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Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan: The Reformer Beyond Establishing Mohammedan Oriental College

Nov 27, 2021 Faisal Fareed

Besides sowing the seeds of the great educational institution, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan also propagated pluralism, mutual trust, coexistence, which we need the most today.

BJP Leader Files FIR Against Sharjeel Usmani Over Derogatory Tweets

May 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

Adityanath Visits AMU After Spate Of Covid Deaths At Varsity

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

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

May 09, 2021 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.

Kishanganj MP's Cry In The Dark Over Funds For AMU Centre

Mohammad Jawed has been demanding that the Centre release funds allotted by the UPA government in 2013-2014 for setting up a centre of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Kishanganj.

16 March, 2021

University Campuses No Longer Remain Inclusive Spaces Safeguarding Freedom Of Expression: Tharoor

Outlook Web Bureau

Whether it is JNU, Jamia Milia or Aligarh, in the last few years, our campuses have no longer remained inclusive spaces that safeguard individual liberties, said Shashi Tharoor

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.

23 December, 2020

AMU Centenary: Why Muslim Youth Must Debate Good Governance-led Politics vs Symbols of the Past

Suman K Jha

The future of India is incomplete without equal participation from the Muslims.

22 December, 2020

AMU A Leading Institution, Made India Proud: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

AMU Chancellor Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank are also present at the event.

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

25 October, 2020

Media Trials Posed Threat To My Life: Maskoor Usmani

Midhat Fatimah

In a conversation with Outlook’s Midhat Fatimah, Maskoor Usmani talks about his candidature, the Opposition, media trials, and much more.


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.

11 September, 2020

‘I Was Compared To Ajmal Kasab In Jail,’ Says Anti-CAA Activist Sharjeel Usmani

Preetha Nair

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act activist and Aligarh Muslim University student Sharjeel Usmani, who was released from jail last week after being granted bail by the Aligarh sessions court, says the movement will bloom again.

07 September, 2020

I Am Not Going To Join Any Political Party: Kafeel Khan


A state government probe had cleared Kafeel Khan of all major charges, prompting him to seek an apology from the Yogi Adityanath government.

24 May, 2020

Two Pinjra Tod Activists Arrested In Connection With Delhi Riots, Group Calls It 'Witch Hunt'

Outlook Web Bureau

Natasha and Devangana belong to Pinjra Tod (Break the Cage) group, a collective of women students and alumni of colleges from across Delhi. The group had allegedly organised the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest under the Jaffrabad Metro bridge.

16 January, 2020

Tales Of Police Excesses Raise Questions About Their Propriety. Is There A Deeper Rot In Agency?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

For a force trained to follow orders, even those given with scant regard to the letter of the Constitution, it is perhaps not entirely wrong to blame the political masters for the atrocities the police frequently unleash on those who dare to question government policy.


11 January, 2020

Our Institutions, Especially The Police, Are Too Politicised

In India, officials are not empowered to brief the media, breeding suspicion among the public that the government is hiding the truth.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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