Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicPolitical violence

Topic: political violence

With ‘Gandhi’ and ‘Nehru’ in his cabinet, Stalin has a historical burden to shake off

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Political violence increases when regional party candidate wins election: Study

Researchers from Netherlands and Canada looked at data from 1989 until 2012 to find no increase in violence in constituencies where the assembly seat is reserved for ST populations.

Mystery shrouds Bengal BJP MLA’s death as family claims murder, police cite suicide note

BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy, 60, was found hanging at a shop just over a kilometre away from his house in the north Bengal town of Raiganj Monday.

BJP to conduct rituals for party workers killed in West Bengal, Amit Shah could attend

Bengal BJP has decided to conduct pind daan — a Hindu ritual to appease departed souls — for the workers who died, in Kolkata on 28 September.

Modi govt seeks separate reports from West Bengal govt on doctors’ strike, incidents of violence

Home ministry said 773 incidents of political violence have been reported in 2019 in Bengal, where junior doctors are currently on strike.

Why people with good looks view sex differently than others

Good-looking people on average have more sexual opportunities and partners, enjoy larger benefits when it comes to romance.

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.

A week before assembly polls, political violence on rise in Meghalaya & Nagaland

NCP candidate Jonathan N. Sangma killed in an IED blast in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills; two candidates in Nagaland allege attempts on their lives.

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.

RSS building front against Pinarayi Vijayan govt in Kerala

The RSS is in talks with leaders of political parties who oppose policies of the Left-led government

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An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.