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Visva Bharati

Visva-Bharati Announces Schedule For Four-Day Event, No Word Yet On 'Poush Mela'

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Visva-Bharati Proposes To Rusticate Three Student Leaders For Indiscipline

Aug 24, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Two professors have also been suspended for apparently reporting varsity’s affairs to the police

Invoking Tagore, PM Asks Visva Bharati Students To Help Farmers, Artisans Find Global Markets

Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years

Is Tagore Connection Enough For Visva Bharati To Shine?

Jan 20, 2021 Sumali Moitra

The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.

Amartya Sen-Visva Bharati Row: University Demands Sen's Plot Be Measured To Resolve Dispute

Officials at Visva-Bharati university have accused Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of being in ‘illegal’ possession of land at the campus

01 January, 2021

District Administration Stops Visva Bharati From Building Wall Along Crucial Road


District Magistrate Vijay Bharti, who inspected the area on Thursday, said the wall if built, could hinder people's movement along the route.

01 January, 2021

‘Was Not In India,’ Amartya Sen Debunks Visva Bharati VC’s claim Over Shops Row

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Amartya Sen claims that he was abroad when VC received call asking him not to remove shops in Santiniketan.

01 January, 2021

'No Moral Right To Say Anything': Dilip Ghosh Slams Amartya Sen On Visva Bharati Land Row

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He 'has married three women of three different faiths', the BJP leader said

29 December, 2020

You Can Buy A Few MLAs, But You Can't Buy TMC: Mamata

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'No place for hate politics in Tagore's land', says West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

24 December, 2020

TMC Alleges Mamata Banerjee Was Not Invited To Visva-Bharati Centenary Programme


State minister and TMC leader Bratya Basu also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made "factual errors" during Visva-Bharati centenary meet.

20 December, 2020

Ahead Of His Roadshow In Bolpur, Amit Shah Visits Visva-Bharati


Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also scheduled to hold a meeting with vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty and members of the faculty.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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

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