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Police drop sedition charges against 14 AMU students

Senior Superintendent of Police Akash Kulhari said Friday the charges were dropped three days back as there is no evidence to support them.

No proof, will drop sedition charge against AMU students, say police

On February 12, during a protest on the campus against a scheduled visit of AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi, AMU students had an altercation with journalists of a TV channel, police said.


No prime evidence of sedition in AMU case, says Aligarh SSP

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha’s (BJYM) Aligarh unit president Mukesh Lodhi had alleged that slogans such as “Pakistan Zindabad” and “Bharat Murdabad” were raised on the campus on February 12.

Supreme Court seven-judge bench to examine minority status of AMU

A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices L Nageswara Rao and Sanjiv Khanna, referred the matter, saying that the larger bench will define the parameters for the granting of minority status to educational institutions.

AMU students, TV crew in scuffle over permission to shoot on campus

Following the incident, the university administration filed two separate complaints with the Aligarh police, seeking FIRs against the journalists for entering the campus without permission, and against unidentified miscreants for indulging in arson and unlawful activities.

Minority status to AMU: SC refers to 7-judge bench

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench for defining the parameters for grant of minority status to educational institutions.


BJP's youth wing demands land to construct temple on AMU campus

Leaders of AMU Students' Union said the BJP youth wing leader's threat was an attempt to disturb peace in the city and polarize voters in the run-up to the general elections.

AMU admissions 2019: Online application process begins, steps to apply

AMU admissions 2019: The admissions are open for Bachelor's, Master's, diploma programmes. The online applications are available at the official website

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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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.