Jamia Millia Islamia University: News

29 May 2024

Sharjeel Imam

Delhi HC grants bail to Sharjeel in 2020 riots case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Sharjeel Imam in the 2020 riots case involving allegations of sedition

AMU appoints Naima Khatoon Gulrez as its first female vice-chancellor

In a landmark decision, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has appointed Naima Khatoon Gulrez as its first female vice-chancellor.

05 Jun 2023


NIRF Rankings: IIT Madras tops again, IISc best among universities

The Minister of State for Education, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Monday unveiled the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2023.

04 Feb 2023

Sharjeel Imam

Jamia violence: Court clears Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal of charges 

A Delhi court on Saturday cleared Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam and student activist Asif Iqbal Tanha of all charges related to the Jamia Milia Islamia University (JMI) December 2019 violence, reported Live Law.

28 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

BBC Modi documentary screenings: High-tension in top universities; many held

Tensions surrounding the controversial BBC documentary about PM Narendra Modi remain high across the country, with students at several universities attempting to screen it despite a ban.

25 Jan 2023


Students detained as BBC documentary screening announced in Jamia Millia

After students belonging to the left-wing Students Federation of India (SFI) announced the screening of the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, the police detained over a dozen students allegedly for creating a ruckus outside the campus.

18 Dec 2022


Jamia sets up feeding spots on campus for stray animals

All the contractors running canteens and food stalls inside Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia have been sent special directions from the university administration.

30 Sep 2022


Delhi: Jamia student shot inside hospital after clash at university

In a shocking incident, a Jamia Millia Islamia student was shot at by a fellow student at Delhi's Holy Family Hospital on Thursday.

After de-enrollment, Jamia bans Safoora Zargar from entering university campus

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) issued an order banning its former scholar and Delhi riots accused Safoora Zargar from entering the university campus.

22 Oct 2021


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.

21 Sep 2021


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.

19 Jul 2021


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.

18 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

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.

19 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

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.

16 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

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.

01 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

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

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.

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.

13 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

26 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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.

20 Dec 2019


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.

17 Dec 2019

Sonia Gandhi

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.

17 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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.

17 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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.

16 Dec 2019


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.

16 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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.

06 Aug 2019


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.

26 Jun 2019


#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.

29 Apr 2019


#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.

22 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

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.

07 Oct 2018


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.

26 May 2018


#CareerBytes: 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.

22 May 2018


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.

01 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

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.