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Jamia Students Hold Rally to Mark 10th Anniversary of Gujarat Genocide

Ruman Khan (left) chanting slogans at the rally; Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The All India Students Association (AISA), Jamia Unit, held a rally in Batla House, Jamia Nagar, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, to mark the tenth anniversary of the Gujarat pogrom of 2002.   People participating in the rally chanted slogans demanding justice for the victims of Gujarat violence and decried the government’s failure in holding the culprits responsible. In an ...

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News Analysis: Media and the Satanic Verses

News

Controversy has been dogging Salman Rushdie and his book “Satanic Verses” since the time the book was published. And again on the eve of Jaipur Literature Festival this month, it initiated a debate within various social, political and literary circles, as some Muslim organizations and clerics voiced their protest against the invitation of Rushdie for the festival. When, on January ...

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Delhi Women Walk the Walk at the Delhi SlutWalk

Participant of the Delhi SlutWalk; Sunday, July 31, 2011 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

After weeks of promotion and preparation for the ‘Delhi SlutWalk’ — organized in protest against the growing incidents of sexual violence towards women — Delhi women, and more specifically the students of Delhi University (DU)  who were the real people behind the walk, proved on Sunday, July 31, that not only can they talk the talk, but they can also ...

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Delhi Metro to Reach Jamia

New Delhi Metro

In an article in The Times of India titled, “Delhi Metro: Phase III to cover 105 km now” dated Jan. 19, 2011: E Sreedharan, the head of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), has announced that in the phase III extension of the Metro network, Delhi Metro will also be reaching Jamia Millia Islamia. He is quoted to have said: ...

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