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And Unquiet Flows The Yamuna

And Unquiet Flows The Yamuna

Caught between a rapidly changing socio-political environment and cultural atrophy, literature in Uttar Pradesh is in limbo

25 March 2022
Book Review: Dispelling Myths And Misconceptions Around AMU’s Founder Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

Book Review: Dispelling Myths And Misconceptions Around AMU’s Founder Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

Shafey Kidwai’s ‘Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: Reason, Religion and Nation’ sets a new paradigm of research: it describes the AMU founder’s reformative efforts...

05 March 2022

How Sheikh Abdullah Brought About A New Era Of Women's Education In Aligarh 

When Sheikh Abdullah founded a school for girls in 1906 in Aligarh, the total number of students who were enrolled was just 17. The Women’s College at AMU...

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

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

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

27 November 2021

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.

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13 May 2021
Adityanath Visits AMU After Spate Of Covid Deaths At Varsity

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


09 May 2021
Alarmed By Deaths Of Teachers In AMU, VC Urges ICMR To Study Covid Variant

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

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...


22 March 2021
Kishanganj MP's Cry In The Dark Over Funds For AMU Centre

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...


22 March 2021
Kishanganj MP's Cry In The Dark Over Funds For AMU Centre

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...


16 March 2021
University Campuses No Longer Remain Inclusive Spaces Safeguarding Freedom Of Expression: Tharoor

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

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,...


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24 January 2021
100 Years Of AMU: Time Capsule Carrying History To Be Buried On Republic Day

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

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

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

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


22 December 2020
AMU A Leading Institution, Made India Proud: PM Modi

AMU A Leading Institution, Made India Proud: PM Modi

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

Modi to virtually attend AMU centenary programme on Dec 22


26 October 2020
Media Trials Posed Threat To My Life: Maskoor Usmani

Media Trials Posed Threat To My Life: Maskoor Usmani

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

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...


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21 October 2020
Two AMU Doctors Sacked, Both Connected To Hathras Rape Case

Two AMU Doctors Sacked, Both Connected To Hathras Rape Case

Dr Azeem Malik, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) at Aligarh Muslim University had contradicted police’s claim that the...


11 September 2020
‘I Was Compared To Ajmal Kasab In Jail,’ Says Anti-CAA Activist Sharjeel Usmani

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

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act activist and Aligarh Muslim University student Sharjeel Usmani, who was released from jail last week after being granted bail by...


07 September 2020
I Am Not Going To Join Any Political Party: Kafeel Khan

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'

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

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...


10 May 2020
Remembering My Friend Siras, A Life Lost To Homophobia

Remembering My Friend Siras, A Life Lost To Homophobia

Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a professor at Aligarh Muslim University, was suspended by the administration after he was found and filmed in a compromising...



16 January 2020
Tales Of Police Excesses Raise Questions About Their Propriety. Is There A Deeper Rot In Agency?

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

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...


17 January 2020
Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect

Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect

Politicisation has drained the police of public trust and made them into a partisan tool, writes Editor-in-chief Ruben Banerjee.


11 January 2020
Our Institutions, Especially The Police, Are Too Politicised

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.


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