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Anu Singh Lather re-appointed as Ambedkar University's Vice-Chancellor 

Lather held several important posts in both Central Government ministries as well as government agencies like the UGC, AICTE, and NAAC in the past

Published on 22nd February 2024

Allahabad University protest: VC takes cognizance of harassment allegations against Proctorial board

In a statement shared by the university spokesperson, the institute urged the students to end the agitation, ensuring that the allegations will be immediately considered

Published on 3rd February 2024

“Cease all ongoing inquiries against students": JNU students' groups to VC

JNUSU, supported by student organisations and hostel presidents, demanded to launch a non-cooperation movement against the JNU administration if these demands are not met

Published on 15th December 2023

“Verbal statement not enough”: JNUSU on VC's bid to “reconsider” proctorial inquiries against students

Members of the JNUSU and hostel presidents are facing proctorial inquiries for staging a protest in front of the VC’s residence, demanding regular water supply to the hostels

Published on 22nd December 2023

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

Kerala Governor appoints Prof Bijoy Nandan as Kannur University Vice-Chancellor

The order came a day after the apex court dismissed the Kerala High Court's order to re-appoint Prof Gopinath Ravindran

Published on 1st December 2023

Pondicherry University Vice-Chancellor demits office

Gurmeet Singh assumed the office of Vice-Chancellor on November 29, 2017. He got an extension, which ended on Thursday, November 23

Published on 24th November 2023

Jadavpur University: Teachers raises alarm over delayed justice in ragging case; threatens legal action against admin

JUTA emphasised in a letter to the officiating VC that the "inordinate delay in imposing punishment" on the involved students raises serious doubts about the admini's commitment to curbing ragging

Published on 22nd November 2023

New Visva-Bharati VC assumes office; unsure of powers and duties, he says 

The new vice-chancellor, who previously headed the Kala Bhavan at VBU, said that he would consult with the Union Higher Education Ministry before exercising his authority

Published on 9th November 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
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Jadavpur University: Officiating VC, officials stage dharna over ‘unruly behaviour’ of students

These university officials were observed conducting their daily responsibilities from the protest site, located on the grounds outside Aurobindo Bhavan

Published on 12th October 2023

Tamil Nadu: UGC opposes government's committee for VC appointments in state varsities

TN Governor RN Ravi and the state's DMK-led government have been at loggerheads about the appointments of VCs

Published on 5th October 2023

SC seeks names of eminent persons for search panel for West Bengal varsities' VCs 

Amidst the ongoing tussle between the West Bengal Government and the Governor’s Office over VC appointments, the SC intends to set up a search panel 

Published on 29th September 2023

Bengal governor appoints officiating VC of another varsity amid row  

This appointment came merely hours after the West Bengal Chief Minister launched a scathing attack against him over the appointments


Published on 6th September 2023

Bengal Governor appoints interim VCs for 16 varsities inviting fresh tensions with state 

Before this, the Governor's House issued a notice putting the sole authority over the universities' functioning solely in the governor's hands


Published on 4th September 2023

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