Santiniketan

CBI raids Visva Bharati varsity, officers' residences

The CBI on Tuesday conducted raids at five premises of Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan of West Bengal's Birbhum district in connection with alleged irregularities committed by its sacked vice chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta.

May 25, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

Supreme Court on Tuesday brought the curtains down on a decade-old PIL seeking protection of historical objects in various museums, saying the government has promised to ensure security and take all other necessary steps to prevent theft.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

Agitation in Visva Bharati over new admission policy, authorities not to roll-back

Normal functioning was affected in Visva Bharati on Tuesday following agitation over the newly introduced admission policy doing away with the 'internal quota' system.

Dec 17, 2014, 01:59 AM IST

Visva Bharati molestation case: Victim leaves university

The Sikkimese girl, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three fellow students of the Visva Bharati, quit the university on Friday.

Sep 12, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Four artists to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan

Four artists have been invited to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as part of an exclusive programme aimed at providing an environment to inspire creative thinking and rejuvenate artistic impulses.

Aug 21, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

Two feared drowned in canal, mob damages fire tender

Two persons were feared drowned in a canal following which locals turned their ire on fire brigade personnel damaging a vehicle for their alleged failure to rescue the duo at Santiniketan in Birbhum district late tonight.

Oct 16, 2012, 09:48 AM IST

Santiniketan through a historic photographers` lens

Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan set up by Tagore in the heart of rural West Bengal is a photographers` dream.

Oct 11, 2011, 18:34 PM IST

Santiniketan celebrates Tagore`s 150th birth anniversary

Braving summer heat, tourists from India and abroad gathered to attend Rabindranath Tagore`s 150th birth anniversary celebrations here today.

May 10, 2011, 09:22 AM IST

Tagore memorabilia to get new home

The Visva-Bharati University has received 19 blueprints for a new museum.

Mar 20, 2011, 08:25 AM IST

Santiniketan named for Unesco listings

India has nominated Santiniketan in Unesco`s World Heritage list.

Oct 20, 2010, 09:42 AM IST

Santiniketan, Western Ghats named for Unesco listin

India has nominated Santiniketan, the university town where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore founded Visva Bharati, and the mountain range of Western Ghats for a place in Unesco`s World Heritage list.

Oct 19, 2010, 16:15 PM IST

CBI probe into Tagore Nobel medal theft closed

The five-year-old probe by the CBI into the theft of Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel medal and other memorabilia from Rabindra Bhavan museum in Santiniketan, has been officially closed.

Aug 06, 2010, 12:43 PM IST

Visva Bharati University to reopen Saturday

Visva Bharati University
which was closed since Sunday last following a strike called
by a group of students protesting against fee hike would
reopen tomorrow varsity sources said today.

Jul 23, 2010, 23:00 PM IST