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Delhi HC directs JMI, school not to discontinue contractual teachers services

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 07:26 PM IST
The court’s order came while hearing pleas by several teachers seeking to regularise or confirm them as permanent employees and to restrain the management from illegally terminating their services in the interregnum.
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Farmers raise slogans during their protest against the Center's new farm laws at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(PTI)
Farmers raise slogans during their protest against the Center's new farm laws at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(PTI)

Students join farmers in protest at Delhi’s borders

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 03:05 AM IST
Most of these students are from Delhi University (DU), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Punjab University, Jamia Millia Islamia, and Ambedkar University.
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On Saturday, the police, through Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Amit Prasad, filed the supplementary charge sheet mentioning the permission granted by the Delhi government for Imam’s prosecution under sedition and promoting religious enmity.(ANI file photo)
On Saturday, the police, through Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Amit Prasad, filed the supplementary charge sheet mentioning the permission granted by the Delhi government for Imam’s prosecution under sedition and promoting religious enmity.(ANI file photo)

Court takes cognisance of offence of sedition against Sharjeel Imam

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 05:19 AM IST
Imam was arrested on January 28 from Bihar’s Jehanabad in the case related to violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) near Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in December last year.
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Security personnel outside Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi on Monday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Security personnel outside Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi on Monday.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

A year after Jamia violence: Lives upended, campus stays on edge

By Kainat Sarfaraz and Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 05:58 AM IST
Following the events of December 15, the university strengthened security, regulating the entry of outsiders more strictly, repairing the damaged Central library and old library, and erasing protest graffiti on the campus.
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The move comes after a section of protesters at another protest site, the Tikri border, on Thursday, had held up posters demanding the release of political activists and intellectuals like Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde.(HT Photos)
The move comes after a section of protesters at another protest site, the Tikri border, on Thursday, had held up posters demanding the release of political activists and intellectuals like Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde.(HT Photos)

At Singhu border, banners ask protesters to uphold dignity of stir

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Another banner read, “The farmers are conducting peaceful protests in different parts of the country. Kindly cooperate with them to uphold the dignity of their movement. They (farmers) are innocent and responsible for providing food to the nation.”
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The decision was taken after a meeting of university officials with vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar and deans of all faculties on Wednesday.(File photo for representation)
The decision was taken after a meeting of university officials with vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar and deans of all faculties on Wednesday.(File photo for representation)

Jamia Millia Islamia to hold semesters in monitored online mode

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 02:29 AM IST
Keeping in mind the Covid-19 pandemic, Jamia Millia Islamia will hold its semester exams in December in the online mode using the “proctored ” method, which uses technology to monitor a user computer’s webcam and audio to check for unfair means.
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Graffitis are seen at now dismantled anti CAA, NRC and NPR protest site in Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Graffitis are seen at now dismantled anti CAA, NRC and NPR protest site in Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

In Delhi riots charge sheet, police claim outsiders launched Shaheen Bagh

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:50 AM IST
In the charge sheet, filed on Sunday in the Karkardooma court, the special cell alleged that Imam and his accomplices had distributed pamplets, mobilised clerics from nearby mosques and made announcements.
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Jamia Millia Islamia
Jamia Millia Islamia

Jamia Millia Islamia to push for medical education, says VC

By Kainat Sarfaraz | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:04 AM IST
JMI vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar, who was speaking at a function to mark 100 years of the university’s foundation, said the Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of strengthening medical education and infrastructure
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A 1920 photo of the group of students and teachers, including Zakir Husain (third row; second from left) who started Jamia Millia Islamia with Lala Lajpat Rai (second row, holding a cane).(Courtesy: Jamia Premchand Archives & Literary Center)
A 1920 photo of the group of students and teachers, including Zakir Husain (third row; second from left) who started Jamia Millia Islamia with Lala Lajpat Rai (second row, holding a cane).(Courtesy: Jamia Premchand Archives & Literary Center)

100 years of Jamia Millia Islamia: Institute with roots in national struggle

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 01:33 PM IST
On October 29, 2020, JMI turns 100, and from temporary quarters in an ashram to operating out of a set of tents for four years, the educational institution today has five schools with nine distinct faculties, 39 departments and 30 centres that educate over 21,000 students of various religious, caste, and class affiliations.
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Jamia Millia Islamia.(HT file)
Jamia Millia Islamia.(HT file)

Jamia Millia Islamia researchers develop saliva-based Covid-19 testing kit

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 08:32 AM IST
The team of scientists from Multidisciplinary Centre for Advanced Research and Studies (MCARS) at JMI along with experts from other institutes have developed a RNA extraction free saliva-based detection technology for COVID-19, it said.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Jamia Millia Islamia UG, PG entrance tests from October 10

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Jamia Millia Islamia Entrance Test 2020: Applicants can download admit cards, which will also mention the venue for the exam, from the university’s website seven days before the respective admission test.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.

Jamia Entrance Exam 2020 date announced, check here

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2020 09:12 PM IST
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Sunday that entrance tests for admission to 126 undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes will commence from October 10.
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Jain said that it was in response to the court’s remarks concerning representation of a Muslim man in green T-shirt.
Jain said that it was in response to the court’s remarks concerning representation of a Muslim man in green T-shirt.

SC: Mindful of need to protect free speech

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 12:06 AM IST
The court also objected to the affidavit referring to certain shows telecast by NDTV in 2008 and 2010 on “Hindu Terror,” with justice Chandrachud asking what the relevance of the shows was to this case.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University

Jamia Millia Islamia to conduct entrance test for UG, PG courses

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Jamia Millia Islamia was considering having merit-based admissions this year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic but in the Executive Council (EC) meeting held on Tuesday, it decided to hold entrance tests for admission.
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Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) student Asif Iqbal Tanha, who was arrested under a stringent anti-terror law — the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act — in a case related to the communal violence in north-east Delhi in February that left 53 people dead.(File photo for representation)
Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) student Asif Iqbal Tanha, who was arrested under a stringent anti-terror law — the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act — in a case related to the communal violence in north-east Delhi in February that left 53 people dead.(File photo for representation)

Riots: Jamia student held under UAPA denied bail

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 08:03 AM IST
The court, while rejecting the bail, said the statements of the protected witnesses in the case reflected the role of many suspects, including Tanha, regarding the protest sites and how everything was planned.
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Jamia Millia Islamia.(HT file)
Jamia Millia Islamia.(HT file)

Covid-19: Jamia considers merit-based admissions this year

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 10:46 AM IST
The university hold entrance exams for admission to 56 undergraduate and 15 postgraduate courses in June every year. This year, the tests have not been held till now due to the prevailing situation.
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At the core of Kabir Khan’s masala entertainers, there is always a subtle, yet strong, political and social message.(Shivangi Kulkarni)
At the core of Kabir Khan’s masala entertainers, there is always a subtle, yet strong, political and social message.(Shivangi Kulkarni)

HT Brunch Cover story: Kabir Khan’s crossover politics

By Ananya Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Anecdotes from the life of a documentary filmmaker, who easily transformed into making Bollywood blockbusters. How did he strike the balance?
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Inshah Bashir is a pioneer of women wheelchair basketball in Kashmir.(HT Photo)
Inshah Bashir is a pioneer of women wheelchair basketball in Kashmir.(HT Photo)

Youth icons of Kashmir are harbingers of hope

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times/Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 12:32 AM IST
They not only dodged the restrictions but also overcame physical challenges to emerge winners in these troubled times.
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The batch of PILs sought setting up a special investigation team or a fact-finding committee as well as medical treatment, compensation and interim protection from arrest for students and registration of FIRs against erring police officers.(PTI file photo)
The batch of PILs sought setting up a special investigation team or a fact-finding committee as well as medical treatment, compensation and interim protection from arrest for students and registration of FIRs against erring police officers.(PTI file photo)

Police oppose SIT investigation in Jamia violence case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:32 AM IST
Additional solicitor general Aman Lekhi, appearing for police, told a bench of chief justice DN Patel and justice Prateek Jalan that the pleas alleging ruthless and excessive use of force and aggression by police and paramilitary forces on students at the varsity, were not maintainable.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University

Jamia’s performance for 2019-20 ‘outstanding’ according to MHRD evaluation, says university

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 05:10 PM IST
JMI secured 95.23 per cent in an overall assessment, as indicated in a letter sent to the university by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
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At least 53 people had died and 400 others were injured in the riots in February.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
At least 53 people had died and 400 others were injured in the riots in February.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar granted bail in Delhi violence case

By Richa Banka| Edited by Meenakshi Ray | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 03:17 PM IST
Safoora Zargar approached the court seeking bail on the ground that she is pregnant and has severe medical complications.
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Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel walk past burnt and damaged shops, which were allegedly set on fire by miscreants during communal violence last week.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Safoora Zargar was one of main conspirators, pregnancy no ground for bail: Delhi Police tells court

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Zargar, a MPhil student of Jamia Millia Islamia, was arrested on April 10 for allegedly conspiring with other persons to instigate and start riots in northeast Delhi. At least 53 people died and 400 others were injured in the riots in February.
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Security guards at Jamia Millia Islamia University wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus infection, in New Delhi.(Photo: Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)
Security guards at Jamia Millia Islamia University wearing protective face masks as a precautionary measure against coronavirus infection, in New Delhi.(Photo: Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)

Jamia cancels ‘pen and paper’ exams, will assess students online

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 11:41 PM IST
In May, the university had said it would conduct offline exams for final-year students only if the Covid-19 situation in the city improved.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University. (PTI)
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University. (PTI)

COVID-19: Jamia Millia Islamia to open its offices with 50 per cent staff

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 07:07 PM IST
All offices of the university are to be opened with 50 per cent staff from 9 am to 5.30 pm on all working days, the order said, adding the rotation of employees by 50 per cent will be decided by their respective Heads of the Department. 
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Police also said that with respect to the three FIRs on the violence, charge sheets have already been filed in Saket court against 20 accused, none of whom are students of the varsity.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Police also said that with respect to the three FIRs on the violence, charge sheets have already been filed in Saket court against 20 accused, none of whom are students of the varsity.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Violence at Jamia was ‘well-planned’, Delhi Police tell HC

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 03:17 AM IST
While replying to six pleas filed in Jamia violence, Delhi police advocates Amit Mahajan and Rajat Nair, told court the intention of the mob was to disrupt law and order in the area.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University. (PTI)
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University. (PTI)

Jamia sends stranded hostellers back to J-K in special bus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 08:39 AM IST
Two university guards, who are former army men, are also accompanying students in the bus, the varsity said.
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Several students wrote to Jamia’s vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar, saying they feared for their safety while travelling.
Several students wrote to Jamia’s vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar, saying they feared for their safety while travelling.

Students oppose Jamia move asking students to vacate campus hostels

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 02:59 AM IST
The university said hostel provosts would arrange transportation for them as per the travel protocol of their respective home states.
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File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.(PTI)
File photo of Jamia Millia Islamia University.(PTI)

Jamia Millia Islamia asks hostellers to vacate rooms and return home amid Covid-19 lockdown

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2020 06:56 AM IST
The university was shut owing to the coronavirus pandemic and would reopen in August.
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At the national level the Jamia Millia Islamia has been ranked at 10th position, which is also an improvement from 11 last year.(HT file)
At the national level the Jamia Millia Islamia has been ranked at 10th position, which is also an improvement from 11 last year.(HT file)

Jamia Millia Islamia improves RUR rankings, now ranked 538 worldwide

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 02:04 PM IST
The varsity has been ranked at 538 positions among the world’s 1,100 universities assessed, improving its position from 631 last year.
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Jamia Milia Islamia. (HT File)
Jamia Milia Islamia. (HT File)

Jamia Millia starts yoga and mindfulness sessions for hostel residents amid lockdown

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Presently the university has started training sessions for residents of its MMA Jauhar Hall hostel and will gradually provide it for residents of other hostels too, they said.
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