Tag: Political Violence

Husband Of Samiti member Shot Dead
Husband Of Samiti Member Shot Dead In Odisha’s Bolangir

In a shocking incident, the husband of a Samiti Member at Bagdor Panchayat under Bolangir’s Belapada block was shot dead on Monday.

Political Violence: Central Force In Tripura; CPI-M Seeks Centre's Intervention
Political Violence: Central Force In Tripura; CPI-M Seeks Centre's Intervention

Senior CPI-M leader Pabitra Kar said that in a pre-planned fashion, the BJP workers accompanied by goons in the past 48 hours attacked and burnt down at least 55 party offices in all the eight districts of the state, including the state party headquarters and CITU head office in Agartala and Gomati.

Political Violence
Political Violence: We Are Not Far From A West Bengal Like Scenario In Odisha, Says Aparajita Sarangi

Bhubaneswar: Lok Sabha member Aparajita Sarangi on Friday expressed concern over instances of political violence in Odisha and apprehended that the State may witness West Bengal like scenario in coming days. In a letter to Odisha DGP, the Bhubaneswar MP said the instances of political violence, especially against Bharatiya Janata Party workers have seen upward […]

Political rivalry behind attack on Talcher youth?

Angul: Even though the 2019 general elections in Odisha are over, political violence still continues. This was again evident after a youth was allegedly attacked by his political opponent at Santhapada village in Talcher. The injured, Sushant Samal is now undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital. As per reports, Sushant was attacked by one […]

Centre seeks report from West Bengal on political violence

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday sought a report from the West Bengal government on the measures it took to contain political violence in the state and the steps it took to bring the culprits to book. Sources said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also issued an advisory to the West Bengal government, expressing […]

One dead, many injured as violence continues in Bengal

Kolkata: One person was stabbed to death while several others were injured as political violence continued in West Bengal on Sunday, the police said. Reports of houses being ransacked and activists of both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Trinamool Congress sustaining injuries surfaced through the day. A 36-year-old man, said to be […]

Mamata to not attend PM's swearing-in, cites 'political violence'

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she will not be attending Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony as it is “an august occasion to celebrate democracy, not one that should be devalued by any political party”. Banerjee said she had planned to accept the “ceremonial invitation” but following gross misrepresentation of […]

2 BJP workers attacked during Jay Panda's roadshow

Aul: In yet another incident of political violence, some miscreants allegedly attacked BJP workers during a roadshow of party’s national vice-president and Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda at Juania Chhak in Aul today evening. Two activists of the saffron party were injured and their vehicle was damaged in the attack. As per the […]

BJP leader murder case: Crime Branch detains 2 suspects

Khurda: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police has detained two suspects in connection with BJP leader Manguli Jena’s murder. Moreover, IG Soumendra Priyadarshi has assured that the accused will be arrested soon. Earlier today, DGP In-charge of Odisha, BK Sharma had confirmed that Crime Branch will investigate the murder case and DSP Pramod Rath, will […]

Political intolerance & violence take centrestage in Odisha elections 2019

Bhubaneswar: As 2019 election battle in Odisha gains momentum, several incidents of violence from different parts of the State have now emerged as a major concern. Moreover, the ruling-BJD and BJP are now at loggerheads with leaders of either party blaming each other for such unrest. Be it the attack on BJP candidates in Bhubaneswar […]

Shah's clarion call to Naveen, ‘stop shielding criminals’

Bolangir: Raking up the issue of a series of political violence and attacks on party activists, BJP National President Amit Shah on Thursday made a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) accusing Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of ‘shielding’ such criminals. Shah while addressing a public meeting in Bolangir alleged that nearly […]

BJD, BJP Blame Game continues over violence before Bijepur bypoll

Bhubaneswar: Once again mudslinging has begun between the two political rivals–BJD and BJP over a series of large-scale violence reported in several parts of the State ahead of the Bijepur bypoll. The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday accused the BJP and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan of attempting to derail the Bijepur bypoll process […]

Six injured in political violence at Banki

Cuttack: As many as six persons were severely injured in a group clash over political affairs at Karadapalli village under Baideswar police limits of Cuttack on Saturday. The tension was fallout of old enmity over political matters, sources said. All the injured including Kaliboi sarpanch, Subash Swain have been shifted to Cuttack medical. Sources said […]