The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday alleged that the Gujarat government was attempting to harass human rights activists who have been fighting for minority rights in the country.
Terming the revival of religion in public space as a matter of "serious concern", noted jurist and vice-chancellor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderbad, Faizan Mustafa has said India is becoming "less secular" every year.
After eyebrows were raised on his appointment to the highest governing body of Aligarh Muslim University, BJP MP Kunwar Bharatendra Singh on Saturday said that he will raise issues concerning the varsity in Parliament and work for the welfare of its students.
The appointment of two controversial Lok Sabha members to the highest governing body of Aligarh Muslim University has drawn sharp reactions from varsity's community which described it as an attempt to "tamper" with its autonomy and special character.
A madrasa-educated student from prestigious Aligarh Muslim University has become the first Indian to be elected to represent about 2,000 foreign students from 80 countries in Israel's famed Hebrew University.
Aligarh Muslim University Tuesday organised a national seminar on religion and inter-faith during which a three-point resolution was passed, stating that there is no need for an anti-conversion law in the country.
With an aim to focus on research which leads to betterment of society, more than 41 vice-chancellors from different universities are set to participate in the North Zone Vice Chancellors' meet here tomorrow.
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought response from Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University and his deputy over a petition by the varsity's former Registrar who has alleged that his resignation was obtained "under duress".
AMU will now provide transportation every Sunday to undergraduates from its Women's College to its main library, days after the university was embroiled in a controversy over not allowing girl students there citing lack of space and security.
Ending a stand-off, BJP on Saturday gave up its plans to organise the birth anniversary celebration of Raja Mahendra Pratap at the campus of AMU, which had warned of a communal flagration, after the varsity announced that it will hold a seminar to mark his contribution.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Lieutenant General (retired) Zameer Uddin Shah on Friday said that he has been assured that there will be no crowd gathering outside the university gate to celebrate Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh's birthday.
Hundreds of students of Aligarh Muslim University on Friday took out a march against what they described as an attempt by BJP leaders to "polarise" society and claimed that Raja Mahendra Pratap's name was being misused to "encroach" upon the autonomy of the central university.
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Friday denied receiving any letter from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) vice chancellor over an event planned by BJP members on the university campus on December 1.