Aligarh Muslim University

AMU student elections today, results expected tonight

AMU student elections today, results expected tonight

The results of the elections are expected to be out by Monday night.

Dec 11, 2017, 11:48 AM 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
AMU professor gives triple talaq, wife threatens to kill kids, commit suicide; appeals to PM for justice

AMU professor gives triple talaq, wife threatens to kill kids, commit suicide; appeals to PM for justice

The SC on August 22 by a 3-2 decision struck down the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq among Indian Muslims as unconstitutional, manifestly arbitrary and void in law.

Nov 12, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday denied there were plans to drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from the names of Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:28 PM 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

AMU students create ruckus at railway station, fight with passengers

A group of MBA students from Aligarh Muslim University's Murshidabad Center got involved in a fight with a few passengers in the Kalka Express, en route from Howrah to Delhi.

Sep 28, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
Not a single Indian University makes it to Times Higher Education top 200 list

Not a single Indian University makes it to Times Higher Education top 200 list

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has released its list, but not a single Indian institute has made it to the top 100.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Children eating junk food linked to father's income and education?

Children eating junk food linked to father's income and education?

This is the finding of Nafis Faizi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine at the Aligarh Muslim University.

Jul 26, 2017, 22:21 PM IST
Supreme Court restores institutional quota in BHU, AMU

Supreme Court restores institutional quota in BHU, AMU

The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored 50 per cent in-house institutional preference reservation of seats in postgraduate medical courses at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and other government medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 07, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Supreme Court sets aside Allahabad HC order on PG medical seats

The SC on Wednesday set aside the Allahabad HC's May 29 order which had quashed 50 percent institutional preference in admission to PG medical seats.

Jun 07, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

NEET: SC order on institutional reservation in AMU and BHU today

Both BHU and AMU have moved the top court challenging Allahabad High Court's May 29 order setting aside 50 percent admissions under the quota.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
No food for non-Muslim students in AMU  during Ramazan? Here's the truth

No food for non-Muslim students in AMU during Ramazan? Here's the truth

Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is allegedly not serving breakfast and lunch to the non-Muslim students during the ongoing month-long fasting fest of Ramazan.

May 31, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, IIT-Delhi among 10 websites hacked, pro-Pak messages displayed

Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, IIT-Delhi among 10 websites hacked, pro-Pak messages displayed

10 websites, including that of three central universities, were hacked on Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
Now, AMU students' union demands complete ban on cow slaughter, says will support Modi govt

Now, AMU students' union demands complete ban on cow slaughter, says will support Modi govt

In a major development on cow slaughter controversy, AMU students' union has come forward to express what they feel.

Apr 12, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
No meat at AMU menu: Students complaint to VC about bland food; rising chicken, veg prices

No meat at AMU menu: Students complaint to VC about bland food; rising chicken, veg prices

Following the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses running in Uttar Pradesh by the Yogi Adityanath government, meat has gone off completely from the menu in all messes of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) hostels. 

Mar 30, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

Disenfranchised: Muslim representation in UP assembly at historic low

The number of people from the community in the 17th Vidhan Sabha has touched a historic low of 25.

Mar 12, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
AMU, Allahabad university identified as non-performers by HRD

AMU, Allahabad university identified as non-performers by HRD

The ministry, however, has asked UGC to further inspect the identified universities to track their performance.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Had very productive nine-and-a-half yrs: Hamid Ansari on tenure

Had very productive nine-and-a-half yrs: Hamid Ansari on tenure

Vice President Hamid Ansari, whose tenure ends later this year, today said the journey has been "very productive" and he has fully enjoyed this phase of his career.

Feb 24, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

SC refuses to interfere with selection, appointment of new AMU VC

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the process of selection and appointment of Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and dismissed a plea in this regard.

Feb 13, 2017, 14:45 PM IST