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    Precarious Lives, Invisible Deaths and Political Apathy: What India’s Migrant Crisis and State Neglect Speak of Our Times

    The lack of data on the migrant crisis and the intensity of the challenges posed by the pandemic highlight the elitist governmental narrative and the negligence of the common man’s voice.

    How sexist abuse of women in Congress amounts to political violence – and undermines American democracy

    From plans to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s being called a “f—ing b—” by her colleague Rep. Ted Yoho, it’s been...
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    Watch | The BJP’s Demand for Presidential Rule in West Bengal and Rising Political Tensions in the State

    On the demand of its workers in the West Bengal unit, the BJP has been highlighting the need for the imposition of Presidential Rule in West Bengal angering CM Mamata Banerjee and the TMC. While the former has accused the TMC of mismanagement of funds, bureaucratic corruption and lack of law and order, the TMC has continued to see it as a political vendetta ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal and has dismissed all such accusations. #WestBengalPolitcs - Story : Aditi Banerjee Editing : Akash Produced by : The New Leam - Support The New Leam - https://www.thenewleam.com/support-now/
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    Watch | Roots of Indian Agrarian Distress and the Centre’s Newly Introduced Farm Bills 2020

    Why are farmers across regions and geographical boundaries distressed in India? What kind of impact will the Centre's newly introduced farm bills have on the future of the farming sector in India? This video highlights key issues and challenges that lie ahead of the Indian agricultural sector. #FarmBill Story : Srujana Yadav Editing : Akash Produced by : The New Leam - Support The New Leam - https://www.thenewleam.com/support-now/

    From Cradle to Grave: The Pain and Agony of Gendered Violence Against Women in India

    From birth to old age, women in India are victims of sexual assault and social violence, highlighting the pathologies of a culture that worships the goddess but demeans the woman of flesh and blood.

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    OPINION

    Are We Destined to Live with Violence?

    Is it ever possible to combat violence, and find ourselves in a world that generates love, calmness and peace?

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?