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  • Amid probe hopes, NBU VC talks to exams controller

    Amid probe hopes, NBU VC talks to exams controller

    A section of educationists have raised several questions against the University authorities and has sought NBU's internal departmental inquiry, along with the police probe

    September 14, 2020
  • HP agri varsity gears up to meet emerging challenges

    HP agri varsity gears up to meet emerging challenges

    The Vice-Chancellor said that all Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Research Stations scattered all over the state will be strengthened.

    September 9, 2020
  • Varsity in crisis

    Varsity in crisis

    Offensive slogans were allegedly raised and the controversy assumed a political colour. In the left versus right binary, the ‘nationalists’ took on the ‘anti-nationals’ in a debate fuelled by a strident media, that has for the most part lost touch with objectivity, and the social media troll army.

    November 22, 2019
  • Campus comeuppance

    Campus comeuppance

    Visva-Bharati University grapples with a cruel irony yet again. The legacy of Tagore is in tatters with the five-year jail terms awarded to a former Vice-Chancellor, a former Registrar, and a former lady lecturer of the Mathematics department.

    February 28, 2019
  • Purvanchal University V-C tells students to murder opponents

    Purvanchal University V-C tells students to murder opponents

    Raja Ram Yadav, the Vice-Chancellor of Purvanchal University, triggered a major controversy when he told a gathering of students to murder their opponents at a public meeting in Ghazipur.

    December 30, 2018
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit alleges corruption in appointment of V-Cs

    Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit alleges corruption in appointment of V-Cs

    In a shocking development, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit alleged on Saturday that some Vice Chancellors had been appointed in universities and colleges in the state in exchange of money.

    October 6, 2018
  • Presidency Locked

    Presidency Locked

    Less than a decade after its foundation, the reputation of Kolkata’s Presidency University has hit the reefs. On Monday, it incurred the dubious distinction of being compelled to shift Tuesday’s convocation to Nandan III ~ an auditorium for screening films. The line that demarcates academic pursuit from cinema has consciously been blurred in consequence. Another …

    September 12, 2018
  • High Court cancels Kerala university VC’s appointment

    High Court cancels Kerala university VC’s appointment

    Four years after Dr Babu Sebastian was appointed Mahatma Gandhi University’s Vice-Chancellor, the Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the appointment on grounds of inadequate qualifications, and formation of a search committee against rules to find a suitable candidate for the post. The High Court order came on a plea of T.R. Premkumar, who pointed …

    February 19, 2018
  • At JU convocation…

    At JU convocation…

    When the Vice-Chancellor of a university, a distinguished historian to boot, makes a pregnant observation at a convocation, it is almost suggestive of a rift in the lute vis-a-vis the state government. More than the customary award of D.Litt and D.Sc to academic notables, Prof Suranjan Das took the opportunity of Saturday’s 61st convocation of …

    December 26, 2016