Friday, Dec 02, 2022

A G Perarivalan


Supreme Court frees all convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: A timeline of events

November 11, 2022 2:24 pm

Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed by an LTTE suicide bomber at an election meeting in Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991.

Anup Surendranath and Adrija Ghosh write: In a heavily flawed justice system, Perarivalan’s release is a rare success

May 23, 2022 8:41 am

Others like him — who have fallen through the cracks of our criminal justice system, which fails to learn from its mistakes — might not be so lucky

What Arivu’s fight and faith taught me

May 22, 2022 9:59 am

S Prabu Rama Subramanian writes: It gave me a perspective on human rights, lives of prisoners, and the politics of power. It also made me empathise with the failed attempts of Arpudham Ammal to bring her son Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination, out of prison.

Perarivalan: From flaying ruling to silence on Stalin bid to respecting Gandhis, Congress walks a tightrope

May 23, 2022 1:38 am

The Congress’s silence over Stalin’s warm welcome to Perarivalan is telling. The DMK and Stalin are now closer to the Congress than ever before.

A G Perarivalan released: Congress holds silent protest, BJP slams rival for 'double standards'

May 20, 2022 12:20 pm

Perarivalan release SC order: The Congress party said its stand against AG Perarivalan's release and key ally DMK supporting it would not affect ties between the 2 partners.

Daily Briefing: Debris of old temples, Hindu motifs found in Gyanvapi mosque, says survey report; ISRO to conduct 'abort missions'

May 21, 2022 7:59 am

From the row over Varanasi and Mathura mosques to the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, here are the top reads from today’s edition.

SC decision in Perarivalan case should send strong signals to governors who stonewall state government decisions

May 20, 2022 12:21 pm

The verdict reaffirms a cardinal principle of the country's polity: “The Governor occupies the position of the head of the executive in the State but it is virtually the Council of Ministers in each State that carries on the executive Government.”

In Perarivalan's case, the constitutional battle between governor and government

May 20, 2022 9:20 am

K Chandru writes: Successive governments subverted the constitutional scheme to deny relief to convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

‘His (Perarivalan) suffering lasted 31 years...ours is forever’: Families of Rajiv Gandhi assassination victims recall struggle

May 21, 2022 7:34 am

The Supreme Court order came 24 years after Perarivalan was sentenced to death in the case by a lower court, and two months after he was granted bail by the apex court.

Daily Briefing: Hardik Patel quits Congress over issues with leadership; Perarivalan walks free after 3 decades

May 19, 2022 7:54 am

A jolt for Congress ahead of the Gujarat polls, the row over Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque and Rajiv Gandhi murder convict A G Perarivalan’s long road to freedom – here are the top reads from today’s edition