Denied Permission to Hold Dharna in front of Gandhi Statue Over Poll Violence in Kolkata, Allege BJP Leaders

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The West Bengal BJP leaders alleged that they were denied permission to hold ‘dharna’ in front of the Gandhi statue in Kolkata. On May 4, the state BJP announced that they are going to hold nationwide protests under the leadership of Nadda against the widespread violence by TMC cadres in Bengal. Nadda was supposed to … Read more

Greta Thunberg statue at UK university sparks backlash, labeled as ‘vanity project’

Greta Thunberg statue at UK university sparks backlash, labeled as 'vanity project'

A life-sized bronze statue of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg installed at a United Kingdom university has sparked a backlash among students and critics who argue the money could have been better spent. The sculpture — with a price tag of £24,000 (roughly $33,000) — was unveiled at the University of Winchester in southern England on Tuesday. The university, in a statement, … Read more

BR Ambedkar’s Statue Found Damaged in UP’s Ballia, Second Incident in Four Months

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File photo of Dr BR Ambedkar The SDM and police officials assured the protesters that a new statue would be installed at the earliest. For the second time in less than four months, a statue of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was found damaged at a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia, leading to a protest by members … Read more

International Women’s Day: Aussie women cricketers to finally get a statue | Cricket News – Times of India

International Women's Day: Aussie women cricketers to finally get a statue | Cricket News - Times of India

SYDNEY: Sports-mad Australia has 73 statues and sculptures of cricketers dotted around the country, and they all depict men. But that will change with Cricket Australia on Monday commissioning the first of a female player to address the glaring gender imbalance. Who will be immortalised in bronze has not been revealed, but it will go … Read more

International Women’s Day: SCG To Have First Statue Of Female Cricketer | Cricket News

Cricket Australia on Monday announced its commitment to continue addressing gender imbalance on this International Women’s Day, with the formation of a “Recognition of Women in Cricket Working Group”. As a major first step, the NSW government’s stadiums authority Venues NSW has committed to housing the first sculpture of a women’s cricketer at … Read more

108 Feet-tall Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Statue to Be Ready by 2022, Says Karnataka Dy CM

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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Dr C. N. Ashwathnarayana Renowned sculptor and Padma Bhushan awardee Ram Vanji Sutar is designing the statue at his Nodia studio. Sutar had built the ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat and the statue of ‘Gandhiji’ in Bengaluru. PTI Last Updated: February 06, 2021, 17:45 IST FOLLOW US ON: Karnataka Deputy Chief … Read more

FBI Urged to Investigate Desecration of Gandhi Statue as Hate Crime in US

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Image for representation. The Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies in a statement also urged President Joe Biden, who has promised to combat hate crime, to confront these growing campaigns against peaceful Indian-American community and India. PTI Washington Last Updated: February 03, 2021, 21:03 IST FOLLOW US ON: An Indian-American group on Wednesday urged … Read more

Indian-American Congressmen Seek FBI Inquiry into Vandalism of Gandhi Statue

Representational image of a Gandhi statue. (PTI)

An Indian-American Congressman sought an FBI investigation on Tuesday into the desecration of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in California, even as several other lawmakers condemned the act of vandalisation. A bronze statue of Gandhi in the Central Park of the city of Davis in Northern California was vandalised, broken and ripped from the base … Read more

White House condemns desecration of Gandhi statue in California

Image Source : ANI@TWITTER White House condemns desecration of Gandhi statue in California The White House has condemned the desecration of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a city in California by unidentified miscreants. “We certainly would have concern about the desecration of monuments of Gandhi,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at … Read more

Indian-American groups strongly condemn violent toppling of Gandhi statue – Times of India

Indian-American groups strongly condemn violent toppling of Gandhi statue - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Several Indian-American organisations on Sunday strongly condemned the violent toppling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the US state of California and expressed hope that those responsible for the despicable act will be brought to justice. The 6-ft tall, 650-pound (294 kg) bronze statue of Gandhi in the Central Park of the City … Read more

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