If radicals think violence will ensure withdrawal of CAA, they are dreaming

caa-violenceThere has been a desperate attempt to get the newly amended citizenship law rolled back. Although it does not affect any Indian, there has been a sustained attempt on the part of the opposition to misguide the Muslims of the country.

Delhi witnessed one of its worst riots in recent times, with rapid mobs pelting stones and even killing a policeman. In the past two days, there have been several reports about how the violence was staged and orchestrated to time it with the Donald Trump visit. The sole agenda – embarrass India.

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From violence to misrepresenting NRC: Did TMC win the Bengal by-poll fair and square?

bengal-by-pollsWith an improving vote share and the fact that this was only the by-poll, the BJP has a lot to take away from the West Bengal by-election. The question on people’s minds now is, did the TMC win it fair and square

Political analysts would say that a by-election is not always a reflection of what the general mood of a state or nation is. A by-election is normally candidate-centric, it is also said.

In this context let us take a look at the recently concluded by-elections in West Bengal. The seats at Kharagapur, Karimpur and Kaliagunj were won by the Trinamool Congress Party. The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said that it was a major victory and the people of Bengal have rejected the BJP. Her euphoria stems from the fact that the BJP has in no time rocketed to the second spot in Bengal and is a major challenger in the Assembly elections set to be held next year.

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Ram Rahim case: IB warns of violence ahead of sentencing

ramsecurityThe Intelligence Bureau has warned of large scale violence following the sentencing of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. In the wake of the intelligence warning, Haryana has been placed on high alert with security personnel outnumbering the civilians on the streets.

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Ram Rahim verdict: How were repeated intelligence warnings missed or ignored

ramhimviolenceIntelligence was missing is the the normal defence that is taken following a violent incident or terror strike. However what happened in the aftermath of the Ram Rahim verdict is carelessness on part of the Haryana government.

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Ram Rahim convicted: High level meet at Delhi

ramhimviolenceA high level meeting is being held in New Delhi to review the situation following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim. Violence had erupted which left over 30 persons dead after Ram Rahim was convicted by the special CBI court on Friday.

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Ram Rahim convicted: 17 who died in violence have bullet injuries

Most of the persons who died in the violence at Panchkula following the Ram Rahim convicted have bullet injuries. The youngest person to have died is between the age of 15 and 17 while the oldest is in his 60s.

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