Lead article by Ananya Vajpeyi: Why Sheldon Pollock matters – The Hindu

In February, a group of academics and others petitioned Rohan Murty to remove and the world’s foremost Sanskrit scholar, from the general editorship of the Murty Classical Library of India (MCLI).

The evidence that according to the petitioners indicts Prof. Pollock is his public support for the students at the Jawaharlal […]

It’s politics, stupid | The Indian Express

The hounding of Sheldon Pollock has little to do with academic or intellectual standards

Source: It’s politics, stupid | The Indian Express