Kannur University

Kerala opposition leader VD Satheesan slams LDF government for its failure to curb Covid surge

Satheesan claimed the people are forced to approach private hospitals which the poor cannot afford. 

published on : 18th January 2022

End illegality in recruitment to Kannur varsity faculty position: Committee

The minimum eligibility for the associate professor post is PhD with eight years’ experience at the assistant professor level.

published on : 7th January 2022

Appointment to Kannur University board of studies against statute: Kerala HC

According to them, the notification issued on August 11, 2021, reconstituting the board  was illegal. Several members appointed on the board are not teachers.

published on : 6th January 2022

Guv Khan to pass Kerala HC notice on Kannur varsity V-C appointment to govt

The notice on the appeal in the division bench headed by Chief Justice S Manikumar was served on the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. 

published on : 30th December 2021

Kannur VC gets death threat

Kannur University Vice Chancellor (VC) Gopinath Raveendran has received a letter from a section of Maoists threatening to kill him.

published on : 24th December 2021

Kannur University V-C appointment: Undeterred by Kerala HC verdict, Opposition to intensify protest

Despite the High Court verdict, the Opposition has decided to intensify its protest against Higher Education Minister R Bindu and demanding her resignation.

published on : 16th December 2021

Backed by Kerala HC verdict on Kannur University VC appointment, government hardens stand

Sources said that the CM asserted in a cabinet meeting that the reappointment of Gopinath Ravindran was done in a transparent manner.

published on : 16th December 2021

Kerala HC dismisses petition challenging Gopinath's reappointment as Kannur University Vice Chancellor

Gopinath's reappointment has become a political row with Opposition UDF alleging that Higher Education Minister R Bindhu favoured his appointment bypassing laws.

published on : 15th December 2021

Kerala government’s claim of non-interference in Kannur VC appointment falls flat

The letters, both written on November 22 and accessed by TNIE, recommended cancellation of the notification inviting applications for new Vice Chancellor.

published on : 14th December 2021

Governor fed up with university appointments: Kerala opposition

Says universities have been turned into party cells; Satheesan asks Chief Minister Pinarayi to end his silence on the issue

published on : 12th December 2021

Those who reappointed me should reply to controversy: Kannur University VC

This is first time in the state that a VC was reappointed after the completion of one term. Gopinath’s term had ended on November 22. 

published on : 12th December 2021

Opposition backs Kerala Governor after his letter to CM on political interference in varsities

The Governor who is unhappy with the reappointment of the Kannur University VC and politicisation of universities had sent a letter to Pinarayi saying he's ready to relinquish the Chancellor post

published on : 11th December 2021

Row over reappointment of Kannur varsity VC

Save University Campaign Committee has termed Gopinath’s reappointment as a ‘gift’ from the LDF government 

published on : 24th November 2021

KK Ragesh’s wife ranked first in Kannur varsity interview; Guv’s intervention sought

They have also demanded the syndicate to cancel the rank list.  Ragesh is the private secretary to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

published on : 21st November 2021

Row after Kannur varsity calls Pinarayi's secy KK Ragesh’s wife for interview

The committee has submitted a representation to Higher Education Minister R Bindu and VC Gopinath Raveendran demanding cancellation of the list.

published on : 18th November 2021
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