Aligarh Muslim University

AMU professor lands in soup for visiting Pakistan without nod from varsity authorities

While AMU spokesperson Prof Shafey Kidwai refused to comment, sources revealed that Professor Abu Sufiyan Islahi, a professor in the department of Arabic, has been served a show-cause notice

published on : 4th May 2022

The rise of communal nationalism

There was Nehru’s India and then there was Vajpayee’s India and now there is Modi’s India. Same soil, but three different countries as it were.

published on : 10th April 2022

Aligarh Muslim University professor suspended for reference to hindu deities

Dr Jitendra Kumar of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College was suspended after he was prima facie found to have indulged in “misconduct” based on preliminary facts.

published on : 7th April 2022

Prof refers to 'rape' in Hindu myths, suspended by Aligarh Muslim University for hurting religious sentiments 

A case has been registered against the professor at Civil Lines police station in connection with the “inflammatory content” of his presentation during the class on Tuesday

published on : 6th April 2022

Battle for ​Uttar Pradesh: Aligarh Muslim University panel puts out 'charter' for political parties

The coordination committee of Uttar Pradesh state executive body of the AMU has passed a 15-point resolution as a charter of 'Muslim issues'.

published on : 18th January 2022

Ex-AMU students union chief calls for cancellation of Dharam Sansad event at Aligarh

Sanatan Hindu Sewa Sanstha has proposed to hold another Dharam Sansad in Aligarh on January 22-23 on the theme of role of seers in present politics.

published on : 7th January 2022

AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor tests Covid positive, urges others to take caution

Mansoor has isolated himself but is continuing his duties from his official residence through online mode, the AMU announced on social media.

published on : 6th January 2022

The Allure of Aligarh review: New book answers why this city was chosen for AMU

The book is also replete with couplets and poetries on the city of Aligarh, the university, its culture and the people.

published on : 19th September 2021

Posters condemn AMU VC for condoling Kalyan Singh's death; UP govt calls it 'Talibani thinking'

The posters, displayed on the AMU campus with 'Students of Aligarh Muslim University' written on them, said, 'Praying for a criminal is an unforgiving crime'.

published on : 25th August 2021

Plea in SC seeks no coercive action against students of Jamia, AMU

The plea also sought a probe into the alleged police brutality on the students by a retired apex court judge.

published on : 16th December 2019

Aligarh Muslim University orders probe into displaying Jinnah's photos at exhibition

In last May, a portrait of Jinnah which was displayed at the university's students' union office had caused a major row.

published on : 5th October 2018

Jinnah painting row: AMU students meet district officials to end campus logjam

Leaders of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU) held a meeting with senior district officials today over the ongoing two-week-long protests on the campus.

published on : 14th May 2018

Jinnah painting row: AMU students' union leaders on indefinite relay hunger strike

The Aligarh Muslim University Students' Union (AMUSU) leaders began their indefinite relay hunger strike late last night demanding a judicial enquiry into the violence on the campus.

published on : 13th May 2018

Former Vice President M Hamid Ansari supports AMU students' demand, says timing of incident raises questions

Hamid Ansari said the programme of the day, including an address by him on May 2 in the Kennedy Auditorium, was publicly known.

published on : 12th May 2018

Jinnah portrait row: AMU students urge President Ram Nath Kovind to intervene

In their letter to Kovind, the students alleged that no satisfactory action has been taken by the Uttar Pradesh government yet.

published on : 12th May 2018
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