Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicVice Chancellor

Topic: Vice Chancellor

‘Forced to quit’ by Xavier’s Kolkata for bikini & gym photos on Instagram, says ex-assistant prof

30-yr-old claims photos shared as 'Instagram stories' accessible only to friends in August 2021, before she joined university. FIR lodged against 'unknown persons' this February.

Tamil Nadu passes Bill to allow state to appoint university vice-chancellors

So far, the authority was with the Governor. In Gujarat, the CM has appointed VCs since 1949.

President Kovind approves appointment of vice chancellors in 12 central universities

President Ram Nath Kovind, who is the visitor to central universities, approved appointment of 12 out of 22 vice chancellors posts that were vacant, education ministry said.

Education ministry seeks inquiry against DU V-C, sends request to President Kovind

DU V-C Yogesh Tyagi had appointed a registrar and pro-Vice Chancellor earlier this week despite being on medical leave.

DU has ‘2 pro-VCs and 2 registrars’ — what’s at the heart of this leadership crisis

DU V-C Yogesh Tyagi is on leave but appointed a registrar on the day the EC picked one too. Tyagi then appointed his own pro-VC before govt intervened.

Almost everyone in faculty is promoted in Indian universities. DU started the damage in 1970

Today, Delhi University has been relegated to the backwaters of all global rankings, with a similar story playing out in universities all over India. But there is a way out.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta resigns as vice-chancellor of Ashoka University

Mehta, who said he was left with little time for writing & other academic interests as V-C, was recently called an unrelenting critic of Modi govt in an IB note.

Manipur University students living in chaos & uncertainty as anti-VC protests enter Day 58

The protest was triggered by allegations of financial irregularities against vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey.

President scraps Visva-Bharati V-C appointment, starts selection process afresh

On HRD ministry advice, President withdraws his own assent to V-C appointment. Ministry writes to University to set up new selection committee.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.