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Vidyasagar College
West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Interim VC likely for JU

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das is likely to act as interim vice-chancellor after his four-year tenure ends on June 23 as the state government is yet to constitute a search committee ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Vidyasagar College gets bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee installed a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, 28 days after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandalised on the Bidhan Sarani c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

college readies for Vidyasagar’s bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate a bust and a statute of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, almost a month after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandali...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

BJP leader in statue custody

The city police on Monday took BJP leader Rakesh Singh in their custody in connection with the vandalism at Vidyasagar College on May 14.Singh was arrested at the city airport last week in connection ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Post-vandalism, a Vidyasagar boom in Calcutta

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar appears to have pipped all other Bengali icons to the post.Artisans in Kumartuli, the idol-making hub of Calcutta, have been getting an unusually high number of requests to ma...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

New Vidyasagar bust cast in bronze

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate a new bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on June 11, almost a month after the old one was vandalised by suspected BJP supporters tail...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.05.19

The threat to Hindu multiculturalism

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By Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar in

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Jai Shri…Vidyasagar

In a state ruled by the lone woman chief minister of India, last week, some anti-socials thought nothing of vandalising the bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The 19th century educationist reformer fro...
By Upala Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

BJP now in august company of Naxalites

Darkness abhors light. History is thus replete with examples of authoritarian forces directing their venom towards figures associated with enlightenment. In a contemporary expression of this animosity...
By The Editorial Board in

States  /  Published 15.05.19

What Shah said and what videos show

BJP president Amit Shah told a news conference in Delhi that his party workers had been outside the gates of Vidyasagar College and did not vandalise a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. Shah showed th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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