or commute sentence in certain cases.

Urge Congress to change stand in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, respect people's sentiments, AIADMK tells MK Stalin
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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 Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt submits papers to governor recommending release of seven convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Tamil Nadu govt submits papers to governor recommending release of seven convicts

The development in the Rajiv Gandhi case comes two days after the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu decided to recommend the release of the seven convicts to the governor.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: MHA officials say Tamil Nadu governor has no power to release convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: MHA officials say Tamil Nadu governor has no power to release convicts

The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu had on Sunday recommended to the governor to release the convicts, a move hailed by most political parties in the state.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC asks TN governor to consider Perarivalan's mercy plea; minister says Palaniswami to decide
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC asks TN governor to consider Perarivalan's mercy plea; minister says Palaniswami to decide

Reacting to the apex court's order directing the Tamil Nadu governor to consider the mercy petition of AG Perarivalan, one of the seven life convicts in the case, state Law Minister CV Shanmugam said the government wanted to release all of them.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan's plea seeking reversal of conviction
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC asks CBI to respond to Perarivalan's plea seeking reversal of conviction

The Supreme Court has asked the CBI to respond to a plea filed by a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking recall of the apex court's May 1999 conviction on the ground that he was not aware of the conspiracy

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC seeks Centre's stand on Tamil Nadu govt's proposal to release seven convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC seeks Centre's stand on Tamil Nadu govt's proposal to release seven convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to take a call on the Tamil Nadu government's 2014 communication proposing to grant remission of sentence to seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination conspiracy case.

Madras HC directs Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Murugan's niece to submit fresh application to meet him
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Madras HC directs Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Murugan's niece to submit fresh application to meet him

The Madras High Court directed Thenmozhi, niece of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict Murugan, to submit a fresh application to prison authorities for meeting him.

Rajiv Gandhi had an almost prescient premonition of his own death: Neena Gopal
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Rajiv Gandhi had an almost prescient premonition of his own death: Neena Gopal

Neena Gopal was the last journalist to interview Rajiv Gandhi on the day of his assassination, which she witnessed. A quarter of a century later, she has written about the assassination, the man himself and how he was brought down, in what is now a history she has become part of.

Censor board cuts dialogue on Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in RGV's 'Veerappan'
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Censor board cuts dialogue on Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in RGV's 'Veerappan'

Ram Gopal Varma told us that censors asked for this particular line of dialogue from his film 'Veerappan' to be cut

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Mixed response to TN govt's decision on releasing convicts
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Mixed response to TN govt's decision on releasing convicts

The Tamil Nadu government's decision to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case evoked mixed response among opposition parties

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: TN decides to remit sentences of convicts and release them
Politics

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: TN decides to remit sentences of convicts and release them

The TN government has also sought Centre's views on the move in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case of remitting the sentences and releasing the convicts

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Nalini's plea for premature release
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Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on Nalini's plea for premature release

The Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Government on a petition by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan.

SC rejects Centre's plea against commutation of death penalty for Rajiv Gandhi's killers
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SC rejects Centre's plea against commutation of death penalty for Rajiv Gandhi's killers

SC dismissed the plea of the Centre filed against the commutation of death penalty into life imprisonment of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Killers of former PM Rajiv Gandhi do not deserve any mercy: Centre tells Supreme Court
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Killers of former PM Rajiv Gandhi do not deserve any mercy: Centre tells Supreme Court

The Centre on Tuesday asserted in the Supreme Court that the killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi did nor deserve any mercy.

Rajiv's killers: NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate
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Rajiv's killers: NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

The NDA Solicitor-General has asked a five-judge Supreme Court bench how the families of the other victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination can be left out of the consultation process for the release of convicts. It is the right question to ask