SFI Protest

  • FTN: Does the attack on Presidency University show that no institution is safe in today's Bengal? 18-04-2013 11:37 PM

    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 17-04-2013 07:45 PM

    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 16-04-2013 10:51 PM

    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 ministerial-level delegation from the state will soon leave here for Delhi after...
  • Mamata Banerjee discharged from Kolkata clinic 13-04-2013 08:45 PM

    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 12-04-2013 09:27 PM

    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 12-04-2013 04:47 PM

    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 11-04-2013 11:32 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • West Bengal politics spills over to its college campuses 11-04-2013 11:28 PM

    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? 11-04-2013 11:20 PM

    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. ...
  • West Bengal: 'Presidency spirit' bounces back

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  • Author Mahasweta Devi condemns SFI attack on Mamata 11-04-2013 09:30 PM

    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 11-04-2013 05:43 PM

    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 11-04-2013 05:39 PM

    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...
  • SFI protests: Karat objects to WB Governor's comments 11-04-2013 05:21 PM

    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...
  • SFI protests: Mamata Banerjee's condition stable, say doctors 11-04-2013 11:05 AM

    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? 10-04-2013 11:26 PM

    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. ...
  • Students-police clash, SFI march turns violent 29-06-2011 02:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Pro-Left student activists and police clashed here on Wednesday as protest march taken out by the campus agitators over the issue of self-financing college admissions turned violent. Several students and policemen were injured as the march organised by SFI and AISF, campus wings of CPI-M and CPI, took a...