As the editors of a social science journal resign, Apoorvanand asks: ‘Why do powerful people tasked with furthering glorious intellectual legacies turn out to be gods with feet of clay?’
“Sage representative suggested dropping piece from the first issue on the basis of informal chat with a clerk at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting”.
In this atmosphere of hate and suspicion, India needs people who will stand up and not flinch from defending those citizens who are under attack.
Muslims must say that they are here to stay, that nobody has a right to tell them to leave the country, that they will live here with their Muslim-ness just as Hindus live with their Hindu-ness and think that it is the only Indian way.
What is to become of us if communal, majoritarian language continues to be used and we do not oppose it?
The lynch mob is now targeting one of Delhi University’s most loved and respected professors.
On the anniversary of Afzal Guru’s hanging return questions that have remained unanswered, questions that we refuse to face.
Two RSS ideologues, who have no works of literature to their name, are set to take the stage at the Jaipur Literature Festival. But why is no one speaking up against it?
In response to what they say is a concerted government attack on universities, teachers from several institutions in Delhi came together to talk about the importance of academic freedom.