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Visva Bharati University


Visva-Bharati University pre-degree exams from July 5

June 11, 2021 12:39 pm

Not more than 200 students will appear for the online Mdhyamik and Uchchya Madhyamik exams from two schools, Patha Bhavana and Siksha Satra.

Visva-Bharati VC makes unsavoury comments on teachers in purported audio clip, faculty association demands apology

June 10, 2021 10:58 am

The Visva Bharati University Faculty Association (VBUFA) demanded that Chakraborty apologises for his alleged comments against some faculty members who belong to a particular organisation.

Lecture on ‘why BJP failed to win Bengal’ cancelled

May 13, 2021 3:28 am

The lecture, titled ‘Why BJP failed to win West Bengal Assembly Elections’ was scheduled to be addressed by Niti Aayog Joint Advisor Prof Sanjay Kumar.

Visva-Bharati VC in fresh row after audio clip emerges

March 18, 2021 11:18 am

In the viral audio clip, which could not be verified, Chakraborty was heard telling the faculty and non-teaching staff: "I will ensure Visva-Bharati is closed down. But I am not issuing any threat."

What we are witnessing in Shantiniketan is an ugly fight ­between ideo­logies

January 10, 2021 8:44 am

In the heated political battlefield of West Bengal ahead of the Assembly election, set to be a bitter contest between the ruling Trinamool and the BJP, both Poush Mela and the land row are seen to be motivated.

‘Tantalisingly untrue’: Amartya Sen reiterates he did not call Visva-Bharati V-C

January 01, 2021 11:49 pm

Last month, the vice-chancellor had claimed at a virtual meeting with faculty members that Sen had called him and introduced himself as “Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen”

Stop wall construction, Birbhum DM tells VBU

January 01, 2021 11:42 pm

Birbhum District Magistrate Vijay Bharti said the wall, if built, could inconvenience people's movement along the route.

Need to protect Tagore’s Bengal from BJP’s communal politics

December 30, 2020 1:39 am

At Bolpur rally, Bengal CM dubs Visva-Bharati V-C ‘BJP man’, targets Amit Shah.

BJP targeting educationists, trying to break universities: Mamata again defends Amartya Sen

December 28, 2020 11:39 pm

Claiming that 'attempts were being made to break the backbone and pride of Bengal', the chief minister denied she or her party had labelled people from other states as outsiders.

Not invited to Visva-Bharati event: Mamata Banerjee

December 25, 2020 1:20 am

“I didn't receive any kind of invitation for the programme so how can I attend it?,”she said at a press conference.