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UoH inaugurates natural rock sculpted by Fine Arts alumni at university main gate 

The natural rock used to make the statue10X12 feet and had been identified within the campus and mobilised to the front gate

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Renaming JNU: Even ABVP says no to scrapping name, JNUTA asks govt to build new varsities with Vivekananda's name

Less than a week after PM Modi unveiled a life-sized statue of Swami Vivekananda on campus, Ravi took to Twitter to voice his opinion on renaming the university

Published on 17th November 2020
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JNU students write open letter to PM Modi: Do not inaugurate Vivekananda statue, instead hold VC accountable

Prior to the scheduled inauguration of the Vivekananda statue at the JNU campus at 5.30 PM on Thursday, the JNUSU has written an open letter

Published on 12th November 2020
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Modi to inaugurate JNU's Vivekananda statue on Thursday: Why this statue has been mired in controversy

We take a look at the various allegations and controversies around JNU's life-sized statue of Swami Vivekananda, which will soon be inaugurated

Published on 9th November 2020
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PM Modi to unveil life-size sculpture of Swami Vivekananda at JNU on November 12

PM Modi, will through video conferencing unveil the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the University campus on November 12

Published on 9th November 2020
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Statue of Unity sculptor to install Vajpayee's statue in Shimla

The statute will be installed by sculptors Ram Vanji Sutar, a recipient of the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri, and Anil Sutar

Published on 26th September 2020
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West Bengal wax artist makes a statue of actor Sushant Singh Rajput

The veteran artist had previously sculpted wax statues of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, football legend Diego Maradona and Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu since 2001

Published on 19th September 2020
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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue was a 'disgrace': Donald Trump 

The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised on the intervening night of June 2 and 3

Published on 9th June 2020
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12 out of 15 apex body members not in favour of changing name from  'Allahabad University' to 'Pragyaraj'

After being passed by the Parliament, the proposal would be sent to the President for approval and necessary changes can be made in the university's act, statues and ordinances

Published on 12th May 2020
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Statue, statue? Why the demolishing of the Vidyasagar statue should worry India today

The frenzy of vandalising statues had gone viral after a BJP mob uprooted Lenin's statue in Tripura quite the same way as US Marines uprooted Saddam's statue in Baghdad

Published on 15th May 2019
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Who vandalised the yet-to-be unveiled Swami Vivekananda statue at JNU?

Following the statue vandalism incident, the JNU administration has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police along with several video and photographic evidences

Published on 15th November 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Here's a look at some of the Mahatma's most famous statues around the world

On the Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary, we take a look at his statues from all over the world

Published on 1st October 2019
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Why people are saying  #1000AmbedkarswillRise after statue desecration in Vedaranyam

Many also attached their status with the picture by Dalit cartoonist, Syamsundar Vunnamati of a decapitated Ambedkar statue with a hundred other statues of Ambedkars next to it.

 

Published on 27th August 2019
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JNU Vivekananda Statue row: Engineering department hadn't sought permissions, says RTI reply

The Vivekananda statue's construction in JNU has been sparking controversies for a while now. The RTI was filed by the JNUSU President  

Published on 7th August 2019

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