Jamia Millia Islamia

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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.

Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

22 Mar 2020

Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

A petrol bomb was thrown in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh near an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site, police officials confirmed on Sunday.

Jamia violence: Entered university to protect 'innocent students', says police

16 Mar 2020

Jamia violence: Entered university to protect 'innocent students', says police

Three months after violence rocked Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University and brought disrepute for the Delhi Police, cops told a court on Monday that they entered the campus to protect "innocent students".

Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

01 Mar 2020

Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Shaheen Bagh, where protesters have staged a sit-in demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act since mid-December.

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

28 Feb 2020

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

Even before Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad released in theaters, many on Twitter called for its boycott.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

26 Feb 2020

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

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.

Delhi: Firing at Jamia Millia Islamia University, investigation underway

03 Feb 2020

Delhi: Firing at Jamia Millia Islamia University, investigation underway

For the third time in four days, fear took over Jamia Millia Islamia University and its surrounding areas, after a bullet was fired on Sunday night by two men, who haven't been identified yet.

FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor

31 Jan 2020

FIR against Dilip Ghosh for 'sexual remarks' against woman protestor

In yet another controversial statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party President Dilip Ghosh said that the woman protestor heckled by the party's supporters should "thank her stars."

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

30 Jan 2020

'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader

In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.

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

30 Jan 2020

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.

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

27 Jan 2020

Prashant Kishor slams Amit Shah over Shaheen Bagh remark

After Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday urged people to press the EVM button "with anger" and lashed out at the Shaheen Bagh protests in Delhi, poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor took a swipe at Shah.

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).

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

23 Jan 2020

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

A minister in the Central government has claimed he has the perfect "cure" for students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru Universities, that have been simmering with tensions for weeks now.

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

16 Jan 2020

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

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.

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

10 Jan 2020

Goa Congress leader calls CAA 'good law', defies party's stand

A Congress leader from Goa has called the Citizenship Amendment Act a good law, contradictory to the stand his party has taken.

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

20 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

19 Dec 2019

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

A man was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday after he was found possessing videos from violent protests at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia.

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.

Jamia violence: 10 arrested, none of them are students

17 Dec 2019

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.

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

16 Dec 2019

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.

Jamia violence: SC to hear plea tomorrow, if rioting stops

16 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: SC to hear plea tomorrow, if rioting stops

After a violent clash at the Jamia Millia Islamia campus on Sunday evening, the Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear a plea against police action at the university.

Cops unleash horror on Jamia students, V-C stands with them

16 Dec 2019

Cops unleash horror on Jamia students, V-C stands with them

On Sunday, the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi turned into a war-zone as cops beat students, who were protesting the newly-implemented Citizenship Act.

#CitizenshipAct protests in Delhi turn violent; buses set on fire

15 Dec 2019

#CitizenshipAct protests in Delhi turn violent; buses set on fire

As protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Act entered the third day in the national capital, a protest march in South Delhi organized by students of Jamia Millia Islamia turned violent on Sunday evening.

After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams

14 Dec 2019

After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams

A day after Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia students clashed with police forces during a protest over the Citizenship Act, the university postponed its semester examinations.

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

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.

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

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.

Jamia Millia Islamia offers free UPSC coaching, invites applications

20 May 2019

Jamia Millia Islamia offers free UPSC coaching, invites applications

The Residential Coaching Academy (Center for Coaching and Career Planning) of Jamia Millia Islamia is providing free Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) coaching for the 2020 batch, and is inviting applications for the same.

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

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.

Jamia wanted to award SRK with honorary doctorate, government denied

22 Feb 2019

Jamia wanted to award SRK with honorary doctorate, government denied

According to an RTI reply, the HRD Ministry quashed the proposal of Jamia Millia Islamia college to grant an honorary doctorate to its "most prestigious alumnus" Shah Rukh Khan, on rather flimsy grounds.

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

10 Oct 2018

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

Even after fighting for 18 years to clear his name in his wife's murder, Suhaib Ilyasi hasn't lost his enthusiasm to catch criminals - something he did before he was put behind the bars - through his famous show, 'India's Most Wanted'.

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

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.

Electrician's son bags a $100,000 job in the US

22 Aug 2018

Electrician's son bags a $100,000 job in the US

It's often said that hard work and passion take people places, and the saying couldn't be truer for Mohammad Amir Ali, an electrician's son.

#CareerBytes: Top 5 mass communication colleges for post-graduation

14 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 5 mass communication colleges for post-graduation

The ever-evolving and dynamic media industry requires learned and skilled individuals to improve mass communication methods, and keep the society well informed.

UGC recommends deemed university status for IIMC

03 Aug 2018

UGC recommends deemed university status for IIMC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).

#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India

29 Jul 2018

#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India

Ever been awed by the architectural beauty of the Taj Mahal or the intricacy of the Alhambra and wondered what brilliant minds conceived of such structures?

Women can't even protest against Jamia's new curfew-timing: Here's why

30 Jun 2018

Women can't even protest against Jamia's new curfew-timing: Here's why

Three months after relaxing curfew timing for women in hostels to 10:30 PM, Jamia Millia Islamia has updated its timings again to 9 PM. While it has naturally upset students, they can't even protest about it.

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

07 Jun 2018

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.