Visva Bharati

Anantpur man chose painting over job

Bannothu Thackeray Naik had a tough childhood as he was affected by polio.  

published on : 8th May 2022

Open to CBI probe: Visva-Bharati VC on student's campus death 

Family of the student of Visva-Bharati-run school, whose body was found hanging in his hostel room, has demanded a CBI probe, alleging it was a murder & varsity authorities were trying to hush it up.

published on : 24th April 2022

'What about Visva-Bharati?': West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee amid Aliah University row

Mamata Banerjee's comments came in the backdrop of ceaseless student protests at the Visva-Bharati in Bolpur's Santiniketan over a host of issues.

published on : 5th April 2022

No 'Basanta Utsav' in Visva-Bharati for third consecutive year, thanks to COVID

The festival was started by Rabindranath Tagore, the original founder of the institute, and it attracts thousands of visitors from outside.

published on : 18th March 2022

Impasse in Visva-Bharati over students' demands to reopen hostels, conduct online exams

The protesting students had agitated inside registrar's office on Monday morning to press for their demands.

published on : 2nd March 2022

BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe to deliver lecture at Visva-Bharati; SFI protests

A Visva-Bharati official said Sahasrabuddhe was an internationally known academician and the university invited him to deliver the speech as part of its lecture series.

published on : 20th January 2022

No response from Bengal Health Department over holding 'Poush Mela': Visva-Bharati University VC

Maharshi Debendranath Tagore had bought land at Bolpur, then a village, in 1862 and decided to call the place, Santiniketan' or the 'abode of peace'.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Video of Visva Bharati University VC saying he had no interest in the visiting NAAC team goes viral

A university official said it was given 2.65 points this year and awarded B + grade by the NAAC team which visited the campus from November 24-26 and inspected several bhavans and facilities.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Bengal: Visva-Bharati professor, accused of casteist slur, files harassment complaint against student

Basu, a teacher of Manipuri dance at Sangit Bhavana, also filed a complaint with the police alleging that Sow, an SFI leader, abused and heckled him.

published on : 17th September 2021

Visva-Bharati agitators begin relay hunger strike, wishes VC on Teachers' Day with flowers

The agitators said that they had placed the bouquet on the gate to wish the VC, but despite their effort, Chakraborty "did not acknowledge it".

published on : 5th September 2021

Visva Bharati faculty body urges PM to save institute from 'degeneration' amid ongoing stir

The body expressed apprehension that the events that had been unfolding of late, triggered by the decisions taken by the VC over the past two years, might lead to the "closure" of the institution.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Visva Bharati University suspends all classes till March 31, entire campus to be sealed

Further notification will be issued by the University in the due course after reviewing the pandemic condition after March 31.

published on : 13th March 2020