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Sir Syed’s relevance in contemporary India

By Javid Ahmad Ahanger
Here I recall the prophetic words of Zakir Hussain, the third President of India, who referred to AMU as a laboratory of Indian pluralism. It is this pluralism that needs to be cherished keeping all political differences aside. It is AMU alone that has the ability to create a tolerant multicultural society.

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Press Release: South Asia Solidarity Group deplores attacks on AMU

They want to take away people’s rights to dissent and freedom of expression and this is why they are targeting academic institutions — first they attacked JNU and now AMU. It is deplorable that the Uttar Pradesh police have supported the attackers, who belong to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Hindu Yuva Vahini.

What Explains the Police Crackdown on AMU?

By Abhay Kumar
the government is increasingly scuttling the democratic spaces within the universities and imposing its agendas of saffronisation and privatisation of education. Yet, I am inclined to argue that when it comes to an educational institute with a large population of Muslims, the approach of the State often becomes more prejudiced.