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Understanding Society through the Written Word

Consumable Texts in Contemporary India: Uncultured Books and Bibliographical Sociology by Suman Gupta; London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; pp x +204, ₹5,161.

An Arrested Story

A Delhi University teacher, forced into solitary confinement in an "unda cell" (egg cell), has been charged with conspiring to wage war on the state. Incredible, but there seems to be no limit to which the powers that be can stoop - accusing a wheelchair-bound man of seeking to bring down the great Indian state!

Police in the University

On Thursday, 12 September 2013, a 50 strong police contingent drawn from the Maharashtra Police Force, the Delhi Police Special Cell and the Maurice Nagar police thana, raided the residence of G N Saibaba, an assistant professor in English at Ram Lal Anand College. They brought computer technicians...
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