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Haryana: Jesus Christ Statue Vandalised In Ambala, Two Suspects Spotted

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Tracking the CCTV footage, police have spotted two suspects. According to the SHO of Ambala Cantonment police station, Anil Kumar, a case for hurting religious sentiments has been registered and further investigations were underway

'Highly Radicalised' Operative Held In Punjab, Police Say Possible Terror Attack Averted

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Police has foiled a possible terrorist attack in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said

‘Aashram’, ‘Fixerr’, ‘Padmaavat’ – Vandalism On Bollywood Sets

There have been numerous cases of vandalism on the sets of Bollywood movies or shows. Here are a few of the most striking recent examples of such vandalism on sets.

Bangladesh: Four Dead As Goons Attack Hindu Temples During Puja; PM Hasina Says Attackers Won't Be Spared

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Hindu temples in Bangladesh were vandalised during Durga Puja celebrations. Sheikh Hasina to deploy paramilitary forces in 22 districts.

Owaisi's House Attacked, 5 Arrested. 'BJP Is Responsible For Their Radicalization', He Says

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's house was vandalized Tuesday evening. Nobody was attacked or injured. Hindu Sena National President Vishnu Gupta took the responsibility.

25 July, 2021

George Floyd Statue Vandalised With Racist Symbols 5 Days After Installation

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

14 March, 2021

Hindu Community In Pakistan Pardons Mob For Vandalising Temple In December Last Year

Outlook Web Bureau

The local clerics and members of the Hindu community residing in the province held a meeting on Saturday to resolve the dispute.

01 January, 2021

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Vandalisation Of Temple In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


On Wednesday, the temple in Terri village of Karak district was vandalised by a mob, protesting against its expansion work.

27 September, 2020

Periyar Statue Found Smeared In Saffron Dye Again, Stalin Slams The Incident


Political leaders, including DMK chief M K Stalin slammed the incident, the second such one in the state in recent months, after a statue of the rational leader was found daubed in saffron in Coimbatore.

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.


11 August, 2019

Nine-Feet Statue Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Vandalised In Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Two men who vandalised the statue, were angry after India revoked the special status to Jammu and Kashmir last week. The suspects belonged to Tehreek-Labbaik Pakistan of radical cleric Maulana Khadim Rizvi.

29 May, 2019

Pressure Pak Govt For Probe Into Demolition Of Guru Nanak Palace: Amarinder Singh To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

In his letter, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the property rebuilt by his government, if the Centre is able to secure Islamabad's permission for it.

28 May, 2019

Harsimrat Kaur Badal Condemns Guru Nanak Palace Demolition In Pakistan, Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention

Outlook Web Bureau

Believed to have been constructed with bricks, sand, clay and limestone over four centuries ago in Bathanwala village, about 100 km from Lahore, the four-storey Palace of Baba Guru Nanak was frequented by Sikhs from across the world, including India.

28 May, 2019

West Bengal Govt Forms Panel To Probe Vidyasagar Bust Desecration

Outlook Web Bureau

The bust of the 19th century social reformer, Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar was shattered allegedly by BJP workers in clashes, during a roadshow by party president Amit Shah in the city on May 14.

27 May, 2019

Historical 'Guru Nanak Palace' Partially Demolished In Pakistan By Vandals

Outlook Web Bureau

The group of locals not only partially demolished the structure allegedly with the connivance of auqaf department officials, but also sold its precious windows, doors, and ventilators.

29 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Candidate Babul Supriyo's Car Vandalised In Asansol

Outlook Web Bureau

The attack comes as voting for eight West Bengal constituencies in the fourth phase of Lok the Sabha polls was underway.


05 April, 2019

Prisoners Vandalize Property, Set Jail Mess On Fire In Srinagar Central Jail

Outlook Web Bureau

Violent clashes broke out at Central Jail in Srinagar on Thursday, as the inmates protested against their being shifted out for renovation purpose.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz