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Topic: Kannur

Mohan Bhagwat to release ‘first-of-its-kind’ book detailing violence against RSS in Kerala 

The book has been authored by retired prof A.K.M. Das. It carries an introduction, narrating ‘communist terror’, by senior RSS pracharak J. Nandakumar.

Kerala priest Vadakkumchery defrocked — the 2016 rape case against him and its many twists

From the victim naming her father as accused to recanting her own statement, the rape case against Kerala priest Robin Vadakkumchery unfolded in a confounding manner.

9 BJP-RSS workers sentenced to life for killing CPI(M) worker inside Kannur jail

CPI(M) worker K P Raveendran had succumbed to his injuries following an attack between two group of prisoners inside the jail on April 6, 2004.

Weary Kannur calls for end to 50 years of RSS-Left bloodshed saga, wants to vote for peace

For 50 years, Kannur in Kerala has been driven by the 'eye for eye' motto and violence has largely played out between Left and Right. The result: More than 250 political killings.

Journalist Ullekh’s book has a possible antidote for political violence in Kannur

With his book Kannur: Inside India’s Bloodiest Revenge Politics, Ullekh N.P. seeks to debunk the claims of victimhood made by the main players of the current spell of conflict, the BJP/RSS and the CPI(M).

200 dead in five decades, but political violence still haunts Kerala’s Kannur

Kannur in Kerala has been a hotbed of political violence between the RSS and the CPI(M). Journalist and political commentator Ullekh N.P. in his book 'Kannur' writes about growing up in the 'Sicily of Kerala' was.

Both eyes for an eye: inside Kerala’s vicious cycle of RSS-CPM revenge killings

In Kannur district, there have been 69 political murders between 2000 and 2016; 31 of those killed were from the RSS/BJP and 30 from CPI(M).

13 days, 18 ministers: BJP’s Janaraksha Yathra in Kerala is a massive show of strength

Rally was flagged off by BJP chief Amit Shah in political violence-marred Kannur district Tuesday, and will culminate in Thiruvananthapuram on 16 October.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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