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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.


Presidency University hostel protest: Complete renovation soon, says Partha Chatterjee

The protest began Friday after varsity authorities failed to shift students to Eden Hindu Hostel by August 1 as decided earlier, citing delay in renovation.

Presidency University hostel row: Partha Chatterjee urges students to call off stir

Had the renovation work of the hostel building been completed on time, the situation might not have come to such a pass, Chatterjee, said Partha Chatterjee

‘My mistake’: Presidency V-C apologises to protesting students

Around 100 students, including 60 boarders, had launched the protest Friday, over the administration’s failure to meet the August 1 deadline to shift them to the ‘Hindu Hostel’ from a temporary accommodation in New Town. By Monday evening, about 300 students have joined in the protest.

Presidency University hostel row: No clarity on shifting, sit-in to continue, say students

Around 100 students including 60 boarders launched the sit-in Friday, demanding that they be shifted to the Hindu Hostel. The authorities had assured the students that they would be shifted to the hostel — which is undergoing renovation — by August 1. However, renovation work has not finished yet.