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Photographs of RSS workers killed in violence in Kannur

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).
BJP and CPI(M) flags hang in Kannur, Kerala | Nayanika Chatterjee/ThePrint

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.
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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: Janaraksha Yathra a huge show of strength for BJP

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.

On Camera

Lalita Pawar in a still from Anand

Lalita Pawar, Hindi cinema’s favourite vamp, played a memorable positive role in Anand

In Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand, which also stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan, Lalita Pawar plays a caring hospital matron.
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‘Free Julian Assange’ petition goes viral: Why is the world so invested in his release?

Julian Assange, co-founder of whisteblowing website WikiLeaks, is facing extradition to the US after Ecuador revoked his political asylum.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.