India  /  Published 09.12.19

BHU prof ‘attacked’ for backing Feroze

A Sanskrit professor at Banaras Hindu University has alleged he was attacked by a group of students on Monday afternoon because of his support for Muslim teacher Feroze Khan’s appointment to the dep...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.12.18

Sanskrit reality check for Munshi Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left the nation in no doubt about his proficiency in Sanskrit. “You will be astonished to know that Sanskrit is a language that possesses the capacity for infinite w...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.18

Navodaya Sanskrit nod

The central government-run Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has cleared the decks for its schools to hire Sanskrit teachers, which will allow these schools to teach the language as an optional subject.Sanskr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.19

BHU teacher in shift exam

Banaras Hindu University teacher Feroze Khan on Friday appeared for an interview that would facilitate his transfer from the institution’s flagship Sanskrit department, a condition protesting studen...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.11.19

Compromise hint on BHU teacher

Banaras Hindu University authorities have so far publicly stood by their Muslim Sanskrit teacher but sources suggested that plans were afoot to appease those protesting his appointment by shifting him...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Sanskrit varsity set to get acting VC

The state government is likely to name a member of the council of the Sanskrit College and University as acting vice-chancellor of the institute on Monday, an official of the education department said...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Centre plans Vedic Research Centre

The government is planning to set up a Vedic Research Centre that would collect both original works and those related to the religious texts from across the globe, a repository aimed at bridging the g...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.