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Rajiv Gandhi’s Killing: Supreme Court of India (SCI) ready to hear arguments to reopen Perarivalan’s case

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today said the multi-agency probe into the "larger conspiracy" behind the 1991 assassination of former Indian Prime Minister

UN Urges Sri Lanka To Fast Track The Process Of Justice & Reconciliation

The Human Rights body of the United Nation in its general meeting held in Geneva on Friday tabled a report in which it has alleged the Sri Lankan security forces

Sikhs, Kashmiris, Tamils, Nagas seek Right to Self-determination as a solution to conflict resolution in South Asia

New Delhi, India (Nov. 03): The assembly of Sikhs, Kashmiris, Tamils and Naga representatives of nationalities gathered at Jantar Mantar to pay homage to those who were killed in November 1984, repeatedly sought the right to self-determination as the only solution to ensure that carnages like November 1984 do not recur again in Punjab, Kashmir, Tamil Nadu and Nagaland.

Opinion of various sections of Civil society caries no value on Death Penalty Issue: Centre

Tamil Nadu (October 28, 2011): The Central Government of India seems committed to break almost seven years de facto moratorium on death penalty, as it has strongly opposed the commutation of death penalty to three Tamil nationals, accused for plotting the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi former Prime Minister of India. In a affidavit filed in TN High Court the GOI explained that opinion of various sections of Civil society, pleading for commutation of death sentence carries no value in the Government's eyes.

Tamil Nadu assembly backs convicts

Chennai (August 30, 2011): In recent and important development it is learnt that the Tamil Nadu State assembly passed a unanimous resolution asking President Pratibha Patil to review the petitions filed by the three convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and commute the death sentence to life imprisonment.

Campaign against execution of 3 Tamils gained support from various sections of society

New Delhi (August 30, 2011): As per media reports the campaign to save the three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case picked up pace on yesterday.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination Case: Tamil Party want center not to carry out proposed execution

Tamil Nadu (August 29, 2011): Tamil Party Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) has favored clemency for 3 Tamil convicts facing immideate threat of execution on 9 September. Trio have been convicted for killing India's Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Indian authorities ready to have 3 executions on September 9

Tamil Nadu (August 27, 2011): As per media reports the authorities of the Central Prison, Vellore, have fixed September 9 as the date of execution of the three death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case — Santhan, Murugan and G. Perarivalan alias Arivu.

Law Students protesting proposed Sept. 9 executions arrested at Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (Aug 27, 2011): A news report from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (India) says that nearly 25 students of Government Law College here were arrested today for attempting to block Chennai-bound Intercity Express at the railway station, demanding immediate repeal of the death sentence of the death row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.