India Pride Project
The state government and Pon Manickavel have been at loggerheads with each other for a while. The government had tried to transfer all cases of the idol wing to the CBI citing the IG’s 'unsatisfactory performance'.
The idols are made of Ashtadhadu and are believed to be worth crores in international markets.
Battle of narratives: The non-left is trying, but the macro-narrative is still firmly under Left’s control
I think the essential battle is the meta-battle of framing the narrative
The Buddha statue is one of the 14 statues that were stolen from Nalanda museum in 1961
Anuraag Saxena is a Singapore-based CA & MBA, who runs India Pride Project, which was termed 'communal' by ThePrint.