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After being forced to leave two convocations, WB Governor Dhankar to preside over WBSU graduation ceremony

The governor had recently faced massive protests by students and non-teaching staff during the annual convocation ceremonies of Jadavpur University and Calcutta University

Published on 23rd February 2020
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Unhappy with 20% fee reduction offer, Pondicherry University strike enters 13th day

The students hope that the issue is solved before the University's convocation on February 26 where VP Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest

 

Published on 18th February 2020
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West Bengal governor irked over not being invited to a varsity convocation 

Dhankhar, who is also the chancellor of the state universities, said he has "no information" about the third convocation programme of the Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University

Published on 12th February 2020
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WB Governor leaves Calcutta University convocation after students raise 'go back' slogans, wave black flags

The protesters claimed that Dhankhar was "the (BJP- led) Centre's representative, who doesn't deserve to be on the dais for CU's convocation ceremony"

Published on 28th January 2020
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West Bengal Guv takes a dig at CU Vice-Chancellor's absence at St Xavier's convocation

Turning to the vacant chair of the CU VC at the convocation podium, Dhankhar said during his address that he has been informed that VC (Chakraborty Banerjee) has fallen ill

Published on 16th January 2020
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WB Governor might have to skip Calcutta University convocation: Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

The higher education department would not have, usually, thought about not inviting the governor, who is the chancellor of state universities, from a programme like a convocation, said Chatterjee

Published on 14th January 2020
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Governer Dhankhar calls Jadavpur University VC "silent spectator" after being denied entry to convocation

However, the convocation did take place but without the presence of the Governor, who is the Chancellor of state universities

Published on 24th December 2019
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Noted scientist CNR Rao awarded honorary degree by Kerala University

The convocation ceremony was held at the varsity's Senate chamber. Arif Mohammad Khan, conferred the varsity's honorary degree of doctor of science on scientist and Bharat Ratna-awardee CNR Rao

Published on 11th December 2019
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Invoke the Gandhi in you: Smriti Irani asks students to help rural India develop

Smriti Irani, who had been in charge of the MHRD during the NDA's first government under Modi, said that India has exceptionally excelled in the field of research — at the VIT convocation

Published on 12th November 2019
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After IITs, GITAM opts for desi convocation clothes over black robes for the first time

It’s goodbye black robes for GITAM Deemed-to-be University as students will be seen dressed in white traditional wear for the Convocation Ceremony on November 15, 2019 starting at 3 pm 

Published on 12th November 2019
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JNU students will not accept degree at convocation if demands are not met

The students stressed that they will not boycott the convocation but simply not participate. They will go in but refuse to accept the degree as their next manner of protest

Published on 8th November 2019
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Remain ever-vigilant of looming adversity: SOA VC Prof Amit Banerjee ahead of Convocation

For this year’s convocation, they have invited the Governor of Odisha, Prof Ganeshi Lal. They also wish to invite important leaders

Published on 7th November 2019
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Did the Central University of Rajasthan postpone convocation fearing a students' protest?

After the university had notified the students on October 22 of the previously proposed date of the convocation, some current students and recent graduates posted on their demands social media

Published on 4th November 2019
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IIT Roorkee student who teaches poor kids for free gets gold medal from Prez Kovind 

President Kovind felicitated him with the medal during IIT Roorkee's 19th annual convocation where eight other students were also awarded

Published on 4th October 2019
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PM Modi makes IIT Madras graduates give standing ovation to 'unseen' support staff

The Prime Minister also spoke at the Singapore-India Hackathon 2019 and visited the IIT Madras Research Park before he addressed the convocation

Published on 30th September 2019

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