Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh Muslim University was established as Madrasatul Uloom Musalmanan-e-Hind in 1875 and was later made a central university in 1920. It is accredited by NAAC in 'A' grade having 13 Faculties. Spread over 467.6 hectares and with over 300 courses to offer, this renowned university is located in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: Allahabad-HC

01 Sep 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan to be released immediately, detention illegal: Allahabad-HC

In a major relief for Uttar Pradesh's Dr. Kafeel Khan, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday ordered that his detention under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) was illegal, directing the government to release him immediately.

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

18 Apr 2020

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

01 Mar 2020

Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC

Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in connection with the mid-December violence at Jamia Millia Islamia.

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

14 Feb 2020

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

11 Feb 2020

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

05 Feb 2020

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

30 Jan 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.

JNU's Sharjeel Imam, who called for cutting off Assam, arrested

28 Jan 2020

JNU's Sharjeel Imam, who called for cutting off Assam, arrested

Sharjeel Imam, a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who gave an inflammatory speech demanding to cut off Northeast from India was on Tuesday arrested from Bihar's Jehanabad, said reports.

After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

27 Jan 2020

After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

A manhunt of sorts has been launched to nab Sharjeel Imam, a former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who gave an inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.

300 personalities extend support to students protesting CAA-NRC

26 Jan 2020

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).

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

06 Jan 2020

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

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

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.

Jamia violence: 400 students, studying in Harvard, Yale condemn it

17 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: 400 students, studying in Harvard, Yale condemn it

The violence unleashed on the students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University by the cops has been called out by one and all.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia 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.

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

04 Aug 2019

IIT-M/Kgp, DU, BHU among 20 to be awarded 'Institutes-of-Eminence' tag

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended 20 institutions, including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Madras and Kharagpur, University of Hyderabad, Benaras Hindu University, University of Delhi, to be granted the Institute of Eminence (IoE) tag.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

15 Jun 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

BSP leader tried to leak MBA paper for girlfriend, arrested

28 May 2019

BSP leader tried to leak MBA paper for girlfriend, arrested

People are known to do crazy things for love. And BSP leader Feroz Alam alias Raja took it a step further by committing an illegal act.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

28 Apr 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

22 Mar 2019

Five women who beat all odds to crack UPSC CSE

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the UPSC every year is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

An FIR has been registered against a student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for his tweet supporting terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) while the nation mourned for the 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack in Pulwama.

BJP's youth-wing demands land to construct temple on AMU campus

08 Feb 2019

BJP's youth-wing demands land to construct temple on AMU campus

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), BJP's youth wing, has demanded land to construct a temple on the AMU campus, saying Hindu students were facing problems in performing prayers.

India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

16 Jan 2019

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.

Kashmiri students defer decision to leave AMU en masse

17 Oct 2018

Kashmiri students defer decision to leave AMU en masse

Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have deferred their decision to surrender their degrees and leave the campus today following revocation of the suspension order of two students by AMU.

Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots

14 Oct 2018

Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots

While releasing a book written by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah, the man who had led the army response during the 2002 Gujarat riots, former Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari raised questions about the civil administration and the police's failure to control the situation.

J&K: Manan Wani among two Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter

11 Oct 2018

J&K: Manan Wani among two Hizbul terrorists killed in encounter

Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including Manan Bashir Wani, were killed today during an encounter with security forces at Handwara in the frontier district of North Kashmir.

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

27 Sep 2018

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

AMU gets notice over not providing reservation benefits to SC/STs

04 Jul 2018

AMU gets notice over not providing reservation benefits to SC/STs

The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission today said the Aligarh Muslim University is not a minority institution and issued notice asking to explain why it does not give reservation to the SC/ST communities.

Study: Indian college students check smartphones 150 times daily

23 May 2018

Study: Indian college students check smartphones 150 times daily

The findings of a recent study has generated more proof about young Indians' addiction to their smartphones.

Raut: Why hasn't Hindutva government given Bharat Ratna to Savarkar?

14 May 2018

Raut: Why hasn't Hindutva government given Bharat Ratna to Savarkar?

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut demanded Bharat Ratna for Hindu leader Veer Savarkar, in his weekly column Rokthok of the party's mouthpiece magazine 'Saamana'.

Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy

05 May 2018

Jinnah-portrait in AMU: What Muslim groups are saying on controversy

Wading into the controversy over 138-year-old Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University, All-India Muslim Mahasangh on Friday announced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for taking the picture down.

Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh

04 May 2018

Jinnah-portrait row: Internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in Aligarh

The Aligarh Administration announced, on Friday, that internet services will remain suspended from 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM Saturday, in the wake of protests over Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait in Aligarh Muslim University.

AMU row: Yogi Adityanath says 'No question of glorifying Jinnah'

03 May 2018

AMU row: Yogi Adityanath says 'No question of glorifying Jinnah'

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath waded into the ongoing Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait row in Aligarh Muslim University and said there was no question of glorifying the first Pakistani Prime Minister.

Jinnah portrait  row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students

03 May 2018

Jinnah portrait row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students

Many students of Aligarh Muslim University staged a protest after police allegedly caned them for marching to lodge a complaint against Hindu group that sought removal of Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait from the varsity's campus.

AMU alumnus pic with Hizbul Mujahideen operatives surfaces on social-media

25 Apr 2018

AMU alumnus pic with Hizbul Mujahideen operatives surfaces on social-media

A new photo of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) PhD scholar Mannan Wani, who was in the news a few months back for joining terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, has surfaced on social media.

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

24 Apr 2018

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said, on Monday, that Congress had Muslim-blood on its hands.

Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards

31 Mar 2018

Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards

In a rather shocking revelation, two patients were found tied to the hospital beds in AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College's emergency ward.

62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?

21 Mar 2018

62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?

In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.

Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

08 Jan 2018

Award-winning AMU PhD scholar joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Mannan Bashir Wani, an award-winning PhD scholar at the Aligarh Muslim University, has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit; he went missing last week.