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'Kerala CPM resorting to violent politics to cover up their shortcomings'

'Kerala CPM resorting to violent politics to cover up their shortcomings'

Rediff.com22 Sep 2014

'The CPM is not in a mood to introspect, and their total failure on all fronts is being covered up by crimes such as maiming and killing political opponents,' alleges Bharatiya Janata Party's Kerala president V Muraleedharan on the eve of his rally to protest the murder of his party activists in Kannur.

CPM leader's son faces probe for FB post on RSS worker's murder

CPM leader's son faces probe for FB post on RSS worker's murder

Rediff.com4 Sep 2014

A Facebook post by the son of a Communist Party of India-Marxist leader has landed him in hot water. The Kadirur police has registered a case under the Information Technology Act against Jain Raj, son of CPI-M's P Jayarajan for his post in which he expressed happiness over the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader.

BJP leader holds Karat responsible for RSS leader's killing

BJP leader holds Karat responsible for RSS leader's killing

Rediff.com2 Sep 2014

BJP state president V Muraleedharan said that the CPM leadership had run out of ideas and was trying to suppress its political opponents by physically intimidating them. Arun Lakshman reports

RSS worker killed in Kannur as Amit Shah begins Kerala visit

RSS worker killed in Kannur as Amit Shah begins Kerala visit

Rediff.com1 Sep 2014

Elanthottil Manoj, the latest victim of this violence, was hacked to death by goons who barged into his house. Manoj was the district leader of the Sharirik Shikshan, affiliated to the RSS. The incident occurred in Kizhakke Kadirur near Thalassery, the epicentre of political violence in Kannur district.