Tag: Vice-chancellor

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  • 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