Articles about Jamia Millia Islamia University

Late Danish Siddiqui awarded 2nd Pulitzer for photographing COVID-19 deaths

10 May 2022

World
Late Danish Siddiqui awarded 2nd Pulitzer for photographing COVID-19 deaths

Late Indian Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui has been posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of India's COVID-19 deaths along with his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave.

Sharjeel Imam denied bail in 2019 Jamia rioting case

22 Oct 2021

India
Sharjeel Imam denied bail in 2019 Jamia rioting case

A Delhi court on Friday rejected the bail application of Sharjeel Imam, a former student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protester.

Student groups urge Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus

21 Sep 2021

Delhi
Student groups urge Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus

Various student groups have urged Jamia Millia Islamia to reopen its campus in view of the improved COVID-19 situation in Delhi.

Danish Siddiqui laid to rest at Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard

19 Jul 2021

India
Danish Siddiqui laid to rest at Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan, was on Sunday laid to rest at the Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard where a sea of mourners gathered to pay their last respects.

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

18 Dec 2020

India
AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.

Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets, gun-toting Shahrukh mentioned

10 Jun 2020

India
Delhi riots: Police files chargesheets, gun-toting Shahrukh mentioned

The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed three chargesheets in connection to the riots that broke out in the National Capital in February this year, which left more than 50 dead.

Delhi Police, accused of laxity during violence, gets new chief

28 Feb 2020

India
Delhi Police, accused of laxity during violence, gets new chief

On Friday, the Ministry of Home Affairs gave Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SN Shrivastava the additional charge of the post of Delhi Commissioner.

Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

19 Feb 2020

India
Jamia suffered damages over Rs. 2cr due to police action

The violence that broke inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University of New Delhi in December cost the varsity over Rs. 2 crore, a report in Indian Express said on Wednesday.

Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

16 Feb 2020

India
Footage shows cops beating Jamia students, but leaves questions unanswered

Two months after violence broke out inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, a new CCTV footage shows that cops allegedly barged into the library and beat students with batons.

Ballot over bullet: After inciting violence, Anurag Thakur softens stand

03 Feb 2020

Politics
Ballot over bullet: After inciting violence, Anurag Thakur softens stand

Not long ago, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said that traitors of the country must be shot at, without listing out "who fits in the category".

'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

03 Feb 2020

Politics
'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.

Delhi: Man fires bullets at Shaheen Bagh, taken into custody

01 Feb 2020

India
Delhi: Man fires bullets at Shaheen Bagh, taken into custody

In an unsavory turn of events, a man fired bullets at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, where a protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has been going on for more than a month.

Shouting "Yeh lo Azaadi", man fires at CAA protesters

30 Jan 2020

India
Shouting "Yeh lo Azaadi", man fires at CAA protesters

On Thursday afternoon, a man was taken into custody after he opened fire at protesters of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Jamia Nagar in New Delhi.

300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

26 Jan 2020

India
300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

More than 300 prominent personalities from across fields of arts and entertainment have signed an open letter, expressing their support to the students and other parties who have been protesting the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

16 Jan 2020

India
Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.

Delhi: Jamia's students protest outside V-C Najma Akhtar's office

13 Jan 2020

India
Delhi: Jamia's students protest outside V-C Najma Akhtar's office

The celebrated Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi witnessed a fresh bout of tension on Monday after dozens of students gheraoed Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar's office demanding registration of FIR against police in connection to last month's violence.

Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

27 Dec 2019

India
Mumbai: Pro and anti-CAA protests take place just 4-km apart

Mumbai witnessed unusual scenes today with pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests taking place just 4 kilometers away from one another.

Tukde-tukde gang should be taught a lesson, says Amit Shah

26 Dec 2019

Politics
Tukde-tukde gang should be taught a lesson, says Amit Shah

Last Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the bugle for BJP's campaign for Delhi elections with his speech at Ramlila ground. And today Union Home Minister Amit Shah hopped on the bandwagon.

IIT-Madras' German student made Nazi reference during CAA protest; deported

24 Dec 2019

India
IIT-Madras' German student made Nazi reference during CAA protest; deported

A German student, studying at IIT-Madras, was asked to leave India after he took part in protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), multiple reports said.

Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

20 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Visuals from Jamia not pleasant: Taapsee Pannu on anti-CAA protests

Actor Taapsee Pannu has opened up about the ongoing countrywide protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police brutality on the protesting students of Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi.

Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled

18 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Alia Bhatt shares wrong Preamble, amid CAA protests; gets trolled

Following actors Sonakshi Sinha and Ishaan Khatter, Alia Bhatt also shared a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution of India, to show support towards the students protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

18 Dec 2019

India
SC to hear nearly 60 pleas against Citizenship Act today

Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

17 Dec 2019

Politics
Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.

Stone-pelting in Delhi's Seelampur over CAA; cops use tear gas

17 Dec 2019

India
Stone-pelting in Delhi's Seelampur over CAA; cops use tear gas

Agitation against the Citizenship Act turned violent in New Delhi, again, after protesters allegedly pelted stones at cops and they used tear gas to disperse them away.

Jamia violence: 10 arrested, none of them are students

17 Dec 2019

India
Jamia violence: 10 arrested, none of them are students

Two days after Jamia Millia Islamia University witnessed a never-seen-before clash between cops and students, Delhi Police arrested 10 people in connection to the violence.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

India
IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

16 Dec 2019

India
Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Nagma Akhtar, is upset with how things shaped up yesterday and wants a high-level inquiry.

Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

06 Aug 2019

India
Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

In a distressing incident, five people died after a fire broke out in a multi-storied residential building in Delhi's Zakir Nagar area.

#CareerBytes: These institutes offer free UPSC IAS coaching for underprivileged

26 Jun 2019

India
#CareerBytes: These institutes offer free UPSC IAS coaching for underprivileged

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams. But with the right preparation and hard work, one can crack the exam.

#CareerBytes: These institutes offer free UPSC IAS coaching for underprivileged

29 Apr 2019

India
#CareerBytes: These institutes offer free UPSC IAS coaching for underprivileged

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams. But with the right preparation and hard work, one can crack the exam.

NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

08 Apr 2019

India
NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday announced the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

16 Jan 2019

India
India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

India-born Pakistani poet, human rights activist Fahmida Riaz passes away

22 Nov 2018

World
India-born Pakistani poet, human rights activist Fahmida Riaz passes away

Noted Pakistani poet and human rights activist, Fahmida Riaz, has passed away following a prolonged illness, at the age of 73.

Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

07 Oct 2018

India
Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

The Jamia Millia Islamia University administration has accepted the students' demand to appoint Turkish teachers, even as the students claimed they got only a "verbal assurance" from the varsity, officials said yesterday.

Pooja's 'lover' hacks Jamia Millia Islamia's website, cracks up Twitter

22 May 2018

India
Pooja's 'lover' hacks Jamia Millia Islamia's website, cracks up Twitter

The official website of Jamia Millia Islamia University (http://jmi.ac.in/) was hacked late Monday night, triggering many reactions on social media.

What career options do Humanities/Arts students have after Class-12?

10 Apr 2018

India
What career options do Humanities/Arts students have after Class-12?

Students who have completed Class-12 in the diverse Arts or Humanities stream have many great options to choose from for an exciting career.

College students to now receive 'free Wi-Fi', courtesy Reliance Jio

24 Jul 2017

India
College students to now receive 'free Wi-Fi', courtesy Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio is everywhere. After bombarding with free feature phones, Reliance Jio is all set to offer free Wi-Fi to around three crore college students across the country.

Shazia Ilmi accuses Jamia University of dropping her from speakers

01 Mar 2017

Delhi
Shazia Ilmi accuses Jamia University of dropping her from speakers

On Wednesday, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi accused Jamia University of dropping her name from a speakers' list for a seminar on triple talaq.

Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

24 Feb 2017

Politics
Supreme Court to hear AAP government's plea

The Supreme Court has recently declared that it would look into the Aam Aadmi Party government's plea of setting up a constitution bench.

Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

05 Feb 2017

Politics
Baijal to deal with Jung's AAP issues

Sources stated that Delhi's LG Anil Baijal will have to deal with issues raised by his predecessor Najeeb Jung. Jung clashed with the Delhi government's decision to appoint its own lawyers to argue their cases in the SC.