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    Ananya Pathak

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    Ananya Pathak is the Features Editor / The New Leam.

    Gauri Sawant, Anything But Ordinary 

    Transgender rights activist Gauri Sawant’s phenomenal journey from a bullied child to a proponent of the wellbeing and empowerment of her community is the much needed inspiration in our lives. 

    How Excessive Dependence on Ground Water in the Gangetic Belt is Exposing People to the Health Hazard of Arsenic Poisoning 

    Consumption of arsenic contaminated water in West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh is a major health hazard but little is being done to address the crisis.

    Bihar Hasn’t Defeated the COVID-19 Pandemic, It Has Hidden it for the Sake of Electoral Politics

    Low testing, poor medical surveillance and lack of political will are behind significantly low reportage of COVID-19 cases in Bihar, but are by no means indicative of the end of the pandemic in the state.

    Dalits May Rejoice an Order for Reconstruction of Demolished Ravidas Temple in Delhi, But Representation and Assertion Remain Crucial

    As DDA clears plot for reconstruction of Ravidas Temple in Delhi’s Tughlaqabad after its demolishment last year, it’s time to rethink the politics of symbolisms in a political milieu otherwise hostile to the Dalit community.

    From Nirbhaya to Hathras, Women and Dalits Remain Oppressed Voices in Indian Society

    From Nirbhaya to Hathras, institutional apathy and political decadence strengthen crime against women and weaken the force of a society premised on equity and justice.

    Ananya Pathak

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    Ananya Pathak is the Features Editor / The New Leam.

    OPINION

    Donald Trump’s Supporters and Our Farmer

    At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.

    JNU: A Wounded Space

    On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?

    2021: Can We Say ‘No’ to the Cult of Narcissism? 

    From the traumatic pain of psychic bewilderment to the light of resistance—we passed through diverse experiences in 2020. As we welcome 2021, is it possible to nurture the spirit of love and justice?

    Karl Marx: Our Lost Conscience

    EDITORIAL / Karl Marx was born on May 5,1818. On his birth anniversary The New Leam pays homage to one of the most illuminating minds of modern times.

    Excerpt| ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

    As an amazing thinker, Herbert Marcuse-like Adorno and Horkheimer-contributed to the development of critical theory. Here is an excerpt from Marcuse's path-breaking text One-Dimensonal Man.