Visva Bharati

HRD Ministry sends Visva Bharati VC file again to President

The HRD Ministry has again sent the file recommending dismissal of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Dattagupta to President Pranab Mukherjee after the Law Ministry and Attorney General backed its view in the matter.

Feb 10, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

Sacking Visva Bharati VC: HRD Ministry seeks legal opinion from Law Ministry

Acting swiftly, HRD Ministry on Thursday approached the Law Ministry to seek legal opinion on the sacking of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Duttagupta.

Sep 24, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Bangladesh Prez visits Rabindra Bhavan, meets Visva Bharati VC

Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid on Tuesday visited Visva Bharati here and took keen interest in viewing the memorabilia of the Bard.

Dec 23, 2014, 18:31 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

Visva Bharati rally for fellow student, UGC team to visit

Visva Bharati students on Friday took out a rally on the campus to express solidarity with the girl student who had been allegedly harassed and molested by three male seniors.

Sep 06, 2014, 00:15 AM IST

Prevent sexual harassment, Congress urges Visva Bharati

Amid the controversy over the alleged sexual harassment of a female student from the northeast at the Visva Bharati University in West Bengal, state Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Wednesday met the vice chancellor and urged him to take steps to prevent such incidents.

Sep 03, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

Visva Bharati suspends three students accused of alleged sexual harassment

The prestigious Visva Bharati University has suspended three students for their alleged involvement in the sexual harassment of a girl student, as per news reports on Saturday.

Aug 30, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Visva Bharati lodges complaint on student's sexual harassment

The Visva Bharati University authorities on Saturday lodged a police complaint against four persons, including three students, in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a girl student.

Aug 30, 2014, 17:08 PM IST

Bangladesh centre at Visva Bharati coming soon

Strengthening the cultural connect with Bangladesh, the Visva Bharati University is in talks to set up an exclusive centre at the campus.

Mar 14, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Remove Visva-Bharati VC: Women`s commission tells PM

West Bengal Commission for Women appealed to PM Manmohan Singh to remove Visva Bharati University Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Datta Gupta for humiliating professor who accused him of sexual harassment.

Feb 24, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

NCW seeks action against Visva Bharati VC

The National Commission for Women on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the selection of Visva Bharati university Vice-Chancellor Sushanta Datta Gupta for the prestigious Padmashree award saying he was accused of sexually harassing a lady professor.

Feb 07, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

Women`s commission disappointed in Visva Bharati VC case

The West Bengal Commission for Women on Monday expressed disappointment with the NCW for not responding to its complaint against Vice Chancellor of Visva Bharati university who is accused of sexually harassing a professor.

Feb 03, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

PMO seeks report from HRD Ministry on girl being forced to take urine

PMO has sought a report from the HRD Ministry on a fifth class girl student`s being forced to drink her urine in Visva Bharati in Santinikean.

Jul 09, 2012, 22:55 PM IST

Visva Bharati to be crown jewel in Indian academic world: PM

Visva Bharati will be made one of the crown jewels of Indian academic world.

May 08, 2011, 10:06 AM IST