Vidyasagar College
India  /  Published 22.05.19

The threat to Hindu multiculturalism

By Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Yechury backs Mamata's claim of outsiders at Shah's road show

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday appeared to second Mamata Banerjee’s claim that the BJP had mobilised people from other states to participate in Amit Shah’s road show in Calcutt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

BJP, TMC workers clash during Shah’s Calcutta road show

When the cavalcade reached Vidyasagar College around 6.50pm, stones were allegedly thrown at Shah’s vehicle from inside the campus.Trinamul and BJP activists suffered injuries, mostly on their heads...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Cops under EC, questions on road show drill

The College Street flare-up during BJP president Amit Shah’s road show could have been averted had there been proper planning on the part of police, a former Calcutta police commissioner has said. T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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


West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Eloquent Modi has no word on Vidyasagar

The silence said it all.Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed two rallies in Bengal on Wednesday but did not utter a word about Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. Less than 24 hours earlier, a bust of the Ben...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Vidyasagar bust vandalised in Calcutta

By Subhankar Chowdhury and Snehamoy Chakraborty 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 14.05.19

Yechury slams attack on Bengal heritage

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury condemned the violence in Calcutta on Tuesday, blaming the BJP but not sparing the Trinamul Congress either in a series of tweets.“Vidyasagar was conferred the ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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