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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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu