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Varanasi: BHU VC speaks on university violence

Varanasi: BHU VC speaks on university violence

A day after clashes broke out at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Vice-Chancellor, Girish Chandra Tripathi, on Sunday said that the administration had information that some “anti-social” elements may try to spoil the atmosphere of the university. “We had information that some anti-social elements will try to disturb the environment[Read More…]

Rising toll of caste-based discrimination in central universities, BHU tops the list

Out of all the central universities that recorded caste-based discrimination against Dalits in 2015-16, Benaras Hindu University tops the list. Unfortunately, BHU witnessed 19 cases of caste-based discrimination. The second being, Gujarat University with 18 complaints, according to the University Grants Commission (UGC). This, however, is not BHU’s first liability,[Read More…]

Democracy has been squashed in BHU

An illustration of what happens when the right wing takes over an institution. I have been in our Prime Minister’s constituency, Varanasi, for the past few days. I, along with representatives of various other student organizations, was invited here by the students who are at the receiving end of the[Read More…]

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