Swapan Dasgupta
West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Assembly polls 2021: Bray of Bengal

Neither will I congratulate Mamata Banerjee for her win in Bengal nor do I wish to say that I ‘respect’ the people’s verdict, because I sincerely think that people of Bengal made a ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.21

Left, BJP against change in Bengal poll schedule

Against the backdrop of rising Covid-19 cases, the Election Commission on Friday put in place restrictions on campaigning by political parties, including curtailing its time, for the Bengal Assembly e...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.21

Dasgupta quits RS after Trinamul salvo

There was no official word from the Rajya Sabha secretariat on whether the Chairman had accepted the resignation and Dasgupta technically remained on the rolls all day.  Officials indicated...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.21

Swapan Dasgupta resigns from Rajya Sabha

By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Politcal flutter after Sourav's heart attack

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar also arrived at the hospital with his wife. On behalf of the CPM, Sujan Chakraborty, leader of the Left legislative party, visited the hospital. The hospital visits ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.20

Yogi Puja effect on Bengal BJP

Swapan Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha member who echoes the BJP’s priorities, has termed as “discriminatory” the decision of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh not to permit th...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Teachers’ union room locked

Visva-Bharati authorities have locked the campus office of a teachers’ union after its members protested against several recent measures by the varsity, including a lecture on the Citizenship (Amend...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Complaint against VC on varsity attack

A group of Visva-Bharati students on Friday lodged a police complaint accusing vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty of plotting an attack on students at the varsity on January 15 night.Along with the co...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Member of university inquiry panel quits

One of the three members on a committee formed by Visva-Bharati to look into alleged confinement of MP Swapan Dasgupta during his lecture on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and an attack on students a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Plan to seek PM Modi's help on Pous Mela

Visva-Bharati has decided to write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the chancellor of the central university, seeking his help to organise the Pous Mela, less than a week after it decided to dissociat...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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