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Joblessness or Jinnah — in Aligarh, it’s Aligarh Muslim University that has polarised polls

Recent controversies involving AMU have split Aligarh, with Hindu youth blaming the university for myriad problems and students & Muslim youth defending it.
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Aligarh Muslim University cautions Kashmiri students asking them to stay in campus

The university issued an advisory as a precautionary measure after protests broke out in Aligarh in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack.
NIMS is a self-financed university based in Jaipur | nimsuniversity.org

Kashmiri students suspended in Jaipur, locals in Dehradun want ‘traitors’ thrown out

NIMS University in Jaipur suspends 4 students for ‘celebrating’ Pulwama attack. Two suspended in Dehradun, local groups chant slogans against Kashmiri students.
Aligarh Muslim University

14 charged with sedition at AMU is only single column news

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Supreme Court’s 7-judge bench to decide on minority status to Aligarh Muslim University

UPA govt had filed an appeal against the 2006 verdict of the Allahabad High Court holding that the varsity was not a minority institution.
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How Aligarh Muslim University has become a laboratory for religious polarisation

The incident of a saffron-clad Hindu Mahasabha leader shooting at Gandhi's effigy is only the latest in a city systematically polarised over the last few years.
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.

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Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.
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3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.

Defence

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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
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Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.