Follow Us:
Saturday, December 07, 2019

Visva Bharati University


Visva Bharati played glorious role in nation building: President Ram Nath Kovind

November 11, 2019 4:46 pm

"I call this (visit to the university) a pilgrimage because the two greatest visionaries of modern India, Rabindranath Tagore (founder of the varsity), and Mahatma Gandhi, frequently met here," Ram Nath Kovind said

Threat perception

November 08, 2019 12:11 am

Tagore’s Visva-Bharati will make history with a permanent police presence — a fallout of administration’s own ineptitude.

Deploy personnel on Visva-Bharati campus, HRD writes to CISF

November 07, 2019 7:12 am

This is the first time the Union government has officially pitched for deployment of paramilitary forces in its educational institution.

Visva-Bharati V-C wants CISF: Campus security loyal to Trinamool Congress

October 30, 2019 10:40 am

Currently, no central university has paramilitary forces or even police personnel deployed permanently on campus.

Visva Bharati University not to organise Pous Mela

June 06, 2019 7:53 pm

The Pous Mela is an annual fair which is held in Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birbhum district in the month of December and draws lakhs of people.

Kolkata: Visva Bharati students withdraw protest over admission fee hike

May 23, 2019 1:07 am

The students had launched a protest on the campus on Tuesday to air their displeasure over 20 to 30 per cent hike in admission fee.

Kolkata: Following "lungi dance" controversy, Visva-Bharati asks all to maintain decorum

November 27, 2018 10:42 pm

A video purportedly showing some teachers joining students in dance to the beats of Hindi film song 'Lungi dance' during a game of musical chair at the Sangeet Bhavan(music department) has gone viral on social media.

Kolkata: Visva Bharati University gets vice-chancellor after two-and-half years

November 11, 2018 5:02 am

The university was being overseen by a series of acting vice-chancellors after the last permanent head Sushanta Datta Gupta was sacked by the then HRD minister Smriti Irani.

Visva-Bharati VC appointment: HRD ignored prof’s candidature in DU 3 years ago, cited ‘past conduct’

October 17, 2018 11:08 am

In 2010, the Apex Complaints Committee (ACC) of DU had found Chakrabarty guilty of sexual harassment during the time he was director of Gandhi Bhawan.

Visva-Bharati executive council member challenges acting V-C’s term extension

June 05, 2018 12:53 am

In his letters to Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on May 7, Banerjee said the EC had passed a resolution saying the next senior most professor should become the officiating V-C and directed Sen to hand over the charge.