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VBU convocation: Rajnath Singh calls upon students to innovate, develop latest technologies

Shantiniketan/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday called upon the students and youth to innovate, develop new technologies and set up new enterprises, research establishments and start-ups to help the Government accelerate efforts towards making India a more powerful and self-reliant nation.

Visva Bharati University dismisses a professor and suspends five students for 'assaulting' Vice Chancellor

Santiniketan/Kolkata/UNI: The Visva-Bharati University has dismissed Economics professor Sudipta Bhattacharyya and suspended five students for allegedly fomenting trouble and assaulting Vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty, official sources said on Saturday.

West Bengal: Situation at Visva Bharati University tense

Bolpur/UNI: The Visva Bharati University is in turmoil again at midnight due to the conflict of students with the authorities.

Knowledge and power come with responsibility: PM Modi at VBU Convocation

New Delhi/IBNS: In a message to the graduating students, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said knowledge and power come with responsibility while speaking at the convocation of the Centre's Visva Bharati University.

'We shall overcome,' Mamata Banerjee writes to Amartya Sen on illegal land controversy

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wrote to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen conveying her support for him in a controversy over reports that he is on the Visva Bharati University's list of illegal plot holders.

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen features in list of 'illegal plot holders'

Kolkata/IBNS: In a letter to the West Bengal government, the Visva Bharati University (VBU) has said Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's name has featured in the list of "illegal plot holders", media reports said. 

'Was not invited': Mamata Banerjee amid row over Visva Bharati's centenary celebration invitation

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she was not invited to the centenary celebrations of Visva Bharati University, refuting the claims made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Rabindranath Tagore wanted India to be Atmanirbhar: PM Modi on Visva Bharati Centenary celebrations

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday once again pitched in for an Atmanirbhar or a self-reliant country on the occasion of the 100 years of Visva Bharati University which is located in West Bengal.

Visva-Bharati University files police complaint against TMC MLA for leading vandalism at campus

Shantiniketan/UNI/IBNS: The Visva-Bharati today lodged a police complaint against local Trinamool MLA Naresh Bouri and some others, a day after thousands of people allegedly using a bulldozer demolished an under construction boundary wall around the Pous Mela ground and vandalised its old entry gate, amid the admission process for new academic year.

Bengal: Locals storm Visva Bharati campus over university's decision to erect boundary wall around Poush Mela ground

Bolpur/IBNS: Objecting to the Visva Bharati University's decision to scrap 125-year-old iconic annual Poush Mela and erect boundary wall around the Mela ground, locals at a large number went into rampage at the university campus at Shantiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Monday.

Five years jail for Visva Bharati University's ex-VC, ex-Registrar and former lecturer

Bolpur, Feb 21 (UNI) The Bolpur Court in West Bengal on Thursday sentenced former vice-chancellor of Visva Bharati University Dilip Sinha, ex-Registrar Dilip Mukherjee and former mathematics lecturer Mukti Deb to five years' jail term for forgery.