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Another West Bengal university conducts its convocation without the governor's presence

However, the West Bengal Vice-Chancellors' body said that the Cooch Behar varsity VC acted as per the new rules

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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Calcutta University to confer DLitt on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Governor to preside over ceremony

Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee said the senate, the highest decision-making body of the institute, has unanimously cleared the proposal to confer honorary D Litt on the Nobel laureate

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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Not our Chancellor: How Jadavpur University students rolled out black carpet welcome, rapid-fire round for Governor

When the students heard that the Governor will visit the university today, they were prepared to welcome him — peacefully, with black flags, carpet and a list of questions

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Jadavpur University students refuse to accept degrees from Governor Dhankar at convocation

The Governor has been in a constant tussle with the Mamata Bannerjee government over the past few months 

Published on 19th December 2019
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Citizenship Act: Spiralling violence in WB; curfew relaxed in parts of Assam, Meghalaya

At Howrah, protestors rampaged outside the stations, blocked roads and set fire to shops.Trains between Guwahati and the rest of the country were disrupted in a rail blockade called by the AJYCP

Published on 15th December 2019
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Did this Bengal tech varsity cancel their convocation to show Governer Dhankhar his place?

Dhankhar had recently alleged he was not consulted on decisions that were taken by various state universities while the CM has repeatedly accused the governor of trying to run a "parallel government"

Published on 11th December 2019
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Why Jadavpur University teachers are worried about the Governor's concern for their pay hikes

After UGC published the new pay scale, JUTA representatives met the Higher Education Minister, handed over memoranda, and held rallies. Dhankhar read about it and asked to meet the teachers

Published on 29th October 2019
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You will pay for what you did to Babul Da: Burdwan BJP leader told student as they assaulted him

Debanjan said that he did not know for sure if his assailants were from the student wing but he was definite that they were from the BJP and the local leader showed up as well

Published on 4th October 2019
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Student who heckled Supriyo at JU alleges attack by ABVP members

Ballav, a student of Sanskrit College in Kolkata, is a resident of Raina, a village 35 km from the Burdwan town

Published on 4th October 2019
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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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