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Vidyasagar College
West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Suri alma mater plans Pranab museum

Authorities of Suri Vidyasagar College have decided to build a museum in memory of its most famous alumnus, former President Pranab Mukherjee. Mukherjee, who passed away on Monday aged 84, had comple...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Governor ‘concern’ in report on law and order

Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi sent a report to the Union home ministry on Wednesday evening, terming “the law and order situation” in the state “a matter of concern”, said sources.An o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Bengal witnesses vandalism of Vidyasagar bust

Enter, Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar.One of the greatest names of the Bengal Renaissance has been pitchforked into the final lap of an election so far yoked to muscular nationalism, calumny and preposterou...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Jai Shri…Vidyasagar

In a state ruled by the lone woman chief minister of India, last week, some anti-socials thought nothing of vandalising the bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The 19th century educationist reformer fro...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

58 arrested for Vidyasagar College vandalism

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By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

BJP leader in statue custody

The city police on Monday took BJP leader Rakesh Singh in their custody in connection with the vandalism at Vidyasagar College on May 14.Singh was arrested at the city airport last week in connection ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Interim VC likely for JU

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das is likely to act as interim vice-chancellor after his four-year tenure ends on June 23 as the state government is yet to constitute a search committee ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Vidyasagar College gets bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee installed a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, 28 days after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandalised on the Bidhan Sarani c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

college readies for Vidyasagar’s bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate a bust and a statute of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, almost a month after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandali...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Post-vandalism, a Vidyasagar boom in Calcutta

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar appears to have pipped all other Bengali icons to the post.Artisans in Kumartuli, the idol-making hub of Calcutta, have been getting an unusually high number of requests to ma...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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