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BHU proctor booked for ‘beating up journalist’

The FIR was BHU chief proctor and around half-a-dozen security guards for allegedly beating up a journalist who was making video of a search being carried out in a varsity hostel on Tuesday evening.

BHU admission 2019: UET, PET last date extended; check exam dates

BHU admission 2019: The UET exams will begin from May 12 and conclude on May 16. The PET exam will begin from May 12 and end on May 21, 2019.


SC faculty posts down by half, ST by 80 per cent: Banaras Hindu University alert

BHU's unsettling projection of reserved teaching jobs under the new UGC formula has been cited by the central government in its Special Leave Petition filed with SC last month.

Three held, several injured as students damage property, pelt stones

Some students of Aiyyar hostel reportedly slapped one Neeraj Kumar from Birla hostel. When hostellers from Birla came to know about this, they went to the Aiyyar hostel and both groups got into an argument, police said

At BHU, women find voice, freedom

Post protests: Officials say curfew hours relaxed informally, women students say administration sensitive.

Believe in dialogue, says new BHU V-C Rakesh Bhatnagar

Professor Bhatnagar also believed in the importance of nationalism. "There’s nothing greater than one’s place of birth and one’s land. So rashtravaad should be ingrained in us deeply,” he said.


Arrest of Banaras Hindu University student leader: Protest on campus turns violent

Eyewitnesses said the students first locked and jammed one of the gates of the campus. Later, the situation spiralled out of control when some of them began to break the windows of some cars parked near Sir Sundarlal Hospital on the campus.

BHU paper for MA students: GST in Arthashastra, Manu on globalisation

The head of department, R P Singh, denied that the questions were out of syllabus. “It is the prerogative of the teacher to set the paper according to his area of specialisation. No teacher sets a paper out of his area of expertise and what he has taught,” he said.

Seven students ‘force’ BHU to take down Ambedkar posters, booked

According to the complaint, the “tearing and pulling down the poster" has “caused the Dalit and other minority students deep mental and psychological trauma, leaving them with a deep sense of insecurity on campus”. It alleged that anti-Dalit slurs were hurled at SC/ST students

BHU campus police lathicharge: Five protesting girls talk about that horrific night

At BHU, however, the disillusionment set in early. “Only Sanskrit, Hindi and Bengali were offered as languages to students of the women’s college while the men at the Faculty of Arts could choose between German, Spanish and Polish,” she says