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Amartya Sen (File Photo/PTI)

Intellectuals protest against treatment meted out to Sen by Visva Bharati

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Poets Joy Goswami and Subodh Sarkar, singer Kabir Suman, painters Jogen Chowdhury and Suvaprasanna, theatre personality-turned-minister Bratya Basu and others assembled at the compound of the Academy of Fine Arts here to raise their voice on the issue.
Citizens stage a protest against the police raids and illegal arrest of human right activists, at Maharashtra Sadan, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Citizens stage a protest against the police raids and illegal arrest of human right activists, at Maharashtra Sadan, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Opposition leaders, intellectuals slam police raids, arrest of activists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Political leaders and civil society condemned the arrests, terming it as witch-hunt and “manifestation of autocracy”.
Arundhati Roy alleged that anybody who speaks up for justice or against Hindu majoritarianism is being made into a criminal.(File Photo)
Arundhati Roy alleged that anybody who speaks up for justice or against Hindu majoritarianism is being made into a criminal.(File Photo)

Intellectuals condemn arrest of activists, call it ‘perilous, chilling, fascist’

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 08:01 PM IST
Pune police on Tuesday carried out searches at residences of prominent lawyers and activists in five states across India in connection with their investigation into alleged Maoist links with the Elgar Parishad held in the city on December 31, 2017.
A video of former Union minister and Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal’s speech has gone viral on social media.(ANI/Twitter)
A video of former Union minister and Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal’s speech has gone viral on social media.(ANI/Twitter)

Would have lined intellectuals up and shot them if I was Home minister: Karnataka BJP MLA

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 08:50 PM IST
Former Union minister and Karnataka BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal dubbed intellectuals and secularists who talk against the army and country as “misfortune”.
There are around 86,000 government schools in the state.(HT)
There are around 86,000 government schools in the state.(HT)

Address by intellectuals to replace saints’ sermons in Rajasthan schools

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Students of government schools, instead of listening to sermons by saints, will be addressed by intellectuals on third Saturday of every month, according to amendments made in the academic calendar for 2018-19
Economist Amiya Bagchi (extreme left), retired Supreme Court judge Ashok Ganguly and former principal of Presidency College, Amal Kumar Mujherjee (extreme right).(HT Photo)
Economist Amiya Bagchi (extreme left), retired Supreme Court judge Ashok Ganguly and former principal of Presidency College, Amal Kumar Mujherjee (extreme right).(HT Photo)
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