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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Jadavpur University (JU)


Kolkata: Police resort to lathicharge as BJP, JU rallies come face-to-face

January 07, 2020 6:12 am

After repeated attempts to calm the situation, police officials said they had to charge batons to disperse the rallyists.

JU set to miss IoE tag after Bengal refuses to commit Rs 2,000 cr

October 19, 2019 10:58 am

Last month, the HRD Ministry awarded IoE status to five public-funded institutions — IIT-Madras, BHU, IIT-Kharagpur, DU and University of Hyderabad — which would get up to Rs 1,000 crore for expansion. However, JU and Anna University’s IoE tag, despite the UGC’s recommendation, was put on hold.

West Bengal Governor to attend Jadavpur meeting, likely to decide on honorary degrees

October 17, 2019 4:07 pm

This will be the first visit of the governor, also the JU chancellor, to the university. The Court meeting is usually attended by the vice-chancellor, pro-vice-chancellors, heads of departments and representative of the higher education department.

Jadavpur University row: Supriyo condemns 'deplorable' meme on veteran elocutionist

September 24, 2019 9:42 pm

Bose was attacked with derogatory remarks having sexist innuendos in a meme on social media on September 23 for praising the agitating Left students of Jadavpur University in a Facebook post.

JU row: ABVP workers clash with police, three cops injured

September 24, 2019 1:49 am

The ABVP, students’ wing of the RSS, also claimed that seven of its members were injured in the clash when police threw stones at them, a charge denied by the police.

Governor meets JU V-C, says will work on wholesome environment for students

September 22, 2019 10:08 am

Das and Ghosh fell ill following a ruckus on the JU campus on Thursday, during which Union minister Babul Supriyo was heckled and gheraoed by the students. Later on Saturday evening, both of them were discharged from the hospital.

Won’t file FIR: Babul Supriyo to accused student’s mother

September 22, 2019 3:50 pm

Supriyo said he took the decision after a video surfaced in which the accused student’s mother was seen appealing to the minister seeking forgiveness for his son.

Students manhandle Supriyo: BJP, ABVP, SFI, JU students take out separate protest rallies

September 21, 2019 1:04 pm

Later in the evening, students of JU took out a rally from their campus to Gol Park and back to the campus. They held banners and posters, which denounced the vandalism of the institute by ABVP members.

Students manhandle Supriyo at JU: 4 FIRs lodged over rioting, assault, unlawful assembly

September 21, 2019 1:01 pm

The Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change had claimed that he was assaulted by some JU students, while the students alleged that they had been attacked by ABVP members who also vandalised university property.

Babul Supriyo manhandled: All kept in loop over visit, says Governor; TMC sticks to stand

September 21, 2019 12:55 pm

A statement from the Raj Bhavan regarding Thursday’s incident said, “...His visit was rendered imperative as the Vice Chancellor and the pro-Vice Chancellor had left the University while the Union Minister, Shri Babul Supriyo, continued to be detained by the agitating students/persons there...”