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Oct 30, 2018
Attempted murder attack on Jagan Mohan Reddy triggers fear of revival of political violence in Andhra PradeshIn both Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema, the story of Telugu politics is rife with both staged attacks by party sympathisers, as well as a long trail of actual murders.
Aug 06, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind stresses need to address political violence in Kerala, says it has no place in ConstitutionThe President referred to the violence in Kerala as "unfortunate", and said that it does little justice to the glorious traditions of the state.
Jun 03, 2018
West Bengal not new to political murders; after Congress, CPM, the baton seems to have passed to TMCThe recent deaths of two BJP workers is a reinforcement of the fact that the state machinery in West Bengal has been historically compromised to perpetuate political violence.
Mar 01, 2018
Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells FirstpostFirstpost spoke to Himanta Biswa Sarma, who firmly believes that the BJP will not just win Tripura, but will also be part of the ruling coalitions in Meghalaya and Nagaland
Feb 22, 2018
Sitaram Yechury says political violence not CPM's culture, but party will defend cadres if they are attackedThe CPM on Thursday said political violence was not the culture of the party, but if there are aberrations, necessary corrections will be made.
Feb 16, 2018
Tripura elections: Tiny state set to vote on 18 February as violence, blamegames mar campaignPolitics and violence bear an inextricable link in politics, and especially in the Left-ruled states of Kerala, West Bengal, and Tripura.
Jan 20, 2018
Kerala political killings are symptomatic of communist regimes' propensity to use violence as tool of state machineryIt should be a matter of concern for all the citizens of the country as to why violence such as that seen in Kerala happens only under communist regimes.
Dec 31, 2017
Opposition slams Kerala govt's claim that political violence has come down, says statistics released 'to mislead people'The CPM-led LDF government in Kerala said the number of cases connected with political violence has come down in 2017, a claim disputed by opposition Congress and BJP in the state
Nov 30, 2017
Madras HC decries political violence, says parties should settle disputes through ballot aloneThe Madras High Court on Wednesday modified a simple imprisonment awarded to a man in an assault case over political rivalry, to rigorous jail term, decrying the means of violence to settle political scores
Oct 21, 2017
RSS worker Rajesh Mishra shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur districtA Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) worker was shot dead on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur district, police said.