Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
14 Nov 2019
UP: Students clash at BHU, resort to stone pelting
Just a day after Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) partially rolled back the proposed fee-hike amid protests by students, another news of students' clash, this time from Varanasi, has surfaced.
15 Sep 2019
BHU students protest suspended professor's reinstatement after sexual misconduct
Students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are protesting against the reinstatement of Professor Shail Kumar Choubey, who was suspended last year over allegations of sexual harassment.
08 Apr 2019
NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday announced the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
21 Mar 2018
62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?
In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.
24 Jan 2018
BHU mandates Aadhaar for admissions into UG, PG courses
On one side, the SC is hearing petitions challenging the constitutionality of Aadhaar. On another, more and more agencies, including educational institutes, are demanding it for different schemes.
21 Dec 2017
Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017
Student ragging in Indian colleges and universities is on an all-time high. 889 cases have been reported till December 19 this year, a 70% rise over last year's 515 cases.
10 Dec 2017
BHU MA exams test students on GST, Padmavati and BJP
The Banaras Hindu University's (BHU) ongoing MA examinations have ruffled a few feathers. Many have criticized the questions set in papers like political science and history as ones with a "definite agenda".
09 Oct 2017
AMU, BHU might lose 'Hindu', 'Muslim' from names
If a UGC panel's recommendations are accepted, the reputed Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will lose religions from their names.
29 Sep 2017
BHU turmoil: All about the latest developments at the university
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is on the boil. A lot has happened since a girl student was molested on September 21.
27 Sep 2017
BHU chief proctor takes moral responsibility, resigns over violence
BHU's Chief Proctor ON Singh has resigned after taking moral responsibility for the violence on the university campus following the alleged molestation of a student.
26 Sep 2017
BHU could have avoided the controversy, says probe report
On September 26, an investigation by Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Gokarn into the unrest at BHU held the university administration responsible for the violence.
26 Sep 2017
BHU vice-chancellor: 'Can't run university if listen to every girl'
BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said the molestation incident that led to student protests and a lathi charge was "created by outsiders" with "vested interests."
25 Sep 2017
BHU violence: Modi and Shah discuss lathi-charge incident with Yogi
On September 25, during the BJP's National Executive meet's sidelines, PM Modi and Amit Shah discussed the police lathi-charge incident in Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU) with UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
24 Sep 2017
BHU molestation: Protesting students lathi-charged by police
On an otherwise normal Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh police lathi-charged students from the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) who had been protesting for over three days against the alleged molestation of a university girl.