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Banaras Hindu University women scientists develop COVID-19 testing kit

Varanasi: Women researchers at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have developed a new testing method for COVID-19. The team has already patented the method. According to reports, a group of women scientists at the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, have developed a novel test method-based on RT PCR […]

Trouble in BHU as students seek VC’s removal

Varanasi: Trouble is brewing at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus once more, with students demanding action against Vice Chancellor Prof Rakesh Bhatnagar, accusing him of being anti-Hindi. Students heckled Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday when he visited the campus, demanding Bhatnagar’s removal. Nishank was in the BHU to lay foundation of […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]