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VBU-Amartya Sen row: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz signs revised petition to Prez Murmu against VC

On July 19, a revised petition containing 304 names, including those of Nobel Laureate in Economics, Prof Joseph Stiglitz, and professor emeritus, Prof Amiya Kumar Bagchi, was submitted to the Prez 

Published on 22nd July 2023

IIIT Hyderabad: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to deliver 22nd convocation address

Convocation venue doors will be closed by 1.30 pm in order to start the academic procession without any disturbance to the programme

Published on 22nd July 2023

On Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary, looking at the Nobel Laureate's VBU back then and now

The university, once known for its ideals and creativity, now faces dissent and harassment of employees and students

Published on 9th 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

Visva-Bharati land tiff: Santiniketan locals rally in support of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

The protest also featured the singing of Rabindra Nath Tagore's songs, recitation of Gurudev's poems of protest and acting of sections of dramas by him which resonated with the occasion

Published on 5th May 2023

Calcutta High Court stays Visva-Bharati's eviction notice against Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

The dispute over the 13 decimals of land started when the vice-chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, Bidyut Chakraborty started accusing Sen of illegally occupying 1.38 acres of land

Published on 4th May 2023

VBU, Amartya Sen issue: Nobel laureate moves HC against institute's land eviction order

The central varsity, which claimed that 13 decimal of land is under the "illegal occupation" of Sen, said that it would evict the economist if he fails to vacate it within the deadline

Published on 4th May 2023

Visva-Bharati alumna files complaint against varsity for harassing Amartya Sen

The institute had asked the celebrated economist to vacate a piece of land on its campus which he has allegedly occupied illegally without authorisation

Published on 26th April 2023

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen asked to vacate land by Visva-Bharati University by May 6   

VBU has issued an eviction order to Amartya Sen for allegedly occupying 13 decimals of land

Published on 20th April 2023

COVID-19 severely hampered reading, counting abilities of children in Bengal: Survey

The survey was conducted among 11,189 children across 17 districts of the state in December 2021

Published on 10th February 2022

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi is set to be the chief guest at ABVP's National Conference. Here's why

Besides inaugurating the conference, Satyarthi will also deliver an inaugural address and present the Prof Yashwant Rao Kelkar Yuva Puraskar 2021 to Tamil Nadu's Karthikeyan Ganesan

Published on 17th December 2021

Nobel Laureate Dr Esther Duflo joins Krea University’s Governing Council

She was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics along with Dr Abhijit Banerjee and Dr Michael Kremer for developing an innovative experimental approach to alleviating global poverty

Published on 10th December 2021

Nobel laureate Stanley Whittingham to attend VIT-AP convocation, inaugurate 4 buildings

In view of the Covid conditions, the University introduced COVD scholarships for the senior students who lost their sole earning family member by waiving the tuition fee and hostel fee

Published on 22nd September 2021

Schools must be a safe haven for children, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Afghanistan and COVID impact

Discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and their future, Satyarthi expressed his displeasure over the global response towards the sufferings of thousands

Published on 20th September 2021

Nobel Laureate Robert Wilson engages with students at Chennai’s Great Lakes Institute

It is important to look at the common value component of public goods on auctions, which are the features that affect everybody’s valuation, the Nobel Prize winner said

Published on 17th December 2020

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