Faculty, students say space for free thinking shrinking

The controversy over a play based on Mahasweta Devi’s short story Draupadi, enacted at Central University of Haryana in Mahendragarh, about 150-km south-west of Delhi, this past week has turned the campus into a battleground between academicians and right-wing organisation

The uproar over the enactment of a play has left the faculty and students scared to discuss sensitive issues in classrooms or on campus.Read more