Feroz Khan (File Photo/Facebook)

BHU students end stir as Muslim teacher quits

Varanasi: Students of the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan (SVDV) faculty of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here on Tuesday called off their month-long protest against appointment of a Muslim teacher, after the latter resigned. Kaushalendra Pandey, Dean, issued a formal notification stating that Feroz Khan had resigned and he urged students to return to their classes. […]

Professor Feroz Khan (File Photo/Facebook)

BHU students continue protest, Muslim professor feels ‘insulted’

Varanasi: The students’ protest against the appointment of a Muslim professor in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) entered its 14th day on Wednesday with the students refusing to give up on their demand. The BHU administration continues to maintain that the appointment of professor Feroz Khan is in accordance with […]

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Tension in BHU after Savarkar’s photo defaced, heavy police force deployed

Varanasi: Tension prevailed on the campus of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday after a photograph of nationalist leader Veer Savarkar was defaced. The incident took place in the political science department where photographs of several nationalist leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, adorn the walls. The incident came to light on Tuesday morning […]

Muslim men help in cremation of Hindu girl in Varanasi (Photo: IANS)

UP: Muslim men help in Hindu girl’s cremation, chant ‘Ram Naam Satya Hai’

Varanasi (1 MIN READ): In a rare gesture, a group of Muslim men not only carried the body of a 19-year-old Hindu girl on their shoulders for cremation in Varanasi but also chanted “Ram naam satya hai’ along the way. The incident took place in the city’s Harhua Deeh area. The girl, Soni succumbed to malaria […]