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Aligarh Muslim University


Elgaar Parishad speech: Maharashtra Home Minister vows to arrest Sharjeel Usmani; BJP wants UP police to step in

February 03, 2021 8:59 pm

Maharashtra BJP President Chandrakant Patil says party doesn’t expect the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to take any action over the issue.

Remembering Sheikh Abdullah, the founder of Women's College in AMU

February 02, 2021 10:02 pm

The foundation day of AMU's Women's College is observed on February 2, which is the marriage anniversary of Sheikh Abdullah and Waheed Jahan. The day was chosen as Jahan shared the equal responsibility of teaching students, looking after the boarding students and vouching for the cause of female education in her speeches.

February 1, 1981, Forty Years Ago: AMU Strike

January 31, 2021 11:22 pm

Chanting slogans, the students, including the main office bearers of the students’ union, got into the police vans peacefully. Later in the day, the police ordered all the 1,700 students, including 800 hostel residents, to vacate the campus.

Booked during anti-CAA protests on campus, AMU student banned from Aligarh for 6 months

January 30, 2021 6:08 pm

Arif Khan Tyagi has had more than half a dozen cases registered against him during the two months of anti-CAA protest on the campus in December 2019 and January 2020.

AMU student externed from Aligarh under Goondas Act

January 30, 2021 2:19 am

Six cases were lodged against Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) student leader Arif Tyagi at the Civil Lines police station between 2018 and 2020 on several charges, including under IPC Section 153A (promoting enmity between two groups).

AMU to bury time capsule of its 100-year history on R-Day

January 25, 2021 9:16 am

The capsule, which weighs around 1.5 tonnes, will contain documents showcasing the rich history of the AMU.

Centenary Celebrations: AMU to bury time capsule of its 100-year-old history on R-Day

January 25, 2021 1:08 am

The capsule, which weighs around 1.5 tonne, will contain documents showcasing the rich history of the AMU, that was established in 1920.

Aligarh Muslim University entrance exam result 2020 released, here's how to check

January 05, 2021 3:18 pm

AMU entrance exam result 2020: The selected candidates will be notified about the counselling process soon. The candidates will be call for round 2 counselling process if there are seats vacant in round one

The Europeans who made Aligarh Muslim University

December 30, 2020 8:31 am

As Aligarh Muslim University turns 100, it is a good time to look back at these men, mainly from England, who braved the hot Indian summers, often paying for it with their lives, to give their best to educate the Muslim community.

Shweta Bhatt to address AMU students virtually

December 25, 2020 5:02 am

On the subject of her address, Shweta said, “I am yet to decide that… I am going to address the students, the youths, the power, and the 100 years of AMU. That’s it.”


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.