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Meeting with governor over VC appointments fruitful: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The higher education department has claimed the orders appointing VCs were illegal as the governor had not consulted the department before making the appointments

Published on 5th December 2023

West Bengal: Governor invites CM Banerjee to discuss VC appointments following SC directive

The court urged Governor Bose and Chief Minister Banerjee to engage in dialogue to resolve the deadlock concerning these appointments, even suggesting a meeting "over a cup of coffee”

Published on 13th October 2023

VBU VC writes to CM Banerjee raising concerns over road through ashram; VBUFA condemns move

"We strongly condemn the Vice-Chancellor's recent letter to the Chief Minister, marked by derogatory remarks against Ashramik and citizens,” said Prof Bhattacharya

Published on 4th October 2023

Deceased JU student's parents meet CM Mamata Banerjee; get job assurance

The chief minister also said that there will be a new hospital named after him, with a statue also dedicated to him


Published on 5th September 2023

Jadavpur University: Officiating VC summoned by WB Governor for emergency review meeting

VC Buddhadeb Sau met Governor Ananda Bose to deliberate on the university's functioning after a student lost his life due to ragging by seniors and alumni

Published on 24th August 2023

CM Mamata Banerjee forms panel to look into medical diploma courses in Bengal

The three year diploma course will be developed to eradicate the problem of the shortage of health professionals

Published on 13th May 2023

Bethune Collegiate School in Kolkata bags Banga Ratna, CM Mamata Banerjee presents trophy 

CM Mamata Banerjee also said that it was West Bengal that has been the pioneer in women's emancipation

Published on 11th May 2023

18 stranded West Bengal students rescued from riot-hit Manipur

The students were pursuing BSc, MSc and PhD courses at the Central Agricultural University in Imphal

Published on 8th May 2023

VBU-Amartya Sen land issue: Protests continue; CM Mamata Banerjee warns varsity

Mamata Banerjee has instructed Birbhum party members to continue demonstrations in front of Sen’s house, ‘Pratichi’, till May 9, Tagore’s birth anniversary 


Published on 6th May 2023

Heatwave: West Bengal school, colleges to remain shut from today, April 17 to Saturday, April 22

Mercury level to most likely reach around 40 degrees C in the next 24 hours 

Published on 17th April 2023

WBSSC scam: Terminated staff include CM's niece, state minister's brother

Following the Calcutta High Court's order, WBSSC has published a list of the staff terminated in the wake of the scam

Published on 11th March 2023

"Following PM's guidance": VBU to CM Mamata Banerjee in retaliation to her remarks against VC's actions

In the ongoing spat between VBU and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, the university releases a statement attacking the CM


Published on 4th February 2023

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee conferred honorary doctorate for contributions to literature and art

Earlier in January 2018 she was conferred the same degree by Calcutta University, with Partha Chatterjee as the then education minister

Published on 6th February 2023

West Bengal: TMC scandal deepens as youth leader confesses to passing millions to former education minister in teacher recruitment scam

TMC youth leader Kunal Ghosh names confessed to his own involvement in the scam and alleged that he collected around Rs 19 crore during illegal recruitments and passed on the majority of the funds to

Published on 26th January 2023

St Xavier University to confer DLitt on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

In January 2018, the state-run Calcutta University conferred an honorary DLitt on the Chief Minister in recognition of her social service

Published on 26th November 2022

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