Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Visva Bharati University


Swati Ganguly's Tagore’s University: A History of Visva-Bharati (1921-1961) looks back at the institute's century-old legacy

September 25, 2022 1:54 pm

The book examines how Visva-Bharati built a community of scholarship before a radical shift in its functioning in the last few years, writes Angshuman Kar

Visva-Bharati University’s decision to hold lecture on ‘Kali Puja’ sparks row

July 24, 2022 9:15 am

Swami Saradatmananda Ji Maharaj, general secretary of Sree Sree Ramakrishna Ashrama, Alambazar Math, Kolkata, is scheduled to deliver the lecture, while Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty will preside over the session.

Family reiterates CBI probe demand, seeks action against VBU officials

April 25, 2022 5:18 am

Reacting to the development, VBU Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty said, "This is a tragic incident and we fully sympathise with the family. The university has extended all help to the family. We are also trying to find out how the student died."

VBU student’s death: Students hold protest outside VC residence, break outer gate

April 24, 2022 5:06 am

A varsity official said the student, hailing from Nanur in Birbhum district, was found lying motionless in his hostel room and was taken to Pearson Memorial Hospital at Santiniketan where the doctors declared him dead.

After online classes for two years, students protest offline exams

April 18, 2022 9:16 am

Several universities have decided to hold offline exams for the semester ending in May-June 2022. But with little clarity over hostel arrangements, exam schedules and hybrid class timetables, the decision has been met with opposition in most states.

Students, parents scuffle at Visva-Bharati University over offline tests

March 22, 2022 5:08 am

Offline exams could not be held on Monday after a section of students protesting against the move entered into an altercation with the parents of some students who were willing to appear in the exams.

Students protest at Visva-Bharati demanding reopening of hostels

February 25, 2022 9:13 am

The students have been agitating for a week now, demanding the reopening of hostels but the vice-chancellor is unresponsive, SFI leader Somnath Sow said.

‘VBU has lost its global identity’: V-C in fresh row over video clip

January 29, 2022 5:43 am

🔴 Birbhum district president of the Trinamool Congress, Anubrata Mondal said, “He has lost his mind. A person with a sane mind cannot say such things. Everyone wants him ousted for the betterment of the institute.”

Visva-Bharati constitutes inquiry committee to probe into discrepancy in MEd merit list

October 01, 2021 11:17 am

The central university was in the news as one candidate secured 200 marks out of 100 marks in the M Ed merit list posted on the website. Three other candidates had been given 151 marks out of 100, 196 out of 100 and 198 out of 100.