SFI Protest

  • FTN: Does the attack on Presidency University show that no institution is safe in today's Bengal? April 18, 2013

    The culture of political violence in Bengal is not even sparing holy grounds such as Presidency College (now University) which were till now protected from acts of violence and hooliganism. ...
  • SFI apologises for heckling Mamata Banerjee, Amit Mitra April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Students Federation of India (SFI) on Wednesday apologised for the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra in New Delhi earlier this month. The duo were heckled by SFI activists as they made their way to the Planning Commission building in...
  • Mamata heckled: WB govt delegation to take up matter with Centre April 16, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government team would soon visit Delhi to take up with the Centre the issue of attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra during a protest in the national capital. "A ministeriallevel delegation from the state will soon leave here for Delhi after...
  • Mamata Banerjee discharged from Kolkata clinic April 13, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, undergoing medical treatment for the last three days, was today discharged from the Belle Vue Clinic after agreeing to advice by doctors to take rest. "The chief minister was insisting on returning home since morning and her doctors decided to discharge her with...
  • I failed you as a Governor: Narayanan at Presidency College April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after Presidency University was vandalised by alleged Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan addressed students at the campus and started by apologising for the incident. Meanwhile, five people, including Shubhojeet Burman, whose mother has admitted he is a Trinamool student wing member, have been...
  • Presidency University ransack: 4 jailed, 1 gets bail April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the five persons arrested in connection with the Presidency University ransack case has got bail while the rest have been sent to judicial custody till April 26. The five arrested included Shubhojeet Burman and Jayanta Haldar. The mother of the former has admitted that he is...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 11, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • West Bengal politics spills over to its college campuses April 11, 2013

    A day after the attack on Presidency University by alleged Trinamool Congress supporters, students and the faculty marched in protest in Kolkata. ...
  • Presidency University violence: Campuses caught in crossfire between TMC, CPM? April 11, 2013

    The staff and students of Presidency University in Kolkata on Thursday submitted a memorandum to West Bengal Governor over the attack on their campus a day ago by suspected Trinamool Congress youth wing workers. ...
  • Author Mahasweta Devi condemns SFI attack on Mamata April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Noted writer Mahasweta Devi on Thursday condemned the heckling of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra, saying those who practise such "indecent politics" are alienated from the people. Describing the incident as "extremely unfortunate", the Magsaysay award winner said that this should not have...
  • Mamata's condition stable, advised total rest April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was hospitalised after complaints of breathing problem and palpitation, has been advised total rest by doctors who described her condition on Thursday as stable. Doctors at the premier Belle Vue clinic, where Banerjee is undergoing treatment, said she had pain in her...
  • Full text: Karat's letter to President against WB Governor April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat on Thursday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee objecting to the comments by West Bengal Governor condemning the suspected SFI attack on Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Amit Mitra and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Governor MK Narayanan had issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the Left...
  • SFI protests: Karat objects to WB Governor's comments April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat on Thursday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee objecting to the comments by West Bengal Governor condemning the suspected SFI attack on Trinamool Congress leader Amit Mitra and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Governor MK Narayanan had issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the Left must...
  • SFI protests: Mamata Banerjee's condition stable, say doctors April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was admitted to a private clinic here with complaints of breathing problem and palpitation, was resting and her condition was stable, doctors attending to her said on Thursday. "Chief Minister is stable and she is now resting in our clinic under the observation of...
  • Kolkata: Will Mamata be able to control the rampaging TMC workers? April 10, 2013

    The historic Presidency University attacked, hundreds of CPM party offices ransacked and some even torched by TMC workers, just hours after their party chief Mamata Banerjee and state Finance Minister Amit Mitra were heckled in Delhi, West Bengal has seen some very uneasy hours. ...
  • CPM member displays teargas grenade in Assembly June 18, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A senior CPI(M) member created a flutter in the Kerala Assembly on Monday by displaying two teargas grenades, allegedly used by police to disperse a student protest in Thiruvananthapuram last week. Speaker G Karthikeyan and Home Minister Thiruvanchur Radkahrishnan took strong exception to the conduct of EP Jayarajan, who exhibited...
  • Kochi: SFI protest turns violent, 6 injured June 3, 2012

    Kochi: Six Students Federation of India (SFI) activists were injured after a march organised to the Kanayannur Taluk office turned violent on Friday. As many as 100 SFI activists took out a march against the delay in arresting the culprits involved in the murder of SFI Idukki district secretary Aneesh Raj....
  • Studentspolice clash, SFI march turns violent June 29, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: ProLeft student activists and police clashed here on Wednesday as protest march taken out by the campus agitators over the issue of selffinancing college admissions turned violent. Several students and policemen were injured as the march organised by SFI and AISF, campus wings of CPIM and CPI,...