Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicAligarh Muslim University

Topic: Aligarh Muslim University

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 

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.

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.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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