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Aligarh Muslim University

Why AMU’s middle name has never been more in focus than in the last five years

In the last five years, the Aligarh Muslim University has faced a series of rhetorical questions from India’s Hindu Right-wing groups.
Aligarh Muslim University

Sedition charges have nothing to do with Republic TV reporter, say AMU students

Hindu & Muslim student groups blame each other for ‘riot-like situation’ at AMU, but agree that incident with Republic TV reporter the same day was unrelated.
File photo of Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir & Omar Abdullah spar on Twitter after Mannan Wani encounter

Gautam Gambhir had tweeted after the MannanWani encounter that the radicalisation of educated youth represented a failure of the political class.  
File image of students protesting in front of the gate of AMU | PTI

AMU students organise funeral for slain Hizbul militant Mannan Wani, 2 booked for sedition

A group of Kashmiri students organised the funeral Thursday evening, but were stopped by other students and AMU authorities.
Image of a Madrasa in UP | Getty images

Modi govt wants IIMs, AMU and Jamia to train and modernise madrasa teachers

Plan is at ‘embryonic stage’ but minority affairs ministry hopes project will instil sense of ‘modernity’ among madrasa teachers
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 24th November 1939

Not just AMU, these bits of Jinnah’s legacy have also faced ire in modern India

The portraits and plaques of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Indian institutions have irked many individuals and political parties since Partition.
A hoarding announcing President Kovind's visit, AMU campus

The rise of the Sangh at India’s oldest Muslim university

For some, the new brand of AMU politics is about reform. For others, it is only a manifestation of what they see as increasingly vitiating national politics.

On Camera

PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
GoT

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Defence

After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?