Jamia In The Press

Delhi High Court Reschedules Hearing on Jamia Students Union

Jamia In the press

According to an article titled, “Jamia Students Poll: HC Judge Recuses From Hearing,” dated Dec. 21, 2011 in the magazine Outlook: Acting Chief Justice A K Sikri of the Delhi High Court today recused himself from a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) hearing seeking directions to Jamia authorities to hold students’ union elections. He cited conflict of interest as the reason, ...

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Student Alleges Victimisation Due to RTI Applications, Reports The Hindu

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According to an article titled “Student alleges victimisation due to RTI applications” published in The Hindu, dated Dec. 20, 2011, a seventeen-year-old Mohammed Mobashshir, a student of Jamia Senior Secondary School, was expelled from school a year ago for, “‘unending misbehaviour and indiscipline,” in the words of the school officials. The gist of the article is: when Mobashir questioned the ways of ...

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Jamia to Confer an Honorary Doctorate on Amartya Sen on Friday

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According to a report in The Hindu titled “Jamia to honor Amartya Sen,” dated Dec. 14, 2011: Jamia Millia Islamia is going to confer an honorary doctorate  on the Nobel Laureate, Amartya Sen, on Friday, Dec. 16, in a special convocation ceremony. Reportedly, the University wanted to award the doctorate at its annual convocation last month; however, Dr. Sen was ...

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Jamia In The Press: JNU Fire Ignites Hopes for Jamia Students

Jamia In the press

Hindustan Times; December 09, 2011: “JNU fire ignites hopes for Jamia students” Link: http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/newdelhi/JNU-fire-ignites-hopes-for-Jamia-students/Article1-779742.aspx Summary:  In light of the recent supreme court decision to lift the stay order off from JNU student union elections [Link], the article talks about what this decision could mean for student union elections at Jamia.

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