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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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Bengal Governor visits Jadavpur University's VC, promises suitable environment for students

Dhankar, who is also the chancellor of the university, however, had earlier taken serious note of the fact that Das left the campus on Thursday evening, even as Supriyo remained gheraoed 

Published on 21st September 2019
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Bengal Governor claims he spoke to Mamata before visiting Jadavpur University, trashes TMC's claims

It is unfortunate, said the official release, that the General Secretary of the All India Trinamool Congress, through a press release, stated otherwise

Published on 20th September 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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