Suranjan Das
West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Cheat barb at Centre on JU

Education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday that the Centre’s new rider that the state would have to bear half the Rs 1,000-crore aid if Jadavpur University were to earn the institution of...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

VC peace plea for JU polls

Two days before the student union elections at Jadavpur University, the first in three years, vice-chancellor Suranjan Das has appealed to students to ensure “a peaceful and democratic exercise of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.20

Job offer to 12 revoked at JU

A global analytics consultancy firm has withdrawn its job offer to 12 engineering students of Jadavpur University, citing constraints because of the economic downslide caused by the Covid-19 pandemic,...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.09.19

Your Excellency, did this VIP need your rescuing?

Footage has emerged showing Babul Supriyo, 48, throwing his weight around “as the elected representative of the country and minister” as Suranjan Das, 65, the Jadavpur University vice-chancellor, ...
By Nadia Imam in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.18

Prestige swells with Jadavpur University purse

Jadavpur University has received Rs 41 crore as the first tranche of a Rs 100-crore central grant under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan, a blue-riband central scheme that provides financial im...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

‘Reassuring’ meeting of JU chancellor and VC

Jadavpur University chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar told vice-chancellor Suranjan Das on Saturday the academic had his “full support” and that they would “work together to restore normalcy” at the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.09.19

At hospital door, VC gets ‘2019’ reminder

Chancellor and governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das over the phone to call police to the campus as this is “2019, not 2014” while the academic was being...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.19

VC asks: Why else did I rush?

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das said from his hospital bed that he would not have rushed to intervene when he heard that minister Babul Supriyo had been surrounded by students had he ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.19

Rs 3000cr Jadavpur University riddle

Jadavpur University said on Friday it was “not aware of any budget of Rs 3,000 crore” that the Centre had cited while asking the Bengal government to shell out two-thirds of that su...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Basant Kumar Mohanty in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Digital-divide caution from Jadavpur VC

The Jadavpur University vice-chancellor has asked teachers to be “cautious” about conducting online classes or sharing digital content as “many students may not be able to afford a desktop compu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


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