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Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)

Supreme Court Refers AMU Minority Status Case To 7-Judge Bench

Feb 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The then UPA-led centre government had filed an appeal against the 2006 verdict of the Allahabad High Court holding that the varsity was not a minority institution.

AMU Row: JK Governor Satya Pal Malik Asks Centre To Ensure Safe Environment For Kashmiri Students

Oct 16, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Around 1,200 Kashmiri students studying in AMU threatened to leave their studies midway if sedition charges filed against some of the students were not withdrawn.

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

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.

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

Oct 05, 2018 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.

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

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.


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.

06 May, 2018

My Dear Fellow, The Issue Is Not Jinnah But An Armed, Unlawful, Attack By A Mob


There is no discussion on the breach of security to Mr. Hamid Ansari. Everyone is busy discussing the role of Jinnah in the British period of the Indian history. One feels like screaming, my dear fellow, Jinnah is not the issue.


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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