ISHWAR CHANDRA VIDYASAGAR
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar: the reformer at the centre of TMC-BJP clash
There's a measure of irony in the fact that assault on Vidyasagar's memory came from the Hindu Right.
Mamata Banerjee unveils Vidyasagar bust in Kolkata college
The bust, made of Bronze, will be taken to the nearby Vidyasagar College in Colleg...
Mamata Banerjee unveils new Vidyasagar statue vandalised in political clash last month
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid tribute...
Mamata Banerjee bans BJP's victory marches in West Bengal
"If any leader tries to create riot-like situation in the state, I have asked the police to act lawfully and take strong action to prevent the situation from deteriorating," Mamata said.
View: How ‘Jai Sri Ram’ in Bengal became a battering Ram
The day West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee chose to confront Jai Shri Ram-chanting protesters in Medinipur, she committed a fatal mistake.
Kolkata voters go missing after 3 pm, create a mystery
EC officials admitted that turnout fell abruptly after 3 pm and this completely reversed the encouraging steady turnout witnessed from 7 am.
View: Will the 56-inch non-Bengali finally give Bengal an opposition?
While there is much consternation from many quarters about BJP ‘taking over Bengal’, this election could finally see one-party/front rule change to something that most other Indian states have been familiar with for decades: a government checked and tempered by an opposition.
Who destroyed Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar?
So who destroyed the Vidyasagar statue? Like a Kurosawa movie, the answer depends on who you’re asking.
In eyeball-to-eyeball Bengal politics, goons only constant
Voter intimidation and violence has been rampant. People have reported receiving midnight knocks on the door to remind them of their correct polling duty.
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