Siddhartha Deb

  • Visva-Bharati professor accused of molesting student October 9, 2012

    Kolkata: A PhD student of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Statistics department of Visva-Bharati in Santiniketan has leveled charges of molestation against a professor of the department. The accused Siddhartha Deb Mukhopadhyay is the university's Dean of Students' Welfare. Viswa Bharti authorities have initiated an inquiry against Mukhopadhyay. Mukhopadhyay has been asked...
  • Siddhartha Deb wins PEN award for book on India September 1, 2012

    New York: Indian author Siddhartha Deb has been named among the winners of the 2012 PEN Awards, considered the most comprehensive literary awards programme in the US, for his non-fiction work on India, which is described as a "gripping analysis" of the country and an "important book" of current times. Deb's...