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Yet To Come Across Any Evidence Supporting Sedition Charges Against AMU Students: Police

Feb 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The AMU authorities suspended eight students late on Wednesday night in connection with the protest during which a motorcycle allegedly belonging to a member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), BJP's youth wing, was set on fire.

14 AMU Students Booked For Sedition After Fracas With Republic TV Crew

Feb 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

AMU students claim the Republic TV crew entered the campus despite not getting permission from the PRO and its reporters were referring to the institution as a "university of terrorists".

Hindu Mahasabha Shoots, Burns Mahatma Gandhi's Effigy On His Death Anniversary

Puja Shakun Pandey, the national secretary of the right-wing Hindu nationalist group shot at an effigy of the Mahatma, while other members of the group surrounded and applauded her.

Aligarh: Villagers Lock Up Over 700 Stray Cows In School, Students Forced To Go Home

Dec 27, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Two cases have been registered in this regard and four people have been detained.

Kashmiri Students Defer Decision To Surrender Degrees And Leave AMU En Masse

Former vice president of AMU Students' Union Sajjad Subhan Rather, who hails from Kashmir, said "We have come to the AMU to build our careers. Please do not snatch away the 'pens' from our hands."

12 October, 2018

Three Kashmiri AMU Students Suspended For Trying To Hold Prayer Meet For Manan Wani

Outlook Web Bureau

AMUSU president Faizul Hasan said that he had always championed the cause of freedom of speech but any act of treason or terror was unacceptable to the union.

05 October, 2018

AMU Orders Probe After BJP MP Complains Against 'Jinnah With Gandhi' Photos At Varsity Exhibition

Outlook Web Bureau

University authorities have removed the photos and a show cause notice was served to the librarian, who is the curator of the exhibition, an official said on Friday.

11 September, 2018

AMU Issues Dressing Advisory To Students, Says No Shorts Or Slippers Outside Rooms

Outlook Web Bureau

Knocking on the door and waiting for an answer before entering anyone's room, and sharing food brought from home with fellow residents have been listed in the advisory.

06 August, 2018

No Decision On Removal Of AMU Jinnah Portrait Yet: Govt Tells Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

Violence had broken out on the AMU campus on May 2 as the row over the portrait triggered a right-wing protest.

04 July, 2018

AMU Not Minority Institution, Should Have Quotas: SC/ST Panel

Outlook Web Bureau

"The AMU is like any other central university set up under a central Act and runs on its funds. It has to give due reservation."

25 June, 2018

Yogi Adityanath Demands Reservation For Dalits In AMU, Jamia Millia University

Outlook Web Bureau

Both AMU and Jamia are backed by the Central Government and were declared as minority institutes by the former UPA government.


14 May, 2018

Why AMU Violence Is About Hamid Ansari And Not Jinnah

Ali Khan Mahmudabad

After spending some time with students at the University, Ali Khan Mahmudabad finds out that the ‘portrait problem’ was deployed as a countermeasure to cover up the fact that a mob of people had arrived on the campus shouting slogans about the former vice-president of India.

08 May, 2018

PM Modi's Picture Replaces AMU Founder Syed Ahmed Khan's In Guesthouse Near Aligarh

Outlook Web Bureau

"There's an instruction from the government to put up pictures of the Prime Minister and the chief minister."

07 May, 2018

AMU Students Raise ‘Azadi' Slogans Against Right-Wing Hatred, Video Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

On May 2, violence broke out at the AMU campus as the row over a Muhammad Ali Jinnah portrait on the campus triggered a right-wing protest.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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