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18 March, 2018 5:15 PM Turkey-led forces seize control of Afrin

Kurdish fighters apparently fled the city without a fight Turkey’s flag was flying in Syria’s Afrin on Sunday after Turkish troops and Ankara-backed rebels chased out Kurdish militia forces to seize control of the city. In a major victory for Ankara’s two-month operation against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria, Turkey-led 46

15 March, 2018 7:23 PM Saffron cloth on busts creates flutter

The police are on the lookout for miscreants who tied a saffron colour cloth to the busts of late leaders Periyar, Anna and MGR, all situated at the same spot on the Salem road, on Thursday. The miscreant had also garlanded the statues. Local people who spotted the saffron cloth, alerted the police. They rushed to the spot and removed the cloth. Police 30

15 March, 2018 2:34 PM Saffron cloth tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CMs Annadurai, MG Ramachandran

A statue of Bhartiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was found vandalised in Kokrajhar town of Assam on Wednesday. Chennai: A saffron cloth was found tied to busts of former Tamil Nadu CM's CN Annadurai and MG Ramachandran and Dravidar Kazhagam founder Thanthai Periyar in Namakkal on Thursday. The incident comes a day after a statue of Bhartiya 31

14 March, 2018 7:30 PM After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI: In the recent incident of statue defacing and vandalism, a statue of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was on Wednesday found vandalised in Assam's Kokrajhar. Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway. The incident 40

10 March, 2018 8:01 PM Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Azamgarh; 3 accused identified, no arrests yet

Earlier in the day, the statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was damaged with its head destroyed completely.   LUCKNOW: Three men have been identified on Saturday in connection with the statue defacing and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh. "Three men have been identified, currently they are absconding, will be arrested soon," said DIG Vijay Bhushan 40

8 March, 2018 7:08 AM Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala’s Taliparamba vandalised

The Mahatma Gandhi statue at Taliparamba here was vandalised by an unidentified person on Thursday morning. The statue, located inside the compound of the Taliparamnba Taluk Office, was vandalised at around 8:30 a.m., according to eyewitnesses. Reports quoting eyewitnesses said that a person wearing a saffron ‘mundu’ damaged the spectacles on the statue 31

7 March, 2018 7:14 PM Two booked for damaging Periyar statue in Tirupattur

One vandalised it while the other watched Two men who vandalised the statue of social reformer Periyar in Tirupattur town on Tuesday evening have been booked for promoting enmity through their act and damaging public property. Though initially it was said that they hurled stones at the statue, the police on Wednesday confirmed that they climbed up the statue 40

7 March, 2018 4:42 PM DMK MP Tiruchi Siva lashes out at BJP

A Periyar statue was vandalised in Vellore following a Facebook post by BJP national secretary H. Raja. DMK MP Tiruchi Siva on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion on the vandalising of a Periyar statue in Tamil Nadu, saying that the disease is slowly spreading from Tripura, where BJP supporters celebrating their victory in Assembly elections demolished 33

7 March, 2018 8:01 AM TN BJP sacks functionary for vandalising Periyar statue

The BJP's Tamil Nadu unit today sacked a party functionary for allegedly vandalising a statue of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, in Tirupattur in Vellore district. "R Muthuraman is being expelled from the party," BJP state chief Tamilisai Soundarrajan said in a brief statement. Muthuraman was one of the two persons arrested 54

6 March, 2018 11:47 AM BJP leader under fire for hinting Periyar's effigy could face Lenin's Tripura statue fate

Senior BJP leader H Raja on Tuesday drew a lot of backlash after he said that the statue of social reformer Periyar (EVR Ramasamy) in Tamil Nadu may meet the same fate as the one of communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin which was pulled down in Tripura. “Who is Lenin? What is the relevance he holds in India? What is the link between communism 140 2