Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicAligarh Muslim University

Topic: Aligarh Muslim University

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.

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.

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.

BJP’s failure to see dissenting students as citizens belies Modi’s own youth activist history

By opting to silence voices of protesting students, the Modi government has shown its political incapacity to handle disagreement and dissent.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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