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Kerala violence


Weeks after CPM said his days numbered, Youth Congress leader hacked to death in Kannur

February 14, 2018 9:53 am

Denying the CPI(M)’s involvement, party district secretary P Jayarajan said: “The CPI(M) strongly condemns the killing. The party is not involved. We will probe, and if any worker is found to be involved, strong action will be taken."

Class XI girl alleges CPM men threatened father for joining BJP

February 10, 2018 10:02 am

Local CPM leaders, she said, did not like Sukumaran joining the BJP as the area is known to be a stronghold of the Communists.

Four SDPI workers arrested in ABVP activist's murder case in Kannur

January 20, 2018 5:34 pm

On Saturday, Prasad's body was cremated in the presence of senior BJP and RSS leaders in Koothuparambu. A dawn-to-dusk hartal called by the BJP in the district was largely peaceful with heavy police presence.

After brief lull, Kerala on the boil once again as CPM and RSS workers clash

November 20, 2017 8:35 pm

On Sunday, in Thiruvananthapuram, three separate incidents of violence involving workers of both parties were reported. It comes on the backdrop of clashes between LDF and BJP councillors inside the municipal corporation office

Bigotry vs history

December 24, 2018 6:10 pm

Kerala BJP chief’s description of the Malabar rebellion as jihad is a misreading of a complex event.

RSS-BJP against President's rule in Kerala says senior RSS leader

August 13, 2017 4:30 pm

The CM had convened a meeting of CPI(M) and BJP-RSS state leaders on July 31 to discuss ways and means to ensure peace and avoid such incidents. The meeting had taken certain decisions and decided to hold similar meetings in three affected districts.

Hate and speech

August 09, 2017 6:30 am

Arrest of ex-Kerala DGP is a misuse of hate speech provisions, reeks of state arbitrariness

Former Kerala DGP held for ‘communal’ remarks, released

August 08, 2017 3:57 am

Sources said the arrest was recorded on July 29 by the police’s cyber wing, which lodged the case under IPC Section 153(A) [promoting communal enmity between religious groups]. The case was lodged on the basis of Senkumar’s remarks against the Muslim community

Brinda Karat hits out at Jaitley for his speech in Kerala

August 07, 2017 7:19 pm

Karat alleged that the law-and-order situation was "worse" in the BJP-ruled states, compared to Kerala. "Records show that political killings have increased in a state like Uttar Pradesh among others," she claimed

Kerala political violence: Yechury slams RSS, says saffron group not responding to peace initiatives by the state govt

August 04, 2017 6:35 pm

CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury has blamed the RSS for not responding to the initiatives taken by the Kerala government to end the ongoing political violence in the state.