Opinion  /  Published 05.03.22

Stealing the past

The past is up for sale — but not only in politics. India is a treasure trove of ancient artefacts. Unfortunately, given the bureaucratic apathy and tardy implementation of antiquities protectio...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 06.02.22

NY: Gandhi statue attacked

The Indian diaspora has strongly condemned the vandalisation of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi here, saying it is a “sad moment” when such an act is perpetrated against the global icon of pe...
By PTI in New York

India  /  Published 08.01.22

BJP protest betrays Cong jitters

A group of BJP MPs on Friday protested with placards in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue on Parliament premises, holding the Congress responsible for the “life-threatening breach of Prime ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.11.21

Australia: Gandhi statue vandalised

A life-sized bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi, gifted by the Indian government, has been vandalised here in an act Prime Minister Scott Morrison strongly condemned as "disgraceful", triggerin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Melbourne

World  /  Published 11.07.21

US statue that sparked violent rally is taken down

A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been hoisted off its stone pedestal. Work to remove the statue of General Robert E. Lee be...
By AP in Charlottesville, Virginia


Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Statue unveiled in Sector V

The officials also spoke of a toilet cum cafeteria next door that was inaugurated a few days earlier. “There are at least 200 competitive examinations that take place here round the year. So a w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 17.01.21

8 new trains to help reach Statue of Unity

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting Gujarat's Kevadia, where the Statue of Unity of Sardar Patel is located, to different regions of the country. Mo...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Ahmedabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.01.21

Nehru’s statue damaged

Telaiya is the first multipurpose dam of the country which was inaugurated by Nehru in 1953. His statue was installed at Chachero Park. Sharma is suspecting the picnickers who have caused the dam...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Koderma

Heritage  /  Published 05.07.20

Stone hinge: Calcutta as witness to removal of statues

Anti-racism protests are raging across the world, triggered by the street-side killing of George Floyd, an African-American, by policemen in Minneapolis in the US. A protest wave hashtagged BlackLives...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 10.11.18

BJP MP seeks monastery in Ayodhya

A BJP parliamentarian has demanded that a Buddhist monastery be built on the disputed site in Ayodhya rather than a Ram temple, which chief minister Yogi Adityanath and many central ministers have bee...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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