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  • After series of spats, Partha meets Governor

    After series of spats, Partha meets Governor

    However, a source close to the Governor's office said they are believed to have discussed issues pertaining to the condition of education in Bengal and the issues relating to the spate of spats that had brought the relationship between the state government and the constitutional head of the state to a new low.

    January 1, 2020
  • Partha hits back at Guv over JU prog cancellation

    Partha hits back at Guv over JU prog cancellation

    It may be noted that the Governor had drawn the attention of the chief minister in the letter written on 25 December about the recent incident at Jadavpur University where the annual convocation was held without his presence after a section of the university students and employees prevented him from going to the venue.

    December 30, 2019
  • Partha Chatterjee to discuss education matters with Governor

    Partha Chatterjee to discuss education matters with Governor

    Meanwhile, two students’ bodies of the university, Arts Faculty Students Union (AFSU) and Faculty of Engineering and Technology Students Union (FETSU) in an open letter addressed to the Chancellor, had declared that he was being “rusticated” from his position as Chancellor.

    December 29, 2019
  • Partha questions relevance of position of Governor

    Partha questions relevance of position of Governor

    He also said the issue of alleged “Governor’s dominance” over an elected government related to the issue of Centre-state relations and wanted it to be debated in the Assembly.

    November 28, 2019
  • Pass/Fail system

    Pass/Fail system

    On closer reflection, learning has hit the reefs because of this system of automatic promotions.

    October 27, 2019
  • West Bengal police takes to Twitter to rule out political angle in Murshidabad murders

    West Bengal police takes to Twitter to rule out political angle in Murshidabad murders

    The West Bengal police ruled out any political angle in the killings of three members of a family in Murshidabad district's Jiaganj.

    October 12, 2019
  • BJP to launch statewide gherao of BDO offices against irregularities

    BJP to launch statewide gherao of BDO offices against irregularities

    Mr Bose said that more movements will be organised to protest excesses against BJP workers and slapping of false criminal charges against saffron party activists.

    July 13, 2019
  • Those who paid cut money equally guilty, says Partha Chatterjee

    Those who paid cut money equally guilty, says Partha Chatterjee

    People backed by the BJP have been rushing to the houses of councillors of municipalities and gram panchayat members belonging to the ruling Trinamul Congress, demanding refund of ‘cut money’ in different parts of the state after the CM said the government won’t tolerate it if anyone took cut money.

    July 12, 2019
  • Historical howler

    Historical howler

    For the uninitiated, Khudiram, along with Prafulla Chaki had tried to assassinate the Presidency Magistrate, Kingsford, by throwing bombs at the carriage they suspected he was travelling in. Khudiram and Chaki didn’t notice that there were two British women in the same vehicle.

    July 11, 2019
  • Govt proposes to tweak SSC recruitment rules

    Govt proposes to tweak SSC recruitment rules

    The education minister also stressed that the government is trying to rationalise the teacher-student ratio by removing teachers from schools where the number of students is low and placing them in schools where student density is high.

    July 5, 2019
  • Bengal government clears 10 per cent reservation for EWS

    Bengal government clears 10 per cent reservation for EWS

    The economically weaker section can apply for civil jobs once the notification is issued. There will also be reservation for EWS for admission to any educational institution. Both the Congress and the CPI-M hailed the decision.

    July 3, 2019
  • Privilege move against media houses dropped

    Privilege move against media houses dropped

    The move came after Miss Banerjee, who was present during the session, requested her party not to proceed with the issue.

    June 29, 2019
  • Partha, Mamata differ in their statements

    Partha, Mamata differ in their statements

    Meanwhile, Transport and irrigation minister Suvendu Adhikari said that chief minister Mamata Banerjee had announced the “cut money” move with a good intention.

    June 26, 2019
  • West Bengal college admissions to be based on board exam marks, no entrance test needed

    West Bengal college admissions to be based on board exam marks, no entrance test needed

    The admission process will start after the results of the higher secondary examination is published.

    May 21, 2019
  • What’s up in Madhyamik?

    What’s up in Madhyamik?

    In a convoluted attempt at self-deception, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education has drawn a fine distinction between the social media and a “question paper leak”.

    February 16, 2019
  • Dichotomy in schools

    Dichotomy in schools

    As the Trinamul government now sets about widening the scope of learning English, it urgently needs to reflect on the inherent conundrums.

    January 2, 2019
  • Bengal bandh: BJP claims success

    Bengal bandh: BJP claims success

    The day is marked by twin triumphs, the state BJP president said.

    September 27, 2018