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AMU rejects charge that veg food was being cooked in oil used for non-veg dishes

AMU spokesman Shafey Kidwai said an inquiry conducted by the provost revealed that the allegation was "completely baseless".

AMU's character is not minority but democratic: Salman Khurshid

The function in Sharjah, UAE, was organised by AMU Alumni Forum UAE and saw an attendance of around 900 former students. Khurshid was the chief Guest and Lt Gen (retired) Zameer Uddin Shah, former Vice Chancellor of AMU, was the guest of honour present among other dignitaries at the function.

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Remove BJP MP Satish Kumar Gautam from AMU body: Students

In his letter, Gautam had referred to recent controversies such as the hanging of Jinnah’s portrait in the university, the offering of funeral prayers by some Kashmiri students after the death of former PhD scholar-turned-alleged militant Mannan Wani.

Aligarh Muslim University issues notices to drama club members, cancels play over ‘erroneous poster’

BJP’s Brij Chhetra vice-president Manvendra Pratap Singh claimed to have intimated AMU proctor Mohsin Khan and the additional district magistrate about the posters.

Sedition case: Cops seek AMU explanation on revoked suspension of two students

They have asked for a report on the university’s internal inquiry conducted by a three-member committee against Waseem Ayoub Malik and Abdul Haseeb Mir — both were reinstated on October 16.

ABVP protests AMU decision to revoke suspension

“Despite ample evidence against them, the suspensions were revoked following pressure from Kashmiri students who had threatened to leave the campus,” said ABVP’s state secretary (Brij Prant) Yogendra Verma.

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Militants’ funeral: AMU revokes suspension of two Kashmiri students

The decision to revoke the suspension of Waseem Ayub Malik and Abdul Haseeb Mir came after a three-member committee looked into the matter.

AMU revokes suspension of Kashmiri students charged with sedition

A three-member committee had been constituted by the AMU administration to look into the matter, which concluded that suspension of the Kashmiri students was a 'harsh' punishment for their act.

AMU students face sedition charge after funeral prayer bid for militant killed in J&K

A resident of Kupwara in J&K, Wani was expelled from AMU in January this year after he appeared in a photograph on social media with a message claiming he had joined militant organisation Hizbul Mujahideen.

AMU to govt: Idea to drop ‘Muslim’ from name preposterous

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), in its formal response to the University Grants Commission (UGC), has called the proposition “preposterous” for ignoring the institution’s long history and unique character.

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AMU campus gunfight claims two lives; RAF deployed

Two students were killed and office and vehicles were burnt on Aligrah Muslim University Campus after a brawl started between two student groups.

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Commoners, not actors, should be role models, says Manoj Bajpai

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpai, who was present at the Kala Ghoda Festival in Mumbai, said that people should not have an actor as their icon or role model, rather should look at a commoner as their source of inspiration.Manoj Bajpai, along with Hansal Mehta, Rajkumar Rao and Apurva Asrani, was seen promoting his forthcoming film 'Aligarh,' which is based on the real life story of a gay professor from Aligarh Muslim University.

Govt.’s stand over minority institutes as per Parliament Act: Irani

Amethi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday backed the Centre's stand on the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), saying the government’s stand is not contrary to the act of Parliament. The issue of restoration of minority character of AMU is at present pending with the Supreme Court but what has triggered off the protests is the Centre's recent decision to reverse the UPA regime's stand of supporting the university in the apex court on this issue.

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