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Harvard fires economics professor over article on Islamic terrorism

Posted on 09 December 2011

Harvard University has decided to remove courses taught by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy at its annual summer school session, terming his views as ” reprehensible” in a controversial piece he wrote on Islamic terrorism in India.
At a meeting of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, faculty members voted with an “overwhelming majority” to remove two economics courses - ‘Quantitative Methods in Economics and Business’ and ‘Economic Development in India and East Asia’ - that Swamy teaches. In a July op-ed piece for an Indian publication, Swamy had recommended demolishing hundreds of mosques and suggested that only Muslims in India who “acknowledge that their ancestors were Hindus” should be allowed to vote. ……………………………………….Full Article: Source

 
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