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Supporters of CPI(M) MLA and Sonjukta Morcha nominated candidate from Jadavpur Assembly constituency Sujan Chakraborty play drums, during his door-to-door election campaign for the West Bengal assembly polls, in Kolkata. (PTI Photo)

Jadavpur constituency: CPI(M) fights to protect its last bastion

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 06:17 PM IST
Jadavpur, once known as 'Leningrad of Calcutta', is symbolic of the larger electoral battle being fought in Bengal.
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)

Jadavpur University’s Dean of Faculty of Engineering resigns

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 05:39 PM IST
In a letter to Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das, Datta requested him to accept his resignation letter with immediate effect while offering his support to the university to the best of his ability.
Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee.(PTI file)
Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee.(PTI file)

Bengal education minister urges JU students to stop gheraoing varsity authorities

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 10:20 AM IST
Chatterjee, when asked about a 12-hour gherao of the university’s vice chancellor, pro-VC and registrar by some engineering students last week, said the students should not resort to such forms of agitation that cause physical stress to their teachers.
The Jadavpur University Teachers’ Association (JUTA) has noted with dismay that a section of students have this tendency to “harass, humiliate, and insult faculty members on academic matters”(PTI)
The Jadavpur University Teachers’ Association (JUTA) has noted with dismay that a section of students have this tendency to “harass, humiliate, and insult faculty members on academic matters”(PTI)

Jadavpur University teachers’ association voice concern over ‘insult’ by students’ union

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:48 PM IST
Asserting that the behaviour by the students was totally unacceptable to JUTA, the association said, “We shall not hesitate to take strict action to protect the honour and dignity of the teachers.”
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)

Jadavpur University compiling Bengal adaptations of Shakespeare’s works

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 12:39 PM IST
The ‘Shakespeare in Bengal’ project, launched in 2014 -15, is being supported by the University Grants Commission, she said.
Sabarna Roy is a trained Civil Engineer and passed out with a First Class Honours Civil Engineering Degree from Jadavpur University in 1988.
Sabarna Roy is a trained Civil Engineer and passed out with a First Class Honours Civil Engineering Degree from Jadavpur University in 1988.

Sabarna Roy, a post-modern author, with mastery in multiple attributes

PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Sabarna Roy is an author of literary fiction of six critically acclaimed best-selling books.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Jadavpur University to provide handset, data pack to students not having smartphones

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Jadavpur University has formally decided to provide android handsets and data pack to students, not having such facilities, as new semester classes are slated to begin this month, an official said on Sunday
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(AP file photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee(AP file photo)

JUTA urges Mamata for autonomy to conduct final semester exams

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 02:12 PM IST
The Jadavpur University Teachers’ Association (JUTA), in a recent letter to Banerjee, also said the state government-stipulated date of October 31 for declaring results is not feasible as it falls just after the Durga Puja festivities.
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)

Jadavpur University starts virtual classes for arts, science students

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Those not having net connectivity or smart phones will be able to access the materials from a friend who has a suitable device, or a cyber cafe.
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)
Jadavpur University. (facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)

Jadavpur University says it will ‘do something’ to reach out to students with no smartphone

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 12:38 PM IST
The university will certainly do something to bridge the digital divide, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Prof Chiranjib Bhattacharya said.
New Education Policy 2020. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
New Education Policy 2020. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

New Education Policy 2020: Teachers of Jadavpur University and Calcutta University criticise NEP

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2020 06:13 PM IST
New Education Policy 2020: Teachers of both Calcutta and Jadavpur universities criticised the new national education policy announced.
The device can be used as a first-level screening system to identify the COVID-19 carrier with available data and thus help in containing the spread of the disease.(Shutterstock/Representational image)
The device can be used as a first-level screening system to identify the COVID-19 carrier with available data and thus help in containing the spread of the disease.(Shutterstock/Representational image)

Jadavpur University students ‘develop’ device which can tell if a coughing person is a COVID-19 carrier

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 12:16 PM IST
The non-contact device, which has embedded image and sound sensors, will work even if the person is away from the device and can even identify multiple coughing persons at the same time
Two researchers at the School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur, had recently come up with the prototype of a face shield for health workers attending to COVID-19 cases.(AFP)
Two researchers at the School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur, had recently come up with the prototype of a face shield for health workers attending to COVID-19 cases.(AFP)

Jadavpur University working on three-layer fabric masks using low-cost materials

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2020 01:46 PM IST
The varsity’s Centre for Appropriate Social Technologies (CAST), an idea incubation centre, has prepared the preliminary version working on a “simple procedure” and with materials mostly available at home, it said in a statement.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(HT file)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(HT file)

West Bengal’s premier educational institutes to contribute for coronavirus fight

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2020 11:58 AM IST
The St. Xaviers College (Autonomous) Kolkata, a separate educational institution run by the same Jesuit organization, also joined the initiative.
File photo of a protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
File photo of a protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

HC quashes ‘leave India’ notice issued to Polish student for anti-CAA rally

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 07:26 AM IST
The court said the right to life and personal liberty includes that to have political views and participate in political activities as guaranteed to all people in India. It said the right cannot be curtailed or fettered.
A protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata last week. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
A protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata last week. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Calcutta HC stays Centre’s notice to Jadavpur University’s Polish student

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2020 07:25 PM IST
The notice was served days after the student took part in a rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in Kolkata on January 21.
A protest rally against the CAA jn Kolkata, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.(AP / Photo used for representational purpose only)
A protest rally against the CAA jn Kolkata, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.(AP / Photo used for representational purpose only)

Polish student at Jadavpur University seeks time after being asked to leave India for ‘anti-govt activities’

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Tanmay Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2020 10:50 PM IST
Siedcznski remained incommunicable but his friends and teachers at JU said while speaking to HT that he wrote a long letter to FRRO on February 27, requesting relief till August so that he can complete his semester.
A protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata on Friday. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
A protest rally against the CAA held at Park Circus crossing in Kolkata on Friday. (Image used for representation).(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Polish student at Jadavpur University asked to leave India for being part of anti-CAA rally

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 08:16 PM IST
In West Bengal, Kamil is the second student from a foreign country who has been asked to leave India by FRRO.
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) had put up its candidates for the first time in the students’ union polls of JU, known as a hotbed of Left-wing politics. (Representational image)(HT file)
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) had put up its candidates for the first time in the students’ union polls of JU, known as a hotbed of Left-wing politics. (Representational image)(HT file)

Jadavpur University student polls 2020: ABVP, SFI fight it out as students vote after three years

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 06:46 PM IST
A university official said the elections in both Arts and Engineering faculties began at 10 am and will continue till evening.
JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh belongs to the Communist Party of India (Marxist)’s student wing the Students’ Federation of India (SFI).(ANI PHOTO.)
JNU Students' Union president Aishe Ghosh belongs to the Communist Party of India (Marxist)’s student wing the Students’ Federation of India (SFI).(ANI PHOTO.)

Jadavpur University denies nod to JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh to address students on campus

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Ghosh is scheduled to attend a series of events in Kolkata on February 13 and 14, including a march on the streets and two events on the campuses of JU and Presidency University (PU), for the first time since being elected as the president of JNUSU.
ABVP workers(HT File)
ABVP workers(HT File)

In a first, ABVP fields candidates for Jadavpur University polls

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 05:13 PM IST
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has fielded candidates for the central panels of the Engineering and the Arts faculties, said its joint secretary Shyamasree Karmakar.
The video, uploaded on Facebook by Apurba Das, shows Sakura Ishikawa speaking fluent Bangla.
The video, uploaded on Facebook by Apurba Das, shows Sakura Ishikawa speaking fluent Bangla.

Japanese woman speaks flawless Bangla, impresses everyone. Watch

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 01:16 PM IST
She studied the language at Jadavpur University.
A group of masked men and women armed with sticks and rods unleashed violence on JNU students on Sunday evening.(HT file)
A group of masked men and women armed with sticks and rods unleashed violence on JNU students on Sunday evening.(HT file)

CAT topper not scared to take part in protests on JNU issue

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2020 04:08 PM IST
CAT topper Deborshi Chanda is a student of electrical engineering of Jadavpur University and has presently taken admission in its School of Energy Studies in the 2019-20 session.
Students from different colleges walk in solidarity with JNU students and against NRC, CAA and NPR from College street to Jorasanko, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, January 07, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times photo)
Students from different colleges walk in solidarity with JNU students and against NRC, CAA and NPR from College street to Jorasanko, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, January 07, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times photo)

Nationwide stir against JNU attack continues

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Mumbai/Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 02:06 AM IST
In Mumbai, hundreds of protesters who have been demonstrating at the iconic Gateway of India since Sunday night were moved by the police on Tuesday, following which the protest was called off.
Jadavpur University.(facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)
Jadavpur University.(facebook/@jadavpuruniversity)

Jadavpur University teachers body horrified by JNU violence

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 09:52 AM IST
In a statement, JUTA General Secretary Partha Pratim Roy urged the JNU authorities to restore normalcy, and the Central and Delhi governments to take “urgent action” to stop the “violence and bloodshed”.
The Sunderbans is the world’s largest mangrove delta and home to the Royal Bengal Tiger.(GETTY IMAGES/iStockphoto.)
The Sunderbans is the world’s largest mangrove delta and home to the Royal Bengal Tiger.(GETTY IMAGES/iStockphoto.)

Sunderbans lost 2% mangrove cover in two years, reports central survey

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Released on Monday in Delhi, the Forest Survey of India (FSI) report, said the mangrove cover in the Sunderbans has shrunk by more than two square kilometres – from 2214 sq km to 2112.11 sq km - between 2017 and 2019.
Debosmita Choudhury, Jadavpur University student, tears up a copy of citizenship law. (Photp: Videograb)
Debosmita Choudhury, Jadavpur University student, tears up a copy of citizenship law. (Photp: Videograb)

Jadavpur University student shreds copy of citizenship law at convocation ceremony

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 03:28 PM IST
Arkoprobho Das, another student of Jadavpur, said around 25 of his batchmates did not go to the podium to collect their degrees.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(HT file)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(HT file)

Facing Governor’s ire, Jadavpur University pro-VC pleads not guilty

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 12:29 PM IST
Forced to return from the University gate by anti-CAA, anti-NRC protestors, Dhankhar had called up the vice chancellor and later accused him of being a “silent spectator” to the unsavoury episode.
Jadavpur University Vice- Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das.(PTI file)
Jadavpur University Vice- Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das.(PTI file)

Leading science, research bodies funding 54 varsity projects, says Jadavpur University VC

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 07:00 AM IST
During his address at the Annual Convocation of the university on Tuesday Jadavpur University VC Prof Suranjan Das said that 41 of the 54 projects are funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST).
The Indian railways has recorded its worst operating ratio in a decade, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India noted in report tabled in Parliament on December 3. (Photo by Sonu Mehta)
The Indian railways has recorded its worst operating ratio in a decade, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India noted in report tabled in Parliament on December 3. (Photo by Sonu Mehta)

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UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 05:14 PM IST
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