Political Violence

Tripura govt to offer jobs to families of those killed in political violence

The six-member committee, headed by the law minister, scrutinised ten applications in the first meeting held on Thursday.

published on : 25th December 2020

TMC activist gunned down in Bengal by unidentified assailants

A local TMC leader ruled out any political angle in the incident, but insisted that the guilty should be punished.

published on : 12th November 2020

BJP worker found dead in Bengal, saffron party claims TMC hand

Gokul Jana's body was recovered from Itabedia area in the district on Wednesday night, and an inquiry has been initiated into the case, a police officer said.

published on : 12th November 2020

Bengal BJP's 12-hour Kalyani bandh call evokes mixed response

The BJP alleged their worker was murdered by the TMC for leaving the ruling party in the state and joining the saffron party.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Political violence stigmatising Bengal; police should be neutral: Dhankhar

His statement came days after Manish Shukla, a BJP leader of Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district, was shot dead, with the saffron party claiming that the TMC was behind it.

published on : 9th October 2020

Bengal only state where political violence is propagated: Shah attacks Mamata on virtual rally

The BJP is engaging in public dialogue through video conferencing with its West Bengal unit due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 9th June 2020

Kannippoyil Babu murder case: Three RSS men held

With six more RSS workers currently in custody in the case, officers said more arrests are likely in the coming days.

published on : 15th May 2018

BJP worker taken into custody on wedding day for Kannippoyil Babu murder

As he was about to go to the house of the bride along with his friends and relatives, the police took him into custody.

published on : 14th May 2018

281 cases registered in Kerala in connection with RSS-sponsored violence: Pinarayi Vijayan

The Chief Minister's statement came close on the heels of Union finance minister Arun Jaitley's charge on Sunday that violence escalates in Kerala every time a Left government comes to power. 

published on : 8th August 2017

Bid to paint grim picture of state will hit development: Kerala Chief Minister

There were attempts to project Kerala as a strife-ridden state, which will adversely impact the development of the state, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Sunday.

published on : 7th August 2017

Violence rises when LDF assumes power: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has blamed Pinarayi Vijayan Government for the spurt in political violence in Kerala.

published on : 7th August 2017

Political killings in Kerala: Jaitley visits home of slain RSS worker

Union defence minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday arrived here and visited the home of slain RSS worker S L Rajesh.

published on : 6th August 2017

Home Minister Rajnath Singh dials Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, says political violence unacceptable

The home minister's phone call to the Kerala chief minister came a day after an RSS worker was hacked to death by a gang.

published on : 30th July 2017