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Save Visva Bharati: Faculty body appeals to Dharmendra Pradhan

September 07, 2021 10:04 am

The teachers’ body alleged that “irregular disbursement of salary and unauthorised salary cut” had become a “regular event” at Visva Bharati.

Union education minister asks Visva-Bharati to set up panel to resolve standoff with students

September 03, 2021 9:28 am

Pradhan's intervention came a day after V-C Bidyut Chakraborty wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, flagging alleged threats from a Trinamool Congress leader, and requested security.

Visva-Bharati in Calcutta High Court to lift gherao of V-C amid protests

September 02, 2021 2:59 am

The Vice-Chancellor has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention.

PM Modi invokes Tagore's world view, asks Visva Bharati to help farmers, artisans access global market

February 19, 2021 10:35 pm

Modi told the gathering that with knowledge comes responsibility and the knowledge attained by them was not theirs alone but a legacy for future generations.

Visva Bharati authorities to write to PM Modi, seek central forces after violence

August 18, 2020 4:39 pm

Palpable tension prevailed at the institute with barely any movement seen on Tuesday morning.

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

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.

The unmaking of history

October 15, 2015 6:06 am

From the beginning, the ICHR has been beholden to the political and historical beliefs of whoever was in power. This aspect of its leadership has not changed.

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.