Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicStudents protest

Topic: Students protest

BHU Sanskrit department reopens as row over Muslim professor subsides

The student's union run by RSS-affiliated ABVP had protested against the appointment of assistant professor Feroze Khan on the grounds that a Muslim cannot teach Sanskrit.

Why students in Pakistan, like in JNU, are raising azadi slogans

A video of Pakistani students raising ‘azadi’ slogans has gone viral. The same chant was used three years ago by former JNU student Kanhaiya Kumar.

‘A Muslim can’t teach us our dharma’ — BHU Sanskrit students want professor out

V-C says can’t reject anyone based on religion. Feroz Khan, the assistant professor appointed to teach Sanskrit, says he is feeling insulted by students' protest.

On Camera

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An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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