Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicAligarh Muslim University

Topic: Aligarh Muslim University

Joblessness or Jinnah — in Aligarh, it’s Aligarh Muslim University that has polarised polls

Recent controversies involving AMU have split Aligarh, with Hindu youth blaming the university for myriad problems and students & Muslim youth defending it.

Aligarh Muslim University cautions Kashmiri students asking them to stay in campus

The university issued an advisory as a precautionary measure after protests broke out in Aligarh in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack.

Kashmiri students suspended in Jaipur, locals in Dehradun want ‘traitors’ thrown out

NIMS University in Jaipur suspends 4 students for ‘celebrating’ Pulwama attack. Two suspended in Dehradun, local groups chant slogans against Kashmiri students.

14 charged with sedition at AMU is only single column news

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Supreme Court’s 7-judge bench to decide on minority status to Aligarh Muslim University

UPA govt had filed an appeal against the 2006 verdict of the Allahabad High Court holding that the varsity was not a minority institution.

How Aligarh Muslim University has become a laboratory for religious polarisation

The incident of a saffron-clad Hindu Mahasabha leader shooting at Gandhi's effigy is only the latest in a city systematically polarised over the last few years.

Ghulam Nabi Azad is wrong, mass appeal matters & not religion: Congress leaders

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said few Hindu candidates called him for campaigning any more, but local leaders deny that it’s because he’s Muslim.

Modi govt said autonomy won’t lead to fee hike but is now pushing varsities to raise fees

HRD ministry has warned central universities that if they don't sign the MoU that calls for gradual annual increase in fees, they could lose grants.

Govt should consider Muslim participation in both policy making & power, says students group

Participants at a conference discussed ways of enhancing the social fabric of the country & mooted issues faced by Muslims.

St Stephen’s College plans to replace philosophy course with theology

If it gets autonomy, Stephen’s will be able to start courses and departments on a self-financing model. The theology course could be a big money-spinner.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.