Explained: Perarivalan’s road to freedom

AG Perarivalan alias Arivu, 50, was only 19 when he was arrested on June 11, 1991. He was accused of having bought two 9-volt ‘Golden Power’ battery cells for Sivarasan, the LTTE man who masterminded the conspiracy to assassin Rajiv Gandhi. The batteries were used in the bomb that killed the former Prime Minister on … Read more

Tata Motors Takes A Frugal Road Less Traveled

To make its first electric vehicle for the consumer market, India’s Tata Motors Ltd repurposed an unused shop floor at its flagship plant. Here, there’s no fancy assembly line – Nexon SUV bodies designed for gasoline models are wired and fitted with battery packs by hand. The area, which could be mistaken for a prototype … Read more