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While the students boycotted most of the classes during the day, nearly 900 students attended a scheduled class by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and discussed Karl Marx and his celebrated work Das Kapital.
ByKainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
Ashoka University acknowledges lapses in institutional processes over resignations of political commentator Pratap Bhanu Mehta and noted economist Arvind Subramanian from its faculty.
News of Mehta’s exit broke on Thursday—he resigned on March 15—and caused a stir among students and faculty of the university, and the academic community across India and overseas.
ByFareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
Breaking their silence after a week, the board which includes the chancellor, vice-chancellor and the chairman of the board of trustees of the varsity said they express "deep regret at the recent events".
Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
Academics write open letter, term Mehta’s exit ‘dangerous attack on academic freedom’
ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi