Partha Chatterjee
West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

New Malda VC soon: Partha

Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday that a committee tasked with choosing a vice-chancellor for Malda’s Gourbanga University had been asked to select a new VC. Swagata Sen had...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Government tweaks recruit rules for School teachers

The state government has decided to do away with waiting lists of candidates in schoolteacher recruitments and list only those it would recruit.The current practice is to have a waiting list of four f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

JU stress on board and test scores

Jadavpur University should give equal weightage to the entrance test scores and the plus-II board marks for admission to six undergraduate courses in humanities, a committee set up to review the admis...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Mamata to announce candidates today

Mamata Banerjee has said she will announce Trinamul candidates for the 42 Lok Sabha seats in Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, when she is scheduled to chair a meeting with a 12-member Trinamul steering co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.19

BJP bike rallies stopped

Police resorted to baton charges and arrested over 1,400 people across Bengal on Sunday when BJP activists took out bike rallies as part of the party’s outreach programme ahead of Lok Sabha polls. T...
By Our Bureau in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.19

Partha meets VCs, allays freedom fear

The government’s new rules for state-run universities do not intend to curb the freedom of vice-chancellors but aim to ensure smooth functioning of the institutions, education minister Partha Chatte...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

West Bengal clips chancellor’s powers

The governor’s nod will no longer be required for a state-run university to call a senate meeting, according to rules introduced by the state government. The rules also state that the approval of th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.20

College teachers pitch in for virus funds

Several state-aided colleges on Thursday started raising funds for the chief minister’s relief fund to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.Teachers of some colleges will directly contribute a day’s sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.06.19

Cut money tide makes Trinamul tweak focus

The “cut-money” clean-up has charted an unintended course, taking possibly a tragic turn and prompting the Trinamul Congress to tweak the focus of the drive launched by chief minister Mamata Baner...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Vacant seat worry for colleges in Calcutta

A large number of reserved category seats in undergraduate courses are lying vacant and many colleges have sought the government’s permission to allow fresh applications from students.The government...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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