News  /  Published 02.08.22

Presidency University girls demand bus service restart, protest fee hike

The girl students of Presidency University have started a movement protesting the authorities’ decision to discontinue the bus service to ferry students to and from their Salt Lake hostel a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.07.22

Different tales at Presidency University hostels in Kolkata and Salt Lake

Presidency University has invited applications from girl students admitted in the year 2022-23 for boardership to its Salt Lake hostel. It is yet to initiate the same exercise for the Eden Hindu Hoste...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.07.22

IIT Kharagpur struggles to accommodate scholars

Research scholars who took admission in IIT Kharagpur in July have been informed by the institution that they “may have to stay outside the campus or share the accommodation on campus” bec...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.07.22

Ramakrishna Mission College seeks funds for Rs 1.5-crore hostel repairs in Narendrapur

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, has posted on its Facebook page images of concrete chunks coming off the ceiling of one of the hostels, Shri Gouranga Bhavana, seeking help from a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Narendrapur

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Hindu Hostel entry yet to start for Presidency University male students

Presidency has come up with a list of girl students for admission to its Salt Lake hostel but has not started the same exercise for the boys’ Eden Hindu Hostel because the university is yet to a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


News  /  Published 14.05.22

Metro subsidence forces more to abandon Bowbazar homes

Some residents of Durga Pituri Lane in central Kolkata’s Bowbazar who had not shifted on Wednesday night when cracks started surfacing on the walls of their homes finally did so on Thursday nigh...
By Kinsuk Basu, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.05.22

Displaced Bowbazar residents seek new accommodation against old ‘unsafe’ houses

KMRC officials, however, said nine buildings were damaged.  Engineers from both agencies admit that the cracks have mostly re-surfaced on spots that were repaired after the accident in 2019. Ea...
By Kinsuk Basu, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Hindu Hostel repairs start after Presidency students write to minister

“A part of the ground-floor ceiling of the hostel needs to be repaired. That will be done in the next few days. The patch was plastered earlier but the plaster has come off,” said an engin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury, Kinsuk Basu

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Hindu Hostel boarders flag woes 1.5 months after making forcible entry

Listing the problems they have been facing at the hostel, the students have written to the VC: “We, the boarders of Eden Hindu Hostel, would like to address a serious issue. Fragments of the bui...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

News  /  Published 25.04.22

Alumni help for Ramakrishna Mission students’ home

A section of former boarders, who stayed at the Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home, Belgharia, northeast Kolkata, in the 1980s, donated Rs 8.66 lakh on Sunday. The interest earned from...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


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