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Adityanath hits out at SP, says Akhilesh govt was worshipper of Kans

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

He accused the previous government of creating a Kans that resulted in the Jawahar Bagh incident, in which 29 people were killed in June 2016 when police forcibly tried to evict squatters who were backed by Ram Vriksh Yadav.

AMU association release charter of demands before UP polls

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Lucknow wing of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys' Association (AMUOBA) has released its list of nine demands from the political parties vying for the minority votes for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University In Aligarh, Praises Yogi Govt In UP

Before 2017, governance in Uttar Pradesh was in hands of 'goondas' and 'mafias', but today such elements are behind bars, the Prime Minister said. Jat Figure Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer. Naming the university after him is met with controversy as political overtones dominate.

PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone Of University Named After Renowned Jat Figure in UP

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer, is set to get a state university named after him in Aligarh soon.

BJP Leader Files FIR Against Sharjeel Usmani Over Derogatory Tweets

The case against Sharjeel Usmani was filed under IPC section 505 based on a complaint by a BJP leader, said a senior police official.

13 May, 2021

Adityanath Visits AMU After Spate Of Covid Deaths At Varsity

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Yogi Adityanath first Uttar Pradesh chief minister to visit Aligarh Muslim University where 35 faculty members have died of the virus in recent weeks

11 May, 2021

One More AMU Doctor Dies Due To Covid, Toll Of Staff Succumbing To Infection Rises To 35

Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 17 serving faculty members have died from coronavirus in the past three weeks and at least 18 retired teachers have succumbed to COVID and COVID-like symptoms, an official said

10 May, 2021

34 Aligarh Muslim University Professors Succumb To Covid-19 In Last 18 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

After 34 deaths among teachers and retired colleagues due to Covid, the AMU vice-chancellor wrote to the ICMR, urging it to study if a particular coronavirus variant is circulating around the campus.

09 May, 2021

Alarmed By Deaths Of Teachers In AMU, VC Urges ICMR To Study Covid Variant

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the ICMR, VC Tariq Mansoor said 16 serving and 18 retired teachers besides other employees of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have succumbed to Covid-19.

02 March, 2021

No Evidence Of Rape, Was Strangulated To Death: Police On Dalit Girl In Aligarh

Outlook Web Bureau

Five accused have been nabbed after a 16-year-old girl's body was found in a field in Akrabad area of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, resulting in violence with police

14 February, 2021

Aligarh: Farmer Hangs Himself After Authorities Hand Over Rs 1,50,000 Power Bill

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According to his family members, Ramji Lal was slapped by the Electricity Department officials and was served an inflated power bill.


24 January, 2021

100 Years Of AMU: Time Capsule Carrying History To Be Buried On Republic Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The historic ceremony would be carried out by Vice-Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor.

17 December, 2020

Modi As Chief Guest, AMU VC Plea To Keep Centenary Celebrations Above Politics


Modi to virtually attend AMU centenary programme on Dec 22

29 November, 2020

Aligarh Man Shot Dead Over Lending Rs 200 At Crowded Market


The accused is a drug addict and managed to flee the spot after committing the crime

21 October, 2020

Resident Doctors At AMU Hospital Demand Reinstatement Of Colleagues In Hathras Rape Case


The 19-year-old woman, who was assaulted and allegedly raped by four men, was under treatment at the hospital before being referred to Delhi. She died at a Delhi hospital later.

21 October, 2020

Two AMU Doctors Sacked, Both Connected To Hathras Rape Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Dr Azeem Malik, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) at Aligarh Muslim University had contradicted police’s claim that the Hathras victim was not raped.

20 October, 2020

Senior CBI Officer Visits Hathras


Joint Director Sampat Meena, who had supervised the probe in the Unnao rape case earlier, visited the CBI's Hathras camp office.


19 October, 2020

Six-Year-Old Accused Of 'Sexual Assault' In UP’s Aligarh


Police said according to the five-and-a-half-year-old girl's family, she had gone to their neighbour’s house to retrieve her ball when the boy dragged her into a room and sexually assaulted her.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz