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#WhatTheFAQ: Rs 50 crore recovered, TMC's top minister Partha Chatterjee arrested. Why is the WB recruitment scam creating such a stir?

In an ongoing investigation by the CBI and the ED, TMC Minister Partha Chatterjee has been accused of a teacher recruitment scam. What is the nitty-gritty of the SSC recruitment scam in West Bengal?

Published on 28th July 2022
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  West Bengal: 13-member central team begins review of midday meal scheme

The officials who are scheduled to conduct their review till February 6 started visiting schools in the various districts and they began with North 24 Parganas on Monday

Published on 30th January 2023
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20-year-old NEET aspirant from West Bengal falls to his death from 6th floor in Kota hostel

The incident occurred when the student, Ishanshu Bhattacharya, lost his balance on a balcony railing and fell; he had had been studying in Kota since August for the medical entrance exam

Published on 3rd February 2023
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A day after five contract teachers in West Bengal attempted suicide, three of them critical

State Education Minister Bratya Basu, after taking stock of the situation, criticised the Left Front for supporting the teachers' forum for creating unnecessary tension

Published on 25th August 2021
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A day's pay cut if profs fail to attend cultural event at VBU: Faculty alleges illegal action by VC

The professors said that while everyone attends the event out of respect, it is "illegal" to threaten penal action against someone who does not attend

Published on 4th February 2022
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Academicians react on Visava-Bharati's statement on CM Mamata; cite it as poor taste

The CM, during her visit to Birbhum district on January 31, said disciplinary action taken against the students and the professor was undemocratic and uncalled for

Published on 3rd February 2023
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Academicians write to President Ram Nath Kovind over 'violence' in West Bengal 

Over 5,000 houses were demolished, inhuman atrocities were committed against 142 women while 26 people died in the suburban areas belonging to SC/ST community, the academicians wrote

Published on 3rd June 2021
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After agitation over fee payments, two premier private schools in Kolkata were shut down

The Calcutta High Court had directed that none of the 145 schools, which are in connection with the petitions regarding school fees during the pandemic, will deny promotion to any student

Published on 8th April 2022
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After Jadavpur University's lackadaisical response to sexual abuse complaint against professor, students take matter to police

A professor of the Architecture Department called out for sexually harassing students for years has not been suspended yet; students file police case

 

Published on 27th October 2022
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After medical intern critically injured by patient's kin, junior doctors on indefinite strike across West Bengal

More than 50 doctors shut the gates of the medical institution and began a sit-in on Monday night, demanding 'protection'

Published on 11th June 2019
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Aiming higher: West Bengal's changing Higher Education landscape  

Female enrollment in higher education has increased from 5.62 lakh in FY 2010-11 to 9. 53 lakh in 2016-17. The gross enrollment ratio for female candidates has risen from 10. 9 in 2010-11 to 17.3 in 2

Published on 11th November 2018
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Aliah University students have been protesting for over a month. And one of their issues involves cattle

While the varsity has accepted the demand for a fee waiver, they are still in negotiations with the students about other issues

Published on 8th November 2021
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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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Anyone can study in this special classroom in rural Bengal for just Rs 2 a year

A retired school teacher in a remote village in West Bengal has been taking classes for local students at an annual fee of just Rs 2 for several years

Published on 18th July 2022
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Application forms for WBJEEB 2022 are out and here's how you can access them

The application forms for WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board) 2022 are available on their official website, that is, wbjeeb.nic

Published on 24th December 2021

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