India’s shrinking academic freedoms
All Indians MatterMarch 17, 2023
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India’s shrinking academic freedoms

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

The ‘Academic Freedom Index Update 2023’ has confirmed what we’ve known for a while: academic and cultural freedom, and institutional autonomy, have declined significantly in India since the Narendra Modi government came to power. The areas of concern span the gamut, from freedom to research and teach to campus integrity. Academic freedom is a derivative of freedom of thought and is critical to the evolution of society. Please listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.