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  • Yogi unveils statue of Maharaja Khet Singh Khangar in Banda

    Yogi unveils statue of Maharaja Khet Singh Khangar in Banda

    “Maharaja Khet Singh Khangar took part in all the wars of Prithviraj Chauhan during the 12th century, at a time when the nation was under attack from foreign invaders and infiltrators,” said the UP chief minister.

    February 17, 2023
  • The artist behind ‘Ashok Stambh’ atop new Parliament building

    The artist behind ‘Ashok Stambh’ atop new Parliament building

    Laxman sculpted over 300 items including statues, various kinds of emblems put on pillars and on the rooftop of the government buildings in the last 20 years at least living in Pink City of Jaipur.

    July 12, 2022
  • ‘Grand statue’ of Netaji to come up at India Gate: PM Modi

    ‘Grand statue’ of Netaji to come up at India Gate: PM Modi

    The Prime Minister further announced that till the grand statue of Netaji was completed a hologram statue of Netaji Bose would be present at the same place.

    January 21, 2022
  • Kovind unveils statue of P N Panicker who launched a movement for libraries and literacy

    Kovind unveils statue of P N Panicker who launched a movement for libraries and literacy

    The President said that it is a unique feature of Kerala that in every village, even in the remotest villages, there is a library and people feel an emotional connect with their library, just as they feel a special connect with a temple or church or mosque or a school in their village or town.

    December 23, 2021
  • ‘Incredible day’ as Charlottesville cheers Lee statue removal

    ‘Incredible day’ as Charlottesville cheers Lee statue removal

    Also removed Saturday was a statue depicting Sacagawea, and explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

    July 11, 2021
  • Statue of symbolism

    Statue of symbolism

    Does Sardar Patel deserve respect for his role in unifying India? If Narendra Modi had not taken the initiative to build the statue at such a huge cost, one suspects the popular discourse would have been different. That the Prime Minister chose to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who had banned the RSS after...

    November 28, 2018
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s bust vandalised in Kolkata

    Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s bust vandalised in Kolkata

    A complaint was lodged at the local police station against unknown miscreants by activists of the Forward Bloc

    May 3, 2018
  • Ambedkar statue vandalised in Greater Noida

    Ambedkar statue vandalised in Greater Noida

    A statue of BR Ambedkar in Richhpal Garhi village of Bisrakh in Greater Noida was found damaged, a day before the nation commemorates the birth anniversary of the Dalit icon.

    April 14, 2018
  • Uttar Pradesh: Yet another statue of Ambedkar vandalised

    Uttar Pradesh: Yet another statue of Ambedkar vandalised

    Statue vandalism continues unabated in Uttar Pradesh with the latest incident being reported from Allahabad where a statue of BR Ambedkar was beheaded.

    March 31, 2018
  • Statue vandalism: Siliguri cops on alert

    Statue vandalism: Siliguri cops on alert

    Following the statue desecration spree the country witnessed in the past few days, the Siliguri Metropolitan Police (SMP) has put all police stations under it on alert and instructed officers to keep a close watch on the statues and busts of prominent personalities in the town. According to officials, there are 22 statues and busts...

    March 10, 2018
  • Statue vandalism stir takes ugly turn

    Statue vandalism stir takes ugly turn

    The chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed both the BJP and the ultra-Left parties for creating disturbances in the state. The Trinamul supremo also criticised vandalisation of statutes of political icons and social reformers. She said, “There may be differences in political ideology but that does not mean one will deface, destroy or pull...

    March 9, 2018
  • JU students vandalise SP Mukherjee’s statue

    JU students vandalise SP Mukherjee’s statue

    Agroup of six students of Jadavapur University and a former JU student on Wednesday blotched on the half bust of Shyamaprasad Mukherjee and also damaged it. In the process they clashed with TMC workers before the police intervened and arrested the group. On Wednesday, at about 8.15 am near Keroratala crematorium ground, six men and...

    March 8, 2018
  • Head of demolished Lenin statue kept taken to civic body premises

    Head of demolished Lenin statue kept taken to civic body premises

    The statue of communist icon and former head of government of Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin, which was pulled down by a group of people in South Tripura’s Belonia recently, will be kept at the premises of the municipal body here, a top official said on Wednesday. The nearly 11-ft tall fibre glass statue, which stood...

    March 7, 2018
  • Petrol bomb thrown at BJP’s Coimbatore office

    Petrol bomb thrown at BJP’s Coimbatore office

    The attack comes a day after BJP national secretary H Raja's message in the social media that said the statue of rationalist movement founder EV Ramasamy or Periyar would be razed to the ground

    March 7, 2018
  • Keep ‘terrorist’ Lenin’s statue in your office: Swamy to CPIM

    Keep ‘terrorist’ Lenin’s statue in your office: Swamy to CPIM

    Controversial BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said Vladimir Lenin was a “terrorist” and that the CPI(M) should keep his razed statue inside their headquarters and “worship” it. Hitting out at Communists for protesting against the knocking down of the 11.5-feet fibre statue of Lenin in south Tripura’s Belonia on Monday, Swamy said the Russian leader...

    March 6, 2018
  • Sardar Patel’s tallest statue tribute to farmers: Modi

    Sardar Patel’s tallest statue tribute to farmers: Modi

    With an eye on the upcoming assembly election in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat will be a tribute to the sweat and toil of millions of Indian farmers. “The Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s statue (182m high), known as the Statue of Unity, being...

    February 28, 2018
  • Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest in Uttar Pradesh

    Buddha statue stolen, Dalits stage protest in Uttar Pradesh

    A statue of Gautama Buddha was stolen from a village in Muzaffarnagar district, triggering protest by Dalits, police said on Tuesday. The statue was stolen from Guyana Majra village on Monday, Charthawal police station SHO G C Sharma. Soon after the news spread, angry Dalit villagers staged a protest in the western Uttar Pradesh district,...

    January 9, 2018

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