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 |  7-minute read
Iqbal, Jinnah, Two-nation theory, Aligarh Muslim University

The deeper roots to the current controversy over Aligarh Muslim University

It is vital to recall what AMU stood for before 1947. Contemporary demands for AMU to be reformed lie deep within this past.


 |  5-minute read
Communalism, Partition, Right-wing, Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Why India badly needs that Jinnah portrait at AMU

Removing his portrait will be a step towards erasing his sins from our memories.


 |  5-minute read
Karnataka election, Karnataka Assembly polls, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Amusu

Was AMU-Jinnah controversy used to split Karnataka polls mandate?

Caught between a portrait and Hindutva, the varsity shows the way.


 |  4-minute read
Jinnah portrait, BJP, Raja mahendra pratap singh, Captain abhimanyu

Haryana minister’s comments on renaming AMU are low on facts, high on bigotry

Raja Mahendra Pratap stood against the BJP’s brand of politics, and yes, the university does have his portraits, not one but two.


 |  5-minute read
Higher Education, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, UGC

Why UGC fails to address problems that ail AMU, BHU

Higher education in India faces bigger challenges such as poor quality of infrastructure and low rate of enrolment.


 |  3-minute read
Parliament, UP Assembly Polls, Aligarh Muslim University, AMU

How BJP plans to use AMU's minority status to polarise UP polls

The party may raise the issue in a major way, in and outside Parliament.


 |  Breaking Views  |  4-minute read
AMU, Muslim, Communalism, Aligarh Muslim University

My visit to Aligarh Muslim University: Anger against media growing

A feeling here is palpable that most of the press only wants to show Muslims in negative terms.


 |  Negative Universe  |  2-minute read
AMU, Aligarh, AMU Vice Chancellor, Women's right

How Aligarh Muslim University is failing itself

AMU opening its library doors for women undergrads is too little, too late.


 |  2-minute read
HRD Ministry, Shiv Sena, Iraq, Aligarh Muslim University

Making sense of breaking stories

Short analysis of the day's leading developing headlines.


 |  The Other  |  4-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, Raja Mahendra Pratap, Aligarh Muslim University

The Raja of AMU that did not belong to BJP

In a communally-charged Modi-fied India, where we are either Hindus or Muslims, it is difficult to imagine the complexities of a historical figure.