‘Nalini still in prison unfortunate’

The Madras High Court recently dismissed a petition filed by Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, who sought release based on a Tamilnadu Cabinet decision, Continue Reading

Madras High Court dismisses Nalini’s plea for release

The Madras High Court today dismissed a petition filed by Nalini, one of the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking a direction to the Tamilnadu government to release her without waiting for the approval of State Governor. Continue Reading

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC seeks latest status report from CBI

The Supreme Court today sought within four weeks the latest status report from the CBI-led Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) on its probe into unravelling a larger conspiracy behind the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Continue Reading

Rajiv convict moves Madras High Court seeking parole

Robert Pyas, one of the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, today moved the Madras High Court seeking one month parole to make arrangements for his daughter’s wedding. Continue Reading

Madras High Court extends Nalini parole by three weeks

Madras High Court extends Rajiv Gandhi assasination case convict S Nalaini’s parole by three weeks. According to the order, the parole ends on 25 August. Continue Reading

Nalini files petition in Madras HC seeking parole extension

While the Madras High Court granted one month parole for S Nalini to attend her daughter’s wedding, the life convict has once again appealed to the judicial body seeking an extension to one more month. Continue Reading

Misplaced mercies

Long before Rajiv’s assassination, the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils and growing Tamil militancy, not always of the same character, have been the focal point of much politicking in TN. No other issue has polarised the parties here and dictated the political agenda as these, whether the arena is the polls, Assembly or just about any platform. Continue Reading

The changing stripes

He might be on the run and under terminal siege at home, but Veluppillai Prabakaran is having a good run in TN now. The sudden escalation of temperature on the Sri Lankan issue here is really a lifeline to one of the most wanted terrorists of our times. For if the TN blackmail of the Centre succeeds, VP will get a new lease of life. Continue Reading