Statement on the event planned by Manipur Research Forum at the official residence of the Chief Minister of Manipur

Statement on the event planned by Manipur Research Forum at the official residence of the Chief Minister of Manipur

Manipur Research Forum (MRF) is organising a book event at the official residence of the Chief Minister of Manipur on the 18th of October 2018. This is to release an edited book; the editors of the book are members of the Forum and the articles are reprints from the Forum's journal – Eastern Quarterly. We,…

“Without engaging with dissent and debates, we believe, no institution can grow to fulfil its social and democratic mission”

“Without engaging with dissent and debates, we believe, no institution can grow to fulfil its social and democratic mission”

It is with deep sense of alarm that we have learnt about the oppressive measures being introduced in Central University of Kerala by the current administration against voices of dissent, disagreements and genuine student demands. We have come across reports of administrative high handedness against students and teachers in the university. There have been attempts…

“The current political dispensation headed by the Prime Minister is mandating an atmosphere of violence and fear…”

“The current political dispensation headed by the Prime Minister is mandating an atmosphere of violence and fear…”

In light of the recent spate of killings of noted writers and intellectuals M. M. Kalburgi, Govind Pansare, and Narendra Dabholkar, and the Dadri lynching incident followed by forced nation-wide attempts at cultural policing, we feel that the current political dispensation headed by the Prime Minister is mandating an atmosphere of violence and fear. The…