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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 […]

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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 […]