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Bidyut Chakrabarty
West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

VC to meet alumni & Tagore kin today

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty has invited around two dozen alumni and old-timers of Santiniketan, including kin of Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen, for a meeting...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Varsity ‘sorry’ on Tagore, soft on mela

Visva-Bharati on Friday said it was “sorry” and “wounded at heart” if anyone was hurt by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty’s comment that Rabindranath Tagore was an &ldq...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

March against ‘saffron’ at university

The students’ wing of the Trinamul Congress led a protest march at Visva-Bharati on Monday against the university’s alleged “promotion of saffronisation of the campus”.Trinamul Chhatra Parisha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

Plea against wall near Santidev’s house

A group of veteran residents of Santiniketan has written to Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty, protesting against the construction of an 8ft-tall boundary wall on the campus that will p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Visva-Bharati VC to lead fast to clear varsity stalls

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty will lead a 12-hour hunger-strike on Monday to appeal to traders at a makeshift handicrafts market near the campus gate to remove their stalls and allo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.19

Visva-Bharati forms sports teams for women

Visva-Bharati has decided to form separate women’s teams in different sports for the first time, prompted by denial of permission for a 20-year-old girl to play cricket with boys in a competition. M...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Complaint against VC on varsity attack

A group of Visva-Bharati students on Friday lodged a police complaint accusing vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty of plotting an attack on students at the varsity on January 15 night.Along with the co...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Plan to seek PM Modi's help on Pous Mela

Visva-Bharati has decided to write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the chancellor of the central university, seeking his help to organise the Pous Mela, less than a week after it decided to dissociat...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

Teachers, students in assurance visit

Two separate teams of Visva-Bharati teachers and students on Saturday visited the house of the student who has been evicted from his hostel for recording a controversial Republic Day speech of the vic...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Forensic scan on ‘VC’ video

Police are likely to send the video clip that contains a purported conversation between Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty and a student for forensic examination to verify the tape’s a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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