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Oct 18, 2017
SRFTI students' protests: Stir continues for second day after 14 girls expelled for objecting to segregated hostelsProtests against the expulsion of 14 girl students from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) continued for the second day on Wednesday with students "gheraoing" the institute director, even as she defended the new segregation policy.
Oct 17, 2017
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute students protest against segregation of hostelsSatyajit Ray Film and Television Institute students are protesting against fee hike, imposition of high monetary fine among other 'draconian rules.'
Oct 05, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi condemns BHU violence, asks students to be cautious of 'divisive politics'Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday condemned the recent violence on BHU campus, and said that students should be cautious of attempts to divide them for "petty electoral goals".
Oct 03, 2017
BHU registrar Neeraj Tripathi to take over as V-C for two months after Girish Tripathi's goes on indefinite leaveBanaras Hindu University (BHU) registrar Neeraj Tripathi will be the officiating vice-chancellor after current incumbent Girish Chandra Tripathi proceeded on indefinite leave
Sep 29, 2017
Amid calls to sack BHU V-C Tripathi, viral video shows him berating girl students for putting 'modesty on market'Nine students from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), who were o their way from Jantar Mantar to the prime minister's officia residence to submit a memorandum, were detained by the Delhi Police on Thursday.
Sep 28, 2017
BHU appoints Royana Singh as first woman proctor after varsity faced bad media over poor security to girl studentsIn a first, the Banaras Hindu University on Thursday appointed a woman, Professor Royana Singh, as its chief proctor
Sep 28, 2017
Deal with sexual assault BHU-style: Apologise for your vagina, wait for Subramanian Swamy to call you NaxalAs we watch the events surrounding the alleged molestation of a female student at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) unfold, a familiar feeling of nausea overtakes us.
Sep 27, 2017
BHU students term chief proctor's resignation 'farce and eyewash', seek V-C Tripathi's resignationOnkar Nath Singh, Chief Proctor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), resigned from his post late Tuesday night.
Sep 27, 2017
BHU failing women students with its 'paternal' and sexist policies, falling short of its constitutional obligationBHU is not an ordinary university. It is a State-run institution which means all its actions are subject to constitutional scrutiny. But some of its policies may prima facie fall foul of its constitutional mandate to respect Fundamental Rights.
Sep 26, 2017
BHU students' protests: Lathicharge on female pupils not acceptable, says Union minister Manoj SinhaLathicharge on students is totally unacceptable and strong action would be taken against those involved in the (BHU) incident Manoj Sinha said