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Presidency University
West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.19

Former Presi VC recounts gherao-free campus days

Presidency University’s “first vice-chancellor” Malabika Sarkar said on Friday her three years at the helm did not see any gherao or disruption on the campus.The trick was, she said, not to “s...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.19

Presi girls demand axe on hostel rule

Students staying at the Presidency University hostel for girls in Salt Lake have questioned the “return by 9.30pm” rule, saying they are adults and should not be subjected to such restrictions.The...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

Presi wall to protest CAA-NRC

Presidency students past and present came together on the campus to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens in keeping with what a former student said the “Dero...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.19

Come August, Presidency University won’t have any chair professor

The lone distinguished university chair professor at Presidency University will retire next month.“The university has five chair professor posts. Four of them are vacant. We will not have a single d...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

Jadunath Sarkar: The knight of Clio

This year will be the 150th birth anniversary of the historian Jadunath Sarkar. He is now a forgotten figure but there was a time in the not-so-distant past when, as Dipesh Chakrabarty has noted in th...
By Rudrangshu Mukherjee in Kolkata

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Presidency University protest: VC Anuradha Lohia to meet students

The vice-chancellor of Presidency University, Anuradha Lohia, will meet the students on Thursday to discuss their demands about completion of repair of three wards of Eden Hindu Hostel so that the boa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Presi entry test in April

Next year’s admission tests for the undergraduate courses at Presidency University will be held on April 11 and 12.This year the tests were held in June.“The tests have been advanced because by th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Bouquets for CU, brickbats for JU & Presi

Mamata Banerjee on Monday praised Calcutta University for respecting “old values” and said it was “unfortunate” that “big” and “renowned” Jadavpur and Presidency universities were not ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.19

A truly civil life

If any pernickety Assamese critically scrutinizes the background of some of the names in that ultimate bible of acceptance, the National Register of Citizens, he might raise an eyebrow over one of Ass...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

When resistance is the only way

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By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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