Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: AMU

UP’s Tanzeela Khan skates against time to play big at World Roller Games. Money stands in way

Aligarh’s Tanzeela Khan isn't the only athlete to turn to crowdfunding platforms. But can she manage Rs 2.6 lakh to pay Roller Skating Federation of India before time runs out?

At AMU, 16 of the 18 professors who died of Covid had not taken even first dose of vaccine

AMU administration blames the deaths on vaccine hesitancy, besides comorbidities and self-medication. Many non-teaching faculty members and retired professors have died too.

Delhi Police books Sharjeel Usmani for ‘objectionable’ tweets

According to the FIR, some of the recent tweets by Usmani 'hurt' religious sentiments. Earlier this year, Usmani was booked for his speech during an Elgar Parishad event.

Panic in AMU as 18 professors die of Covid in 20 days, V-C wants campus samples probed

Several retired professors of the AMU are also believed to have lost their lives to Covid-19. Students say it is hard to keep up with classes amid the gloom.

AMU violence, CAA protests — the cases that made Justice Mathur ‘defender of civil rights’

Justice Govind Mathur who retired as Allahabad High Court chief justice on 13 April, is known for taking suo motu cognizance of several issues, including internet shutdowns in UP.

Missing AMU student Ashraf Ali found in Delhi, family says he’s suffering from depression

AMU students held protests on campus, likening Ashraf Ali's disappearance to JNU's Najeeb Ahmed. Ali, who went missing on 23 February, was found in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area Wednesday.

What JNU, BHU & AMU are doing to keep their students, campuses protected from Covid

While JNU has only called in science students, BHU plans to open in January. AMU is still shut as it has been turned into a Covid facility.

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.

‘Nothing to do with Jinnah ideology’ — Congress defends its Bihar candidate Maskoor Usmani 

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said Jinnah controversy around Usmani, a former AMU student body president, was manufactured by BJP's ‘hate factory’. 

HC drops NSA charges against Kafeel Khan, says his speech called for ‘national integration’

HC says Aligarh DM who passed the detention order 'had selective reading and selective mention for few phrases from the speech ignoring its true intent'.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.