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Village elections show West Bengal has a violence problem

In the east Indian state of West Bengal, any election can lead to serious violence and political killings. In one phase of a village council election in May, at least a dozen people were killed in separate incidents of poll-related conflicts. But leaders of the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress party don’t find the violence striking. “To all ‘newborn’ experts on […]