Presidency University

Syama Prasad Mukherjee's engraved name smeared with black ink at Kolkata's Presidency University

Syama Prasad Mukherjee's engraved name smeared with black ink at Kolkata's Presidency University

Earlier this month, another statue of the Jana Sangh leader was damaged in Kolkata's Jadavpur University. Seven people were also arrested in connection with the incident.

Mar 19, 2018, 12:44 PM IST

We expect minority status after PM Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Indian Jews

Some 6,000 Indian Jews live in the country, which has been home to the community for the past 2,000 years.

Jul 02, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Kolkata Presidency University student runs canteen in campus

A first year student of Presidency University has set up a mobile canteen in the campus offering fast food, favourite among the Gen Next.

Mar 28, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Presidency University's Holocaust-focused course on history of mass violence

Presidency University here has launched a course on the history of mass violence, featuring the Jewish Holocaust, with the aim of understanding the causes of the phenomenon and how it can be prevented by tracing its history from the 20th century to our times.

Mar 21, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Fire at Presidency University, no casualties

A fire broke out at the Presidency University here on Monday but there were no casualties, the fire department said.

Jan 16, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

One student injured while escaping fire at Presidency University

In October 2010 a major fire had broken out at the Baker building of the university.

Sep 09, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

E-cigarettes can help eliminate smoking in 30 years: Research

 Smoking, which can cause several ailments including cancer, can soon become a thing of the past if quality and diversity of vaping products continue to increase, and costs continue to fall, economists have estimated.

Aug 25, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

Presidency University registrar under gherao

A group of students of Presidency University has gheraoed the varsity's registrar demanding greater transparency in the admission process.

Aug 06, 2016, 15:54 PM IST
Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Sen discussed the influence and contributions of early 19th century poet Henry Louis Vivian Derozio in education and society.

Jan 20, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
Debt is like a dynamite, RBI Gov Raghuram Rajan warns corporates

Debt is like a dynamite, RBI Gov Raghuram Rajan warns corporates

Warning corporates against ill-effects of over-borrowing, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Thursday said debt is like "dynamite" which can harm at times with its "explosive" nature.

Dec 10, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

Presidency University holding 2-day referendum on campus issues

 A two-day referendum by Presidency University students on campus issues began on Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Protests only by small section of students: Presidency VC

Presidency University Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia on Saturday said she is under gherao by a small section of students while a majority have no issues.

Aug 22, 2015, 13:50 PM IST
Presidency University VC under gherao since Friday evening

Presidency University VC under gherao since Friday evening

Presidency University Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia remained under gherao by protesting students since Friday evening, putting a question mark over its third convocation ceremony scheduled for later in the day.

Aug 22, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Presidency University VC gheraoed, spends night in office

Presidency University students have gheraoed Vice-Chancellor Anuradha Lohia since Thursday night, in a protest against giving autonomy to departments on holding admission tests.

Apr 24, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Am still a Marxist, says Dalai Lama

 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama Tuesday described himself as a "Marxist" in the context of socio-economic theory.

Jan 13, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Presidency University student found dead

A girl student of Presidency University was found dead in a house Sunday where she was staying as a paying guest while her roommate was also unconscious, police said.

Jan 04, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

US varsity students attend lectures at Presidency

One of India's prestigious educational establishments, Presidency University, here is hosting a batch of students and faculty from a top-ranked US university as part of a student exchange programme, a statement said.

Nov 19, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

'Kiss of Love' spreads to Kolkata

After Kochi, the City of Joy witnessed its own 'Kiss of Love' edition by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation.

Nov 06, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Presidency University students express solidarity with Jadavpur University

Students of Presidency University on Friday took out a rally in the city to express solidarity with their counterparts in Jadavpur University who were allegedly beaten up by the police, and demanded an impartial probe into the incident.

Sep 19, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Presidency raises Rs 2 crore from corporates and alumni

To upgrade infrastructure and attract international faculty, the Presidency University here has successfully raised Rs 2 crore from corporate houses and its many well-placed alumni spread all over the world.

Dec 11, 2013, 10:23 AM IST