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Visva-Bharati University


Visva-Bharati VC apologises for 'Tagore was an outsider in Shantiniketan' remark

September 12, 2020 11:39 am

Amid the row at Visva-Bharati over Poush Mela ground fencing, Chakraborty said in a statement on August 23 that Tagore had also come to Bolpur from outside to set up the institute.

'Prison-like atmosphere': Tagore's family writes to Mamata against Visva-Bharati authorities

September 11, 2020 9:14 pm

There are apprehensions that the 3-km road connecting Visva-Bharati with Tagore's dream village Sriniketan will also be blocked for public soon and a new road come up in its place, said the letter.

Visva-Bharati University deadlock: ED probes if money was used to mobilise vandals

August 20, 2020 10:29 am

In a press conference, state BJP president Dilip Ghosh slammed the TMC. “When the Vidyasagar statue was broken, they left no opportunity to malign us. Now they have destroyed the university.

Why the decision to cancel Visva-Bharati’s spring and winter festivals is disturbing

August 10, 2020 8:48 am

There seems to be a concerted move to strip the centenary celebrations of Tagore’s spirit of inclusiveness. Hence, the decision to ban the Poush Mela and Basanta Utsav.

Visva-Bharati suspends former acting V-C accused of altering minutes of 2018 meeting

June 14, 2020 12:39 am

Former acting Vice-Chancellor Sabujkali Sen has been suspended for forging the EC resolution in collusion with the four officials to extend her tenure.

Visva-Bharati University: Bangla student gets Leave India notice over ‘anti-govt’ activities

February 28, 2020 7:24 am

Having received the ‘Leave India Notice’ — dated February 14 — on Wednesday, Afsara Anika Meem on Thursday met Foreign Regional Registration Registration Office (FRRO) officer Karma Tshering Bhutia to request him to review the decision.

Visva-Bharati: MHA clears CISF, HRD looks at ‘other options’

November 14, 2019 7:21 am

Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam confirmed the MHA’s approval, but added that the HRD Ministry has dropped the plan and is now exploring “other options” to address the university’s security concerns.

Visva-Bharati University: Students opposed, staff split as CISF gets back on security

November 08, 2019 2:44 am

A majority of the faculty, students and staff opposed the move, that followed a request by Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty to the HRD for CISF security.

Visva-Bharati not letting me return despite court order, says Trinamool MP Anupam Hazra

June 30, 2018 5:19 am

Hazra had accused the university of “illegal termination” after he was removed from his post of assistant professor in June 2015 for “raising his voice against corruption at the university” to then vice-chancellor Sushanta Duttagupta.

Visva-Bharati VC: University Council to approach President, PM

February 18, 2018 4:51 am

After Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta was dismissed from the central university in February 2016, Professor Swapan Kumar Dutta had become the acting V-C. Professor Sabujkali Sen had assumed charge on February 3 after his retirement