February 17, 2016 12:47 am
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.
February 16, 2016 12:59 am
A fact committee had held Sushanta Dattagupta guilty on four counts, including allegedly making 25 illegal appointments and getting his liquor bills reimbursed.
February 10, 2016 1:58 am
The HRD Ministry forwarded its original proposal to remove Dattagupta along with the Rohatgi’s legal opinion to President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.
December 01, 2015 12:09 am
This is the second time Mukherjee’s office has questioned the legality of the ministry’s recommendation in the matter.
November 17, 2015 4:00 pm
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.
October 10, 2015 11:15 am
The latest development shows that the government is in no mood to offer Dattagupta an easy way out by accepting his resignation.
February 09, 2015 12:33 am
The steering committee of the students and teachers, however, remained persistent with their demand for the V-C’s resignation.
February 04, 2015 1:08 am
SABYASACHI BANDOPADHYAY explains why students and teachers are angry at Santiniketan.
June 10, 2011 12:40 am
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.