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BHU students resume protest against Muslim Prof’s appointment

Varanasi: Students of Sanskrit Vidya Dharam Vigyan (SVDV) faculty at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have resumed their protest against the appointment of a Muslim assistant professor in the faculty. The students said that they were resuming their agitation because they were not satisfied with the reply submitted by the university authorities in response to their […]

BHU official made to quit after she removes RSS flag, cops register criminal case for insulting religious beliefs

Mirzapur: The Banaras Hindu University has forced an official to quit her post after she reportedly removed an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) flag from a playground on campus located in Mirzapur district. The official, Kiran Damle, is the deputy chief proctor at the Rajiv Gandhi South Campus of BHU in Mirzapur. She has been accused of […]

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Protests in BHU over Muslim professor’s appointment

Varanasi: The appointment of a Muslim assistant professor in the literature department of the faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan (SVDV) of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has triggered protests. 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 […]


BHU student shot dead in campus, four arrested

Varanasi: A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student was shot dead in the campus premises in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi, leading to tensions, police said on Wednesday, adding that four men have been arrested. The arrests were almost immediate as the police raided the BHU hostels and surrounding area and nabbed — Rupesh, Abhishek Rai and two others. […]