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Vantage Point: Now that he has charmed RSS at Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee should visit AMU to discuss Nehru and Jinnah

Here's an interesting take on ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's recent visit to the RSS HQ in Nagpur and the bitter controversies related to Nehru and Jinnah at the AMU.

Jun 14, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
Rename AMU after Jat king Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh: Haryana minister Captain Abhimanyu

Rename AMU after Jat king Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh: Haryana minister Captain Abhimanyu

Captain Abhimanyu said that AMU has a picture of the person “who broke the nation into pieces”, but does not have any portrait of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh.

May 14, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Jinnah portrait row: Relay hunger strike to begin if demands not met, warn AMUSU leaders

Jinnah portrait row: Relay hunger strike to begin if demands not met, warn AMUSU leaders

Activists of Hindutva organisations last evening held a protest at the Ramlila Grounds, demanding that the portrait of Mohammad Jinnah be immediately removed from the university premises and a probe be conducted into the alleged anti-national activities there.

May 12, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
 BJP MP Savitri Phule calls Jinnah 'great man', says he contributed to India's Independence

BJP MP Savitri Phule calls Jinnah 'great man', says he contributed to India's Independence

A controversy has broken out over a portrait of Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah in the Aligarh Muslim University.

May 11, 2018, 00:20 AM IST
Jinnah portrait in AMU since 1938, controversy over a non-issue: AMU vice chancellor Tariq Mansoor

Jinnah portrait in AMU since 1938, controversy over a non-issue: AMU vice chancellor Tariq Mansoor

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor has said that the controversy over portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the varsity is a non-issue. Pointing that the portrait had been at AMU since 1938, he further said that the students protest in the campus had not no relation with the controversy.

May 09, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Jinnah portrait row: AMU issues notice to students, holds media responsible for spreading lies

Jinnah portrait row: AMU issues notice to students, holds media responsible for spreading lies

Requesting the students to not fall for such information, VC Tariq Mansoor advised them to focus on the examinations.

May 08, 2018, 17:12 PM IST
AMU postpones exams till May 12 over Jinnah portrait controversy

AMU postpones exams till May 12 over Jinnah portrait controversy

The Aligarh Muslim University has deferred the varsity examinations in the wake of the ongoing controversy over a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the campus. The exams have reportedly been postponed will May 12.

May 07, 2018, 08:16 AM IST
Mani Shankar Aiyar fires a fresh salvo, lauds Jinnah, faces BJP heat

Mani Shankar Aiyar fires a fresh salvo, lauds Jinnah, faces BJP heat

Amid the row over Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has sparked a fresh row by referring to the Muslim leader as Quaid-e-Azam.

May 06, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
Protests grow at AMU over Jinnah portrait controversy as students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join

Protests grow at AMU over Jinnah portrait controversy as students from JNU, Jamia, Allahabad University join

The students are demanding an inquiry into BJP MP Satish Gautam for allegedly communalising the campus.

May 05, 2018, 07:57 AM IST
Row over Jinnah in AMU: Muslim Mahasangh in Rampur announces Rs 1 lakh reward for burning photo

Row over Jinnah in AMU: Muslim Mahasangh in Rampur announces Rs 1 lakh reward for burning photo

Blaming Jinnah for having broken the country at the time of partition, Farhat - the national head of All-India Muslim Mahasangh - announced the reward.

May 04, 2018, 17:35 PM IST
Congress distances itself from Salman Khurshid's 'blood of Muslims' remark, says it disagrees in toto

Congress distances itself from Salman Khurshid's 'blood of Muslims' remark, says it disagrees in toto

It has said the remark was Khurshid's personal opinion, but Khurshid says he was defending the Congress.

Apr 24, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Our hands are stained with blood of Muslims, says Congress leader Salman Khurshid

Our hands are stained with blood of Muslims, says Congress leader Salman Khurshid

During the session, a student named Amir Mintoee pointed out that most of the major riots broke out during the Congress party's regime.

Apr 24, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
Aligarh: Outcry over patients tied to bed, committee to submit report in 72 hours

Aligarh: Outcry over patients tied to bed, committee to submit report in 72 hours

Following the outcry over images of two patients tied to the bed to keep them from falling in Aligarh Muslim University's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, a committee has been constituted to probe the entire matter.

Apr 02, 2018, 08:21 AM IST
AMU serves notice to student leaders over black flag protests during President's visit

AMU serves notice to student leaders over black flag protests during President's visit

The AMU students union had earlier said that while they welcomed President of India to the university, they would not allow anyone with Sanghi mindset inside the campus.

Mar 07, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Heavy security at AMU ahead of President Kovind’s visit to Aligarh

Heavy security at AMU ahead of President Kovind’s visit to Aligarh

The AMU students union had said that while they welcomed the President of India, they would not allow anyone with Sanghi mindset to enter the university.

Mar 07, 2018, 09:32 AM IST
AMU scholar Manaan Wani joins Hizbul Mujahideen, confirms Syed Salahuddin

AMU scholar Manaan Wani joins Hizbul Mujahideen, confirms Syed Salahuddin

The 26-year-old scholar was expelled by AMU following reports that he may have joined the terror group after his photograph, showing him with an AK-47 rifle, appeared in social media.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Police raids Aligarh Muslim University's hostel

The police today raided the premises of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in search for research scholar Mannan Bashir Wani who is reported to have joined Hizbul Mujahideen.

Jan 08, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
AMU professor refutes wife's allegations, says there was never a 'triple' talaq

AMU professor refutes wife's allegations, says there was never a 'triple' talaq

The AMU professor claimed that he never served the third talaq, but admitted to the first two talaqs

Nov 13, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
AMU sanskrit professor's talaq to wife on WhatsApp: 'Is this how educated people act,' ask woman activists

AMU sanskrit professor's talaq to wife on WhatsApp: 'Is this how educated people act,' ask woman activists

Several women activists lashed out at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor who recently gave triple talaq to his wife via WhatsApp and text message, despite Supreme Court declaring the practice illegal. 

Nov 13, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Drop Muslim and Hindu from names of BHU, AMU, recommends UGC panel

Centrally funded universities are secular institutions but such words related to religion in their names do not reflect that character, a UGC panel member said.

Oct 09, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

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