West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.18

Pous Mela boasts three exhibitions

The 124th Pous Mela started in Santiniketan on Sunday with a special prayer at Chhatimtala on Visva-Bharati campus. This Pous Mela, Visva-Bharati is organising three exhibitions to celebrate the cente...
By Our Special Correspondent in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

WB govt to provide chopper to Dhankhar

In what can be seen as a sign of reconciliation between the state administration and the Raj Bhavan, the Mamata Banerjee government has decided to provide Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar with a helicopter f...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Visva-Bharati gag on staff

The Visva-Bharati administration has barred all employees from interacting with the media with immediate effect and asked them to air their views, if any, through the university’s officiating public...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

Exhibition on printing illustrations

An exhibition on Bengal’s 19th century tradition of printing illustrations using wooden blocks has began at the Visva-Bharati’s Kala Bhavan. The 12-day-long exhibition, which is being held at the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Varsity rider for Basanta on Holi

Visva-Bharati authorities held a meeting on Friday evening and decided to hold its annual Basanta Utsav on the day of Holi only if the state government took the responsibility of managing crowd, traff...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Visva-Bharati probe panel

Visva-Bharati has constituted a three-member committee headed by a former chief justice of Calcutta High Court to investigate the “confinement” of Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta at the varsity...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

3-nation motor rally for Bapu & road safety

A motor rally observing the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday through Dhaka in Bangladesh as part of a three-nation tour.The rally will travel through places historical...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Centre should hold Pous Mela: BJP MP

BJP Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta on Thursday appealed to the Centre to “take over” the organisation of the Pous Mela, citing Visva-Bharati’s inability to hold such a large fair while abidi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Protest over Pous Mela stall rent hike

Over 100 traders from Bolpur demonstrated against Visva-Bharati on Friday against a three-fold increase in the rent and security deposit for stalls at the Pous Mela.The four-day annual winter fair sta...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Leggings storm buffets school

Nearly 100 parents protested outside an English-medium co-ed school in Santiniketan on Tuesday morning, alleging that teachers had forcefully removed students’ leggings (stretch trousers worn undern...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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