Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

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UP: Students clash at BHU, resort to stone pelting

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.

BHU students protest suspended professor's reinstatement after sexual misconduct

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.

NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

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).

62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?

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.

BHU mandates Aadhaar for admissions into UG, PG courses

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.

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

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.

BHU MA exams test students on GST, Padmavati and BJP

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".

AMU, BHU might lose 'Hindu', 'Muslim' from names

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.

BHU turmoil: All about the latest developments at the university

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.

BHU chief proctor takes moral responsibility, resigns over violence

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.

BHU could have avoided the controversy, says probe report

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.

BHU vice-chancellor: 'Can't run university if listen to every girl'

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."

BHU violence: Modi and Shah discuss lathi-charge incident with Yogi

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.

BHU molestation: Protesting students lathi-charged by police

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.