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In fact: Why Visva-Bharati V-C was sacked, what dismissal means

Nearly five months after the government recommended Sushanta Dattagupta’s removal, President Pranab Mukherjee finally accepted the proposal on Monday. Dattagupta was removed the next day.

President Pranab Mukherjee sacks Visva-Bharati V-C Sushanta Dattagupta

A fact committee had held Sushanta Dattagupta guilty on four counts, including allegedly making 25 illegal appointments and getting his liquor bills reimbursed.


HRD Ministry sends proposal to sack Visva-Bharati VC back to President Pranab Mukherjee

The HRD Ministry forwarded its original proposal to remove Dattagupta along with the Rohatgi’s legal opinion to President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.

Visva-Bharti row: Pranab Mukherjee again questions HRD on V-C removal

This is the second time Mukherjee’s office has questioned the legality of the ministry’s recommendation in the matter.

Rashtrapati Bhavan, govt in deadlock over V-C of Visva-Bharati

Dattagupta, who was appointed to the post in 2011 by the UPA government, still has a little less than a year left in his term.

Visva-Bharati row: HRD ministry re-sends file recommending sacking of V-C to President

The latest development shows that the government is in no mood to offer Dattagupta an easy way out by accepting his resignation.


V-C’s gherao withdrawn, Registrar says ‘even militants better than these students’

The steering committee of the students and teachers, however, remained persistent with their demand for the V-C’s resignation.

Explained: No peace in Santiniketan

SABYASACHI BANDOPADHYAY explains why students and teachers are angry at Santiniketan.

10-member panel to advise govt on higher education

In a bid to get expert advice on improving higher education in the state,the Bengal government has formed a committee comprising noted academicians from the state.