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Ambedkar statue vandalised in Meerut, replaced

Another Ambedkar statue damaged in UP; 3 vandals identified

[India], Mar 10 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Police is searching for three men who allegedly vandalised a statue of BR Ambedkar in Azamgarh on Saturday. "Three men have been identified, currently they are absconding, will be arrested soon," said Deputy Inspector ... Sify, 1 week ago
Now, Lord Hanuman's statue desecrated in UP Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago

Bust of Mahatma Gandhi defaced in Kannur

A bust of Mahatma Gandhi was found defaced in Kannur districts Taliparamba town today, police said. The spectacle carving was damaged and a garland on the statue was lying nearby, an official said, giving details of the vandalisation, the latest in a series ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

4 days, 7 statues: Now, Gandhi, Ambedkar busts vandalised

First it was Lenin, then Periyar, followed by Ambedkar. In what is being seen as a statue vandalism wave, an idol of Mahatma Gandhi in Kerala’s Kannur district and a bust of Baba Ambedkar in Periyar Nagar, Tiruvottiyur, in Chennai were vandalised on Thursday morning.   IMAGE: The spectacles on the Gandhi bust were broken. The spectacle carving was damaged and a garland on the statue was lying nearby, an official said. The Gandhi statue was close to the Taliparamba Taluk office, the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Gandhi statue in Kerala vandalised  Rediff.com2 weeks ago After Lenin and Periyar, Ambedkar's statue vandalised in UP  Sify2 weeks ago Statue politics: Vandals target statutes of Lenin, Periyar, Mookerjee and Ambedkar  Sify2 weeks ago

Racing car driver AND pilot: Meet India's fastest woman

Sneha Sharma is shattering speed and societal barriers.A Ganesh Nadar listens to her story. IMAGE: Sneha Sharma got her racing licence when she was 16. Photographs: Kind courtesy Sneha Sharma The coffee shop in Mumbai is crowded as usual, with the young and the old, the fashionable and the indifferent. Most are busy with their mobile phones. A few chat with friends. Though already seated when I walk in, Sneha Sharma seems to be in motion, shuffling her time between two mobile phones and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

All statues of Lenin should be demolished: BJP MLA

[India] March 7 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said all statues of Russian Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in India should be demolished. Welcoming demolition of Lenin's statue in Tripura; Raj Purohit, a BJP MLA from Maharashtra, said all ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Statue vandalism: WB BJP unit demands stern action against culprits  Sify2 weeks ago

Security tightened around key statues in Delhi

The Delhi Police has tightened security around key statues in the national capital as a precautionary measure in the wake of desecration of statues of communist icon Vladmir Lenin and Dravidian movement founder E V Ramasamy Periyar.A senior police officer ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

LS, RS disrupted again, no breakthrough in meeting called by Speaker

New Delhi: The opposition continued to force adjournments of both Houses of Parliament for the third day on Wednesday over the Rs 12,600-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and other issues, even as a meeting of leaders of various parties with the Lok ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

After Lenin, Periyar, statues of SP Mookerjee, Ambedkar vandalised

A bust of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee was vandalised in Kolkata on Wednesday, allegedly by Left supporters, an obvious act of retribution following the razing of statues of Soviet icon Vladimir Illyich Lenin in Tripura, officials said. A statue of Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar was also vandalised and replaced later in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, amid the ongoing spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of known figures across the country. IMAGE: A police official along ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Mookerjee's bust vandalised in Kol; PM, Shah condemn razing of icons' statues  Business Standard2 weeks ago

BJP office attacked, Raja regrets Facebook post

Hours after a BJP office in Tamil Nadu was attacked, party National Secretary H. Raja on Wednesday expressed regret for his Facebook post that said statues of rationalist movement founder E.V.Ramasamy or Periyar would be razed to the ground in the state.
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago TN statue row: BJP office, Brahmins attacked, Raja expresses regret  Prokerala2 weeks ago

PM strongly disapproves vandalism of statues

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today "strongly disapproved" incidents of vandalism of statues in certain parts of the country and spoke to Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the matter. The Home Ministry said it has taken serious note of such incidents ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago PM Modi speaks to Rajnath about Lenin statue vandalism, MHA for strong action  Sify2 weeks ago
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