Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Aligarh Muslim University

Ghulam Nabi Azad, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh during 'Bharat Bandh' protest in New Delhi

Ghulam Nabi Azad is wrong, mass appeal matters & not religion: Congress leaders

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said few Hindu candidates called him for campaigning any more, but local leaders deny that it’s because he’s Muslim.
Prakash Javadekar

Modi govt said autonomy won’t lead to fee hike but is now pushing varsities to raise fees

HRD ministry has warned central universities that if they don't sign the MoU that calls for gradual annual increase in fees, they could lose grants.
Muslim Students Organisation of India

Govt should consider Muslim participation in both policy making & power, says students group

Participants at a conference discussed ways of enhancing the social fabric of the country & mooted issues faced by Muslims.
St. Stephen's College At Delhi University

St Stephen’s College plans to replace philosophy course with theology

If it gets autonomy, Stephen’s will be able to start courses and departments on a self-financing model. The theology course could be a big money-spinner.
Latest news on Amit Shah and Nitish Kumar | ThePrint.in

BJP and JD(U) will contest the 2019 polls together, and the capital city that has no people

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recognised and given sanction to passive euthanasia and "living will"
Yogi Adtityanath addressing a rally

Yogi remark on quota in AMU, Jamia a bid to break Dalit-Muslim solidarity: Dalit leader

Dalit body head accuses BJP of shedding 'crocodile tears' for the community, points to vacancies in central universities.
Muhammed Ali Jinnah | Three Lions/Getty Images

Why Jinnah once famously called AMU ‘the arsenal of Muslim India’

The AMU students worked as foot soldiers for the Muslim League during its election campaign in the 1945-46 elections that became a referendum on Pakistan.
Gopal Goplakrishnan | The Asian Age News

Last Laughs: A storm’s predicted in Karnataka and the farce of leaders eating meals with Dalits

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Nala Ponnappa | Twitter

Last Laughs: The unhatched Lokayukta Bill and Trinamool’s ‘uncontested’ victory in Bengal

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

AMU clash wasn’t between ‘patriots’ and students, Vice-President Hamid Ansari was the target

It is outrageous that the police stands idle when a mob, openly displaying arms, gets menacingly close to the guest house where the former Vice President Hamid Ansari is staying.
Latest news on Shah Faisel | ThePrint.in

Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...