Jamia Millia Islamia

  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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 Millia Islamia provides self-defence training to girls 19-12-2012 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: The brutal gangrape in Delhi has put the focus on security for women. But there is one place in Delhi where school girls are learning the art of self-defence. A group of specially-trained women constables helps girls learn self defence. Sixteen-year-old Mariya Khan oozes confidence as she walks...
  • 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....
  • 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...