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Jat ruler Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh | Photo: ANI

As PM Modi visits Aligarh to lay foundation of a university, BJP has a message for Jats

PM Modi is visiting Aligarh on 14 September for the foundation-laying ceremony of a state university named after Jat Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

‘No exams please’: DU, JNU, AMU students want finals waived, cite Covid trauma & syllabus woes

Spate of Covid deaths & infections, disparity in online access to course material, disadvantage for specially-abled students — these are among the concerns raised by students.
Apart from vaccine hesitancy, there is also little adherence to Covid protocols in Aligarh | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Covid a hoax, vaccine will kill us, say Aligarh residents who’ve ‘sworn’ against taking shot

In Aligarh, be it Hindus or Muslims, the young or old, most don't want to get vaccinated against Covid. They claim 99% people die because of it.
Relatives of an AMU professor at the funeral of a family member. | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

At AMU, 16 of the 18 professors who died of Covid had not taken even first dose of vaccine

AMU administration blames the deaths on vaccine hesitancy, besides comorbidities and self-medication. Many non-teaching faculty members and retired professors have died too.
Covid patients at AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College | Kritika Sharma | ThePrint

After spate of deaths of professors, Aligarh is on the edge over ‘AMU strain’ of coronavirus

From April 2020 to April 2021, Aligarh had reported 11,500 confirmed Covid-19 cases. There have been over 7,000 in the days since, taking the total to 18,629 as of 9 May. 
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Missing AMU student Ashraf Ali found in Delhi, family says he’s suffering from depression

AMU students held protests on campus, likening Ashraf Ali's disappearance to JNU's Najeeb Ahmed. Ali, who went missing on 23 February, was found in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim Univeristy (AMU) through video conferencing | ANI

School dropout rate among Muslim girls reduced, govt focusing on their education — Modi at AMU

Speaking at the centenary celebrations of AMU, PM Narendra Modi said his govt has been ensuring that all schemes reach every citizen without discrimination.

Modi is reaching out. AMU has a chance to take Muslims away from path of confrontation

Despite its characteristic boast, Aligarh could not chart a path for modernity and progress of Indian Muslims after Independence. PM Modi's centenary address is an opportunity.
The family members of the Hathras 'gang-rape and assault' victim blocking an ambulance's path on 30 September in Bool Garhi village. | Photo: Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Forensic report ruling out rape in Hathras unreliable, say doctors at AMU where woman was treated

Based on Agra FSL report, UP Police claimed the Dalit woman wasn’t raped. But doctors at AMU’s JNMCH say samples were too old according to govt guidelines.

Ex-AMU student leader Sharjeel Usmani arrested for alleged role in 15 Dec campus violence

Usmani was picked by UP's anti-terrorist squad (ATS) sleuths from Azamgarh on Wednesday and was subsequently produced in a court which remanded him in judicial custody.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.