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POLITICS

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Bengal violence, Statue demolished bengal, Ishwarchandra vidyasagar, Vidyasagar statue demolished

Far from Busted: Right-wing goons vandalized Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s statue. But they can't destroy his iconic Bengali thought

The very politicians whose foot soldiers are blamed for shattering Vidyasagar's statue are vowing to rebuild it with ornate ‘panchadhattu’. This is exactly the outlook Vidyasagar stood against.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
TMC, Panchayat Polls, Mamata Banerjee, Bengal violence

Ma, Mati, Manush and murder? Why isn't Mamata Banerjee taking a firm stand on Bengal violence?

Didi cannot be the champion of liberalism and remain silent over gruesome murders at the same time.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
TMC, Bengal violence, Bengal panchayat polls, Mamata Banerjee

Why the Mamata Banerjee government can suddenly see, hear or speak no ‘evil’

The CM and her party have little to say on the panchayat poll violence and the attack on journalists in Bengal.

POLITICS

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Bengal violence, Trinamool, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Mamata Banerjee

Truth behind Mamata Banerjee calling on ailing Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Opponents believe it was a move to shift the focus from the ongoing violence allegedly unleashed by TMC workers ahead of panchayat polls in Bengal.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, BJP, Swami Vivekananda, Bengal violence

Bengal is battling over its icons

The BJP and Trinamool Congress have been sparring over the ownership and legacy of the torchbearers of Bengal.