A Visva-Bharati official said the university has decided against holding the fair for the second consecutive year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and rise in Omicron cases.
Two professors have also been suspended for apparently reporting varsity’s affairs to the police
Modi asks Visva Bharati students to prepare a 25-point vision document for the next 25 years
The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.
Officials at Visva-Bharati university have accused Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of being in ‘illegal’ possession of land at the campus
District Magistrate Vijay Bharti, who inspected the area on Thursday, said the wall if built, could hinder people's movement along the route.
Amartya Sen claims that he was abroad when VC received call asking him not to remove shops in Santiniketan.
He 'has married three women of three different faiths', the BJP leader said
'No place for hate politics in Tagore's land', says West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee
State minister and TMC leader Bratya Basu also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made "factual errors" during Visva-Bharati centenary meet.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also scheduled to hold a meeting with vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty and members of the faculty.