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'No justification in keeping university open': AMU V-C Tariq Mansoor writes open letter as students continue to boycott classes, examinations
India

'No justification in keeping university open': AMU V-C Tariq Mansoor writes open letter as students continue to boycott classes, examinations

TariqMansoor, the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has written an open letter to the students of the varsity, who have continued to boycott classes and examinations

AMU students block Aligarh-Moradabad highway, demand release of peer arrested for heckling V-C during Republic Day speech
India

AMU students block Aligarh-Moradabad highway, demand release of peer arrested for heckling V-C during Republic Day speech

Hundreds of AMU students overnight blocked traffic on the main Aligarh-Moradabad Highway demanding release of a student who was held for allegedly heckling the AMU Vice Chancellor during his Republic Day speech

'My son is not capable of instigating secession,' says mother of missing anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam after police raids at his Bihar home
India

'My son is not capable of instigating secession,' says mother of missing anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam after police raids at his Bihar home

The police carried out a raid at the ancestral house of anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam, who has been slapped with a sedition case in the national capital for alleged inflammatory speeches he gave at Shaheen Bagh and the Jamia Milia Islamia

As vice-chancellors walk tightrope between protests and protocol, creation of room for dissent may remedy admin lapses at campuses
India

As vice-chancellors walk tightrope between protests and protocol, creation of room for dissent may remedy admin lapses at campuses

The violence witnessed within Jamia Millia Islamia, AMU and JNU stirred up a movement seeking safety within campuses all over the country, serving as a reminder of the strength of politics, but also showing the administrative heads of the affected institutions in a grim light

Will bury alive those raising slogans against Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, says BJP's Raghuraj Singh at CAA awareness rally in Aligarh
India

Will bury alive those raising slogans against Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, says BJP's Raghuraj Singh at CAA awareness rally in Aligarh

The BJP leader made the statement on Sunday while addressing a rally in Aligarh to create awareness about the Citizenship Amendment Act.

From Jadavpur to JNU, student protests gained momentum since 2014; India ranks third in number of attacks on education community
India

From Jadavpur to JNU, student protests gained momentum since 2014; India ranks third in number of attacks on education community

Attacks at three university campuses – Jamia Millia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) – within a span of three weeks resulted in injuries to students and raised questions on the role of the police in containing such violence and the safety of varsities in the country

CAA protesters gather at Gandhi statue in London, demand withdrawal of new citizenship law and plans to hold nationwide NRC
India

CAA protesters gather at Gandhi statue in London, demand withdrawal of new citizenship law and plans to hold nationwide NRC

Hundreds of students and other groups gathered around the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square in London on Saturday to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India

Anti-CAA protests at AMU: Actions of UP Police motivated by desire to 'show students their place', says HRLN fact-finding report
India

Anti-CAA protests at AMU: Actions of UP Police motivated by desire to 'show students their place', says HRLN fact-finding report

The actions of the Uttar Pradesh Police on 15 and 16 December at Aligarh Muslim University were brutal but also vindictive, a fact-finding report by HRLN has said.

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies
Politics

AMU, BHU bear witness to rising violence, polarisation as political parties invade campuses to spread their ideologies

Both the BHU and the AMU have been witness to 'academic interference', giving space for outsider and anti-social forces to create a disruptive environment in India's educational hubs