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  • IM arrests: Two detained Jamia residents released after protests 24-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: After long protests by Jamia residents backed by AAP and Congress leaders on Sunday, the two students who were detained by the police in connection with the arrest of IM operatives were released late evening. They were, however, asked by the special cell to join the probe later....
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? 27-02-2014 11:01 PM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • Batla House encounter: Delhi High Court denies bail to convict Shahzad 16-01-2014 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: Shahzad Ahmed, convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter, was on Thursday denied bail by the Delhi High Court, which also admitted his appeal against his conviction and life sentence in the case. A bench of justices PK Bhasin and JR Midha dismissed the bail plea of Shahzad,...
  • Najeeb Jung appointed Delhi Lieutenant Governor from outside panel of suggested names 20-12-2013 05:20 PM

    Former Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Milia University Najeeb Jung was appointed Delhi's Lieutenant Governor from outside a panel of five names which was earlier prepared by the Home Ministry. In reply to an RTI query, filed by activist Subhash Chandra Agarwal, the government revealed that initially a list of five names...
  • Give thrust to problem solving in higher education: Murthy 12-11-2013 08:30 PM

    Infosys co-founder and Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy, on Tuesday, said higher education and research in the country has to give more thrust towards solving problems. "I'm very positive about the trend of scientific research in India; ....a thrust has to given by higher education and scientific research in the...
  • Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates 93rd Foundation Day 29-10-2013 10:37 PM

    Jamia Millia Islamia, on Tuesday, celebrated its 93rd foundation day with the announcement of a unique email id for students and teachers of the central university. "Centre for Information Technology at Jamia will soon provide a unique email id to all students enrolled in Jamia. "This channel of communication between...
  • Irfanullah Khan, other eminent Muslim leaders join AAP 29-08-2013 07:07 PM

    Former JD(U) leader Irfanullah Khan and heritage activist Firoz Ahmed Bakht were among a group of eminent persons from the Muslim community who joined Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday. Welcoming the leaders, Kejriwal said, "Muslims have been treated as bonded and used as vote bank by Congress....
  • Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's book released on Monday 26-08-2013 09:01 PM

    A book penned by Lt Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, written while he was Vice Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia, was released on Monday. Professor Khalid Mehmood of the Department of Urdu, released the book "The Sting of a Bee" at a function held at Jamia Millia Islamia, an official...
  • HC rejects Jamia BDS student's plea against expulsion 18-08-2013 10:42 AM

    The Delhi High Court has rejected a student's plea challenging his expulsion by Jamia Milia Islamia for allegedly using fraudulent means to help students get admission in the BDS course. Upholding the findings of the university's disciplinary committee against Yashpal Singh Nagar, Justice V K Jain said, "Though the petitioner...
  • Batla House case: Discontent in Azamgarh over Shahzad's conviction 30-07-2013 12:06 PM

    Azamgarh: The decision of the Saket court in Batla House encounter case in Delhi's Jamia Nagar area has come as a huge disappointment for Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh. Azamgarh is already facing the charge of being a hotbed of terrorists and the Batla House encounter case and Shahzad Ahmed's conviction...
  • Batla House encounter: Politics continue even as IM operative convicted 25-07-2013 10:58 PM

    IM operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. ...
  • I stick to my stand on Batla House encounter: Digvijaya Singh 25-07-2013 07:39 PM

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he is sticking to his stand on wanting a judical probe in the Batla House encounter. ...
  • IM operative found guilty of killing Delhi Police officer at Batla House 25-07-2013 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Lone Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmed was on Thursday convicted in the 2008 Batla House encounter case by a Delhi court for murdering a police inspector and assaulting other officers. He has been found guilty of obstructing a public servant in the line of duty. The quantum of...
  • Was the Batla House encounter genuine or staged? Court verdict today 25-07-2013 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday deliver its verdict on whether the 2008 Batla House encounter was genuine or staged. The court will decide on whether police inspector MC Sharma was killed by alleged India Mujahideen operatives. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists and inspector Sharma were killed in...
  • Voters applaud SC verdict on debarring lawmakers 12-07-2013 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict disqualifying convicted legislators is being applauded by voters across the country who think it would help eradicate corruption and clean up political space. GR Syed, professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, told IANS: "After independence, politics in our country has become a playground for criminals....
  • Najeeb Jung sworn in as the new Lt Governor of Delhi 09-07-2013 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: Jamia Milia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung has been sworn in as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. The former IAS officer is replacing Tejinder Khanna. Jung joined the IAS Madhya Pradesh cadre in 1973 and worked in various capacities in Madhya Pradesh and the central governments. He has...
  • Shabana Azmi to get her fourth doctorate 11-06-2013 02:35 PM

    Mumbai: Shabana Azmi is the most academically qualified actress in India by far and now the veteran actress is all set to receive another doctorate, this time from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Wednesday. This would be the 'Masoom' actress's fourth honorary degree. Earlier, she has received the same...
  • Jamia to honour Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen today 16-12-2011 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: After honouring Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama last year, Jamia Milia Islamia will this year honour economist Amartya Sen, another Nobel Laureate, with an honorary doctorate. Sen, whose work on welfare economics, particularly on the causes of famine, won him a Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998,...
  • Chidambaram claims Kishenji encounter not fake 30-11-2011 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday backed West Bengal government's claim the Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a gunfight and not in a fake encounter. Chidambaram, while addressing a press conference in New Delhi, said that the November 24 police encounter in which Kishenji was killed was...
  • Jamia Millia conferred with minority status 22-02-2011 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) on Tuesday observed that the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is a minority education institution founded by the Muslims for the benefit of community. "We hold that the Jamia Millia Islamia is a minority education institution," said the three-member bench of...
  • Egypt crisis: Indian Muslims want Mubarak out 06-02-2011 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the crises in Egypt, Muslim community in the national capital today lent support to its brethren, demanding ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, in the African nation. "Mass street protests in Egypt clearly shows the will of the people that they want their president to quit....
  • Hindu yoga teacher at Uttar Pradesh madrassa 24-12-2010 03:20 PM

    Karari: Shortly after reciting 'Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim' from the Holy Quran, hundreds of students at a madrassa here fall in line for their first lesson of the day - yoga taught by a Hindu teacher. Imdadul-Jamia-Uloom Madrassa in Karari town in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district has introduced yoga lessons for...
  • 22-yr-old Jamia student beaten to death 28-09-2010 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old student of Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi was on Tuesday beaten to death allegedly by two former students of the University, police said. The University has been closed for two days from Wednesday following the incident. "The second-year student Shahrukh was called outside the campus...
  • Dengue menace worst in Delhi's Jamia Nagar 19-08-2010 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: The dengue menace continues in the city with Jamia Nagar still being the worst hit, with sources saying around 4000 cases have been reported in Jamia and Okhla. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has finally confirmed a dengue outbreak in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar. Almost every house...
  • Dengue cases rise in Delhi, Jamia worst hit 16-08-2010 08:34 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi is in the grip of a severe dengue outbreak and Jamia Nagar colony is one of the worst-hit areas of the capital. Local politicians claim dengue related cases could be as high as 2,000 in the colony, which is 10 times the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's estimates...