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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

'Bengal is being defamed': Mamata on WB Guv Tripathi meeting PM Modi

'A plan is being hatched to turn Bengal into Gujarat. Bengal is not Gujarat,' West Bengal CM said at an event earlier on Wednesday.

11 Jun 2019 3:11 PM

Mamata unveils Vidyasagar's statue in West Bengal

Banerjee, however, publically denied the proposal by asserting that her state has got enough money to make the structure.

11 Jun 2019 9:37 AM

Kolkata violence likely to resonate in Varanasi poll

In such a scenario therefore it would be interesting to see how Varanasi’s Bengalis vote in the aftermath of the Vidyasagar College incident.

18 May 2019 4:37 AM

BJP demolishes iconic statues as a habit: Mamata Banerjee

The Periyar statue in Vellore was suspected to be broken similarly, claimed the CM.

17 May 2019 5:32 AM

Mamata Banerjee flatly rejects PM’s statue offer

Ms Banerjee held the BJP responsible for its role behind the Election Commission’s advancing the campaign deadline for the last phase of the polls.

17 May 2019 3:19 AM


First build Ram Mandir then think of Vidyasagar's statue: Mamata dares BJP

Elections to 33 seats have taken place in West Bengal in the first six phases of elections.

16 May 2019 6:31 PM

TMC behind West Bengal violence: Amit Shah

The violence apparently began after suspected TMC supporters hurled stones at the BJP convoy from inside the hostel of Vidyasagar College.

16 May 2019 4:02 AM

EC, in a first, orders earlier end to Bengal campaign, by 10 pm today

Article 324 gives special powers to the EC on the superintendence, direction and control of elections, including preparation of electoral rolls.

16 May 2019 3:15 AM

Black day in Kolkata, ensure orderly polls

The first two waves of violence in Kolkata coincided with turns in the political road.

16 May 2019 2:42 AM

His bust is the latest victim in Indian politics. Who was Vidyasagar?

The usual blame game started immediately after the Miscreants entered the college and smashed the bust.

15 May 2019 1:43 PM


Mamata, TMC leaders change Twitter, Facebook DP with Vidyasagar's photo

It was done to protest the desecration of the bust of the noted reformer and key figure of the Bengal Renaissance.

15 May 2019 11:30 AM

Desi club, but videshi attire

While the government is busy promoting everything Indian, a veteran journalist in desi attire was recently refused entry into a snooty Bengaluru Club.

08 May 2018 12:08 AM