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Rajiv case convicts to take Plus-2 exam

Perarivalan and Sriharan (alias) Murugan, death convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, will appear for Plus-2 public examinations as private candidates.

The two high risk prisoners, who have be

Rajiv killing convict is a free spirit even in jail

His watch stopped on June 11, 1991. After spending two decades in jail, Perarivalan — one of the death-row convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case — found 2011 was a rollercoaster ride. This year he almost walked to the gallows and was saved only by a series of interventions.

Blood cancer patient waits for monetary assistance

The agonising wait for monetary assistance for 21-year-old blood cancer patient Alka Tiwari has forced family members to contemplate over returning her to Kanpur from Christian Medical College hospita

Rajiv assassination convict Nalini meets husband at prison


Nalini, the life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, on Saturday met her husband and a death row convict in the same case, Murugan, at the Vellore prison, jail sources said.

The meeting,

3 Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts to be hanged Sept. 9

Perarivalan, Santhan and Murugan will be hanged on September 9 in execution of the death sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, according to officials at the Vellore central prison, where th

Rajiv assassins plea to Jaya to intervene

Rajiv Gandhi assassins Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan, facing the death row, on Friday appealed to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to intervene in the matter even as their hanging may take

Teacher picks students to keep school going


If nine-year-old Padmanabhan and his younger sister Koteswari take off from school for a day, the four-decade old Jambakulam Panchayat Elementary School in Kammapalayam has no option but to declare a

Rajiv assassins may move SC

Rajiv Gandhi assassination accused Nalini’s lawyer said on Saturday that after receiving the rejection order of the mercy pleas of Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan from the President’s office they wou

Bus plunges from bridge, catches fire, 23 killed

At least 23 persons were killed when the bus in which they were travelling from Chennai to Pollachi fell into a culvert and caught fire near Avalurpet village, about 45 km from here, late Tuesday nigh

Smuggling, betting in minister’s name

The regime has changed, long live the regime. While justice was claimed to be delivered in kangaroo courts in the name of Union minister M.K.

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