Thursday, July 7, 2022

Aishani Khurana

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Aishani Khurana is pursuing Mphil in Sociology at JNU, New Delhi.

Reimagining the University Beyond the Tyranny of Numbers

Can we imagine the university space beyond the hegemony of graded hierarchies, an obsession with degrees and qualifications to make it creative, holistic and enduring?

Public Education is a Right and not a Commodity, Why the Struggle at JNU is Justified

Public education is increasingly being seen as a commodity in this neo-liberal age. The struggle at JNU is to reclaim it as a right.

Transcending Violence: Gandhi and His Art of Resistance

To invoke the Mahatma in 2019, is to revisit his trailblazing spirit of being a torchbearer of non-violent dissent at a time when the world is mired in war and misery.

Of Beauty and Brutality: The Contestation over Posters, Protest and Public Spaces in JNU

As a Kafkaesque dissonance dawns over JNU, it’s time to rethink the limitations of institutionalised power and its discomforts with radical thinking.

Aishani Khurana

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Aishani Khurana is pursuing Mphil in Sociology at JNU, New Delhi.

OPINION

Why its not the children who are failing but the system itself 

Large scale failure in State Board Examinations compels us to raise pertinent questions on decadence of educational infrastructure and shallow notions of success and failure.

Part 1/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

Part 2/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

What it takes to be a Labourer: May Day and the Plight of the Ordinary in the National Capital

May 1st is internationally celebrated as Workers' Day marking the tremendous efforts and historic contributions of workers during the labour movement.

Digital Pedagogy: Learning with Adroit Promptness for Instant Gratification

The pandemic may have made digitalised modes of learning common but it's important to look at them with both criticality and reflexivity.