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Santiniketan
West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

HC panel to look into Mela wall

A Calcutta high court division bench headed by Chief Justice T.B.N Radhakrishnan on Friday set up a four-member committee chaired by Justice Sanjiv Banerjee to look into aspects of the ongoing strife ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

‘Illegal’ resort sparks tribal protest

A group of tribal residents of Banerpukurdanga village in Santiniketan took out a protest rally on Wednesday and lodged a complaint against a promoter for allegedly constructing an illegal resort by o...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Visva-Bharati holding e-meet

Visva-Bharati called two back-to-back meetings, for at least 1,100 teaching and non-teaching employees, on Friday to discuss the “present situation” of the varsity grappling with the Pous ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Wall of contention: Visva-Bharati & Bengal’s decline

Many heritage universities across the world are accustomed to tensions between town and gown. Santiniketan, the home of Visva-Bharati, the centre of tranquillity and learning founded by Rabindranath T...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

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Science  /  Published 28.06.20

Pradyot Kumar Sen Gupta: The birdman of Bengal

At a time when pollution levels have gone down in cities, albeit for all the wrong reasons, it is important to go back to the early 20th century when nature was more or less unspoilt, although big ind...
By Soumitra Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Gandhi statue repair move

Visva-Bharati’s fine arts faculty, Kala Bhavana, has drawn up a plan to renovate the statue of Mahatma Gandhi — constructed in 1968 by artist Ramkinkar Baij — following a request by President Ra...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

March against ‘saffron’ at university

The students’ wing of the Trinamul Congress led a protest march at Visva-Bharati on Monday against the university’s alleged “promotion of saffronisation of the campus”.Trinamul Chhatra Parisha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.19

Sweet eats & soulful songs

Capital residents who couldn’t attend the famous Poush Mela at Santinekatan in Bengal can look forward to having a feel of it here itself. Majlish, a socio-cultural organisation of Bengali speaking ...
By Achintya Ganguly and Praduman Choubey in Ranchi/Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Rail escalator ache in Bolpur

Passengers have complained that escalators at Bolpur station often remain “switched off” during rush hours, causing severe inconvenience to the elderly and daily commuters.A group of senior citize...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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