Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicAligarh Muslim University

Topic: Aligarh Muslim University

Audrey Truschke draws flak for claiming AMU students had wrists, fingers chopped off

The Rutgers professor’s tweet kicked up a storm, with some questioning the veracity of her claims, and others putting up press articles ‘corroborating’ her claims.

Gandhi made first call for non-cooperation from St. Stephen’s but British didn’t storm campus

Police action at Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University broke tradition and sanctity that was accorded to university campuses in India.

Allowed police in campus during protest as ‘anti-social elements’ had infiltrated: AMU VC

In an open letter to students, Aligarh Muslim University's Vice Chancellor alleged that an angry mob had entered the campus on Sunday night, posing an imminent danger to students and property.

Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar— actors in selfie with PM Modi speak up over Jamia protests

Hindi actors, including those who were part in a selfie with PM Modi, were called out for not speaking up against the police action against students of Jamia Millia and AMU.

Policemen as state robots, India’s vulture politics and a ‘dictator in the dock’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Shocking violence’ — Harvard, Yale students & academics condemn police action in Jamia, AMU

Letter by students, alumni and academics from universities across US calls police action ‘gross violation of human rights’, asks Amit Shah to take necessary steps or resign.

AMU students did not raise ‘anti-Hindu’ slogans, they raised voice against Hindutva

The video, shared by BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya, has received more than 8,500 likes and 6,000 retweets.

21 arrested in connection with students-police clash over citizenship law at AMU

Internet services in Aligarh, Saharanpur and Meerut was suspended a day after protests broke out in certain parts of Uttar Pradesh, including at AMU, against the amended citizenship law.

IITs, TISS, Jadavpur, Nadwa — campuses across India come out in support of Jamia students

IIT Bombay and TISS students take out support march in Mumbai hours after strong crackdown on protesting students in Jamia and AMU.

Paanwala, Lucknowi nawab, politician, indulgent father — Saeed Jaffrey could do it all

Saeed Jaffrey acted in more than 100 films in India besides playing varied roles in British television series and Shakespearean plays across the US.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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