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Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

BHU Researchers Claim Vaccines’ First Dose Can Produce Antibody In Non-Covid Individuals

Jun 02, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In his study, Professor Choubey recruited 20 volunteers and divided them into two groups of 10 each – One group received Covaxin, the other was administered Covishield.

'Ran To Save My Life': BHU Professor Attacked By Students For Supporting Feroze Khan

Dec 10, 2019 Aritry Das

A group of students have been protesting the appointment of Firoze Khan as an assistant professor at the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan Department as he is a Muslim.

The BHU Conundrum: Scholar, Practitioner, Philosopher Or Believer?

Can faith and scholarship live together with religion as the common archive? This is a profound question to which there is no easy answer.

Amid BHU Row, AMU Teachers Recall Their Institute's Contribution To Sanskrit

Nov 22, 2019 PTI

An AMU scholar was the first Muslim to earn a PhD in Sanskrit.

'Sanskrit Can't Be Shackled': Students, Teachers Support Muslim Professor's Appointment At BHU

Feroze Khan, who holds a doctorate in Sanskrit, has left for his village in Jaipur, a BHU student told Outlook.

21 November, 2019

BHU Students Start Counter-Protest In Support Of Muslim Sanskrit Professor


Students of the Sanskrit department have been demonstrating against the appointment of the Muslim professor as their faculty member.

20 November, 2019

Why Can't Muslims Teach Sanskrit? Paresh Rawal Invokes Md Rafi, Naushad Ali

Outlook Web Bureau

BHU students have been protesting against the appointment of a Muslim professor in the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan for 14 days.

20 November, 2019

Protests Continue Over Muslim Professor's Appointment In BHU Sanskrit Department

Outlook Web Bureau

The protesting students have been staging a sit-in outside the office of the Vice-Chancellor.

15 November, 2019

Banaras Hindu University Official Booked, Forced To Quit For Removing RSS Flag

Outlook Web Bureau

The police registered a criminal case against her on charges of insulting religious beliefs.

05 September, 2019

IIT-Madras, BHU Among 5 Public Institutes Awarded Institution of Eminence Status BY HRD Ministry


The decision was taken following a recommendation made by the University Grants Commission last month on the basis of the advice of an Empowered Expert Committee.

13 April, 2019

Man Held In BHU Student's Murder Case After Exchange Of Fire With Police

Outlook Web Bureau

The notorious criminal, Rupesh Verma alias Sunny alias Professor, a native of Buxar in Bihar, was nabbed when he tried to flee by opening fire at the police team.


08 April, 2019

IIT-Madras Ranked Highest In HRD's List Of Higher Institutes, JNU At 7th Position

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi University's Miranda House was ranked the best among colleges across the country, while the varsity's St Stephen's College was ranked fourth.

03 April, 2019

BHU Tense After Bike-Borne Assailant Shoot Dead Student In Campus, 4 Held

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Gaurav Singh, who sustained bullet injuries in his stomach, was rushed to the Trauma Centre of Institute of Medical Sciences at BHU, where he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.

25 June, 2018

Yogi Adityanath Demands Reservation For Dalits In AMU, Jamia Millia University

Outlook Web Bureau

Both AMU and Jamia are backed by the Central Government and were declared as minority institutes by the former UPA government.

23 January, 2018

BHU A Symbol Of 'Indianness', JNU Symbol Of 'Un-Indianness', Says Senior RSS Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

'There are two ideas of India, one that comes from the West which is un-Indian in nature, and the one which is completely Indian.'

17 November, 2017

BHU Develops Sanskaari Mobile App Har Har Mahadev Which Blocks Pornographic Sites

Outlook Web Bureau

Once installed, the app will play bhajans and devotional songs every time the user tries to open a porn site or any other site that is considered as 'inappropriate'.

13 October, 2017

BHU Again: Female Student Allegedly Slapped By Three Bike-Borne Youths, No Arrest Yet

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl claimed that when she was heading towards her hostel after visiting a market neaby, the three youths slapped on her head.


09 October, 2017

No Intention To Change Names Of AMU And BHU, Says HRD Minister Javadekar

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, BHU and AMU objected to the recent recommendation of the University Grants Commission (UGC) panel to drop the words "Hindu" and "Muslim" from their names respectively

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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