News  /  Published 10.09.22

Eden Hindu Hostel begins admissions, September 16 last date for applications

Presidency University had earlier said it could not reopen the hostel because of lack of superintendent...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.08.22

Teachers’ association makes hostel-repair plea to IIEST director

Chunks of concrete came off the ceiling at a hostel on the IIEST campus on 25 August and crashed on the bed of a fourth-year student, who had a lucky escape as he was away attending classes...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

News  /  Published 26.08.22

West Bengal government hands New Secretariat ‘B’ block to judiciary

The G+9 structure, with about 25,000sq ft space, will house a number of new courts...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.08.22

Eden Hindu Hostel boarders stage sit-in on Presidency University campus

Protesters said they are being forced to stay as paying guests as the hostel is yet to reopen despite restart of in-person classes...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.08.22

Close shave for IIEST Shibpur student

Concrete chunk comes off ceiling of hostel 11 on campus...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah


News  /  Published 15.08.22

Presidency University girls refuse to pay hiked hostel rent

The fee — ‘seat rent’ — has been increased from Rs 90 a month to Rs 500...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

News  /  Published 12.08.22

Presidency University students write to Mamata Banerjee

Letter highlights Hindu Hostel ‘apathy’...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Farmers in West Bengal turn their homes into homestays

Focus on farm tourism in Sunderbans villages...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.08.22

Presidency University girls demand bus service restart, protest fee hike

Dean's suggestion to students: Write to the education minister...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.07.22

Different tales at Presidency University hostels in Kolkata and Salt Lake

Admission process has begun for girls’ hostel but it is unlikely that the university would resume the bus service to ferry students...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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