Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Sushanta Dattagupta


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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

V-C’s gherao withdrawn, Registrar says ‘even militants better than these students’

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.

Explained: No peace in Santiniketan

February 04, 2015 1:08 am

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

10-member panel to advise govt on higher education

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.