Bidyut Chakrabarty
West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.22

VC ‘indigestion’ speech on Tagore death day

 Visva-Bharati vice chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty on Monday came under attack from the campus community in Santiniketan for his comments at a event on Baishe Srabon — the death anniversary ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.08.22

Visva-Bharati: Focus on huge allowance to faculty

Visva-Bharati, the university founded by Rabindranath Tagore, has paid out Rs 2.17 crore as subsistence allowance to its faculty and administrative staff in the past two financial years, information a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.22

Visva-Bharati: review of book on Modi

Visva-Bharati will hold a programme on Friday to review a book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chancellor of the central varsity, prompting a section on the campus to allege that the event with a &ld...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.22

Students, teachers meet Asim’s family

A group of Visva-Bharati students and teachers on Sunday met the family of Class XII student Asim Das whose body was found hanging at a varsity hostel last Thursday. Among them were Trinamul Chhatra ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.22

Trinamul accuses VC

Trinamul on Saturday accused Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty of “unnecessarily politicising” a protest by students and family members of a Class XII pupil whose body was f...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.22

VC ‘SOS’ to governor

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty on Friday night sent an “SOS” to governor Jagdeep Dhankar seeking security after he apprehended a threat to his life. The request followed...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

Exam date crisis at Visva-Bharati

As many as 200 postgraduate final-year students of Visva-Bharati’s Kala Bhavana on Tuesday wrote to vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty and the Union ministry of education, seeking urgent talks i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

HC scraps varsity teacher’s suspension

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside a showcause and the subsequent suspension of a Visva Bharati assistant professor. The Visva Bharati authorities had on February 24, 2021, showcaused Rajesh ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.22

Two principals exit varsity executive council

The principals of two departments at Visva-Bharati on Wednesday stepped down as ex-officio members of the varsity’s executive council following “appeals” by students who said the duo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.22

Transfer fear grips varsity staff

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chak­rabarty’s Republic Day comment that people would be sent from here to the satellite campus in Uttarakhand’s Ra­mgarh has left teachers and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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