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AMU should be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, says Haryana minister Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana’s Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu Sunday said the university should be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, who “donated land for the university for education of Hindus as well as Muslims”.

Shiv Sena seeks Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar

"There is a Hindutva government at the Centre and the state. In the new regime, Deen Dayal Upadhyay gets honour, his portraits are installed on government walls. But there is no place for Savarkar’s portraits...," the Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut wrote in a column in Saamana

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Jinnah portrait hanging since 1938, why issue now: Shashi Tharoor

Pointing towards the incidents of attack for alleged possession of beef, Tharoor said, “Even the possession of the illegal meat mean that you are immediately vulnerable to mob to be murdered on the street.. is that what UP and India have come to..”

AMU suspends official for felicitating Hindu Jagran Manch leader: ‘You’ve hurt students’

At the event, HJM leader Amit Goswami, who was out on bail in the case, was felicitated. Soon, photographs of the event showing the two sharing the dais began doing the rounds on social media.

Now, BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule calls Jinnah 'mahapurush'

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya too had called Jinnah a mahapurush (great man).

Why Muhammad Ali Jinnah still provokes

Indian society lives in the shadow of Partition even today. The search for the “real culprits” behind the division of India continues. And prima facie, Jinnah seems to fit the bill.

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Muslims who want Jinnah's portrait in AMU insulting their ancestors: VK Singh

"You all should be cautious about the expectations that the nation has from you- being intelligent and wise in your conduct or being backwardly radical in your approach," advised the former Indian Army chief to AMU students.

What's the rationale behind demand to remove Jinnah's portrait, asks Islamic body

AMU students have been agitating for the past few days, demanding action against the right-wing protesters, who entered the campus and demanded removal of Jinnah's portrait from the student union's office.

Controversy over Jinnah portrait in AMU unnecessary: Ramdas Athawale

"The portrait of Mohammad Ali Jinnah was installed before independence in the AMU and so there is nothing wrong in it, but it can be removed if the public sentiments are against it," he said.

AMU and Jinnah: A love-hate relationship

Jinnah’s portrait at AMU is a reminder of the multi-dimensional nature of Indian history. The campus of AMU had been buzzing with political activity ever since it was established in 1875 as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College by social reformer Syed Ahmad Khan.

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