Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicPolitical violence

Topic: political violence

Bengal post-poll violence: 70 out of 303 ‘displaced’ people returned home, Mamata govt tells HC

Petitioner says victims facing threats from police, lack of help from state. Calcutta HC asks NHRC, state human rights commission if they can hold inquiry into complaints.

Started by Muslim League, mastered by TMC — pro-Hindutva press on Bengal political violence

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Bikes afire, explosions, cries of ‘bachao’: residents recount night of Birbhum massacre

20 arrested so far for the killings of 8 people in Bagtui, Birbhum Monday night, reportedly triggered by the murder of a Trinamool leader, but villagers say they no longer feel safe.

Bengal BJP leaders meet Modi, call for speedy CAA rollout so ‘those eligible can benefit’

The delegation of party leaders also invited the PM to visit West Bengal and lambasted the state government.

Before CBI probe into West Bengal violence, let’s define the ‘post-poll’ period

'Post-poll'? Political violence in West Bengal is too intrinsic to admit legal categories.

Modi’s enthusiasm for dates misses the real memorialising of Partition violence

The memory of Partition violence, or Civil War of 1947, has remained operable in two ways – first, in evacuating responsibility, and second, as a form of trauma that has been repeated subsequently.

The 3 Bengal IPS officers who will probe political violence cases against Mamata’s TMC

IPS officers Suman Bala Sahoo, Soumen Mitra and Ranveer Kumar make up the SIT formed by the Calcutta High Court to probe the cases of political violence. 

Why BJP just can’t digest the election defeat to Mamata in West Bengal

Bengal was going to start the second phase of BJP’s Ashwamedha yagna covering territories where regional parties held sway. Now BJP is left ensuring its workers' safety.

Bengal woke up and chose violence at birth. TMC is no exception to that norm

From Naxalbari, Nandigram to now, Bengal was never insulated from political violence. TMC rule has seen an escalation, but BJP's solution is no solution.

West Bengal is not Kerala. BJP was naive to expect peace after TMC win

The political violence after the election result shows a greater need for Mamata Banerjee to change her attitude towards the Centre and the latter towards West Bengal.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.