Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice-Chancellor Zameer Uddin Shah Thursday said Yoga is deeply ingrained in the university's culture and that a number of his predecessors encouraged its practice on the campus.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has decided to introduce a two-tier system of examination for securing admission in professional courses in the institute starting 2015-16 session, in a bid to strengthen transparency in admission tests.
A former police officer, who was initially involved in probe into the 1987 Hashimpura massacre of Uttar Pradesh, said on Saturday it was the "biggest ever incident of custodial killings" and alleged "connivance" between the then Congress governments at the Centre and in the state to deny justice to the victims.
Following reports of irregularities, Aligarh Muslim University will shortly institute a time-bound inquiry to probe if due procedures were followed in all eleven centres for its MBBS and BDS exam for session 2015-16.
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.