Articles about Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

17 Mar 2021

Reliance Industries
Following protest, Reliance Industries denies Nita Ambani's appointment at BHU

Reports of Nita Ambani being invited as a visiting lecturer at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are fake and she has not received any invitation from the university, a Reliance Industries Limited spokesperson said on Wednesday.

14 Nov 2020

Stanford University
36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list

As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.

11 Jun 2020

West Bengal
NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

16 Dec 2019

Delhi Police
IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

16 Dec 2019

Delhi Police
Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Nagma Akhtar, is upset with how things shaped up yesterday and wants a high-level inquiry.

20 Nov 2019

Hindustan Times
BHU students protesting for two weeks over Muslim Sanskrit Professor

For almost two weeks, students at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have been protesting against the appointment of a Muslim teacher in the Sanskrit literature department, under the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan (SVDV).

14 Nov 2019

Uttar Pradesh
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.

18 Oct 2019

Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday criticized the Maharashtra BJP for proposing a Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, famously known as Veer Savarkar.

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.

05 Sep 2019

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

19 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi
Sonbhadra mass firing: Priyanka Gandhi stopped from meeting victims' families

On Friday, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped by Uttar Pradesh Police while she was on her way to meet the families affected by Sonbhadra shooting.

26 Apr 2019

After successful roadshow, PM Modi talks about Pulwama attack (again)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held a massive roadshow in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Thursday, said India would not tolerate terror. Once again, he invoked the Pulwama attack in his address from Dashashwamedh Ghat.

25 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi
PM Modi heads to Varanasi, will file nomination on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on Friday, April 26, but before that BJP has planned a mega show of strength.

13 Apr 2019

Accused in BHU student's murder-case arrested after encounter with police

A wanted criminal, who was on the run after allegedly killing Banaras Hindu University student Gaurav Singh, has been arrested following an exchange of fire with police.

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).

03 Apr 2019

Uttar Pradesh
BHU student shot dead on campus, police arrest four

A student of Banaras Hindu University in Uttar Pradesh was shot dead by bike-borne assailants on Tuesday evening, police confirmed.

16 Jan 2019

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

25 Oct 2018

South Korea
QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

27 Sep 2018

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

10 May 2018

Lal Bahadur Shastri
BHU: 3 injured in clashes between 2 groups of students

At least three Banaras Hindu University students were injured after two groups from Birla and Lal Bahadur Shastri hostel clashed against each other during which stones and petrol bombs were also hurled.

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.

17 Mar 2018

GATE 2018: Farmer's son tops India in Chemistry

Prashant Gupta, a farmer's son from Lucknow, has secured the All India Rank 1 in Chemistry in the 2018 Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), the results of which were declared on Friday.

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

Madhya Pradesh
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

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".

08 Dec 2017

Gujarat polls: Congress dissenter Shehzad Poonawalla to start anti-Rahul campaign

As BJP aims to win 150 seats in the upcoming Gujarat polls, they seem to be getting help from unknown quarters. Interestingly, the latest to join the BJP, albeit not openly, is Congressman and Rahul Gandhi's critic, Shehzad Poonawalla.

13 Nov 2017

123 Indian institutes to lose 'university' from their names

A whopping 123 higher education institutes in India have been asked by the UGC to drop the word 'university' from their names.

25 Oct 2017

Celebrity News
Thumri Queen Girija Devi, 'pride of Banaras Gharana', dead

Eminent classical singer Girija Devi, the 'Queen of Thumri', passed away in Kolkata yesterday after a cardiac arrest. She was 88.

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

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is on the boil. A lot has happened since a girl student was molested on September 21.

29 Sep 2017

Jamia's new night-out guideline for female hostelers sparks row

After Banaras Hindu University, now Jamia Millia Islamia is under scanner for trying to regulate the personal freedom of female students.

27 Sep 2017

Uttar Pradesh
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

Uttar Pradesh
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

Narendra Modi
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

Narendra Modi
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

Narendra Modi
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.

24 Jul 2017

Himachal Pradesh
College students to now receive 'free Wi-Fi', courtesy Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio is everywhere. After bombarding with free feature phones, Reliance Jio is all set to offer free Wi-Fi to around three crore college students across the country.

23 Jun 2017

NEET 2017: Punjab's Navdeep Singh tops exam with 697 marks

Navdeep Singh from Punjab has topped the NEET 2017 with a score of 697 out of a maximum possible total of 720.

23 Jun 2017

CBSE declares NEET 2017 Results, available on official website

The results of NEET 2017, which decides admissions into MBBS and BDS, have been declared by the CBSE.

18 Apr 2017

JNU, DU to get financial autonomy

Sources stated that the NITI Aayog is working on a plan to introduce sweeping reforms in the education sector.