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Banaras Hindu University (BHU).(IANS)

BHU to reopen from November 23 in phased manner

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 11:55 AM IST
In the first phase, the final year students of PhD programmes of science streams will be permitted to visit their respective departments/labs for research work.
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IIT (BHU) alumni develop digital maternity guide

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 08:46 AM IST
The app was ranked second under the health category in the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge that was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 4
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File photo: Varanasi district magistrate Kaushalraj Sharma.(ANI)
File photo: Varanasi district magistrate Kaushalraj Sharma.(ANI)

‘Set up high-level committee to probe deaths of 2 Covid-19 patients’: DM writes to BHU VC

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 04:37 PM IST
In the first incident, a 21-year-old Covid-19 patient allegedly died by jumping off the fourth floor of the SSL hospital of the central university.
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BHU PET 2020 admit card.(Screengrab)
BHU PET 2020 admit card.(Screengrab)

BHU PET 2020 admit card released at bhuonline.in, here’s how to download

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:52 PM IST
BHU PET 2020: Candidates who have registered for the BHU PET 2020 can download their admit card online at bhuonline.in.
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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. (File)
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. (File)

NIRF Ranking 2020: IIT Kanpur, BHU retain place among top 10 institutions

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 04:56 PM IST
While IIT-K retained its 6th rank, it improved its score from 69.07 points in 2019 to 74.99 points in 2020. BHU also held on to its 10th rank but its score dipped. This year BHU scored 62.03 points against last year’s 64.55 points.
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Banaras Hindu University (BHU).(IANS)
Banaras Hindu University (BHU).(IANS)

BHU postpones entrance exams, to remain closed till May 3

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 11:54 AM IST
The Banaras Hindu University administration, on Wednesday, postponed the undergraduate and postgraduate entrance examinations, to be held on April 26 and May 10, given the union government’s decision to extend the lockdown till May 3.
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Banaras Hindu University. (bhu.ac.in)

Coronavirus: BHU asks students to stay inside hostels, avoid crowded places

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2020 01:04 PM IST
BHU vice-chancellor Prof Rakesh Bhatnagar held a high-level meeting on Sunday in the university to review preparations at the Sir Sunderlal Hospital (SSH) under the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU), to keep coronavirus away.
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BHU’s Centre for Vedic Science to do research on environment-friendly ways of agriculture

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Researchers, who have studied Vedas and also have knowledge about modern ways of agriculture, will do the research at the laboratory of the centre.
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The standing committee recommended issuing a strict warning to the identified errant students to prevent them from repeating such acts in future. Image used for representational purpose.(Rajesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The standing committee recommended issuing a strict warning to the identified errant students to prevent them from repeating such acts in future. Image used for representational purpose.(Rajesh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

9 BHU students served notice for demonstrating in JNU’s favour

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 02:18 PM IST
The students associated with the Bhagat Singh Chhatra Morcha (BCM) had protested in November last year carrying a banner in Hindi saying ‘Narendra Modi Siksha Virodhi’ (Narendra Modi, Anti-Education) to show their support to JNU students.
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IIT- BHU campus(HT File)
IIT- BHU campus(HT File)

IIT- BHU launches emergency security app ‘VGM’

By Asian News International | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2020 06:06 PM IST
In an attempt to check crime against women, IIT-BHU students have launched a security app -- Very Good Morning -- (VGM), which will send the location to the police emergency number by pressing the mobile’s power button thrice.
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Poster put up in Varanasi(HT)
Poster put up in Varanasi(HT)

Posters alleging discrimination against Hindi speaking students during interview at BHU put up in Varanasi, varsity rejects charge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 05:48 PM IST
Posters with title BHU VC Hindi Virodhi (anti-Hindi BHU VC) and carrying his caricature have been put up at various locations, including Maldahiya in Varanasi. Who has put up the posters is not known.
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Banaras Hindu University.(bhu.ac.in)

BHU gears up to teach ‘Bhoot Vidya’

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 01:49 PM IST
Under it, the remedies to psychosomatic disorders and ailments caused by ‘ghosts’ will be taught to doctors holding Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees, said a faculty.
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Work crews have been cutting down trees and clearing burned-out lots, but Paradise is mostly a ghost town where survivors still dig for keepsakes in the foundations of their homes.(AP)
Work crews have been cutting down trees and clearing burned-out lots, but Paradise is mostly a ghost town where survivors still dig for keepsakes in the foundations of their homes.(AP)

‘Bhoot Vidya’ a legitimate course at BHU now

By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Now you can learn ‘Bhoot Vidya’ or the ‘science of paranormal’ in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) which is starting a six month certificate course on the subject.
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Dr Firoz welcomed at department of Sanskrit in Faculty of Arts, BHU(HT)
Dr Firoz welcomed at department of Sanskrit in Faculty of Arts, BHU(HT)

‘I want to pursue my love for Sanskrit’ says BHU’s Muslim professor Firoz Khan

By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 10:37 AM IST
Firoz Khan said he wanted to pursue his love for Sanskrit and also promote the language. “I have a plan in mind but let me start my teaching duties first,” he said.Dr Feroz Khan, who had qualified for the post of Assistant Professor in different faculties in BHU, refused to speak on the controversy that made him opt for a change of faculty.
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In this undated handout photo, is seen Professor Firoz Khan who was appointed as assistant professor in the Sanskrit department of Benaras Hindu University (BHU)(PTI)
In this undated handout photo, is seen Professor Firoz Khan who was appointed as assistant professor in the Sanskrit department of Benaras Hindu University (BHU)(PTI)

BHU’s professor Firoz Khan is in Sanskrit dept, will continue to teach Sanskrit: Govt

By Press Trust of India | Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 09:29 AM IST
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said “Firoz Khan is in the Sanskrit department, and will remain there.” He also said the assistant professor will continue to teach Sanskrit.
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Professor Firoz Khan said he will work for the promotion of Sanskrit under the guidance of senior professors of the department.(PTI)
Professor Firoz Khan said he will work for the promotion of Sanskrit under the guidance of senior professors of the department.(PTI)

Let me live in peace and focus on teaching, says BHU Muslim professor

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 06:17 AM IST
Dr Firoz Khan started discharging his duties as an assistant professor in the department of Sanskrit of the faculty of arts on Wednesday
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(HT File)

BHU teachers appeal President Kovind to revoke Muslim professor’s appointment

By Asian News International | Varanasi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 01:02 PM IST
These teachers are of the view that Khan could have been appointed in any other faculty except Sanskrit because in “other faculties doors are open for teachers of all religion”.
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BHU students performing Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor for Sanskrit, in Varanasi on Wednesday(ANI)
BHU students performing Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor for Sanskrit, in Varanasi on Wednesday(ANI)

How BHU turned into a hotbed of politics, unrest

By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:34 PM IST
Established in 1961 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, BHU is now at war with itself. Frequent and recurrent student agitations have marred the academic atmosphere in the institution in recent years.
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A section of students at BHU have been protesting against the appointment of Dr Firoz Khan as a teacher of Sanskrit at the university.(HT File Photo)
A section of students at BHU have been protesting against the appointment of Dr Firoz Khan as a teacher of Sanskrit at the university.(HT File Photo)

Let me live in peace and focus on work, says BHU’s Muslim Sanskrit teacher

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 12:24 PM IST
Dr Firoz Khan, who is at the centre of a controversy regarding his appointment as a Sanskrit teacher at BHU, says it is a lifetime opportunity to teach at the university.
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Banaras Hindu University.(bhu.ac.in)

BHU’s Firoz Khan to appear for interview to teach at varsity’s Ayurveda department

By Asian News International | Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 09:02 AM IST
On November 24, the faculty members and the retired professors of the BHU had expressed their support for the students who are protesting against the appointment of Firoz as an assistant professor of Sanskrit at the Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyaan department.
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Sunita Chawla, who is an Urdu lecturer at the government college in Sangod town of Kota district, teaching a class.(HT Photo)
Sunita Chawla, who is an Urdu lecturer at the government college in Sangod town of Kota district, teaching a class.(HT Photo)

Hindus teaching Urdu in Rajasthan colleges amid row over Muslim Sanskrit prof in BHU

By Aabshar H Quazi | Hindustan Times, Kota
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:52 AM IST
According to a Urdu lecturer at a government college in Kota district, there are over a dozen Hindu college lecturers and around 60 school lecturers who are teaching the language in Rajasthan.
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Students of the Benaras Hindu University perform Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor Firoze Khan, Varanasi, November 20, 2019(ANI)
Students of the Benaras Hindu University perform Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor Firoze Khan, Varanasi, November 20, 2019(ANI)

BHU: Where a legacy is threatened | Opinion

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Students opposing Firoze Khan’s appointment are acting against the Constitution, BHU’s values
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Union Minister DrJitendraSingh interacts with participants on the second day of ‘Destination North East’ festival in Varanasi.(twitter/@PIB_India)
Union Minister DrJitendraSingh interacts with participants on the second day of ‘Destination North East’ festival in Varanasi.(twitter/@PIB_India)

Union Minister Jitendra Singh visits ‘Destination North East’ festival at BHU

By Asian News International | Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:04 AM IST
Outlining Central government’s commitment towards development of North East, Union Minister Jitendra Singh, said that the Northeast model of development and opportunity is now being replicated across India.
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Students called off a fortnight-long sit-in protest on Friday against the appointment of a Muslim to teach Sanskrit in Banaras Hindu University’s Sanskrit studies department.(PTI photo)
Students called off a fortnight-long sit-in protest on Friday against the appointment of a Muslim to teach Sanskrit in Banaras Hindu University’s Sanskrit studies department.(PTI photo)

BHU students call off protest as RSS backs Sanskrit professor

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 04:20 AM IST
The local chapter of RSS on Friday described “as totally wrong” the protest that started on November 7 against the appointment of Dr. Firoz Khan at the department of Sahitya in the faculty of Sankrit Vidya Dharma Vijgyan (SVDV).
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Paresh Rawal has shown support to the Muslim Sanskrit professor in BHU.
Paresh Rawal has shown support to the Muslim Sanskrit professor in BHU.

BHU protests: Paresh Rawal supports Muslim Sanskrit professor, appeals to students to not engage in ‘idiocy’

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Actor Paresh Rawal, in a series of tweets, has extended support to the Professor Firoz Khan against whom students of Banaras Hindu University are protesting.
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BHU students performing Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor for Sanskrit, in Varanasi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
BHU students performing Rudrabhishek as they stage a dharna outside the residence of Vice-Chancellor against the appointment of Professor for Sanskrit, in Varanasi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

BHU students on protest for 2 weeks over Muslim professor for Sanskrit dept

By Sudhir Kumar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 09:26 AM IST
When the car of BHU vice-chancellor Prof Bhatnagar passed by the dharna venue, someone threw a water bottle and a stone targeting the car. Both, however, didn’t hit the car. The university PRO confirmed it.
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Firoze Khan must get the job he deserves. India’s Constitution, secularism, and rule of law is on test in BHU(HT)
Firoze Khan must get the job he deserves. India’s Constitution, secularism, and rule of law is on test in BHU(HT)

BHU must not give in to bigotry

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 07:40 PM IST
The appointment of a Muslim professor in Sanskrit must be upheld
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Rebel Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join BJP in presence of Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI photo)
Rebel Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs join BJP in presence of Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa in Bengaluru on Thursday.(PTI photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 pm: 13 rebel Karnataka MLAs are now BJP candidates in bypolls and all the latest news at this hour

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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The pictures from the scene showed the campus road littered with bricks and stones.(HT Photo)
The pictures from the scene showed the campus road littered with bricks and stones.(HT Photo)

Students clash at BHU, take to stone pelting; police rush in to quell unrest

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 04:01 PM IST
BHU chief proctor Prof OP Rai said the situation has been controlled with the help of police. Strict action would be taken against those who tried to spoil the atmosphere of the varsity.
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BHU students protest over Muslim professor’s appointment in Sanskrit department

By Indo Asian News Service | Banaras
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 10:31 AM IST
Research scholars and students of the department started a sit-in at Holkar Bhawan near vice-chancellor’s residence on the varsity campus from Thursday. They played musical instruments to attract attention towards their demand.
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