PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY

  • West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee hits back at critics, says her government has done a lot of development works November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit back at her critics saying though her government has done a lot of development works, they cannot see it. Inaugurating a new campus of Aliah University in Kolkata's satellite town New Town-Rajarhat, Banerjee said, "In this Rajarhat we have an...
  • Jadavpur University and Presidency University students celebrate 'Kiss of Love' November 6, 2014

    Kolkata: After Kochi, the City of Joy witnessed its own 'Kiss of Love' edition by students of two universities to protest moral policing and promote gender sensitisation. Alleging the 'rise of religious fundamentalism and fanaticism', activists participated in a protest rally in Jadavpur, while in the north, a large number of...
  • Won't allow political interference in Presidency: Mamata May 8, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Tuesday assured the Presidency University that no political interference would be allowed in the premier institution and there would be an impartial probe into the vandalism there. "The chief minister (Mamata Banerjee) has assured me that no political interference will be allowed in the...
  • 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. ...
  • The attack on Presidency is like violating a shrine: Sagarika Ghose April 15, 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. Trinamool workers vandalised the Baker Laboratory which has seen doyens such as Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose, Satyen Bose (of Boson...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 12, 2013

    Watch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • News 360: 2 dead, 6 injured in freak road accident in Mumbai April 12, 2013

    A freak 18vehicle pileup in Mumbai left two people dead and six injured. ...
  • Mamata calls up Presidency VC, says she is devastated April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday rang up Presidency University ViceChancellor Malabika Sarkar and said she was devastated by the vandalism at the Baker Laboratory on April 10. "Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called me up. She said that she was devastated by the incident as Presidency University...
  • Mamata not taking responsibility for attack on Presidency University: Students April 12, 2013

    Two days after Presidency University was vandalised by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, the Governor addressed students at the campus on Friday evening. ...
  • Will quit if charges against me are proved: TMC leader seen at Presidency April 12, 2013

    Partha Basu, a Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor, was photographed at the Presidency University gates during the attack there. He denied any hand in the hooliganism inside the university. ...
  • WB Governor calls Presidency attack a blot, says he failed April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: An emotional West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday addressed the students of the Presidency University and said sorry for the violence that had taken place two days ago on its campus. "I want to assure the students that this will never happen again. You, especially the girl students,...
  • 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...
  • TMC hand exposed in Presidency University ransack, 5 arrested April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: The battle between the Trinamool Congress and the students of the Presidency University is getting uglier. Five people including a TMC worker have been arrested for ransacking the Presidency University. The TMC has now filed a countercomplaint against the activists of Students' Federation of India in the Presidency University...
  • TMC worker among 4 arrested for ransacking Presidency University April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after the attack on the Presidency University in Kolkata by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, four people, including a TMC worker, have been arrested. Those arrested are Shubhojeet Burman, Jayanta Haldar, Vishal Jaiswal and Pushkar Kumar Das. In the first clear admission of a TMC hand in the...
  • West Bengal Governor to visit Presidency University today April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan will meet students at Presidency University in Kolkata at 4.30 pm on Friday. He has been caught in a political crossfire between the Left and the Trinamool Congress after he asked the CPM to apologise for the attack on West Bengal Finance Minister Amit...
  • 2 arrested, 3 detained for ransacking at Presidency University April 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after the attack on the Presidency University in Kolkata by alleged Trinamool Congress workers, two people have been arrested and three have been detained. Those arrested are Shubhojeet Burman and Jayanta Haldar and both are not students of the Presidency University. Meanwhile, the West Bengal Governor 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. ...
  • TMC leader present at Presidency University during attack, reveals TV footage April 11, 2013

    A local Trinamool Congress councillor was a part of the mob that went berserk and rampaged Presidency University in Kolkata on Wednesday, a new picture has revealed. ...
  • TV footage shows TMC leader leading attack on Presidency University April 11, 2013

    Though the Trinamool Congress leadership has denied any role of the party or its cadres in Wednesday's hooliganism that saw armed men carrying Trianmool Congress flags vandalise Presidency University's 100yearold Baker Laboratory, beat up its teachers and reportedly molest girl students and threaten them with rape, footage of a Bengali...
  • Kolkata: Presidency University students, teachers submit memorandum to Governor April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: A day after members of the Trinamool Congress youth wing allegedly barged into their university premises and manhandled them, the students and faculty members of the Presidency University in Kolkata on Thursday carried out a silent protest march. The students and teachers wore black bands as a mark...
  • TMC cadre threatened us with rape: Presidency University students April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: The Presidency University's faculty and students in Kolkata are on a strike on Thursday after members of the Trinamool Congress youth wing allegedly barged into the university premises on Wednesday and manhandled them. Armed with sticks, they ransacked the science lab where classes were being conducted. Some teachers were...
  • Politics of violence keeps Bengal on the edge April 11, 2013

    Kolkata: The politics of violence has kept West Bengal on the edge as police had to resort to lathicharge with the workers of Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) clashing with each other in Siliguri on Wednesday. The Left Front has called for a 12hour bandh in...
  • Has Mamata vs Left become politics of vendetta and violence? April 10, 2013

    Members of the TMC's youth wing barged into Presidency University in Kolkata on Wednesday, ransacking its historic science lab, the Baker Laboratory, apart from assaulting a few teachers. ...
  • Mamata heckled: TMC workers destroy historic lab at Presidency University April 10, 2013

    Kolkata: Members of the Trinamool Congress's youth wing barged into Presidency University in Kolkata on Wednesday, ransacking its historic science lab, the Baker Laboratory, apart from assaulting a few teachers. The attack took place while classes were underway and comes a day after offices of the CPM in several districts...
  • Fire at Presidency University in Kolkata October 29, 2010

    Kolkata: A major fire broke out at the Chemistry Department in the Baker Building of Presidency University at 4:30 am on Friday morning, fire brigade sources said. Eleven fire engines were fighting the blaze with water drawn from the nearby College Square tank, the sources said, adding that there was...