BHU’s Political Science students were asked to write essays on Kautilya, GST, Manu and globalisation in their examination.
The court order arbitrarily deprives students as a class the fundamental right to hold peaceful forms of protest.
The Sangh parivar has chosen to pay heed only to the orthodox parts of Malaviya’s personality, turning a blind eye to his progressive public outlook.
The private firm that supplied the gas to the hospital does not possess a licence to produce medical nitrogen oxide.
Bodies like JNU’s GSCASH sensitise and create dialogue on gender and sexual politics at the university, and on how this interplays with other social and cultural locations and identities.
The HRD ministry has already started the process of shortlisting Tripathi’s successor.
The university has for years remained plagued by conservative forces, gender inequality and the administration’s callous attitude towards women’s safety.
History shows that whenever rules have been forcefully imposed instead of a participative student-teacher approach, there has been turmoil on campus.
The students wanted to meet HRD minister Prakash Javadekar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit a memorandum, but could not get an appointment.
The appointment of Royana Singh comes when the university is under scrutiny for comprising women’s safety.
Girish Chandra Tripathi has been at the centre of a controversy over the alleged mishandling of protests by women students on campus.
O.P. Upadhyay was convicted by a Fiji court for sexually harassing a 21-year-old woman.
Vinod Dua discusses the ongoing students’ protests at Banaras Hindu University and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Saubhagya scheme.
The civil rights activist was told by the police that she had been arrested without being told the charges, and kept in custody for more than ten hours.
Urmilesh discusses the police crackdown on protesting students at the Banaras Hindu University with senior journalist and executive editor of MediaVigil Abhishek Srivastava and senior TV anchor Amrita Rai.
A number of students and two journalists were injured in a lathi charge by the police on Saturday night, after which the chief minister asked the divisional commissioner to file a report.
The students said the police lathi-charged without provocation and that they even tried to enter the women’s hostel.
The chief proctor allegedly told students to “keep quiet” until the prime minister’s two-day visit to Varanasi, beginning the day of the protest, was over.
On March 20, the ABVP disrupted a seminar at a college in Bareilly, alleging that retired BHU professor Chauthi Ram Yadav had made controversial remarks about the RSS.
The VC, who acknowledges his sympathies for the RSS, vehemently denies being present at the prime minister’s rally.
“We don’t force them against pondering on Gandhiji’s ideology, but they are not allowed to spread misconception on RSS.”
Rao also doesn’t make much of the charges of plagiarism levelled against him and thinks they were the result of undeserving hype.
The protestors are working as daily wagers despite serving Banaras Hindu University for two or three decades.
After multiple pleas to the authorities and the government, the protestors, many of whom have been working at the university for three decades, asked the president to allow them to “commit euthanasia” if they are denied justice any longer.
Why did Khudiram Bose, Chandrasekhar Azad and others need a certificate of being freedom fighters from Gandhi, asks the Varanasi chief of the RSS
The Sangh’s stranglehold over the university has subsumed democratic representation and heightened gender discrimination on campus.
The judgment quashing my termination from BHU says that irrespective of whether a view is correct, the freedom to express your views is a legitimate and constitutional right in this country.