Banaras Hindu University

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  • NCW begins probe into BHU violence

    NCW begins probe into BHU violence

    Acting chairperson of NCW Rekha Sharma on Thursday said a probe will be initiated at all levels in last month's BHU violence and the former Vice Chancellor be given an opportunity to explain his side of the events. Sharma, who......

    October 5, 2017
  • BHU V-C Girish Tripathi goes on leave, cites personal reasons

    BHU V-C Girish Tripathi goes on leave, cites personal reasons

    Banaras Hindu University (BHU) vice chancellor (V-C) Girish Chandra Tripathi went on an indefinite leave, citing personal reasons, on Monday. Tripathi’s tenure ends on 30 November. The development comes amid indications from top Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) sources......

    October 2, 2017
  • Damage containment?

    Damage containment?

    The appointment of a “forward looking” woman (at least that is the image she has projected to the media) as the chief proctor of the shame-shocked Banaras Hindu University could be a desperate, perhaps belated, effort to dispel the ultra-conservative......

    October 1, 2017
  • BHU violence: Crime Branch begins probe, issue notice to proctorial board

    BHU violence: Crime Branch begins probe, issue notice to proctorial board

    The Crime Branch has begun a probe in the violence in the BHU campus and has issued notice to 20 members of the proctorial board, including the former chief proctor, asking them to record their statements, officials said on Friday.......

    September 29, 2017
  • BHU's Chief Proctor resigns over campus violence

    BHU's Chief Proctor resigns over campus violence

    BHU's Chief Proctor O.N. Singh has resigned, taking moral responsibility for the violence inside the campus on Saturday. Banaras Hindu University spokesperson Rajesh Singh said that Vice Chancellor G.C. Tripathi has accepted Singh's resignation which he tendered late on Tuesday......

    September 27, 2017
  • BHU violence: Prima facie probe suggest role of anti-social elements, says CM

    BHU violence: Prima facie probe suggest role of anti-social elements, says CM

    UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the recent incidents in the Banaras Hindu University smacked of a “conspiracy” as prima facie reports suggest the role of anti-social elements. A number of students, including women, and two journalists were injured......

    September 27, 2017
  • Lathicharge on students not acceptable: Manoj Sinha

    Lathicharge on students not acceptable: Manoj Sinha

    Lathicharge on students, especially female students, is totally unacceptable and strong action would be taken against those involved in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) incident, Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha said here on Tuesday. "Lathicharge on any student,......

    September 26, 2017
  • BHU violence: Judicial probe ordered

    BHU violence: Judicial probe ordered

    The Uttar Pradesh government today ordered a judicial inquiry into the violence on the campus of the Banaras Hindu University. A number of students, including women, and two journalists were injured in a lathicharge by the police in BHU where......

    September 26, 2017
  • BHU violence: Varanasi Commissioner submits report, blames varsity administration

    BHU violence: Varanasi Commissioner submits report, blames varsity administration

    Varanasi Commissioner Nitin Gokarn on Tuesday submitted a report in connection with Saturday's lathicharge on protesting students in BHU and blamed the university administration for the violence. Gokarn has in the report, sent to Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar, said that......

    September 26, 2017
  • BHU violence: V-C says ‘anti-social elements’ at fault

    BHU violence: V-C says ‘anti-social elements’ at fault

    Benaras Hindu University (BHU) Vice Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said that violence on the intervening night of 23 and 24 September was a ‘conspiracy’ hatched by ‘anti-social elements’. According to media reports, Tripathi said, the ‘eve-teasing’ incident was ‘staged’ a day before......

    September 26, 2017
  • BHU guard uniform similar to cops'; SSP asks varsity to change

    BHU guard uniform similar to cops'; SSP asks varsity to change

    Varanasi district administration has asked the Banaras Hindu University to change the uniform of their security guards - which is similar to the state police's uniform - in order to avoid any confusion. The order comes in the aftermath of......

    September 26, 2017