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Will initiate redressal of student concerns after conference with VCs: WB Governor

Yesterday, Mr Dhankhar said he will have virtual conference with Vice-Chancellors and Pro Vice-Chancellors of all State -aided Universities in West Bengal on July 15

Published on 8th July 2020
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Want to put lid on VC controversy: West Bengal Guv speaks to CM after he is criticised for making 'undemocratic' appoinment

The state government and the governor crossed swords on Tuesday after Dhankhar, who as chancellor of the state universities appointed Goutam Chandra as pro-vice-chancellor

Published on 3rd June 2020
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WB Governor appoints Goutam Chandra as Pro-VC of Burdwan University

Dhankhar, in official communication from Raj Bhavan on June 1, appointed Chandra as the Pro-VC (Administration and Academic) of the university with immediate effect

Published on 2nd June 2020
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PM Modi says country stands with West Bengal, announces Rs 1000 crore aid

The Prime Minister also said that Rs 2 lakh would be given to the next of kin of the deceased persons while those who suffered serious injuries will get Rs 50,000 each

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Rabindra Bharati University VC quits over 'obscene distortion' of Rabindra Sangeet lyrics

Owning responsibility of such bad tastes among the students of the institution in the city VC Sabysachi Basu Roychowdhury quit his post on Friday evening

Published on 7th March 2020
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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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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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