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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.
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One look at Allahabad University will tell you how inbreeding is ruining India’s academics

Panjab University, MS University of Baroda, Aligarh Muslim University all showed great potential in the 1960s. Then they started recruiting more of their own.
Sharjeel Imam. | Photo: Twitter/@Goutham09828240

Delhi, UP oppose Sharjeel Imam’s plea to consolidate sedition FIRs for his AMU speech

Delhi Police said local incidents of violence after Imam’s speech can only be probed by respective state authorities, while UP govt said it should investigate Aligarh clashes.
AMU student Farhan Zuberi, who has been charged with sedition

AMU student arrested over CAA violence, charged with sedition and attempt to murder

Farhan Zuberi, 22, was arrested Thursday and has been booked under 11 charges. AMU saw violent clashes on 15 December last year during anti-CAA protests. 
College students | Representational image | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Common entrance test for college ruled out, DU, AMU, BHU will have to continue own admissions

Plan to hold single entrance examination for all higher education institutions was suggested to UGC by an expert committee.
College students | Representational image | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Trains, buses resume but students of JNU, DU, BHU, AMU are wary of going back home

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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Dr Zakir Husain, India’s 3rd president, had a politician’s mind but an educationist’s heart

Dr Zakir Husain proved himself to be a strong believer in the intellectual integrity of universities in India. He believed education was the master and politics, the servant.
Women in Shaheen Bagh

Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, JNU protests show Indian women are far better leaders than we admit

One of the most arresting features of the ongoing citizenship movement is that women in India are rewriting the grammar of politics.
Students protest outside Jamia Milia Islamia University in New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint File Photo

AMU won’t reopen on 5 January, Jamia says students welcome but no word on exams

The two central universities — AMU and Jamia Millia Islamia — had closed early for winter break after violent protests against citizenship law and police action on campus.

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Indian origin Senator Kamala Harris

What’s in a name? A lot, if it’s Kamala Harris

Senator David Purdue's mal-pronunciation of Harris's name is emblematic of the struggle minorities have faced while fighting for their rights in US's history.

India at the doorstep of economic revival, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Speaking at a book launch, Das said India followed the fiscal expansion path to deal with Covid-related challenges and govt will have to spell out a fiscal roadmap post-Covid.


Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane | Photo: ANI

Next military reforms should be to set up integrated theatre commands, says Army chief

Army chief General MM Naravane also said the integration of the armed forces was an inevitability as it would lead to tri-services synergy and optimisation of resources.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.