Tag: Utkal University

No 2nd campus of RD women varsity in Vani Vihar

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding the proposal to set up the second campus of Rama Devi Women’s University on Utkal Varsity premises was put to rest today after it was decided that an extension campus will be set up on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The vice-chancellor of RD University Padmaja Mishra today announced that an annexure […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
RD varsity 2nd campus: Panel revamped, asked to submit report by March 15

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of continued protests against the proposal to set up the second campus of Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University on the premises of Utkal University, the State Government has revamped the committee to identify a suitable location for the new campus. In this regard, Higher Education Minister Ananta Das held a discussion […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Row over RD second campus: Utkal students set ambulance on fire

Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high on Utkal University campus after students resorted to vandalism and set fire to a defunct ambulance parked outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office here on Friday protesting Odisha government’s proposal to set up the second campus of Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University on their premises. It is for the second consecutive day that […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Second campus of RD Women’s University at Utkal soon

Bhubaneswar: The second campus of the Rama Devi (RD) Women’s University will be set up on the premises of the Utkal University here and the formal procedure for the same has already begun. According to sources, the new campus will be built on 30 acres land on the Utkal University premises. The State Government has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Youth paraded on knees for making obscene gestures at girl in Utkal Univ

Bhubaneswar: A youth was reportedly forced to walk on his knees till the police station for allegedly making obscene gestures at a girl student of Utkal University here. The matter came to the fore after a video of the incident went viral. According to information, the accused was passing indecent remarks at the girl near […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Harassment allegations against Utkal Varsity professor, Govt seeks report

Bhubaneswar: The Higher Education department has sought a report from the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Utkal University on the harassment allegations levelled against assistant professor of Psychology department, Maheswar Satpathy. In a letter from the department the VC has been asked to, “furnish a detailed report on the allegation made against Maheswar Satpathy, Asst. Professor, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man shows up naked in front of Utkal Varsity girls; triggers outrage

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted at Utkal University in Bhubaneswar today after an unidentified miscreant allegedly showed up naked in front of two girl students of the university inside the campus premises. According to sources, an unclad man suddenly appeared before the girls while they were coming into the varsity campus through the gate near Acharya Vihar […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal varsity professor stripped off all duties over students’ complaints

Bhubaneswar: Following a five-day long agitation by students of the Psychology department of Utkal University, the authorities today discontinued all the academic & student-related activities of assistant professor, Maheswar Satpathy over complaints of mental harassment by students. In a letter addressed to the post graduate students, Head of the Department Bhaswati Patnaik stated, “All academic […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University VC stages hunger strike for peace on campus

Bhubaneswar: Protesting students’ unrest and repeated violence on campus, vice chancellor of Utkal University Soumendra Mohan Patnaik along with his other colleagues today staged a sit-in in front of his office. The strike, which he called ‘Introspective Silent Fasting’ began in the morning today and will continue till 8pm. Patnaik appealed to the students to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Sine die lifted, VC gheraoed: Unrest again in Utkal varsity

Bhubaneswar: Students unrest once again gripped the Utkal University here a few hours after the university reopened today after more than 20 days of sine die. Demanding election to the students’ union, the activists gheraoed the office of the varsity’s Vice-Chancellor Soumendra Mohan Patnaik. They also gheraoed Patnaik while he was coming out of his […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University to reopen tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Utkal University, which remained closed for around 20 days following students’ unrest, will reopen for the students as the authorities have decided to lift sine die tomorrow. A notification in this connection was issued today after a meeting with police. The notification said, “Entry into the university premises and hostels will be allowed […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University cancels students’ union election, closed sine die

Bhubaneswar: Authorities of the Utkal University today cancelled the students’ union elections and declared sine die until further orders. A notification issued by the Utkal University stated, “The students’ union election scheduled to be held on September 23 stands cancelled.” All inmates of boys and girls hostels have been asked to vacate their rooms by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Pre-poll clash leaves two injured in Utkal University

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of students’ union polls, tension ran high on Utkal University campus here following a clash between two groups of students on Wednesday evening. The scuffle left two students including presidential candidate Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra injured. He was rushed to Capital Hospital while another injured was admitted to a private clinic. Mohapatra lodged a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Utkal University to hold Students’ Union election as per schedule

Bhubaneswar: After speculations were rife over cancellation of Students’ Union election at Utkal University this year, Union Advisor Prof Jayanta Parida cleared the air and said that varsity will conduct elections as per the Lyngdoh Committee guidelines and advertisement of the State Government. The decision was finalized in a PG Council review meeting chaired by […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Foundation stone for Utkal University 2nd campus to be laid on July 31

Bhubaneswar: After hanging in balance for almost two years since its announcement, the much awaited Utkal University’s second campus will soon become a reality as Odisha Government has identified land for the project in Jajpur district. Nearly, 66.3 acre land in Siha panchayat, 12 km from Chandikhol has been provided to Higher Education Department for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021