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In a historic move, Kolkata's Jadavpur University to set up gender-neutral toilets on campus

Students said that the demand for gender-neutral toilets has been long-pending and the recent decision has made all of them happy

Published on 29th November 2019
Presidency University

How Mimosa Ghorai became Presidency University's first SFI student prez after 9 years

We spoke to Presidency University's new student union president Mimosa Ghorai to learn about her future plans. This is what she had to tell us about that

Published on 18th November 2019
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SFI sweeps Kolkata's Presidency University student elections after 9 years

The SFI candidates at Presidency university in Kolkata bagged all the five central panel posts after a close fight with the extreme left force Independent Consolidation (IC)

Published on 15th November 2019
Kolkata zero waste

This green warrior from Kolkata set up the city's first zero-waste store. Here's why you should visit

The store has a policy where they encourage their customers to bring their own containers and carry it with them every time they come to buy anything

Published on 5th November 2019
Maloy Mitra

Woman accuses thespian Maloy Mitra of forcing oral sex: Bengal's third #MeToo allegation in a week

Formal complaints have been filed against the accused, who also works with children, at the Kolkata Police Headquarter in Lalbazar. But the police are yet to comment on this

Published on 24th October 2019
Ranjon Ghoshal

Show me your navel: Student accuses Bengal rockstar Ranjon Ghoshal of sexual harassment online

Ranjon was accused of similar indecent behaviour by novelist Sirsendu Mukhopadhyay's daughter but the case was later dropped. The singer has responded to the allegations with a post on Facebook

Published on 22nd October 2019
Sudipto Chatterjee

Bengal playwright Sudipto Chatterjee arrested for molesting student, using finger penetration as acting exercise

An FIR was filed against Sudipto Chatterjee based on which he was arrested on October 18, three days after he resigned from his institution

Published on 18th October 2019
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Why everyone should watch this documentary on Chandannagar's grandest festival — Jagadhatri Puja

The producer of SAMAYITA (The Healer) explains to us why this docu-feature is not just a mere day-to-day documentation of Chandannagar's Jagadhatri Puja celebrations

Published on 1st October 2019
Jadavpur University, Babul Supriyo

Come to my room, I will tell you who I am: How Babul Supriyo taunted Jadavpur University girl

The minister was, allegedly, heckled and assaulted by the students of Jadavpur University when he visited the campus for an ABVP meet

Published on 20th September 2019
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Jadavpur University students call for protest march, blame ABVP and BJP MP Babul Supriyo for violence

The Union Minister of State was invited at an ABVP event that the SFI union was protesting against. Things took an ugly turn once the minister reached the campus

Published on 20th September 2019
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Doordarshan Kolkata helps reunite mentally-challenged son with parents, who was missing for 2 years

The child's father Kartik Shaw immediately contacted the police, which got in touch with the Doordarshan news unit

Published on 18th September 2019
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This 23-year-old filmmaker from Kolkata is all about making movies that matter

Rohit wants to make films that portray his vision and talk about relevant aspects of society as well 

Published on 4th September 2019
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A Rags-to-Viral story: Kolkata slum kids somersaulting in video hailed by Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci

The video that has over five lakh views on Twitter was taken by the duo's mentor Shekhar Rao. He uploaded the video on his Facebook page

Published on 4th September 2019
Jadavpur University Kolkata

Kolkata's Jadavpur University conducts tree census in its campus in a bid to prevent cutting of trees

The exercise, as part of which trees in the 58-acre university campus are being mapped through GPS, videographed and awarded number tags, has been launched on August 7

Published on 23rd August 2019
JNU Campus

Why JNU campus is declared 'out of bounds' for this ex-student

Vatya Raina a former Spanish BA MA Integrated programme student. She is currently pursuing her master's from TISS 

Published on 7th August 2019

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