Thursday, May 26, 2022

Ananya Pathak

Ananya Pathak is the Features Editor / The New Leam.

 Bavana Factory Fire: Illegal Enterprises and Weak Enforcement of Labour Laws

The Bawana factory fire has claimed the lives of seventeen workers and has pointed out once again to the rapid culture of lawlessness and lack of security in hazardous production units. However what remains to be seen is whether this would teach us all a lesson or will we continue to turn a blind eye to the crisis? Ananya Pathak

A Fictional History: Imposing Modern Feminism on Kasturba’s Inner World

REVIEW ESSAY Through a critical textual analysis of The Secret Diary of Kasturba by Neelima Dalmia Adhar the author has cautioned us, and argued why a contemporary, radical feminist lens for looking at Mohandas- Kasturba relationship can be problematic. Ananya Pathak

Ecological Disaster in Delhi: Limits to the Myth of Post-Modern Sensibility

Modernity and post-modernity have been major theoretical concepts that have captured our academic intellect but to what extent have we discovered them as lived realities or acquired the courage to challenge these constructs for a more culturally nuanced understanding of the world ? Ananya Pathak

 A Weekly Market in the Heart of the City

Let us talk walk together through a weekly market located in the heart of Delhi. At a time when malls and sanitized shopping spaces have become the overpowering reality can weekly markets of this kind continue to enjoy a space of their own or will they disappear one day at not being able to fit into the conventional definition of the smart-city? Here we explore a weekly market which speaks the language of simplicity, uninterrupted human interaction and a space where social interaction is effortless.

A Walk through the Clouds in Ramgarh

Ramgarh is a small hamlet located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. An undisturbed view of the Himalayan peaks can be enjoyed from this place. Here is a photo-essay on the myriad emotions and existential dilemmas that the abundant natural landscape of Ramgarh invokes in every traveler prepared to walk the path less traveled.

Ananya Pathak

Ananya Pathak is the Features Editor / The New Leam.


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.

 Does Anybody Bother About Political Education?

Amid the ritualization of elections and the valorization of success stories, do we really bother to see the all-pervading decadence, and think of appropriate political education to resist the pathology of mainstream electoral politics?

On Touch, Love and Culture of Learning

A teacher narrates his experimental engagement with rural children, and reflects on the meaning of making a difference in the culture of learning.   

Gandhi, Education and Rural Reconstruction: An Abandoned Dream

Gandhi's vision of education is deeply intertwined with the idea of rural reconstruction, here is an article looking at this important issue.