West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Teacher to get dues

The high court on Thursday directed the education department to disburse pension dues with 9 per cent interest to a schoolteacher who retired in 2012.The education department had in 2015 denied pensio...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.18

Kanhaiya backs Naseeruddin Shah

Former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar said on Saturday that the BJP regime had made people realise the importance of freedom and rights, accusing the government of invading private spaces like bedr...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Students reject JNU late-night fee slash

A Maharashtra-style announcement of another partial rollback of hostel fees by Jawaharlal Nehru University late on Monday night failed to cut ice with agitating students and teachers.The students’ u...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.11.19

Compromise hint on BHU teacher

Banaras Hindu University authorities have so far publicly stood by their Muslim Sanskrit teacher but sources suggested that plans were afoot to appease those protesting his appointment by shifting him...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.11.19

Meeting between JNUSU, HRD-constituted committee underway: Sources

The meeting between Jawaharlal Nehru University students' union (JNUSU) office-bearers and the high-power committee constituted by the HRD ministry to restore normalcy on the campus is currently under...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Ceasework brings teachers together

College and university teachers set aside their political differences and stayed away from classes across many institutions in Bengal protesting Mamata Banerjee’s decision to hike their pay from Jan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.11.19

JNU students to meet panel set up by government

JNU students have demanded the resignation of vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar a day after facing police violence, blaming him for the circumstances that led to their ongoing protest against a hostel...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.11.19

Holed-up Hong Kong protesters seek way out

Anti-government protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university were frantically searching for escape routes on Tuesday after more than two days of clashes with police and dramatic breakouts by rope and...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.18

A tribute to professor Shanta Mahalanobis

Professorship is associated with scholarship but one seldom comes across such a many-faceted personality as professor Shanta Mahalanobis, whom academics in Calcutta would always remember as the one an...
By Tapati Gupta in Calcutta

World  /  Published 19.11.19

Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong university

About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university on Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day.Cit...
By AP in Hong Kong


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