Visva Bharati
Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

Inner vision

A little over one hundred years ago, on December 23, 1921, in the early hours of the morning, the Visva-Bharati Parishad Sabha was officially established by Rabindranath Tagore in the vicinity of Amra...
By Farzana Quader

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

'Govt didn’t respond, so no Pous Mela'

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty on Thursday accused the state government of not replying to three letters written to the health secretary and cited it as one of the reasons behind not...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.21

Tagore abode to host unofficial Pous Mela

The Visva-Bharati authorities have stepped away from Santiniketan’s tradition of Pous Mela this year, but an alternative fair bearing the same name will be held in Bolpur from Thursday with the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.21

Shantiniketan: Poush Utsav begins

Taking exception to the notification, the Visva-Bharati University Faculty Association (VBUFA) said it "strongly condemns the recent hide-and-seek policy of the administration". "Till ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.12.21

Visva-Bharati appoints full-time registrar after a gap of six years

Visva-Bharati, which had been functioning without a full-time registrar for six years, has recently appointed retired Army Colonel Ashis Agarwal to the post. Agarwal took over from officiating regist...


West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.21

V-B NAAC score comes down

Visva-Bharati was awarded a B grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and its failure to achieve the desired ‘A’ category led those associated with the varsity to bla...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

Agriculture students seek varsity quota

Around 30 students of Visva-Bharati’s Palli-Siksha Bhavana — the department of agriculture — on Friday launched an agitation in front of the varsity’s central administrative of...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Musical fundraiser for tribal kids’ clothes

Although the footfall has declined considerably since the Covid-19 outbreak, the rural market remains fairly crowded on weekends. “During our musical adda on the outskirts of Santiniketan, we s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

News  /  Published 08.10.21

Three from Bengal win National Science Academy award for teachers

Three teachers from Bengal have received the Indian National Science Academy award for teachers this year. The three recipients are Upendranath Nandi, an associate professor of physics at Scottish Ch...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.21

Visva-Bharati’s first satellite campus

Visva-Bharati has geared up to set up its first satellite campus in Uttarakhand’s Ramgarh after the Uttarakhand government allotted it 300 acres. Varsity officials said that Ramgarh, in scenic ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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