Teesta Setalvad issue: AMU Teachers' Association criticises Gujarat govt

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.

Classes suspended in AMU after suspected swine flu death

 

Aligarh: Classes have been suspended for five days in a women`s college in Uttar Pradesh`s Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following the death of a girl student of suspected swine flu.

Revival of religion a matter of concern: NALSAR VC

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.

Aligarh Muslim University students protest against Muzaffarpur violence

 Students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) took out a candle light march on the campus to protest against the recent violence in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

Will work for development of AMU: BJP MP Bharatendra Singh

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.

Controversial MPs' inclusion a bid to tamper with AMU autonomy

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.

AMU fellow elected to Israel's Hebrew varsity students' union
AMU fellow elected to Israel's Hebrew varsity students' union

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.

AMU fellow elected to Israel's Hebrew University Student Union

Zulfiqar Sheth, a doctoral fellow from Aligarh Muslim University, has become the first Indian to be elected to represent overseas students at Israel's prestigious Hebrew University Student Union.

AMU alumni in Saudi Arabia seek Bharat Ratna for founder

 Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) alumni in Saudi Arabia have demanded a posthumous Bharat Ratna, India`s highest civilian award, for university founder Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, a media report said.

No need for anti-conversion law: Resolution at AMU seminar

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.

Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away
Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away

Former Uttar Pradesh and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passed away after failing to recover from a prolonged heart illness, here.

AMU to host North Zone Vice-Chancellors' annual meet tomorrow

 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.

HC seeks reply from AMU Vice Chancellor on petition of former Registrar

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 to provide transportation to UG students for main library

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.

AMU row resolved as BJP relents, varsity to hold seminar on Raja Mahendra Pratap
AMU row resolved as BJP relents, varsity to hold seminar on Raja Mahendra Pratap

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.

No celebrations outside gate on Mahendra Pratap's birthday: AMU VC
No celebrations outside gate on Mahendra Pratap's birthday: AMU VC

 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.

Why does BJP want to celebrate Raja Mahendra Pratap's birthday in AMU?

The upcoming birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap has led to a war of words between BJP and Aligarh Muslim University.

Why does BJP want to celebrate Raja Mahendra Pratap's birthday in AMU?-Part 2

The upcoming birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap has led to a war of words between BJP and Aligarh Muslim University.

AMU students take out march against proposed BJP event

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.

Smriti Irani denies receiving letter from AMU V-C

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.