Central University of Kerala

Fallout of proto-fascist remarks? CUK circular asks teachers not to give anti-national lectures

When contacted, several faculty members expressed their displeasure and pointed out that the circular did not define what constituted anti-national statements and lectures.

published on : 7th September 2021

Kerala varsity revokes suspension of teacher who called RSS-BJP 'proto-fascist', issues warning

The university withdrew the suspension after he wrote to the vice-chancellor expressing "regret" for the embarrassment, if any, caused to the university after his online session was leaked

published on : 10th June 2021

Revoke suspension of CUK professor Gilbert Sebastian: Binoy Viswam

In his letter to the Union minister, Vishwam said attempts to restrict free thought, especially in educational institutions, were a matter of concern.

published on : 25th May 2021

Central University of Kerala VC was under 'pressure' to suspend teacher who criticised BJP-RSS

Rule 9 of the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules gives protection to government employees from action for views expressed in official capacity or while performing duties assigned to them.

published on : 22nd May 2021

Debate professor who called RSS proto-fascist, don't silence him: Shashi Tharoor

Writing on Twitter and Facebook, Tharoor said he had expressed concern about the dwindling space for dissent on campuses when discussing the National Education Policy.

published on : 21st May 2021

Central University of Kerala suspends assistant professor for calling BJP-RSS 'proto-fascist organisation'

In an online class on April 19, he also questioned the central government's decision to export covid vaccines when the country's demands were not met.

published on : 17th May 2021

CUK teacher calls BJP a proto-fascist organisation in online class, ABVP demands action

An assistant professor in the Department of International Relations and Politics, made the comment while taking an online class on 'Fascism and Nazism' for the first semester students.

published on : 20th April 2021