Attack on MSU exhibition is part of long, troubling history

The recent assault on the Art Faculty graduation exhibition at Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) Baroda feels like a dejà vu. In 2007, Srilamanthula Chandramohan’s work was attacked for “hurting Hindu sentiments” and the ensuing controversy enmeshed the senior faculty and galvanised the arts community to come out publicly in both his and the department’s defence. … Read more

Mohali RPG attack: Cops detain two suspects, Army ammunition experts find crucial clues

The Punjab Police are learned to have detained two men for questioning for their suspected role in the RPG attack at the state intelligence wing headquarters in Mohali. Those detained hail from the border districts of Tarn Taran and Amritsar. Meanwhile, ammunition experts from the Army have given key inputs to the police regarding the … Read more

Patiala clash: From holding event without permission, to temple attack — a look at the six FIRs

Patiala police registered as many as six FIRs in connection with the violent clash in Patiala on Friday between Nihang and Sikh named on one side and Shiv Sena leaders and other right wing leaders associated with Mata Kali Devi temple on the other. A senior Punjab police officer said at least two more FIRs … Read more