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6th Prime Minister of India (1984–1989)

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Rajiv Gandhi: 6th Prime Minister of India (1984–1989)
Rajiv Ratna Gandhi was an Indian politician who served as the sixth prime minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination of his mother, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime minister at the age of 40.

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Rajiv Gandhi's assassination convict  A G Perarivalan gets released | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajiv Gandhi's assassination convict A G Perarivalan gets released | Oneindia News

The supreme court of India has ordered the release of Rajiv Gandhi's assassination A G Perarivalan under Article 142. Know more about Article 142 of Indian constitution. #Article142 #Rajivgandhi..

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan and his mother meet CM MK Stalin | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan and his mother meet CM MK Stalin | Oneindia News

One of the seven convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case AG Perarivalan and his mother Arputhammal met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin in Chennai. #MKStalin..

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US prepares $500 mil package to lessen India’s dependence on Russian weapons: report | Oneindia News [Video]

US prepares $500 mil package to lessen India’s dependence on Russian weapons: report | Oneindia News

US is preparing a military aid package for India reduce the country's dependence on Russian weapons, says sources; Indrani Mukerjea will be released on bail; Supreme Court ruled that AG Perarivalan,..

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Supreme Court orders the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan |oneIndia News [Video]

Supreme Court orders the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan |oneIndia News

In a big decision taken by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the court has ordered the release of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict, A G Perarivalan. The chief court exercised its power under..

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HC refuses to free 2 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts without governor’s nod

Though Ravichandran’s plea was rejected on such grounds, the court dismissed Nalini’s plea as not maintainable since the issue was already decided by a coordinate bench of the court in a habeas..
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras high court refuses to order release of Nalini, Ravichandran

The Madras high court on Friday refused to direct the Tamil Nadu government to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convicts S Nalini and Ravichandran without waiting for the assent of the..
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'Malicious campaign': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury blames hackers for 'big tree falls' tweet on Rajiv Gandhi, files complaint

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury described the tweet as a "malicious campaign being propagated by some unscrupulous elements".
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PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, other leaders pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary


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Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka pay tribute, Rahul Gandhi remembers 'wonderful father'

Rahul Gandhi is on a visit to London where he will be speaking at Cambridge University on May 23 on 'India at 75'.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Congress protests against Perarivalan's release, BJP says 'double standards'

AG Perarivalan, who was convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was released by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: How was AG Perarivalan involved in murder conspiracy, chronology of events

AG Perarivalan, who was one of the prime accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was released by the Supreme Court on May 18.
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Freedom at midlife for Rajiv Gandhi killing convict

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna invoked the Supreme Court’s extraordinary power granted under Article 142 of the Constitution to deliver “complete justice” and..
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Congress: 'Deeply pained, disappointed' over release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict


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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: 'After 31 years, my mother's fight for justice led to release', says AG Perarivalan

AG Perarivalan, who was convicted in connection with Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, was released today after an order issues by the Supreme Court.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC orders release of convict AG Perarivalan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Perarivalan has already spent more than 30 years in jail. Rajiv Gandhi was..
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Who is AG Perarivalan, Rajiv Gandhi's assassin whose release Supreme Court ordered today?

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assasination case. He has served over 30 years in jail for the murder of the former Prime..
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SC reserves order on Perarivalan plea for premature release in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved it order on a plea by A G Perarivalan who is undergoing life imprisonment and seeking premature release after spending more than 30 years in prison in Rajiv..
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Why can't Rajiv Gandhi case convict be released after serving 36 years in prison: SC to Centre

A bench of Justices LN Rao and BR Gavai told additional solicitor general KM Nataraj, appearing for the Centre, to seek proper instruction in a week or it will accept the submission of Perarivalan and..
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Rahul credits Rajiv Gandhi for introducing Panchayati Raj institutions


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How can a court give bail to a convict, Madras HC asks counsel of Rajiv Gandhi assassination lifer Nalini


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Supreme Court grants bail to convict A G Perarivalan in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case


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38 get death, life for 11 in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

In no case before in India have so many people been sent to the gallows at one stroke. The highest such count earlier was in January 1998 when a TADA court in Tamil Nadu awarded capital punishment to..
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‘Rajiv Gandhi father of lynching’: BJP retorts to Rahul Gandhi’s attack on Modi govt

The BJP has reacted sharply to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s allegation that lynching has become common after the Narendra Modi government came to power at the Centre in 2014. In a personal attack,..
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Voices of people are suppressed, says Rahul Gandhi about social media

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the tragedy of politics today was that the voice of the people was being suppressed. He recalled the manner in which his father and former prime minister..
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Assam government removes Rajiv Gandhi's name from Orang National Park


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On former PM Rajiv Gandhi's 77th birth anniversary, daughter Priyanka Gandhi shares heartfelt tribute, shares VIRAL pic

Born on August 20, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi became the youngest Prime Minister of India when he assumed office in October 1984.
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Rajiv Gandhi 77th birth anniversary: Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi and other leaders pay tribute to former Prime Minister


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HC orders notice on plea to release convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination

The Madras high court on Friday issued notice to the Central and state governments on a plea from Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking direction..
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Renaming Khel Ratna award not people's wish, but 'political game': Shiv Sena

India's highest sporting honour Khel Ratna Award, which was named after former PM Rajiv Gandhi, was on Friday rechristened in the honour of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, following the admirable..
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Nation forever indebted to Rajiv Gandhi for laying foundation of strong India: Amarinder Singh


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Rahul pays floral tributes to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday paid tributes to former prime minister and his father Rajiv Gandhi here on his 30th death anniversary. Rahul Gandhi visited Veer Bhumi and paid floral tributes to..
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'After 30 yrs of Rajiv's death, bogus probe continues to deny legacy'

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday highlighted the work of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 30th death anniversary and also attacked the government for bulldozing the democratic set..
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TN CM Stalin writes to president Kovind, seeks release of all seven Rajiv case convicts

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Thursday urged president Ram Nath Kovind to accept the recommendation made by the state government in 2018 and remit the life sentences of the seven Rajiv Gandhi..
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'Majboot PM' ensures that if he promises 100 paise to people, it reaches them: Rajnath Singh

"I don't know if Didi allowed the opening of Jan Dhan accounts in West Bengal but when the scheme was brought, our former PM Rajiv Gandhi said out of 100 paise sent, people got 14 paise. Modi Ji said..
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9 booked for selling property owned by trust named after Rajiv Gandhi


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7 days more on parole for Rajiv case convict

The Supreme Court on Friday extended parole of AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, by one more week to enable him to undergo medical treatment and asked Tamil..
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SC extends by a week parole of Perarivalan serving life in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case


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SC grants a week’s parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan

The Supreme Court on Monday extended parole of AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, by one week. The apex court also directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide..
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Mother of convict pleads with Tamil Nadu CM for son's release

Although Perarivalan was convicted in 1991 under the grounds of having provided two 9-volt batteries which were used in the bomb that killed Rajiv Gandhi, it has been established later that he merely..
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UP Cong trying to win young voters through quiz competition on Rajiv Gandhi


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'Come and work with me': Mother Teresa told Priyanka after Rajiv's assassination

"Come and work with me," was what Mother Teresa told Priyanka Gandhi when she visited former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's family after his assassination in 1991.This anecdotal account was shared by..
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Incredibly lucky and proud to have Rajiv Gandhi as my father: Rahul

"Rajiv Gandhi was a man with a tremendous vision, far ahead of his times. But above all else, he was a compassionate and loving human being," the former party president tweeted.
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Perarivalan approaches Bombay HC seeking details on Sanjay Dutt's release

In March 2016, Perarivalan had sought details under the Right to Information Act (RTI), regarding the legal procedures that led to Dutt's early release on compassionate grounds. However, it is stated..
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Even Rajiv Gandhi was handsome, spoke good English: Rebel Congress MLA to Ashok Gehlot

Vishvendra Singh, who was recently removed from Rajasthan Cabinet, on Saturday took a jibe at Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot saying that even former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was handsome and..
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini's counsel says TN govt denying video call with kin is unconstitutional

The counsel of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan has said that the TN government's submission to disallow Nalini to make video calls to her kin is clearly unconstitutional.
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Priyanka remembers father Rajiv Gandhi with 'last photo' together


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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra pens emotional tribute to father Rajiv Gandhi

Taking to Twitter, the Congress General Secretary wrote, "To be kind to those who are unkind to you; to know that life is fair, no matter how unfair you imagine it to be; to keep walking, no matter how..
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Sonia Gandhi launches Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojya for farmers in Chhattisgarh; terms it 'true tribute' to ex-PM

Congress president Sonia Gandhi launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay scheme in Chhattisgarh through video conferencing on Thursday and said this was a true tribute to the former prime minister.
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Rajiv Gandhi's 29th death anniversary today, was assassinated in suicide bomb attack

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Rahul Gandhi pays homage to father Rajiv, remembers him as true patriot, liberal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid homage to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 29th death anniversary on Thursday saying, "he is proud to be the son of a true patriot".
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Congress leader filed defamation case against BJP's Spokesperson Sambit Patra in Kalyan

A State Congress's Youth Leader Brijkishore Dutt on Tuesday filed a defamation case against BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra for allegedly using derogatory statement against Former- Prime..
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If corruption is an art, Congress its artist, says BJP attacking Priyanka Gandhi

The BJP on Tuesday attacked Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra alleging that she sold a painting to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor at an exorbitant price of Rs two crore,. Sambit Patra..
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