Vidyasagar Statue


'Vidyasagar Statue' - 11 News Result(s)

  • "Bengal Isn't Gujarat": Mamata Banerjee Unveils Icon's Statue, Shreds BJP

    "Bengal Isn't Gujarat": Mamata Banerjee Unveils Icon's Statue, Shreds BJP

    A new bust of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was unveiled today in Kolkata by Mamata Banerjee, almost a month after it was smashed to bits during clashes between Bengal's ruling Trinamool and the BJP in the violent run-up to the national election.

  • Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was desecrated by miscreants last month.

  • Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue

    Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue

    The West Bengal government has formed a five-member committee to look into the desecration of the bust of Vidyasagar during a BJP rally in the city earlier this month, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.

  • Moon Moon Sen's Gaffe No. 2, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence"

    Moon Moon Sen's Gaffe No. 2, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence"

    Actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a Trinamool Congress candidate for the national election, was again accused of making a comment that undermined the violence in Bengal on the last day of voting for the national election on Sunday. "This is a tiny bit of violence," Moon Moon Sen said as she responded to a question on the vandalism of a statue ...

  • PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram

    PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram

    Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- provided a laundry list of such destruction the BJP is allegedly responsible for.

  • "Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue

    "Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue

    The massive political row over vandalising a statue of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar continued today with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer of a new Vidyasagar statue at the same spot it was destroyed. The firebrand Trinamool leader, who has rarely backed out of a bare-knuckled fight, threw...

  • In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue

    In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue

    In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the campaign of a BJP candidate today. Or at least, an actor in costume, complete with a faux receding hairline, a dhoti, a brown shawl and a book in one han...

  • General Elections 2019: PM Modi Promises Grand Vidyasagar Statue Amid Battle With Trinamool

    General Elections 2019: PM Modi Promises Grand Vidyasagar Statue Amid Battle With Trinamool

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Trinamool Congress "goons" vandalised Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in Kolkata and promised to build a grand statue at the same spot.

  • "Feel Sorry For Poll Body" Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short

    "Feel Sorry For Poll Body" Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short

    Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata. Accusing the Election Commission of toeing the BJP line, Ms Banerjee said, "I feel sorry for the Election Commission".

  • Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

    Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

    As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage.

  • Elections 2019: BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting - 10 Points

    Elections 2019: BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting - 10 Points

    The political battle over the violence and vandalism during BJP chief Amit Shah's road show in Kolkata has sharpened to a Bengalis versus outsiders conflict. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress claims the BJP had brought in goons from outside the state who know nothing of Bengal's history and culture, which led to the vandalism of the statue of Is...

'Vidyasagar Statue' - 11 Video Result(s)

'Vidyasagar Statue' - 11 News Result(s)

  • "Bengal Isn't Gujarat": Mamata Banerjee Unveils Icon's Statue, Shreds BJP

    "Bengal Isn't Gujarat": Mamata Banerjee Unveils Icon's Statue, Shreds BJP

    A new bust of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was unveiled today in Kolkata by Mamata Banerjee, almost a month after it was smashed to bits during clashes between Bengal's ruling Trinamool and the BJP in the violent run-up to the national election.

  • Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was desecrated by miscreants last month.

  • Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue

    Bengal Government Forms Panel To Probe Destruction Of Vidyasagar Statue

    The West Bengal government has formed a five-member committee to look into the desecration of the bust of Vidyasagar during a BJP rally in the city earlier this month, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.

  • Moon Moon Sen's Gaffe No. 2, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence"

    Moon Moon Sen's Gaffe No. 2, Says Kolkata Clashes "Tiny Bit Of Violence"

    Actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a Trinamool Congress candidate for the national election, was again accused of making a comment that undermined the violence in Bengal on the last day of voting for the national election on Sunday. "This is a tiny bit of violence," Moon Moon Sen said as she responded to a question on the vandalism of a statue ...

  • PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram

    PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram

    Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- provided a laundry list of such destruction the BJP is allegedly responsible for.

  • "Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue

    "Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue

    The massive political row over vandalising a statue of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar continued today with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer of a new Vidyasagar statue at the same spot it was destroyed. The firebrand Trinamool leader, who has rarely backed out of a bare-knuckled fight, threw...

  • In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue

    In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue

    In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the campaign of a BJP candidate today. Or at least, an actor in costume, complete with a faux receding hairline, a dhoti, a brown shawl and a book in one han...

  • General Elections 2019: PM Modi Promises Grand Vidyasagar Statue Amid Battle With Trinamool

    General Elections 2019: PM Modi Promises Grand Vidyasagar Statue Amid Battle With Trinamool

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Trinamool Congress "goons" vandalised Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in Kolkata and promised to build a grand statue at the same spot.

  • "Feel Sorry For Poll Body" Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short

    "Feel Sorry For Poll Body" Says Mamata Banerjee After Campaign Cut Short

    Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wrath bubbled over today as the Election Commission cut short the campaign in her state by a day, after Tuesday's violence during Amit Shah's roadshow in Kolkata. Accusing the Election Commission of toeing the BJP line, Ms Banerjee said, "I feel sorry for the Election Commission".

  • Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

    Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

    As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage.

  • Elections 2019: BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting - 10 Points

    Elections 2019: BJP-Trinamool Battle Peaks In Bengal Ahead Of Final Voting - 10 Points

    The political battle over the violence and vandalism during BJP chief Amit Shah's road show in Kolkata has sharpened to a Bengalis versus outsiders conflict. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress claims the BJP had brought in goons from outside the state who know nothing of Bengal's history and culture, which led to the vandalism of the statue of Is...

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