Vidyasagar College
West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

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

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

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

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Yechury backs Mamata's claim of outsiders at Shah's road show

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday appeared to second Mamata Banerjee’s claim that the BJP had mobilised people from other states to participate in Amit Shah’s road show in Calcutt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

BJP, TMC workers clash during Shah’s Calcutta road show

When the cavalcade reached Vidyasagar College around 6.50pm, stones were allegedly thrown at Shah’s vehicle from inside the campus.Trinamul and BJP activists suffered injuries, mostly on their heads...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Cops under EC, questions on road show drill

The College Street flare-up during BJP president Amit Shah’s road show could have been averted had there been proper planning on the part of police, a former Calcutta police commissioner has said. T...
By Kinsuk Basu 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


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