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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Visva-Bharati University


Visva-Bharati issues second show cause notice to professor who filed FIR against VC

June 15, 2021 2:38 pm

Professor Manas Maity of Physics department had lodged an FIR against Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty at Santiniketan police station on June 12 for allegedly insulting and humiliating him and some other faculty members by making some "unsavoury comments" against them at the meeting.

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.

Visva-Bharati University cancels lecture on Bengal polls

May 13, 2021 6:33 am

"Due to some unavoidable circumstances, this 35th lecture is treated to be as cancelled for the time being" was added to the notice.

In battle for Bolpur, future of Tagore’s legacy & Visva-Bharati in focus

April 29, 2021 9:13 am

In Bolpur, which goes to the polls in the last phase on April 29, a controversy surrounding Visva Bharati University (VBU) and its vice-chancellor seems to be on the lips of voters.

Kolkata: VBU suspends prof after colleague’s complaint

January 09, 2021 2:42 am

“The Visva-Bharati executive council.... decided that disciplinary proceedings is to be initiated following applicable rules against Prof Sudipta Bhattacharya and also decided to place him under suspension with immediate effect...,” read the notice.

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.