Partha Chaterjee
Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

College session start earliest by December

Undergraduate classes in Bengal’s government-run colleges and government-aided universities are unlikely to start before the first week of December, education minister Partha Chatterjee said aft...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

No exams next month, says Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that Bengal would not have college and university examinations in September. While delivering a virtual address, Mamata asked education minister Par...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kalighat

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

CLAT: clash with lockdown

The national entrance test for admission to law schools is scheduled on September 7, when Bengal is to be under a complete lockdown. Students and parents are worried how they would reach the exam cent...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

Bengal gives mixed reaction to Centre's New Education Policy

  The New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has evoked mixed response in West Bengal with IIT Kharagpur director Virendra Kumar Tewari, saying it has rightly given major thrust on multidisplinary educ...

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.19

Partha Chatterjee warns para teachers

The government can take action against para teachers of state-aided schools seated on footpaths adjacent to Bikash Bhavan demanding the pay scale of full-time teachers, education minister Partha Chatt...
By Our special correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

Don’t raise fees, govt to schools

The Bengal government on Friday wrote to private schools asking them not to increase their fees this year and consider “sympathetically” if guardians were unable to pay fees on time.“…Under th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Partha seeks VC views on Centre draft

State-aided university vice-chancellors have been asked to go through the Centre’s draft national education policy and submit their views to the state government within a week, higher education mini...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Warm-up for Didi rally at Brigade

Mamata Banerjee will hold a “preparatory meeting” next month for her proposed January 19 rally that the Bengal chief minister aims to convert into a platform for all non-BJP parties in the country...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/NewDelhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Bengal Assembly passes resolution against CAA

The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) brought by the state government demanding that the contentious citizenship law be repealed forthwith an...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

No VC turns up for meeting with Dhankar

With no state university vice- chancellor turning up at Raj Bhavan, their proposed meeting with Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar fell through on Monday.One of the VCs, who was scheduled to attend the ...
By PTI in Kolkata


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