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Had no doubt that Abhijit Banerjee would get Nobel Prize, says friend and IUCAA director

Talking to The Indian Express, Raychaudhury said, Banerjee was a kind of person who would have been at the top regardless of whichever subject he had taken.

Kolkata: Presidency University students screen Ram ke Naam without permission

The students had initially chosen the portico of the University’s main campus as the venue for the screening after the administration did not approve the event. However, they changed the venue at the last moment.


Top 5 West Bengal entrance exams for Class 12 students; conducted by WBJEEB

This is a list of the most important entrance exams in West Bengal in which a student can appear after class 12 studies

Presidency university: Hunger strike ends after varsity revokes suspension of three students

Six Presidency University students who were on an indefinite fast over the suspension of three of their fellows called of the strike on Thursday after the varsity revoked the order. The three students were suspended on December 19 for locking the gate of the university and preventing the Vice Chancellor and other officials from entering […]

Kolkata: Presidency's Hindu hostel row to end soon, boarders’ relocation in 2-3 days

Presidency University Vice-Chancellor Anuradha Lohia on Monday announced that the institute has received clearances from the PWD officials and fire department to hand over two wards of the Eden Hindu Hostel to its boarders. “We have got five out of 10 certificates which were required before handing over the hostel to the boarders. As soon […]

Presidency varsity hostel row: Two blocks will be ready for use by November 15, says V-C

A section of students have been observing an indefinite fast since Monday night demanding that they be immediately relocated to Eden Hindu hostel, which has been undergoing renovation work.


Presidency University: Protesters block V-C, Registrar from campus; convocation suspended

A portion of the convocation will instead be held at Nandan III on Tuesday, where university authorities will confer honourary DLitt on veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee and honorary DSc on eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna recipient C N R Rao.

Presidency University hostel row: Students close varsity gate, protests to continue

"At no point the students can justify to stop the work process of the University. We are concern about the condition of Hindu Hostel, and we are trying to complete the repair work as soon as possible." said VC Anuradha Lohia

Students of Presidency, Jadavpur varsities allege attack by TMCP members

The students said they were distributing leaflets outside Surendranath College in north Kolkata when they came under the attack by alleged members of the TMCP, the student wing of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Protest over hostel: Presidency students plan signature campaign

The hostel has been undergoing renovations for the last three years and the authorities missed the August 1 deadline to shift students.