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Aligarh Muslim University


The AMU question

May 02, 2016 12:02 am

All possible readings of the law suggest a university can be a minority institution.

Two killed in AMU campus gunfight, vehicles torched

April 25, 2016 1:42 am

Trouble started when a resident of Mumtaz hostel was assaulted and his room set afire, DIG Aligarh Range Govind Agarwal, who led the police operations, told reporters on Sunday.

Won’t back AMU fight for minority tag: Centre to SC

April 05, 2016 12:05 am

The bench said the AMU, represented by senior advocate P P Rao, thereafter, can file the counter-affidavit to the Centre’s stand and posted the matter for hearing after the summer vacation.

AMU V-C requests Kejriwal for an office space in capital

March 20, 2016 3:44 am

They also asked for the release of a Waqf property owned by the AMU and support for a museum dedicated to the university’s founder Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

AMU discovers way to convert waste into construction material

March 16, 2016 1:59 am

Associate Professor Fareed Mahdi, who is heading the project, said that PET is being widely used for making bottles for mineral water and carbonated drinks and presently poses a real threat to the environment.

AMU Vice-Chancellor sounds caution: Air of discontent over bid to stifle autonomy

February 26, 2016 5:08 am

The canteen attached to the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in AMU has been closed since February 20, the day Bharti alleged that beef was sold on campus.

Uproar over 'beef biryani' allegedly being served at AMU medical college canteen

February 20, 2016 4:17 pm

The reports spread the impression that it was cow meat and not the meat of buffalo that was being served. A picture of the canteen's menu card also went viral on social media.

Indian-American Muslims flay Government move against AMU, Jamia

January 28, 2016 12:07 pm

Indian-American Muslims have appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to maintain the minority character of AMU and Jamia Milia universities

It's govt's constitutional obligation to say AMU not minority institution: BJP

January 22, 2016 8:43 pm

Akbar said that in the Constitution, three central institutions are mentioned - BHU, AMU and Delhi University.

Simply put: ‘Minority’ status for AMU, Jamia Millia Islamia

January 20, 2016 2:13 am

In the case of AMU, the Attorney General has argued that this is because it was set up by an act of Parliament, not by Muslims.


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.