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Ahead of Independence Day, police conducts 'surprise checks' at Jamia Millia Islamia

Scores of Jamia Millia Islamia students Saturday staged a protest alleging that "surprise checks" were made by Delhi Police in their hostels.

Jamia issues show-cause to prof to explain comments against PM Modi

Jamia Millia Islamia has issued a show-cause notice to a professor, barely a week before his retirement, for making "derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi" in a letter sent to the Vice Chancellor last December.

Minority status of Jamia, AMU: Centre in a fix, academicians divided

With the NDA government contending that no institution can have both a minority status and be a central university, academicians stood divided over the move to revoke the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia.

Jamia students can apply for exams online

Jamia students can apply for exams online

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia can fill their examination forms online from this year.

Jamia to introduce nine new courses from new academic session

Jamia to introduce nine new courses from new academic session

Jamia Millia Islamia has decided to introduce nine new courses in Arab-Islamic Culture, Chinese language and Social Inclusion and Inclusive Policy among others from the upcoming academic session.

Irom Sharmila scholarship to JNUSU, Rohith Vemula

The 2016 Irom Sharmila Scholarship was jointly awarded to Rohit Vemula (posthumously) of the Ambedkar Studies Association, Hyderabad Central University and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union today.

'A section of students wanted PM Modi to attend Jamia convocation, their voice was not heard'

'A section of students wanted PM Modi to attend Jamia convocation, their voice was not heard'

Amid raging debate over 'anti-national' slogans being raised in JNU campus, another Central University - Jamia Millia Islamia - made headlines on Tuesday.

Jamia suspends professor​ who wrote to President alleging irregularities

Jamia suspends professor​ who wrote to President alleging irregularities

Jamia Millia Islamia has suspended a professor, who had sent a representation to President Pranab Mukherjee alleging irregularities in the university's functioning, on account of "misconduct".

Jamia reserves 5 per cent seats for wards of employees despite HC order

Jamia reserves 5 per cent seats for wards of employees despite HC order

Jamia Millia Islamia has decided to reserve five per cent seats for wards of its employees despite Delhi High Court having quashed such an arrangement in 1997, prompting few faculty members to raise the issue with President Pranab Mukherjee , Visitor to the varsity.

Mayawati slams move to strip AMU, Jamia of minority status

BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday charged the Narendra Modi government with attempting to strip AMU and Jamia Millia Islamia of their minority status and termed the move as "communally and politically motivated".

AMU issue being raked up for 'gains' in UP poll: Muslim bodies

A group of Muslim organisations on Friday accused the NDA government of raking up the issue of status of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia for "gains" in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and sought immediate reversal of the Centre's stand that they are not minority institutions.

This is why PM Narendra Modi won't attend Jamia Millia Islamia's convocation

This is why PM Narendra Modi won't attend Jamia Millia Islamia's convocation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be the chief guest at the Jamia Millia Islamia's annual convocation, a report said on Wednesday.

Jamia to admit engineering, architecture students through JEE

Jamia to admit engineering, architecture students through JEE

Those seeking admission to BTech and BArch programmes offered by Jamia Millia Islamia will no longer have to appear for a separate entrance examination.

WATCH: Narendra Modi's speech on Batla House encounter that irked Jamia students

WATCH: Narendra Modi's speech on Batla House encounter that irked Jamia students

A number of students are protesting Jamia Millia Islamia's invitation to PM Narendra Modi in view of his (then Gujarat CM) comments in 2008 in connection with Batla House encounter. 

Modi had attacked Jamia in 2008 after the Batla House encounter in September that year. 

No protest against Modi, he is our PM: Jamia's media co-ordinator on convocation row

No protest against Modi, he is our PM: Jamia's media co-ordinator on convocation row

Jamia Millia Islamia’s media co-ordinator Mukesh Ranjan on Saturday said that he has not come across any reports of protests against PM Modi  over the university's convocation invite.

"Narendra Modi is our PM, he has been elected by people of India," Mukesh Ranjan said.

Invite to PM Narendra Modi creates resentment in Jamia Millia Islamia

Even though there is no confirmation from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Narendra Modi becoming the chief guest at the Jamia Millia Islamia's annual convocation, there is already a sense of resentment over his possible visit among students of the university.

Jamia invites PM Narendra Modi for its convocation; no nod so far

Jamia invites PM Narendra Modi for its convocation; no nod so far

Jamia Millia Islamia has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the chief guest at its annual convocation this year.

Non-NET fellowship: FTII students support 'Occupy UGC' stir

Students protesting over UGC's move to scrap non-NET fellowships on Saturday got the backing of the students of Pune's FTII, who had earlier this week called off their stir against appointments to their governing council after 139 days.

Jamia to admit engineering students through JEE

Jamia to admit engineering students through JEE

Jamia Millia Islamia is likely to do away with its entrance exam for engineering courses and admit students through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).

Non-NET fellowship not to be discontinued: Smriti Irani

Non-NET fellowship not to be discontinued: Smriti Irani

 In relief to students protesting over scrapping of non-national eligibility test (NET) stipends, the central government on Sunday announced all existing scholarships would continue and set up a committee to look into the issues of research scholars.