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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Students to rate teachers at Kolkata’s Presidency

In a role reversal of sorts, students of the elite Presidency University here would rate the performance of their teachers through a unique feedback system.

Dutch varsity ties up with Presidency University

Selected students of the Presidency University here can now head to the Netherlands for an internship, an official said Thursday.

Presidency University,correctives required

West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan on Thursday observed that despite the new model of learning introduced in the Presidency University, "some correctives" may be required.

Now, a course on love at Presidency University

Come New Year, students at the Presidency University in Kolkata can opt for a course on the enigma of love, its vice-chancellor said on Sunday, adding that this was part of the new interdisciplinary studies programme.

Presidency University to offer interdisciplinary courses

Come July, science students can get a taste of liberal arts and those delving into humanities can take up a science subject at Presidency University.

Presidency violence: Cops were not cooperative says probe panel

A probe panel set up by the West Bengal Human Rights Commission to inquire into the vandalism at Presidency University in April on Thursday accused police and administration of non-cooperation.

Presidency University vandalism: I’ve been framed, says TMC councillor

A Trinamool Congress Councillor, who is one of the accused in the vandalism at the Presidency University, on Thursday denied he was involved in any violent incident and alleged that he had been framed by the CPI(M).

WBHRC special team visits Presidency University

The special team, constituted by the West Bengal Human Rights Commission to probe vandalism in Presidency University, visited the campus on Tuesday.

TMC says Presidency vandalism staged, later retracts

After calling the vandalism at the Presidency University ‘trivial, the Trinamool Congress Saturday claimed the whole incident was "staged".

Presidency vandalism staged: Trinamool Congress

After calling the vandalism at the Presidency University "trivial", the Trinamool Congress on Saturday claimed the whole incident was "staged".

‘Efforts being made to belittle attack on Mamata’

The Trinamool Congress on Saturday claimed that there were efforts to downplay the `attack` on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra in Delhi by projecting the vandalism at Presidency University.

I apologise, it’s a blot: Governor on Presidency University vandalism

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday apologised to the students of Presidency University for the violence by alleged Trinamool Congress youth wing activists.

TMC worker among four arrested in Presidency University attack case

A Trinamool Congress youth wing worker has been arrested in connection with Wednesday`s vandalism incident at the Presidency University.