Jadavpur University

  • Jadavpur University website hacked, claims Registrar 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Kolkata: With Jadavpur University students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation over a molestation case, an apology message attributed to the VC was on Saturday posted on the varsity website, which official sources denied claiming the website has been hacked. "I am sorry" - was the message posted on the website in...
  • Jadavpur varsity students seek meeting with Bengal governor 20 hours 4 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Protesting students of Jadavpur University plan to meet West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi with their demands at the culmination of a mammoth rally Saturday, a student said. As the campus continued to simmer with slogans and protest cries, the angry students Friday blocked the entry of the registrar and pro-vice...
  • Jadavpur University students lift blockade, allow officials to enter varsity 22 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Agitating students at Jadavpur University have lifted the blockade allowing the Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Siddhartha Datta and Registrar Pradip Ghosh to enter their offices. The move by the students came after the Pro-VC gave a statement to the media saying that he did not support police action inside campus....
  • Jadavpur University protests: Won't have discussion with students 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    Jadavpur University students did not allow the Registrar and Pro-Vice Chancellor to enter the campus and boycotted classes for the second consecutive day in protest against police action on them two days ago. Registrar Pradip Ghosh said, "We have been detained here. We were not allowed to enter our own...
  • Jadavpur University protests: Students stop registrar from entering office Yesterday

    Kolkata: Jadavpur University students on Friday did not allow the Registrar and Pro-Vice Chancellor to enter the campus and boycotted classes for the second consecutive day in protest against police action on them two days ago. Registrar Pradip Ghosh, Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Siddhartha Datta, along with other officials, sat outside the...
  • Jadavpur University: Governor seeks report, Mamata Banerjee says effort to defame state Yesterday

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Thursday asked the state education minister to resolve the stalemate in Jadavpur University in the wake of Tuesday night's police action on the agitating students. However, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, without making any reference, said "now a small incident is being blown out of...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Governor seeks report as students continue protests Yesterday

    Kolkata: The protests at Kolkata's Jadavpur University over the hostel molestation incident continued on Thursday with the students boycotting their classes and holding demonstrations outside the campus. The police said that the University's Salt Lake campus also witnessed a protest rally by students demanding the Vice Chancellor's resignation. Governor KN Tripathi...
  • Jadavpur University protests: Students allege TMC workers attacked them 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Protests in Jadavpur University over alleged molestation of a student continued on Thursday as the issue took a political turn with no lead on the culprit. Students have alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers attacked them late on Wednesday night and switched off the lights tactfully to catch them...
  • Some protestors who turned violent were outsiders, claims Jadavpur University V-C 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Hours after clashes at the Jadavpur University over the alleged molestation of a student, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty has claimed that there were some outsiders in the group of students who protested. His claims came after students alleged that policemen and teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat...
  • Policemen came without female constables and pushed us: Jadavpur University student protestor 3 days ago

    Students of the Jadavpur University held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. Police resorted to lathicharge to break the protests. Students allege that teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat up the protesters. More than 30 students...
  • Jadavpur University impasse can be solved through discussion: Partha Chatterjee 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Asserting that the West Bengal government will not tolerate student indiscipline under any circumstances, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday said that the impasse at Jadavpur University can be solved through discussions and negotiations. Chatterjee said that students should vent their grievances in a democratic way and not resort...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Thirty-five students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university...
  • Jadavpur University molestation case: Students hold protest, demand fresh probe 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The students of Jadavpur University in Kolkata held a massive protest outside the university campus on Tuesday night. The agitating students were demanding a fresh probe into a molestation incident in which a woman student was dragged to the men's hostel and sexually assaulted by a group of ten...
  • West Bengal: Jadavpur University student molested in boys hostel September 2, 2014

    Jadavpur: A student of the renowned Jadavpur University in West Bengal has alleged molestation at the hands of a group of male students. The victim, a second year History (Hons) student, has alleged that she was attacked by as many as 10 male students during a college festival on the...
  • Kolkata: Final year IT student found hanging from ceiling of hostel room August 5, 2014

    Kolkata: A 22-year-old student of Jadavpur University, who had appeared for his campus interview in the morning, was found hanging in his hostel room on Wednesday, police said. Manish Ranjan was found hanging in his hostel room in the second campus of the university in Salt Lake, Bidhannagore police said. Ranjan, who...
  • Kolkata: Jadavpur University VC, pro-VC resigns October 22, 2013

    Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Souvik Bhattacharya, who along with the pro-vice chancellor and the registrar was ghearoed for 51 hours by students in September, has resigned citing personal reasons. "I have sent my resignation to the chancellor. I am yet to get the acceptance," Bhattacharya told PTI in Kolkata on Tuesday. Bhattacharya,...
  • Jadavpur University students free Vice Chancellor after 50-hours of gherao September 20, 2013

    The Vice-Chancellor, pro Vice-Chancellor and registrar of Jadavpur University were freed by the Students on Friday after 50-hours of gherao. The students were protesting against the suspension of two engineering students on the charges of ragging. The students were demanding that the punishment meted out to the two students be...
  • Students continue to gherao Jadavpur University VC, pro-VC as protests continue September 20, 2013

    The Vice-Chancellor, Pro- Vice-Chancellor and Registrar of Jadavpur University continued to be under gherao for the third day on Friday by a section of engineering faculty students demanding withdrawal of suspension order of two students on charges of ragging. University authorities told PTI that VC Souvik Bhattacharya and pro-VC Siddhartha Dutta...
  • Kolkata: Jadavpur University students lock VC to protest suspension of students September 19, 2013

    A group of students of the Jadavpur University in Kolkata laid siege to offices and locked in the varsity's vice chancellor, assistant vice chancellor and the registrar hostage for the last 24 hours and other officials to protest the suspension of two students for ragging, an official said on Thursday....
  • WB: Two Jadavpur University students expelled for ragging junior September 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Two Jadavpur University students have been expelled from their college for two semesters after they were found guilty of ragging a junior student. The fourth year Engineering Faculty students have also been expelled from their college hostel. The university's anti-ragging committee probed the complaint of the victim and submitted its...
  • Katju describes Mamata as 'intolerant and whimsical' November 29, 2012

    Kolkata: Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju has described West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as "intolerant and whimsical" and warned she would lose power if she did not change. In a letter to her, Katju sought action against policemen who arrested Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and...
  • WB: Jadavpur University student gets death threat October 11, 2012

    Kolkata: An engineering student of Jadavpur University received death threats after he became a victim of a sustained ragging campaign for the second time in two years. Siddhant Mundra said that he received two letters threatening that he would be killed if he didn't drop out of the university. The student,...
  • Mamata cartoon row: 'Professor was harassed' August 13, 2012

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) on Monday found the state police guilty of harassing Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra and his neighbour Subrata Sengupta. Both were arrested by the West Bengal police for allegedly circulating e-mails of a controversial picture collage of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and...
  • Jadavpur University admission process begins, click here to apply June 6, 2012

    Kolkata: The admission process for enrolment in B.Sc.(Honours), B.A.(Honours), B.Ed, M.A., M.Phil and Library Science has started at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Candidates aspiring to join this centre of excellence may log on to http://juadmissions.org/ to register and apply. The university, one of the top centres of learning in India, usually asks...
  • 'Are public interest questions infuriating?' May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: During her interaction with Kolkata's students and others on CNN-IBN, West Bengal Chief Minister bristled at every question that brought up the issue of intolerance and insensitive statements from the authorities. She branded most of these as 'Maoist' or 'CPI(M)' questions. However, two specific questions incensed her to a...
  • WB: Cartoon not the reason behind Professor's arrest? April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: It now seems that distributing satirical cartoon of Mamata Banerjee may not be the real cause behind the assault and subsequent harassment of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra. Rather a clash of interests between the housing society residents and Trinamool Congress-builders nexus is emerging as the root of...
  • FTN: Are Indian leaders intolerant of dissent. April 17, 2012

    A Jadavpur University professor was arrested after he forwarded some "anti-Mamata" cartoons to his friends. ...
  • The Last Word: Mamata Banerjee - intolerant or insecure? April 16, 2012

    A Jadavpur University professor was arrested after he forwarded some "anti-Mamata" cartoons to his friends. ...
  • Bengal arrests: Scientists ask PM to intervene April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Perturbed over the arrest of an eminent scientist who opposed eviction of slum dwellers in Kolkata, a group of scientists has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh decrying West Bengal government's action and sought his immediate intervention. A number of scientists from across the country and some...
  • Cartoon row: Mamata in damage control mode? April 15, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is fast losing friends and making foes following the attack on a Jadavpur University professor for a cartoon lampooning her. On Saturday, however, the first signs of damage control by the West Bengal government was apparent when four Trinamool Congress workers were arrested for...