Visva-Bharati

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

The central university on Monday asked Maity to explain how he could make statement about filing of the FIR against the VC.

published on : 15th June 2021

Visva-Bharati announces lecture on reasons of BJP's defeat in Bengal polls, cancels later

A notice inviting people to attend the lecture to be held at 4 pm on May 18 via Zoom platform was posted on the central university's website earlier in the day.

published on : 13th May 2021

'Poush mela, Basantotsab suspended to stem COVID': Visva-Bharati defends its VC

The premier varsity, in its statement, also said that the VC was not at fault for temporarily suspending heritage festivals like Poush Mela and Basantotsab.

published on : 2nd April 2021

'Trinamool's Anubrata Mondal threatened me': Visva-Bharati VC writes to PM for security

Attaching clippings of local newspapers, Bidyut Chakraborty alleged that Mondal threatened to teach him a lesson that he shall never forget in life.

published on : 1st April 2021

'Will ensure campus gets closed': Visva-Bharati VC in fresh row after audio clip emerges

The audio clips triggered widespread protests but the Visva-Bharati authorities did not issue any official statement.

published on : 18th March 2021

Amartya Sen asks Visva-Bharati to withdraw allegation that he is illegally holding land

Sen wrote the letter to Visva-Bharati Vice-Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty two days after the authorities of the central university asked the West Bengal government to measure the plot.

published on : 19th January 2021

'Will take back campus road', says Mamata as row with Visva-Bharati intensifies

The decision is said to be in the backdrop of the university’s centenary ceremony where the PM addressed through video conference and Mamata was not invited.

published on : 28th December 2020

'Won't accept BJP's insult to Bengalis': Intellectuals protest against treatment meted out to Amartya Sen by Visva-Bharati

Visva-Bharati has recently written to the West Bengal government claiming that dozens of land parcels owned by it were wrongfully recorded in the names of private parties including Sen.

published on : 27th December 2020

Those running affairs at play no integral part in carrying forward Tagore's legacy: Mamata

Banerjee said she would protest against the insult meted out to Amartya Sen during her rally in Bolpur on December 29, and urged all intellectuals in the state to also do the same.

published on : 24th December 2020

Mamata was not invited to Visva-Bharati centenary meet: Trinamool

TMC leader Bratya Basu also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who attended the central varsity's meet on the occasion over a video conference, made "factual errors" during his speech.

published on : 24th December 2020

PM Modi to address centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University on December 24

The West Bengal governor and the Union education minister will also be present during the ceremony, it said.

published on : 22nd December 2020

V-C's comments against Amartya Sen baseless: Visva-Bharati faculty body

The VC or any other senior official of the central university could not be reached for comments.

published on : 16th December 2020