SC adjourns Perarivalan’s petition for early release

The Supreme Court today scheduled for January 2022 a hearing on a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, A G Perarivalan, for his early release. Perarivalan has already spent three decades in jail. Continue Reading

TN govt grants 30 days parole to Rajiv convict Ravichandran

The Tamilnadu government has granted 30 days parole (ordinary leave) to P Ravichandran, one of seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on medial grounds. Continue Reading

Madras HC orders notice to TN govt on Nalini’s plea for release

The Madras High Court has ordered issuance of notice to the Tamilnadu government on a plea filed by S Nalini, one of the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking direction to the State to release her without wainting for the Governor’s nod. Continue Reading

Governor will take ‘good decision’ on Rajiv convicts: TN CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said he is hopeful that Governor Banwarilal Purohit will take a good decision on the release of the seven convicts of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Continue Reading

Rajiv convicts’ release: CM meets Governor, seeks ‘good decision’

Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami met state Governor Banwarilal Purohit and took up the issue of the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Minister D Jayakumar said. Continue Reading

‘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

Tamilnadu Assembly session from 6 January

The Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly session will commence on 6 January with the customary New Year address to the House by Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

7 convicts release: Thirumavalavan, Arputhammal to meet Shah today

Seeking the release of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, MP and Viduthalai Chiruthaikal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan is scheduled to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah later this morning. Continue Reading

TN CM makes multiple announcements under Rule 110

“The family welfare fund of PDS workers will be increased from Rs two lakh to Rs three lakh. The allowance for differently-abled workers in Cooperative department will be increased from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,500,” said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palansiwami. Continue Reading

TN Assembly: Govt doing its duty to ensure release of Rajiv convicts, says CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said the State government is doing its duty to ensure the release of the seven convicts of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Continue Reading