Jawhar Sircar
India  /  Published 17.07.22

MP questions govt on emblem

Trinamul Rajya Sabha member from Bengal and former Union culture secretary Jawhar Sircar wrote to housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Puri on Saturday questioning the “deviations” a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.22

Govt 'distorting' national emblem

A tweeter, Advaid, wrote: “Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat in the book Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present mentions how fascism is basically a crisis of masculinity. Everything is represented more aggr...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Giant mural of Satyajit Ray unveiled near Rabindra Sarobar Metro station

A fire broke out near the car shed of the East-West Metro Railway near City Centre on Monday afternoon. The fire broke out in one of the hutments and then spread in the area along the boundary wall o...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.03.22

Re-narration Indian history gets support St Xavier’s event

An overwhelming majority of the audience at St Xavier’s College supported the re-narration of Indian history on Saturday evening. The show of hands, represented by cellphone lights since it was...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengali version of population book busts Muslim growth myth

Between 1951 and 2011 Census, a net increase in the Muslim population in India was 13.6 crore. That of Hindus was 67.6 crore The fertility rate, the number of children a woman would have in her lif...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


Events  /  Published 03.03.22

Is trial by media a curse to our democracy? The Bengal Club debates

“We have had a fair display of eloquence regarding freedom of fair speech and freedom of fair trial,” summed up Mukherjee, putting the motion to vote. The house voted for the motion. ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

India  /  Published 25.02.22

Sircar plea to EC to pre-censor PM’s Mann

Trinamul MP Jawhar Sircar has renewed the demand for the Election Commission of India to assert itself by pre-censoring propaganda in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s poll-time Mann Ki Baat broadc...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.22

Jawhar: Central vista to pander to gigantic ego

Trinamul Congress MP Jawhar Sircar on Tuesday said the central vista project in New Delhi was meant to pander to a “gigantic” ego and demanded wealth tax on the super-rich to expand welfar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Economy hit by policies, says Jawhar

The country has become a “surveillance state” and the entire thing is being run with “control and arrogance”, Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Jawhar Sircar said on Thursda...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

IAS tip: Be a courtier, not courtesan

Jawhar Sircar, recently elevated to the Rajya Sabha by Trinamul, on Sunday compared the three Prime Ministers that he worked with as a civil servant and launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Na...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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