All Indians MatterApril 04, 2023
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Govt wants intellectual hegemony, hence the crackdown on academic freedom

Academic freedom and institutional autonomy have declined significantly in India since the Narendra Modi government came to power. This has been emphasised by independent studies but we don’t need them to see what’s going on. Why is academic freedom important to society and, indeed, individual freedoms? Suhas Palshikar, academician and social and political scientist, speaks to All Indians Matter.