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India: IIT Madras unhappy with rationalism and Modi critique - weblinks to commentary and statements

by, 30 May 2015

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a compilation of URLs following the derecognition of a student group by IIT Madras | update on 7 June 2015: Faced with big public pressure the IIT administration has revoked the ban order. IITM administration’s decision to step back has lessons for us in that we should resist arbitrary and retrograde decisions at all our workplaces

IIT-Madras reprimands students’ body that criticised Narendra Modi
and saffronisation by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai | Updated: May 29, 2015

IIT Madras and Modi Government Play Big Brother, Ban Student Group by The Wire Staff, 29 MAy 2015

’Still don’t know reason for undemocratic ban’: IIT-M students
by Abhishek Saha, Hindustan Times, New Delhi| Updated: May 29, 2015

Facing flak, Ministry & IIT-M defend ban on student group: Authorities say that the group did not follow guidelines prescribed by Sruthisagar Yamunan, Anita Joshua (The Hindu May 30, 2015)

IIT-Madras’ ban on student body that criticised PM Modi is a
national shame by Sandip Roy May 30, 2015

Abridged version of statement issued by the Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle (APSC) regarding the banning of the group by IIT Madras

Full text of Arundhati Roy’s statement in support of Ambedkar Periyar group de-recognised by IIT Madras

In solidarity with Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle: JTSA

PEN Delhi condemns the ’derecognition’ and effective banning of the Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC) by IIT Madras

Higher abdication: IIT Madras episode shows up an academic leadership that signed the government’s dotted line by Pratap Bhanu Mehta
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Signed letter from a hundred leading research institutions expressing disappointment with IITM administration’s for its actions on the APSC issue

India: Withdraw police case against Prof Kancha Ilaiah and roll back the ban on Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle - Press release by PADS

PUDR statement regarding the ban on Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC)

Ban on Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle at IIT Madras revoked

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