Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

Monuments & Statues etc

How Delhi’s Monuments Inspire Queer Affirmation And Rebellion

Aug 02, 2021 Ateen Das

How Delhi holds within its embrace stories of Queer love that have transpired, and continue to do so, within the foundations of its five-thousand-year-old ruins.

George Floyd Statue Vandalised With Racist Symbols 5 Days After Installation

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After five days of unveiling the statue, it was vandalised with black paint and marked with the logo of a white supremacist group

Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray's Statue Unveiled In Mumbai

Today marks Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's 95th birth anniversary

PM Modi Likely To Lay Foundation Stone For New Parliament Building In December

Nov 25, 2020 PTI

In September, Tata Projects Limited won the bid to construct the new parliament building at a cost of Rs 861.90 crore.

PM Modi Urges People To Go 'Vocal For Local', Unveils Statue Of Peace

Prime Minister Modi unveils the statue on the 151st birth anniversary of Vijay Vallabh Surishwer, and requests seers to spread the message of bolstering our local economy.

21 September, 2020

Two Men And A Statue: No Bound To Tamil Nadu's Fixation With Statues

G.C. Shekhar

A.Nallathambi of Atthanurpatty village in Salem district of Tamil Nadu had a five feet stone statue of himself sculpted and erected.

17 July, 2020

Periyar's Statue Smeared With Saffron Paint In Coimbatore, Protests Erupt


The workers of DMK and other parties, who cleaned the statue, demanded the arrest of the culprits and warned that they would intensify their agitation if such incidents recurred.

04 June, 2020

Mahatma Gandhi's Statue Vandalised Outside Indian Embassy In US


The Indian embassy in the US has informed the State Department and registered a complaint with local law enforcement agencies, which are now conducting an investigation into the incident.

09 October, 2019

Tension In UP's Tigai Village After Ambedkar's Statue Found Damaged

Outlook Web Bureau

Station House officer Santosh Kumar Singh said a case has been registered against unidentified persons for vandalising the statue.

20 August, 2019

Ahead Of DU's Student Union Polls, ABVP Amid Criticism Installs Savarkar's Statue Outside Campus


The move has been criticised by the Congress-affiliated NSUI and Left-backed AISA which said Savarkar cannot be kept on the same pedestal as Subhash Chandra Bose and Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

27 June, 2019

Pakistan To Unveil Statue Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh In Lahore On The Ruler's 180th Death Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

The statue will be installed outside the Mai Jindian Haveli in Lahore Fort, just nearby the building that houses the samadhi of Maharaja as well as the Gurudwara Dera Sahib of Guru Arjun Dev.

19 June, 2019

Man In Telengana Erects 6-Foot-Tall Statue Of US President Donald Trump, Worships Him As 'God'

Outlook Web Bureau

As tensions over trade-related issues heat up between India and the US, Bussa Krishna, a 32-year-old farmer from Konne village in Jangaon district, unveiled the Trump statue and applied 'tilak' and garlanded it before performing 'Abhishekam' and 'Aarti' by chanting 'Jai Jai Trump.'

27 April, 2019

World's Largest Buddha Statue In China Measuring 71- Meter, Reopens To Tourists After Six Months

Outlook Web Bureau

The statue, which sits outside the city of Leshan in China, had developed cracks and some damage on its chest and abdomen.

02 April, 2019

'They Represent Will Of People', Mayawati Justifies Construction Of Her Life-Size Statues In UP

Outlook Web Bureau

The EC on January 7, 2012 had ordered that statues of Mayawati and elephants be covered during the state Assembly election.

28 March, 2019

Diljit Dosanjh Unveils His Wax Statue At Delhi's Madame Tussauds, Says It's A Dream Come True

Outlook Web Bureau

It is a big moment for me and my fans that a man wearing a turban and representing Sikh culture has a wax statue here for the first time,Diljit Dosanjh said.

07 February, 2019

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Life-Size Portrait To Be Installed In Parliament Central Hall

Outlook Web Bureau

The leaders whose portraits already adorn the Central Hall include former Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, and Rajiv Gandhi.

24 December, 2018

Chhatrapati Shivaji Statue In Sea To Cost Maharashtra Exchequer Rs 3643.78 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the timetable set by the government, the statue work and construction of a sea wall will begin in 2019-20.

13 December, 2018

Build Goddess Sita's Statue Alongside Lord Ram's Statue In Ayodhya: Cong Leader To Yogi

Outlook Web Bureau

Singh has suggested to lower the hieght of already-planned Lord Ram's statue and in addition to that, build the statue of the divine pair on the ground.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.

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Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.

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People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.

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Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.

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Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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