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AMU’s academic session to begin in August

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will start the academic session 2020-21 for existing and new students from August 1, and September 1, respectively. The admission and departmental tests for various courses have been rescheduled in July/early August and complete new admissions by August 31, 2020. It was decided at a meeting, chaired by Vice […]

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AMU suspends classes, sessional tests over COVID-19 outbreak

Aligarh:  In wake of coronavirus, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has suspended all its classes including sessional tests in the University and its schools till March 22. However, all examinations of the University and schools will be held as per schedule. The Off Campus centres at Murshidabad, Malappuram and Kishanganj will follow the directives of […]

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Ex-AMU student leader refuses to retract statement, gets booked

Aligarh: Former Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students’ union president, Faizul Hasan, has refused to withdraw his statement in which he had said, “Muslims can destroy anything if they wish to do and the community has constantly been tested since 1947.” A case was registered against Hasan under Section 153(A) of IPC (promoting disharmony, enmity or […]

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AMU students, teachers ‘expel’ VC, Registrar

Aligarh: In an unprecedented move, the teachers, students and non-teaching staff of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have ‘expelled’ their Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor and Registrar S. Abdul Hamid. Soon after the restoration of internet services in Aligarh on Sunday, the students and teachers released a statement announcing the expulsion. The notice stated that the VC and Registrar […]

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End campus violence or quit: Indian students in US to Amit Shah

Mumbai: Terming its as a “gross violation of human rights” around 400 Indian students studying in various American universities have condemned the “brutal police violence unleashed against students” of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University last Sunday. They have also called upon Union Home Minister Amit Shah to immediately take the necessary steps to curb […]