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Aishani Khurana

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

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


Three Lessons of Teaching

At a time when academic bureaucrats are obsessed with ‘ranking’ and ‘measurement’, a teacher speaks of what is immeasurable—the joy of teaching.

Good Morning, 2022!

Amid divisive politics, brutalization of human consciousness, technological violence, hollow spectacles and superficial education, the linear movement of the calendar time takes us to...

The New Leam celebrates its fifth year…Carrying the Lamp of Truth

At a time when gigantic corporate  media houses shape our ways of seeing the world, it is not easy to remain committed to a...

The Sickness of MCQ Pattern of Exams

Is it the time to be aware of the danger implicit in the popularization of the MCQ pattern of standardized tests and examinations? 

COVID-19 Awareness:Looking Towards a Localised Communication Strategy for Rural India

The article looks at the need for developing a localised communication strategy targeted towards rural India.