Jamia In The Press

Court Demands Explanation from Jamia on Denial of Admission to Hamidur Rahman

File Photo: Hamidur Rahman on campus; Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

According to a report in The Hindu titled “Notice to Jamia over denial of admission to student” dated Oct. 13, 2012, the Delhi High Court has issued a notice to Jamia on an appeal against a single bench order upholding the decision of the Vice-Chancellor to deny admission to Hamidur Rahman, a former Jamia student, in the M.A. Persian program. As ...

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Proposed Jamia Metro Station Moved

Jamia In the press

According to a PTI report dated Aug. 17, 2012, Delhi Metro on Friday shifted the proposed Jamia Nagar Metro station from the main gardens to one end of the university. Prof Khalid Moin, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology, is reported to have said, the station would now come up near Naom Chomsky Centre and that no buildings will have ...

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Firstpost.com Writes About Hamidur Rahman’s Fight for Student Democracy at Jamia

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Network 18’s popular online news portal Firstpost.com, has published a long lauding article on Hamidur Rahman’s battle with Jamia over his demand for student democracy at Jamia. The article titled “A 22-year-old rank-holder takes on mighty Jamia University over democracy” dated Aug. 15,  talks about Rahman’s activism, legal battle with Jamia, and Jamia’s attempt to harass and malign his good ...

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For Jamia Death in the Family is not a Good Enough Reason to Miss Class

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According to a Hindustan Times report titled “HC allows jamia student to take exams” dated June 4 — Mohamed Asadullah, a second year dentistry student, was debarred from taking his final exams on account of not having the required percentage of class attendance. He reportedly had a good reason to miss class. During the course of his semester, Asadullah’s sister ...

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Jamia to Confer Doctorate on Aung San Suu Kyi

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According to an article titled “Jamia to confer doctorate on Aung San Suu Kyi” in the IndiaEducationReview.com dated Jan. 30, 2012 — Jamia plans to confer an honorary doctorate to Myanmar’s noted political leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her over two-decade fight for democracy in the country. The Vice Chancellor, Najeeb Jung, is quoted to have said: “We at Jamia ...

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Jamia Left Feeling Sheepish in Court of Law

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According to a report in the Indian Express titled “Prepare teachers to check cheating during exams, HC tells Jamia” dated Jan. 13, 2012 — a part-time MBA student took Jamia  to court for canceling all his exam papers after he was allegedly caught using a cheat sheet during one of his exams. In his defense, the student claimed that the piece ...

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Jamia a Hotbed of Communalism Claims a Think Tank

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A think tank by the name of South Asia Analysis Group (SAAG), with the proclaimed objective “to advance strategic analysis and contribute to the expansion of knowledge of Indian and International security and promote public understanding,” has published a research paper on Jamia Millia Islamia titled “JAMIA MILIA ISLAMIA – Its history and the current trends,” dated Dec. 27, 2011 ...

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