Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: BHU

BHU defends ‘inclusive culture’ as ABVP & ‘students’ protest V-C’s presence at campus iftaar

Protests began soon after photos of V-C attending iftaar function at Mahila Mahavidyalaya were posted on Twitter. BHU says iftaar at the university has been a years-old tradition.

IIT Gandhinagar director Sudhir Jain appointed new vice-chancellor of BHU

A Padma Shri awardee, Prof. Jain succeeds Prof. V.K. Shukla. Jain will hold the office for a period of three years from the day he assumes charge, according to the rules.

No, Nita Ambani isn’t joining Banaras Hindu University as a visiting professor

Banaras Hindu University says there’s been ‘no decision or proposal’ to invite Nita Ambani to be a visiting faculty member for women’s studies.

What JNU, BHU & AMU are doing to keep their students, campuses protected from Covid

While JNU has only called in science students, BHU plans to open in January. AMU is still shut as it has been turned into a Covid facility.

BHU law dept bagged 19th spot in NIRF rankings. Now it says it has no data to back that

BHU law faculty had claimed 35 of its 60 graduating students secured placement, based on which it got 19th NIRF rank. But in an RTI reply, BHU said it collects no such data.

Trains, buses resume but students of JNU, DU, BHU, AMU are wary of going back home

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Allahabad High Court directs AMU, BHU to devise reform programme to discipline students

The high court gave the universities 6 to 12 months to craft a rehabilitation programme for students facing disciplinary action for misconduct.

Ringmaster Sharad Pawar, Pragya Thakur’s confusion & Asom Gana Parishad’s ‘hide and seek’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Amit Shah’s NRC ‘bulldozer’, Ramdev’s tulsi claim & Modi’s concern over RTI

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Illustration by ThePrint team

For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.