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Jadavpur University Pro-V-C confined in office for 48 hrs as students' sit-in continues

The unions have demanded the university authorities to enumerate the steps taken to raise the issue with the higher education department, including sharing details of the correspondence over e-mail.

Feb 24, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Jadavpur university VC injured in students scuffle

Suranjan Das, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University got injured in students scuffle. Watch full video to know more.

Feb 20, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Jadavpur University Professor Kanak Sarkar divested of duties after controversial remark

In a Facebook post on Sunday, Sarkar, a professor of International Relations department, had likened a virgin woman to a "sealed bottle" or "packet" triggering an outrage.

Jan 16, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

5W1H: Jadavpur University students protest for expulsion of Prof. Kanak Sarkar

Students of Jadavpur University today staged protest in campus demanding expulsion of Prof. Kanak Sarkar over his remarks made in a Facebook post. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Jadavpur Univ prof's 'Virgin Bride' post triggers protests, students demand expulsion

A professor of International Relations, Sarkar also stressed on celibacy and virginity as part of ethics and morality in a Facebook post.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

'A girl is born sealed from birth until it is opened': Jadavpur University professor sparks row with 'virgin wife' comments

Sarkar in his controversial post wondered why somebody would be "willing to buy a broken seal while purchasing a bottle of cold drink or a packet of biscuits?"

Jan 15, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

Jadavpur University scraps entrance tests for 6 UG courses, triggers massive student protest

The new system will be applicable "only for this year".

Jul 04, 2018, 23:33 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders begin practice ahead of IPL, Dinesh Karthik to join them later this month

Sans skipper Dinesh Karthik, two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday had their first practice session ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season at the Jadavpur University second campus ground in Salt Lake.

Mar 19, 2018, 21:15 PM IST

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

After Lenin and Periyar, a statue of Syama Prasad Mukherjee vandalised

The act is seen as a vengeance after two statues of Lenin and Periyar were vandalised in Tripura soon after BJP toppled the Left Front government in the state elections.

Mar 07, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Yuvraj Singh, Gurkeerat Mann lead Punjab's thrilling win over Mumbai in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Gurkeerat smashed an 18-ball 43 with six fours and two sixes while Yuvraj's 40 off 34 included two fours and two sixes, which made light work of Mumbai's 198/4.

Jan 22, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Jadavpur University students end protest after 36 hours

A section of Jadavpur University students, who were protesting against the West Bengal government`s directive to replace the existing students union with a nominated students` council, called off their agitation early on Saturday after nearly 36 hours of demonstrations.

Aug 12, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

JU suspends admission to engineering PG courses

The move followed allegations of irregularities in the merit list posted on varsity website on July 21 and subsequent cancellation of the merit list.

Jul 27, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Bengal topper's name appears in Jadavpur University merit list without applying

 West Bengal Class 12 topper Archisman Panigrahi is in a unique predicament, his name tops the Jadavpur University merit list in four subjects without him ever applying to the varsity.

Jul 14, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

More funds, autonomy to institutions with better ranking: HRD

The institutions which fared well in the annual national rankings announced by the HRD Ministry will be provided with more funding, enhanced autonomy and other benefits, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University raises 'Azadi' slogans; Twitter users mock him for poor physique - WATCH

According to latest reports, some students of Kolkata's Jadavpur University in West Bengal raised 'Azadi' slogans.

Apr 03, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

AICTE chief pitches for enhanced quality in education

"We need to put constant efforts to the challenge and create models of excellence in education so that at least 10-20 institutes appear in top 100 institutes," Sahasrabudhe said.

Dec 24, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

Need attention on theoretical physics in India: Indian-American scientist

India needs focused attention to further the discipline of theoretical physics, where it is yet to match global standards, says Indian-American physicist Mani Bhaumik.

Dec 23, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

Another arrest in Mita Mondal's death, Mamata Banerjee orders CID probe

Brother-in-law of Mita Mondal was on Monday night arrested in connection with her unnatural death, taking the number of total arrests to three in the case after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a CID probe into the death of the Jadavpur University student.

Oct 18, 2016, 00:27 AM IST

SHAME! Son of Jadavpur University's professor touched girl students without consent, objectified them filthily?

Jadavpur University had earlier grabbed headlines during JNU row over alleged ant-national activities. Now, the varsity is in news once again!

Jul 26, 2016, 23:43 PM IST