Two political leaders from a communist party in India’s eastern state of West Bengal were killed Wednesday, allegedly by activists from the ruling party, a news report said. The politicians, who belonged to the state’s opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), were beaten and stabbed by a crowd in the Burdwan district, area police chief SH Mirza told the IANS news agency. Four people had been arrested in connection with the killings, Mirza said.