Presidency University
West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.18

Eden Hindu hostel doors open at last

Presidency University allowed students inside Eden Hindu Hostel in the two blocks of Building I on Monday, days after education minister Partha Chatterjee accused the university of prolonging the repa...
By Our Special Correspondent in College Street

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Presi to blame for hostel work delay: Partha

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday accused the Presidency University authorities of prolonging the renovation of Eden Hindu Hostel.The public works department (PWD), he said, had missed...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.18

Trust, empathy and the campus

September 11, 2018 was a black day in the history of Presidency University, Calcutta. The developments leading to the curtailment of the annual convocation on the university premises have tarnished th...
By Shyamal Datta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.04.20

Covid care from Presi alumni

The Presidency Alumni Association started providing its elderly members, present students, teachers and other members of the staff of Presidency University with hand sanitisers and masks from Wednesda...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.18

Presi brake on teacher recruitment

Presidency University is unable to make any appointment to four posts of distinguished chair professor because the state government is yet to make its stand clear on the retirement age.Earlier this ye...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.19

Moral cop: girl’s ‘boundaries’, ‘night comer’

The president of a Bypass housing complex who had refused to hear a young woman’s complaint because she was wearing shorts has lodged an FIR against her, accusing her of disgraceful behaviour and ur...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Presidency University campus polls on November 14

Presidency University will hold campus polls on November 14, the university authorities announced on Monday.On October 17, the education department had said Jadavpur, Presidency, Rabindra Bharati and ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Nobel winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to his father’s rescue in class

“In 1988 I had gone to the US and had a chance to interact with Findlay while I was visiting Columbia University. During the discussion he talked about Indian students with outstanding performance i...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Sugata call for focus on human resources

Presidency University needs to shift its focus “slightly from brick and mortar” to “developing human resources”, former mentor Sugata Bose reminded the institution at the farewell of one of it...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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