BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY

  • 17 Indian universities in Asia's top 300 but much room for improvement May 13, 2014

    A discreet toast, perhaps, but hold the fireworks and confetti. In the latest edition of the reputed Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings for Asia, an unprecedented 17 Indian universities and institutions of higher learning from India figure in the top 300. However, only seven of these have made it to...
  • Narendra Modi drives through; Benaras comes to standstill May 8, 2014

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday held an unprecedented drivethrough in this temple town known for its narrow bylanes, after a standoff with local administration and election authorities. After addressing a rally in nearby Rohaniya, Modi arrived in Varanasi in a helicopter and landed at Banaras Hindu University helipad. Thereafter...
  • Watch: BJP workers protest outside BHU over no permission for Modi's rally May 8, 2014

    The BJP workers on Thursday protested outside Banaras Hindu University over denial of permission to Narendra Modi for addressing a public rally in Varanasi. ...
  • Varanasi: BJP to protest against denial of permission to Modi's rally May 7, 2014

    Varanasi: Soon after the Election Commission denied permission to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to hold a rally in Varanasi, the party lashed out at the Returning Officer in Varanasi for his biased behaviour. "This is an attempt to interfere in free and fair elections....
  • Security beefed up a day before Narendra Modi files nomination from Varanasi April 22, 2014

    Security in this temple town has been tightened significantly ahead of filing of nomination by Narendra Modi on Thursday and a high-level police team from Gujarat has arrived here to ensure a fool-proof cordon around the BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee. Additional security forces have been deployed across the city including in...
  • We condemn AAP's poster showing Malaviya carrying broom: BHU VC March 26, 2014

    Banaras Hindu University vice chancellor Lalji Singh, on Wednesday, criticised the Aam Aadmi Party over a poster at its party rally which showed the univarsity founder Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya carrying a broom. Singh termed the incident as unfortunate and condemned the act. "I will look into the matter. Whether it...
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi February 19, 2014

    Delhibased Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi said he...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday February 16, 2014

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences mostly bitter and some sweet as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a flight...
  • After AMU, Banaras Hindu University wants to set up a centre in Bihar February 1, 2014

    After Aligarh Muslim University, now Banaras Hindu Universityis keen to open a centre in Bihar, officials said on Saturday. Two days after Congress president Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of an offcampus branch of the AMU in the state's Kishanganj district, BHU has shown its willingness to set up a...
  • BHU withdraws fee hike for all courses following protests January 29, 2014

    The Banaras Hindu University on Wednesday withdrew the hike in fees for all the courses following a protest by students at the varsity premises over the demand. The students' demand was conveyed to the academic council after which the ViceChancellor withdrew the hike, BHU's Press, Publication and Publicity cell Chairman Ravi...
  • News briefs: New academic session at KGMU begins August 2, 2013

    The new academic session of King Georges Medical University (KGMU) began on Thursday. The students are taken for a tour of the three departments Biochemistry, Physiology and Anatomy in the campus to acquaint them with the campus. Later the students were taken to their respective departments. Lucknow: Govt declares Bhaag...
  • IndoAmerican scholar to study Ayurveda at Banaras Hindu University July 28, 2013

    At a time when Americans are increasingly looking at alternative medical systems, particularly those from oriental countries, the United States is sending a renowned IndianAmerican scholar to study Ayurveda in India. Bhaswati Bhattacharya, 37, would be based at the holy city of Varanasi to explore various fields of Ayurveda at its...
  • India, US announce eight educational partnerships June 13, 2012

    Washington: In a milestone in the educational partnership between India and the United States, eight institutional partnership projects, four each led by either country, were announced for the first ObamaSingh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative awards. The goal of the initiative is to further strengthen, through faculty exchanges, joint research, and other...
  • 10 BHU students suspended, fined for ragging July 30, 2009

    Lucknow: A criminal case was lodged against 10 students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) after they were caught ragging their juniors, officials said on Thursday. Eight second year and two third year students of B.Tech (Applied Mathematics) were caught ragging juniors on the Assi Ghat by the university's security...
  • Varanasi hospital shuts over lathicharge December 26, 2006

    Varanasi: Students and junior doctors of Sir Sunderlal Hospital in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday went on a strike to protest against a lathicharge against antireservation protesters. The medicos alleged that the guards injured seven students who were collecting signatures at the university gate against the reservation policy. Doctors...