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'Painted by a madman': Edvard Munch behind inscription on The Scream, finds Norway's National Museum of Art
Arts & Culture

'Painted by a madman': Edvard Munch behind inscription on The Scream, finds Norway's National Museum of Art

Munch's painting has become a symbol of existential angst and called the Mona Lisa of modern art, and has been reproduced and copied widely.

In Germany's Stuttgart, 24 arrested after drug check sparks attacks on police, widespread vandalism of stores
World

In Germany's Stuttgart, 24 arrested after drug check sparks attacks on police, widespread vandalism of stores

Police said 40 businesses were vandalised and nine of them had been looted, while 12 police vehicles were damaged before officers brought the situation under control around 4 am.

News of Banksy's Valentine's Day mural being vandalised ignites debate about graffiti, ownership and damage to property
Life

News of Banksy's Valentine's Day mural being vandalised ignites debate about graffiti, ownership and damage to property

While it is questionable whether the Banksy artwork is capable of being damaged, given that it itself is criminal damage, it is certainly the case that the wall (which will have increased in value as a result of the artwork) will have been further damaged by the act of vandalism.

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Jharkhand's Hazaribag by unidentified miscreants, say police
India

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Jharkhand's Hazaribag by unidentified miscreants, say police

The statue was built at the Gandhi Ghat by the bank of the Konar river where Gandhiji 's ashes were immersed.

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
Politics

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north

Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

Man arrested for vandalising Hanuman temple in UP's Muzaffarnagar; Hindu group holds protests, demands strict punishment for accused
India

Man arrested for vandalising Hanuman temple in UP's Muzaffarnagar; Hindu group holds protests, demands strict punishment for accused

One person was arrested for allegedly vandalizing a Hanuman temple in Muzaffarnagar's Khatoli area on Friday, police said.

Durga Temple vandalised: Amit Shah reprimands Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over Chandni Chowk communal flare up
India

Durga Temple vandalised: Amit Shah reprimands Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over Chandni Chowk communal flare up

Post meeting with Amit Shah, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik said he briefed the home minister on the current situation in Hauz Qazi area of the national capital.

Locals offer prayers at Delhi's Durga temple vandalised during last week's clashes between two group
India

Locals offer prayers at Delhi's Durga temple vandalised during last week's clashes between two group

Locals on Wednesday offered prayers at the Durga temple which was vandalised during clashes between two groups in Hauz Qazi area, in Delhi, on 30 June

China backs Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam, slams pro-democracy protesters for violence and vandalising city's legislature
World

China backs Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam, slams pro-democracy protesters for violence and vandalising city's legislature

China's government strongly backed Hong Kong's embattled administration Tuesday, saying pro-democracy protesters who occupied and vandalised the city's legislature committed "serious illegal acts" that endangered the social order

Hauz Qazi clashes: 3 arrested for vandalising temple; Harsh Vardhan calls act ‘unforgivable’, appeals people to maintain harmony in area
India

Hauz Qazi clashes: 3 arrested for vandalising temple; Harsh Vardhan calls act ‘unforgivable’, appeals people to maintain harmony in area

Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan visited Hauz Qazi area, where a clash broke out between two groups over the issue of parking, and a temple was vandalised.

Day after US sailor George Mendonsa’s death, iconic statue of World War II kiss vandalised
World

Day after US sailor George Mendonsa’s death, iconic statue of World War II kiss vandalised

A statue depicting the famous scene of a sailor kissing a woman in New York's Times Square was vandalized with red spray paint spelling out #MeToo

Supreme Court issues guidelines to deter acts of vandalism, hooliganism in the name of protests
India

Supreme Court issues guidelines to deter acts of vandalism, hooliganism in the name of protests

The Supreme Court passed the ruling while hearing a plea filed by Kodungallur Film Society, which had sought framing of guidelines in this regard.

185 people held in Pune for violence during Maharashtra bandh, booked under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act
India

185 people held in Pune for violence during Maharashtra bandh, booked under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act

Police said that protesters hurled stones at the police personnel in the Chandani Chowk area of Pune city during the Maratha quota stir on Thursday.

Kanwariyas vandalise police vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr; police file FIR against 58 people
India

Kanwariyas vandalise police vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr; police file FIR against 58 people

A video of the incident shows around 50-60 Kanwariyas attacking the police vehicle, smashing the windows and a police officer trying to control the crowd in the Bugrasi Narsena police station area of Bulandshahr.

St Stephen's College vandalism symptom of larger trend; act attacks critical thinking, undermines India's secular fabric
India

St Stephen's College vandalism symptom of larger trend; act attacks critical thinking, undermines India's secular fabric

St Stephen's vandalisation has to be seen in the context of recent JNU, AMU incidents. Such acts are an attack on freedom of thought and critical thinking.

Statue politics resurfaces: Saffron-coloured Ambedkar statue in Uttar Pradesh repainted in blue by BSP leader
India

Statue politics resurfaces: Saffron-coloured Ambedkar statue in Uttar Pradesh repainted in blue by BSP leader

The statue of BR Ambedkar in Dugraiyya town of Uttar Pradesh's Badaun that had been painted saffron has now been repainted to its original colour, blue.

Desecration of Lenin's, Periyar's statues extremely unfortunate; severe action will be taken: Amit Shah
Politics

Desecration of Lenin's, Periyar's statues extremely unfortunate; severe action will be taken: Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Wednesday termed the desecration of communist icon Lenin's statues in Tripura and Periyar's statue in Tamil Nadu "extremely unfortunate".

Statue vandalism: Narendra Modi condemns incidents, warns of stern action against those found guilty
India

Statue vandalism: Narendra Modi condemns incidents, warns of stern action against those found guilty

Narendra Modi strongly condemned incidents of vandalism of statues in certain parts of the country and warned of stern action against those found guilty.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: Dera followers vandalise media vehicles in Sirsa, security beefed up
India

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: Dera followers vandalise media vehicles in Sirsa, security beefed up

A video-journalist of a TV channel was injured when his crew was attacked by followers of Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in Sirsa

Charlottesville attack: Thousands participate in candlelight march to protest violence
Photos

Charlottesville attack: Thousands participate in candlelight march to protest violence

Hundreds of people marched peacefully with lit candles across the University of Virginia campus on 16 August, 2017, in Charlottesville