Swapan Dasgupta

Showing of 1 - 20 from 34 results
Swapan Dasgupta - Total results - 34
Visva Bharati prohibits all staff from speaking to media on varsity-related matter without prior permission of authorities
India

Visva Bharati prohibits all staff from speaking to media on varsity-related matter without prior permission of authorities

Visva Bharati university said any public statement, which teaching, non-teaching staff wish to air, should be sent to assistant registrar and public relations in-charge Anirban Sircar in writing from now on

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
India

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument

Slogans on Kashmir in JNU, blackmailing tactics against VC, stalling of academic activities expose Left’s intellectual bullying
India

Slogans on Kashmir in JNU, blackmailing tactics against VC, stalling of academic activities expose Left’s intellectual bullying

The so-called ‘uprising’ in JNU involved boycotting classes, not allowing faculty members to enter their laboratories, blocking ambulance service for an ailing Dean.

Swapan Dasgupta’s lecture on CAA stalled by SFI protest at Kolkata’s Visva Bharati University, students say won’t allow anyone who ‘promotes hatred’
India

Swapan Dasgupta’s lecture on CAA stalled by SFI protest at Kolkata’s Visva Bharati University, students say won’t allow anyone who ‘promotes hatred’

BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta, who was scheduled to deliver a lecture on Wednesday at the Visva Bharati University on the Citizenship Amendment Act, faced protests by members of the CPM-backed SFI who also stalled the programme.

Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by Twitterati
India

Amid Faiz row, BJP's Swapan Dasgupta asks for 'subtitles' for Urdu poetry, gets dunked on by Twitterati

Twitterati quickly responded to Dasgupta, the author of Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right, who was also a signatory to a recent statement released by 1,100 academicians and research scholars from various universities across India and abroad as well as prominent persons in support of the amended Citizenship Act.

Jadavpur University professor attacked while returning from anti-CAA rally, claims BJP activists beat her for objecting to hate speech
India

Jadavpur University professor attacked while returning from anti-CAA rally, claims BJP activists beat her for objecting to hate speech

A Jadavpur University teacher has alleged that she was "roughed up" by a few women activists of the BJP near the varsity campus for protesting against the disparaging remarks made against the institute and a particular community by a saffron camp member

Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das calls on Arun Jaitley for courtesy meeting
Business

Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das calls on Arun Jaitley for courtesy meeting

Dispelling such remours, the government on Sunday said reports on the deteriorating health of Arun Jaitley are false and baseless, and media should stay clear of rumour mongering.

Narendra Modi in Kolkata: Will form government to rid West Bengal of Left, Trinamool's 'goondaraj', says PM
Politics

Narendra Modi in Kolkata: Will form government to rid West Bengal of Left, Trinamool's 'goondaraj', says PM

PM Modi said the situation in communist-ruled Tripura was the same as West Bengal

Twitter accounts belonging to Anupam Kher and several politicians were hacked by a pro-Pakistan hacker collective
News & Analysis

Twitter accounts belonging to Anupam Kher and several politicians were hacked by a pro-Pakistan hacker collective

Twitter accounts belonging to various prominent Twitter users in India were hacked by a Turkish group calling itself the “Turkish Cyber Army Ayyildiz Tim”.

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Pro-Pakistan Turkish hackers
India

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Pro-Pakistan Turkish hackers

After veteran actor Anupam Kher's Twitter account was hacked early on Tuesday, BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav's account suffered the same fate from the same group of hackers

25th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition: What Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and others said
India

25th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition: What Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and others said

On 6 December, 1992, the Vishva Hindu Parishad and the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a rally in Ayodhya involving over 1.5 lakh volunteers, known as kar sevaks

Mukul Roy joins BJP: Political crossover exposes rift between party's Bengal unit and central leadership
Politics

Mukul Roy joins BJP: Political crossover exposes rift between party's Bengal unit and central leadership

Amit Shah was present in the party's New Delhi headquarters on Friday when Roy was inducted into the fold, yet he chose not to attend the news conference.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Swapan Dasgupta raises concern over influx of Rohingya refugees in Jammu, Ladakh
India

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Swapan Dasgupta raises concern over influx of Rohingya refugees in Jammu, Ladakh

Veteran journalist and nominated member Swapan Dasgupta on Monday expressed concern over the reported influx of Rohingya refugees in Jammu and Ladakh saying it was a matter of national security.

BJP's Roopa Ganguly replaces Navjot Singh Sidhu as Rajya Sabha member
Politics

BJP's Roopa Ganguly replaces Navjot Singh Sidhu as Rajya Sabha member

Actor and BJP leader Roopa Ganguly, who had played the role of the mythological character Draupadi in the hit television series Mahabharat, was on Tuesday nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

PM Modi attends oath ceremony at Rajya Sabha, greets opposition leaders warmly
Politics

PM Modi attends oath ceremony at Rajya Sabha, greets opposition leaders warmly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday freely mingled with leaders of various opposition parties as he attended the Rajya Sabha proceedings.

At last: Subramanian Swamy secures MP berth, gets NDA nomination to Rajya Sabha
Politics

At last: Subramanian Swamy secures MP berth, gets NDA nomination to Rajya Sabha

Subramanian Swamy is finally about to get a berth in Parliament, as his name is expected to feature among Presidential nominations for the Rajya Sabha

St Stephen's Valson Thampu delivers parting shot, says Ram Guha attacked college after every progressive move
India

St Stephen's Valson Thampu delivers parting shot, says Ram Guha attacked college after every progressive move

I am not just a teacher confined in a classroom, says St Stephen's College principal Valson Thampu.

'One minister cannot represent 2 mn people': Shashi Tharoor claims Parliamentary system ill-suited for India
India

'One minister cannot represent 2 mn people': Shashi Tharoor claims Parliamentary system ill-suited for India

Shashi Tharoor said India was stuck with the Parliamentary system as it was conditioned to look at the British as "embodiment of everything".

Govt denies reports of likely appointment of journalist Swapan Dasgupta as Nehru library head
India

Govt denies reports of likely appointment of journalist Swapan Dasgupta as Nehru library head

Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday denied reports on the likely appointment of journalist Swapan Dasgupta as head of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML).

Yakub Memon's funeral: Did the serial blasts convict deserve a hero's farewell?
Politics

Yakub Memon's funeral: Did the serial blasts convict deserve a hero's farewell?

Whether there was valid reason to commute his sentence or not, did Yakub Memon deserve such a hero’s farewell?