New Delhi, Aug 1: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear Tamil Nadu government's plea seeking review of its judgment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case in which it was ruled that the Centre has 'primacy over states' right to grant remission.
The judgment, pronounced by constitution bench on December 3, 2015, had virtually closed the seven convicts' chances for a premature release.
New Delhi: In the early 1980s, when Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, her son Rajiv Gandhi was once so engrossed in explaining to his parents-in-law the features of a new navy ship that he gave some nervous moments to a bureaucrat in the defence ministry who feared he might be late for an official event that night.
New Delhi, May 21 : In a veiled attack at the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has registered resounding victory in Assam replacing 15-year-old Congress government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said people practicing the politics of hatred and terror must have deprived them of political power, but they can't take away from them the ideologies of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
New Delhi, May. 21 : With questions being raised on the Congress party's leadership post assembly polls debacle, senior leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh on Saturday came out in defence of the 'Gandhi family' and said the grand old party is the 'only thread' that can bind the nation.
New Delhi, May 21 : The nation on Saturday remembered former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 25th death anniversary as several leaders paid homage at Veer Bhumi memorial here.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi accompanied by her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi, daughter Priyanka Gandhi and son-in-law Robert Vadra paid homage to late Rajiv Gandhi.
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.