Presidency University

Type: Organization
Name: Presidency University
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

More government control over VC selection

KOLKATA: Going back on its promise to weed out 'dalatantra' in the upper echelons of education, the Mamata Banerjee government chose to walk the same beaten track of the Left Front regime, tightening its leash on the selection of vice-chancellors. The ... [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Valley bar on Presi teacher talk

Srinagar, July 9: A history professor from Calcutta’s Presidency University was today blocked from delivering a lecture organised by a pro-aazaadi group at a Srinagar hotel allegedly on the orders of the Jammu and Kashmir government. Mridu Rai was scheduled ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Answers for Presi in student questions

Presidency University, often accused of resting on its laurels, has woken up to the potential of hard sell. The fledgling university that was built on the foundations of a 197-year-old institution on Monday took prospective science students for a walkthrough ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Juma Technology : 3 Tahrir men held in city

Police arrested three suspected members of banned Islamic outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir Bangladesh from the city’s Badda area on Friday.The arrested were identified as Nayon, 25, an MBA student of Presidency University , Razan, 25, a last year student of Dhaka ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Partha meets Governor

Statesman news serviceKolkata, 1 JulyState education minister Mr Partha Chatterjee today paid a courtsey visit to Governor M K Naryanan.Around 4 p.m, he met with the Governor and stayed for around half an hour.Significantly, Mr Chatterjee visited Raj ... [Published The Statesman - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

New play in Mumbai brings along a piece of Kolkata

In Kolkata-based theatre group, Mad About Drama's new production, a former thespian contemplates the viability of his craft, an estranged couple meets again at the unlikely venue of the Hindu-Muslim riots, and two filmmakers set out to freeze their city ... [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

State names

The state government has finalised the names of its nominees to the Presidency University governing board, paving the way for the constitution of what will be the lone decision-making body of the institution. The ambit of the board sets apart Presidency ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fake courier boys rob woman

Two men posing as courier delivery boys forcibly entered a Survey Park flat on Wednesday morning, assaulted a woman alone at home and fled with a gold bangle after she shouted for help. Police said the men barged into the ground-floor flat around 10.45am ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Presidency students face off with traffic sergeant after road ruckus

KOLKATA: Students of Presidency University had a face-off with a traffic sergeant on Saturday, following which the students' union demanded a written apology from the officer.The police refused, leading to a stalemate. Students warn of an agitation if ... [Published Times of India - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

A promising debut

Kolkata has always been a city of poets. Many a young poet be it Sukanta Bhattacharya or Subhas Mukhopadhya  had their maiden literary creations published in the city. Their ranks had now been joined by Eesha Kumar whose book of poetry Random Access Memory  ... [Published The Statesman - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

6/4/2014: Metro: PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY

Best courses: Economics, statistics, physics; history, English and sociology Seats available: 30 in each subject Hostel: Separate hostel facilities for outstation boys and girls Website & phone: www.presiuniv.ac.in; 033-22412738 Forms: Available onli ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

Stage set for Presidency board

The Presidency University Council held its last meeting on Thursday, paving the way for the formation of the governing board which will function as the lone decision-making body of the institute in keeping with the mentor group’s recommendation. The status ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 30 2014]

Quotes

...Sources in the education department hinted that the government doesn't want to waste time in formalities. "Chancellors so far have nominated members from outside the state. They would talk to the person and then send the name to the government. There was a problem getting time from the chancellor's nominee before calling a meeting of the search committee" an official said
..."We very much hope the play connects with them," said Ghosh. "It's like we are travelling with a piece of our city."
"This was our first meeting with the Minister since he has taken the office. He asked all the Universities to tell him what they want, what difficulties they are facing and how the State government can help" said Anuradha Lohia, vice-chancellor of Presidency University while coming out of the meeting
Jadavpur University's application for introduction of geography from this year is still pending. "English, followed by economics and international relations, has the highest number of applicants every year" said dean of arts, Rajat Acharya

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More government control over VC selection [Published Times of India - Jul 11 2014]
Bill to fill VC panel with govt's choice [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 11 2014]
Valley bar on Presi teacher talk [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
TMC wing's protest defies rule [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
Shrinking universities [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 09 2014]
Decline of Bengal, death of the bhadralok [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 09 2014]
Answers for Presi in student questions [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 08 2014]
Juma Technology : 3 Tahrir men held in city [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
'I have a file on you' [Published Business Standard India - Jul 04 2014]
Partha meets Governor [Published The Statesman - Jul 01 2014]
New play in Mumbai brings along a piece of Kolkata [Published Times of India - Jun 30 2014]
State names [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
DU stalemate leaves city students stranded [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
Teen poet comes of age [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 22 2014]
TMCP student union of Calcutta University organ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Jun 20 2014]
The Economics Of Inequality [Published DNA India - Jun 20 2014]
Fake courier boys rob woman [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 19 2014]
Presidency students face off with traffic serge... [Published Times of India - Jun 17 2014]
A promising debut [Published The Statesman - Jun 16 2014]
No centralised online admission, V-Cs told [Published The Hindu - Jun 12 2014]
6/9/2014: Ht Campus Calling: Facing the new syl... [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 09 2014]
English hottest subject this year in West Bengal [Published Times of India - Jun 04 2014]
6/4/2014: Metro: PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 04 2014]
Stage set for Presidency board [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 30 2014]
CU noise disrupts Presi exam [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 22 2014]
Sizzler Tuesday sweats at the top [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 21 2014]
How they fared [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 17 2014]
'Predicted grade' entry at Presi [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 14 2014]
Exit poll heat, enter heatwave [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 14 2014]
first brush with indelible ink [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 13 2014]
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