News  /  Published 19.11.21

Jadavpur University committee to probe threat to student

Jadavpur University has constituted a probe committee after the arts faculty students’ union submitted a complaint, alleging that a student has received a threat that he would be beaten up whene...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 24.03.21

Ragging: Rs 54,000 fine on 18 students

The Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research authorities have slapped a fine of Rs 54,000 on 18 students for allegedly ragging their juniors. The institute is located at Burla in ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.19

Rooting out ragging at educational institutions

Power thrives on violence and fear. This is often the first lesson learnt in colleges and universities. Take, for instance, the case of the first-year MBBS students in the Uttar Pradesh University of ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

Tech VC nod to distress calls

The state’s technology university has asked students to directly communicate with the vice-chancellor’s office to share their “problems, concerns and grievances”.A notice was issued on Decembe...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 22.01.19

Mobile phones should be allowed in school

YESUseful for researchA mobile phone also enhances education. It is a mini computer with a vast potential for learning. A student can use it for research or as a calculator.Agnidhro Ganguly,Techno Ind...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.19

Business to overcome bias

Bullied in school, abandoned by parents and harassed at the workplace, the story is similar for most transgender persons. Several such tales of struggle and discrimination were shared at an entrpreneu...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta


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