A Visva-Bharati official said the university has decided against holding the fair for the second consecutive year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and rise in Omicron cases.
Two professors have also been suspended for apparently reporting varsity’s affairs to the police
Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years
The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.
Officials at Visva-Bharati university have accused Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of being in ‘illegal’ possession of land at the campus
District Magistrate Vijay Bharti, who inspected the area on Thursday, said the wall if built, could hinder people's movement along the route.
Amartya Sen claims that he was abroad when VC received call asking him not to remove shops in Santiniketan.
He 'has married three women of three different faiths', the BJP leader said
'No place for hate politics in Tagore's land', says West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee
State minister and TMC leader Bratya Basu also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made "factual errors" during Visva-Bharati centenary meet.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also scheduled to hold a meeting with vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty and members of the faculty.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.