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Pous Mela
Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Calcutta HC refuses stay on Pous Mela wall

The high court on Wednesday refused to stay the construction of boundary walls around the Pous Mela grounds on the Visva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan. The state government had on Tuesday prayed for...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.20

State seeks stay on Pous Mela wall

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Tuesday admitted a state government plea seeking a stay on the ongoing construction of a wall around Pous Mela ground on Visva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Work to fence Pous Mela ground resumes

Visva-Bharati on Monday resumed work to fence the Pous Mela ground following a decision taken at a meeting on Sunday that was attended by members of a committee formed by Calcutta High Court and offic...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Varsity starts gate restoration

Visva-Bharati on Sunday started primary work to restore its gate, which had been demolished by a mob on August 17 during a protest against the setting up of a boundary wall around the Pous Mela ground...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

ED team visits Visva-Bharati

A two-member team of the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday came here for a two-hour closed-door meeting with Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty and officiating registrar Ashok Mahato. ...
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 26.08.20

Teachers: VC curbed freedom at Visva-Bharati

Visva-Bharati University Faculty Association has sent a letter to vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty, accusing him of lacking focus in academics and curtailing democratic environment on the campus whi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.20

Look deeper: The Pous Mela wall

Sir — Although Swapan Dasgupta’s views in the article, “Wall of contention” (Aug 20), are not entirely free of political colour, he has rightly underlined several plausible rea...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.20

SP cycles to gauge mood on wall

A group of senior police officers led by Birbhum district police chief Shyam Singh, dressed in ethnic-wear and riding bicycles, reached the doorsteps of half a dozen senior citizens of Santiniketan on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.20

Bolpur: students blame VC

Tagore’s abode of peace is torn between condemning Monday’s vandalism over the boundary wall on Pous Mela ground and expressing sorrow over Visva-Bharati authorities’ alleged estrang...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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