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 nonfiction work on India, which is described as a "gripping analysis" of the country and an "important book" of current times. Deb's...