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Swapan Dasgupta


Swapan Dasgupta faces protests again, this time at Kolkata Literary Meet

January 24, 2020 12:18 pm

Scheduled to take part in a session titled 'Awakening Bharat Mata' (the title of Dasgupta's latest book), Swapan Dasgupta found himself facing a small group of protesters who raised slogans and refused to let the session continue.

Visva-Bharati forms probe panel, sparks Left protest

January 18, 2020 4:40 am

The committee comprises former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Visva-Bharati executive council members Dulal Chandra Ghosh and Manju Mohan Mukherjee.

Protesting students from Visva Bharati confine BJP’s Swapan Dasgupta to room for hours

January 09, 2020 7:11 am

The protests began as soon as Dasgupta reached the campus. Students raised slogans and objected after they saw local BJP leaders accompanying him to the campus.

SFI protests against BJP's Swapan Dasgupta at Visva Bharati, stalls lecture on CAA

January 08, 2020 10:27 pm

The varsity's SFI unit leader Somnath Sau said the students will not allow anyone who "promotes hatred among communities" to spread propaganda on the soil of Visva Bharati, which stands for the ideals of Rabindranath Tagore.

Each country has its own definition of right-wing school of thought: RS MP

August 31, 2019 1:13 am

Stressing on the sense of attachment the right ideology feels, especially towards national identity and all signs and symbols of that nature, Dasgupta said, “When (Jawaharlal) Nehru said that India is a great civilisation, I believe it was said while viewing it from a point of detachment."

Swapan Dasgupta raises concern in Rajya Sabha over Rohingyas in Jammu, Ladakh

July 24, 2017 7:54 pm

Swapan Dasgupta said "we have seen" evidence of Rohingya involvement in the blast in Bodh Gaya and in October, 2016, that one of the two militants killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir, turned out to be from Myanmar.

Authors, thinkers to grace ZEE JLF's The British Library edition

May 18, 2017 6:42 pm

ZEE JLF's The British Library is all set to celebrate the deep cultural ties and exchange between UK-India in 2017.

Swapan Dasgupta likely to head Nehru memorial

January 13, 2016 3:22 am

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma declined to confirm or deny the appointment and said a decision will be taken “shortly”.

The surge from below

September 16, 2013 1:26 am

Modi’s transition to PM-in-waiting didn’t happen due to committee games

Last stand against change

June 12, 2013 2:00 am

Why the BJP finds it difficult to see L.K. Advani as the honourable dissenter