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Aug 14, 2019
As student activists debate Article 370, university administrations, state govts crack whip on dissenting voicesState governments and university administrations have taken a stern view of students expressing opposition to the Centre's standpoint on Article 370.
Jul 07, 2019
PM Narendra Modi meets Jamia Millia Islamia VC, assures her of all assistance in setting up medical college-cum-hospitalPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Jamia Millia Islamia vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar and assured her of all assistance in setting up a medical college-cum-hospital. Akhtar sought a special grant-in-aid for the centenary celebrations of the institution that will happen next year. Akhtar called on President and Visitor of the University, Ram Nath Kovind on 1 July and apprised him of the steps taken for improving academic and research activities in the university.
Jul 13, 2018
AMU should provide quota if it can't prove minority status, says SC/ST panel: Varsity walks tightrope between minority character, reservationsAdding a new twist to the ongoing controversy over minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the National Commission for Scheduled Castes is planning to order the university to implement the reservation policy or submit documents supporting its claim to prove the university's minority status.
Apr 24, 2018
Delhi HC recalls earlier order opposing minority status of Jamia Millia Islamia UniversityThe Delhi High Court on Tuesday recalled its order taking on record an affidavit of the NDA government saying Jamia Millia Islamia was not a minority institution, and striking off the response of the erstwhile UPA government supporting its minority status.
Oct 09, 2017
UGC wants AMU to drop 'Muslim', BHU to drop 'Hindu' from name: Knee-jerk recommendation ignores historyHowever the UGC recommendations overlooks the reason why AMU and BHU came into existence, which precedes the secular narrative of the post-Independent India.
Oct 07, 2017
Jamia Millia Islamia hasn't had a students' union in 11 years, thanks to clashing ideas of democracyJamia Millia Islamia — where nearly 17,000 study — banned its students’ union in 2006
Aug 07, 2017
Jamia Millia Islamia likely to lose minority institution tag: Centre set to reverse 2011 stanceThe Centre is set to withdraw the minority status accorded to Jamia Millia Islamia, a prominent education institute in Delhi.
May 29, 2017
Manipur governor Najma Heptulla is Jamia Millia Islamia's first woman chancellorManipur governor and former minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed as the chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas College clash: Students' protests at colleges are inevitable whether govts like them or notRamjas College clash was just a spark since students across Delhi have been waging small and big battles for months now be it against the changed rules for UGC fellowships, discriminatory hostel rules for women or the JNU incident in 2016
Aug 17, 2016
Jamia Millia Islamia students call of protests over 'surprise checks' by the Delhi PoliceStudents at Jamia Millia Islamia who have been protesting since four days against the "surprise checks" by police in the varsity hostels called off the agitation on Wednesday after the Vice Chancellor assured them of "zero police presence" on campus