India  /  Published 02.11.20

Islamic centre signage defaced in Delhi

A vigilante group that prides itself on defacing road signage with Muslim-sounding names and threatening connoisseurs of buffalo meat and Pakistani music, vandalised the signboard of an Islamic centre...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

David Hare vandalism suspects held

Two men were arrested on Sunday in connection with the vandalism on the David Hare campus of the West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education, Planning and Administration, on Ballygun...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

ED versus police on Visva-Bharati turf

The Trinamul-BJP face-off over vandalism at Visva-Bharati triggered yet another battle on campus between the Enforcement Directorate, a central agency, and the state police. Amid murmurs that the saf...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

Bolpur: students blame VC

Tagore’s abode of peace is torn between condemning Monday’s vandalism over the boundary wall on Pous Mela ground and expressing sorrow over Visva-Bharati authorities’ alleged estrang...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.20

Bolpur: varsity blames TMC

Visva-Bharati authorities have filed a complaint of campus vandalism and loot against a Trinamul MLA and three other ruling party leaders, accusing them of leading a mob on Monday against the construc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Vidyasagar: TMC jab on 'tokenism'

The BJP and the Trinamul Congress sparred over the legacy of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar on his death anniversary on Wednesday, 14 months after the polymath’s bust had been smashed at the tail-end ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Student shot over ‘bike-park brawl’

An undergraduate student was shot dead allegedly by four motorcycle-borne assailants in front of his home at Titagarh in North 24-Parganas on Friday night following a clash over parking of bikes. The...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

World  /  Published 28.06.20

Trump order targets statue vandalism

President Trump issued an executive order on Friday that instructed federal law enforcement authorities to prosecute people who damage federal monuments or statues and that threatened to withhold fund...
By Michael D. Shear in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.19

Bidhan Chandra Roy bust vandalised

A bust of former Bengal chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy — popularly known as Banglar Roopokar (maker of modern Bengal) — in front of a Congress office in East Burdwan’s Mankar was vandalised a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 19.03.20

Jamia cop query deflected

Human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Thursday cited a pending court case to evade an MP’s demand for action against Delhi police for allegedly damaging a library at the Jamia Mill...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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