West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

CL Block artist sculpts Vidyasagar statue in 4 days

Four days is all Gautam Pal got to create a statue of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar to replace the bust vandalised at Vidyasagar College in May. “On June 4, my brother informed me that a messenger from m...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

Intolerance has taken hold of our minds

Heinrich Heine, one of the all-time great German writers, has a frighteningly memorable sentence: “Das war ein Vorspiel nur, dort wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen (That ...
By G.N. Devy

World  /  Published 06.01.20

Man accused in Nankana vandalism held in Pakistan

The main accused in the recent incident of vandalism at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab province has been arrested and charged with a non-bailable section of the stringent anti-terrorism...
By PTI in Lahore

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.19

BJP workers in vandalism cry

A group of around 150 BJP workers demonstrated in front of East Singhbhum deputy commissioner’s office on Monday to demand action against those involved in the destruction of the foundation stone pl...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Legal team meets teacher for probe

A high school teacher, who had been dragged, beaten and locked up by alleged Trinamul Congress supporters, on Tuesday narrated her ordeal before a team from the District Legal Aid Services Authority o...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.20

Bombs hurled at house

Unidentified persons hurled bombs at the home of a professor of Serampore College in Naihati late on Friday night with his daughter suspecting that her anti-CAA posts on social media triggered the att...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

University attacked, finger at BJP

Students and Trinamul Chhatra Parishad supporters at an agriculture university in Cooch Behar have alleged that armed BJP activists entered the campus on Tuesday evening and assaulted them soon after ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.19

Cops sniff kerosene at arson site

Police suspect kerosene was used to torch motorcycles and a bicycle during the attack on the Bidhan Sarani campus of Vidyasagar College while a rally led by BJP president Amit Shah was passing by on T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.19

Overnight, Modi wakes up to Vidyasagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning promised to replace the damaged bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar with a new statue cast in panchadhatu (five-metal alloy), taking nearly 40 hours to br...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Assam Assembly condemns vandalism at Baksa mosque

The Assam Assembly on Wednesday condemned the act of vandalism at Kalapani mosque in Baksa district, 88km from here, on March 1.The House also appealed to the people of Assam to maintain peace and har...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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