Victim of varsity politicisation: Outgoing Jadavpur VC

Accusing the students of indulging in drug and alcohol abuse, outgoing Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Tuesday claimed he had to step down in the face of "undemocratic" and "unconstitutional stir initiated by students with political affiliations.

Questions raised over Mamata announcing JU VC resignation

Even as Jadavpur University students Monday went euphoric over the news of vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti resigning, questions were being raised over the legality of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announcing the stepping down.

Jadavpur University VC Abhijit Chakrabati resigns after Mamata Banerjee steps in

Jadavpur University's vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabati resigned from his post on Monday after West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee stepped in amidst protests by students demanding his resignation.

Govt has not done anything to resolve Jadavpur University impasse: ABVP

Accusing the Trinamool Congress government of destroying student-friendly atmosphere in educational institutions, ABVP Monday alleged that no step has been taken to solve the impasse at Jadavpur University which has been going on since last five months.

Two fasting Jadavpur University students hospitalised, Governor cautions VC

As another Jadavpur University student was on Saturday hospitalised while on an indefinite hunger strike demanding resignation of the vice-chancellor, the Governor asked the VC to take immediate action on a report relating to a molestation case.

Indian, Bangladeshi Bengali Wiki community to meet in Kolkata

Contributors to the Bengali Wikipedia from India and Bangladesh will gather at a two-day conference here beginning Friday to exchange ideas and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Bengali Wikimedia community.

Jadavpur University protest: VC appeals for talks

As the fast unto death of Jadavpur University students entered second day on Tuesday , Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti appealed the protesters to come to the negotiating table.

WBPCC chief praises Jadavpur University scholar's protest at convocation

WBPCC chief Adhir Chowdhury on Saturday came out in support of Jadavpur University scholar Gitasree, who refused to accept the citation on the convocation, and termed her protest as against atrocity.

WB Ministers contradict over refusal of medals at Jadavpur University convocation

Two ministers of the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Friday contradicted on refusal of medals by the students of Jadavpur University at its just-concluded Convocation.

Baichung Bhutia conferred honourary degree by Jadavpur University
Baichung Bhutia conferred honourary degree by Jadavpur University

In recognition of his contribution to Indian football, former captain Baichung Bhutia has been conferred with a honourary degree in literature by the prestigious Jadavpur University.

Slogans, denial to receive certificate mar Jadavpur University convocation

The Jadavpur University Special and 59th Annual Convocation turned embarrassing for both its Chancellor, who is also the West Bengal Governor, and the Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday after they were confronted with protests and slogans by a large section of its students.

Black flags, boycotts mar Jadavpur University convocation

The 59th annual convocation of Jadavpur University here Wednesday was marred by slogan-shouting and black flag demonstrations with a large section of students and teachers boycotting the event to press their demand for removal of vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti.

Historic Writer`s Buildings getting ready for facelift

The restoration of the iconic Writers' Buildings, seat of Bengal administration since Independence, has gone a step ahead with the submission of two parts of the four-part final report by an expert committee to the state PWD department.

Governor asks Jadavpur University VC to hold convocation inside campus

 Putting to rest the controversy over venue of the annual convocation of Jadavpur University, West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today said he has asked the Vice Chancellor to hold it within the campus.

Petition challenges appointment of Abhijit Chakraborti as Jadavpur University VC

The Calcutta High Court Tuesday directed Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakraborti to file an affidavit stating his position on a petition challenging his appointment.

JU: Governor seeks report, Mamata says effort to defame state
JU: Governor seeks report, Mamata says effort to defame state

West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today asked the state education minister to resolve the stalemate in Jadavpur University in the wake of Tuesday night's police action on the agitating students.

Fire at Jadavpur University central store

Fire broke out at the central store of the Jadavpur University here on Monday, fire brigade sources 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.

Kolkata embraces ''Kiss of Love'', says no to moral policing

Forming human chains, enacting skits and indulging in a public display of affection, students of the prestigious Jadavpur and Presidency universities Wednesday hosted the "Kiss of Love", protest deriding moral policing.

Bengal governor refuses comment on varsity 'referendum'

West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi Sunday refused to comment on a "so-called referendum" being conducted by Jadavpur University students to press for vice chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti's resignation.