Political violence

Mamata Banerjee denounces use of violence as tool of political fight

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday decried the tendency to use violence as a tool of political fight, saying anti-socials were being mobilised to tackle political challenge thrown by Trinamool Congress after failure to do it politically.

May 21, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Political violence rocks Bengal ahead of civic polls

With the election to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and 91 municipalities across West Bengal nearing, political violence has reared its ugly head in the state as ruling TMC and opposition parties traded charges and counter-charges.

Apr 14, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

US for a viable political opposition in Bangladesh

Expressing concern over the continuing political violence in Bangladesh, the US has called for a viable opposition to create inclusive processes and address the current impasse in the country, days after a court ordered the arrest of former prime minister Khaleda Zia in connection with two graft cases.

Feb 27, 2015, 06:41 AM IST

Bangladesh parties urged to end deadly cycle of crimes

With no end in sight to politically motivated violence and other abuses in Bangladesh, authorities need to ensure their response respects the rights of all and avoids arbitrary use of force, arrests and disappearances, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Will no more tolerate political violence, BJP tells Mamata

Claiming that over 150 political killings have occurred in West Bengal since the Trinamool Congress came to power in 2011, the BJP said Sunday it will no more tolerate political violence in the state.

Jun 15, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Thai army `may intervene` after attack kills three

The chief of Thailand`s coup-prone army warned Thursday his troops "may use force" to quell political violence, after three people were killed in a grenade and gun attack on protesters in Bangkok.

May 15, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh polls peaceful barring incidents of political violence

Polling was by and large peaceful in 175 assembly and 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in 13 coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts of AP, in the second phase of polling today, barring incidents of violence between political parties.

May 08, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Army chief warns Thailand will collapse amid growing violence

Thailand`s powerful military chief on Monday warned that the country will "collapse" as political violence escalated with attacks on anti-government rallies over the weekend that claimed the lives of three children.

Feb 24, 2014, 17:37 PM IST

Girl killed as fears heighten over Thai political violence

A five-year-old girl was killed and 30 people wounded in a drive-by shooting attack on an anti-government rally in eastern Thailand, police said.

Feb 23, 2014, 13:58 PM IST

Feuds between political workers keeping police busy: RR Patil

Political violence was putting more burden on the police machinery in Maharashtra, state Home Minister R R Patil said on Wednesday evening.

Jan 09, 2014, 00:27 AM IST

16 killed in poll-bound Bangladesh during opposition protest

A leader of Awami League and a member of a union council were killed in clashes at Kaliganj on the outskirts of Dhaka.

Nov 27, 2013, 19:38 PM IST

Fresh political violence in Bangladesh

An unidentified man was killed in clashes between opposition activists and the police in northwestern Sirajganj.

Nov 26, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

Two killed in CPI(M)-Congress clash in Bengal

Two persons were killed and as many injured in a poll related clash between workers of CPI(M) and Congress at Rejinagar in Murshidabad district, police said on Saturday.

Jun 22, 2013, 22:15 PM IST

Journalists attacked in TMC group clash in Bengal

Two TV journalists were hospitalised with serious injuries on Friday after they were attacked while covering a clash between two rival factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district.

Jun 07, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

Bangladesh on security alert after political violence

Bangladesh intensified security and ordered stern action against "troublemakers".

Jan 29, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

WB: CPM, TMC workers clash, Mamata convenes emergency meet

The rift between the CPI (M) and the ruling Trinamool Congress widened on Tuesday after political workers and supporters of the two parties clashed in South 24, Paragana district of the West Bengal.

Jan 08, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

SC for derecognising ‘violent’ political parties

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought to know from the Centre if a political party can be derecognised for indulging in violent agitation.

Jul 17, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

Political violence kills 2 in Bangladesh

Explosion rocked Bangladesh`s capital
Dhaka and southeastern Sylhet with the main opposition BNP activists fighting pitched battle.

Dec 18, 2011, 21:45 PM IST

Pak govt faces pressure to call in Army in Karachi

As many as 87 people have been killed over the last four days, with seven more casualties including two children.

Aug 21, 2011, 14:31 PM IST

Karachi violence continues; 200 killed in July

Most of the areas affected in the latest violence are home to ethnic Pashtuns as well as Muhajirs.

Aug 01, 2011, 16:01 PM IST