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Aligarh Muslim University


AMU to conduct UG admissions basis CUET scores after govt declines exemption request

April 10, 2022 5:37 pm

The AMU statement on Saturday said that the internal quota and all nomination quotas shall remain intact.

AMU likely to adopt CUET after govt declines exemption request

March 27, 2022 7:23 am

According to a senior AMU official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the ministry’s reply will be placed before the committee set up by the university's Academic Council for consideration.

Varsities plan conducting exams in offline, hybrid mode; students apprehensive over uniformity 

December 01, 2021 9:40 am

The universities in Tamil Nadu will be conducting the semester exams in physical mode. A recent order released by the Tamil Nadu state government directed all the colleges and universities in the state to conduct semester exams in offline mode. 

Making sense of Sir Syed’s legacy today

November 03, 2021 8:11 am

Najmul Hoda writes: His thoughts rooted in feudal instincts must be rejected while his rationalism must be affirmed

Explained: The legacy of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, and his contribution to the building of AMU

September 15, 2021 7:51 am

After studying at the Government School in Aligarh, Raja Mahendra Pratap went to the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in Aligarh, which later came to be called Aligarh Muslim University.

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University to come up in Aligarh soon -- who was the Jat king?

September 08, 2021 3:54 pm

An alumnus of AMU, Raja Mahendra Pratap was a Marxist revolutionary and social reformer. Born in a royal family in 1886 in the Hathras District of Uttar Pradesh, Raja Mahendra Pratap was an active participant in politics since his early age.

Allahabad HC quashes Aligarh court’s decision to accept chargesheet against Kafeel Khan

August 27, 2021 4:52 am

The case for which the chargesheet was filed in the CJM court was lodged against Dr Khan in Aligarh for allegedly delivering an inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University in December 2019 during the anti-CAA protests.

When Surekha Sikri brought a new kind of young woman to the Indian stage

July 18, 2021 8:15 am

Theatre director Amal Allana recalls her NSD batchmate Surekha Sikri, who passed away this week, and how the soft-spoken and mysterious actor let her audience experience the modern Indian woman’s subterranean emotions.

The last Begum of Bhopal: How Begum Sultan Jahan fought patriarchy and educated a generation of women

May 27, 2021 6:21 pm

Born in 1858, Begum Sultan Jahan ascended the throne in 1901. While she was the fourth female ruler of Bhopal, she is credited with many firsts. She was known for ruling in the present with her eyes set on the future. Her progressive policies for women, at a time when they were shackled by the forces of patriarchy, have made her a feminist icon even today

Case against AMU student Sharjeel Usmani for ‘objectionable’ tweets

May 23, 2021 12:48 pm

Police said they received a complaint from Delhi BJP’s media head Naveen Kumar, who alleged that Usmani’s tweets against Lord Ram and the late journalist Rohit Sardana were “defamatory”, “mischievous”, and were intended to hurt religious sentiments.


AMU campus gunfight claims two lives; RAF deployed

April 25, 2016 10:42 am

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


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

February 15, 2016 1:37 pm

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

January 17, 2016 11:50 am

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.