New Delhi, Apr. 20 : Slamming Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for demanding the release of seven convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday dubbed the AIADMK chief as perfidious and accused her of being unpatriotic.
New Delhi, Apr. 20 : The Centre has rejected the proposal of the Tamil Nadu Government to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
This is the second time in two years that the state had written to the Centre seeking its views on its decision to remit their sentence.
The first letter was sent during the UPA government's tenure in February 2014.
New Delhi: DMK today sought an "immediate" response from the Centre on Tamil Nadu government's request for the release of seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
"State Government of Tamil Nadu has written a letter to the Home Secretary, requesting him for the release, which the State Government has remitted.
New Delhi, March 3 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government is examining the letter of the Tamil Nadu Government with regard to the release of convicts involved in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, adding that the Supreme Court has convicted the accused and it is the government's moral and constitutional responsibility to go by the court's ruling.