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Presidency College dean manages to leave campus after 30 agitating students held him captive in his own office for 6 days
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Presidency College dean manages to leave campus after 30 agitating students held him captive in his own office for 6 days

Presidency University Dean of Students Arun Maity left the campus on early Wednesday morning after being gheraoed by a section of students for over six consecutive days

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
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Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA

Left students were protesting against her meeting Modi at the Raj Bhavan and sharing the stage with him at a function later in the evening on the first day of his two-day visit to the state

Kolkata’s Presidency University students asked to stop screening of 'Ram ke Naam' documentary based on Babri Masjid demolition
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Kolkata’s Presidency University students asked to stop screening of 'Ram ke Naam' documentary based on Babri Masjid demolition

A university official, however, said, 'We will have to confirm if the students had the necessary permission to organise the screening'

Name plate engraved with Syama Prasad Mukherjee's name defaced in Kolkata; Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh
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Name plate engraved with Syama Prasad Mukherjee's name defaced in Kolkata; Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

In a fresh incident of statue vandalism, black ink was smeared on a name plate engraved with Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee's name at Presidency University campus in Kolkata on Monday

Presidency University vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia dismisses reports of over 300 vacant seats in varsity
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Presidency University vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia dismisses reports of over 300 vacant seats in varsity

Presidency University vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia has said that not more than 50 seats are vacant in the premier institution, discounting reports that the figure was over 300.

Presidency University students demand scrapping of West Bengal education bill
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Presidency University students demand scrapping of West Bengal education bill

The Presidency University Students' Union demanded the varsity should not go by the West Bengal government's decision to implement an apolitical students' council model

Mamata Banerjee bans meetings, processions at Kolkata's iconic College Square
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Mamata Banerjee bans meetings, processions at Kolkata's iconic College Square

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said meetings and processions will not be allowed any more at the iconic College Square in Kolkata, as it disturbed students.

From FTII to Presidency College: Students should be cautious of 'sympathetic' politicians
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From FTII to Presidency College: Students should be cautious of 'sympathetic' politicians

Presidency, Jadavpur, FTII all have different back stories. Even if the basic demands sometimes sound the same – the vice chancellor should resign – the nuances are different.

At Presidency University, students show Mamata Banerjee black flags, confine VC overnight
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At Presidency University, students show Mamata Banerjee black flags, confine VC overnight

Presidency University Vice Chancellor Anuradha Lohia remained under gherao by protesting students since Friday evening, putting a question mark over its third convocation ceremony.

Presidency University students come up with mobile billboards to save its walls
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Presidency University students come up with mobile billboards to save its walls

At a time when student union elections are open season for defacement of city walls and street furniture in many parts of the country, Kolkata's famed Presidency University, a heritage institution, has come up with mobile poster boards -- to prevent its walls and pillars from ugly disfigurement through elections posters.

Mamata promises impartial probe into Presidency University vandalism
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Mamata promises impartial probe into Presidency University vandalism

Presidency University was wracked by violence when miscreants carrying TMC flags ransacked the historic Baker Laboratory and vandalised other departments.

Presidency violence: TMC councillor says he has been framed
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Presidency violence: TMC councillor says he has been framed

A Trinamool Congress Councillor, who is one of the accused in the vandalism at the Presidency University, today denied he was involved in any violent incident and alleged that he had been framed by the CPI(M).

Marching for an idea - Kolkata and Presidency University
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Marching for an idea - Kolkata and Presidency University

The assault on Presidency University led to a silent march on a hot Kolkata afternoon last week. The city often runs on recycled ideas and nostalgia. But the attack on Presidency stirred some deeper feeling.

Trinamool denies party involvement in Presidency vandalism
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Trinamool denies party involvement in Presidency vandalism

The Trinamool Congress today called for an investigation into the vandalism at the Baker Laboratory in Presidency University on April 10 and reiterated that the party was not involved.

WB governor apologises for Presidency attack, refuses to comment on TMC role
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WB governor apologises for Presidency attack, refuses to comment on TMC role

West Bengal governor MK Narayanan apologised to students and promised their safety, but refused to get drawn into discussions about the TMC role in the attack.

Police lodge FIR against two Presidency students after TMC complaint
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Police lodge FIR against two Presidency students after TMC complaint

In a shocking turn of events, Kolkata police have lodged FIRs against two Presidency university students on the basis of a complaint filed by TMC members, claiming that they were attacked by them.

Kolkata cops arrest two for Presidency University vandalism
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Kolkata cops arrest two for Presidency University vandalism

"We have arrested two persons who were among those who vandalised the university," Joint Commissioner of Police Jawed Shamim said. He refused to comment on their political affiliation.

Trinamool Congress activists ransack Presidency University lab, attack students
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Trinamool Congress activists ransack Presidency University lab, attack students

Alleged Trinamool Congress workers stormed into Presidency University on Wednesday ransacking classrooms and reportedly attacking students.

Presidency University seeks funds from alumni, corporates
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Presidency University seeks funds from alumni, corporates

To fulfil its ambitions despite limited financial support from the West Bengal government, a cash-crunched Presidency University is launching a campaign to seek funds from its vast network of alumni and corporate houses.