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    Anirban Pathak

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    Prof.Anirban Pathak is a theoretical physicist. At present he is a professor of Physics at JIIT, Noida. He is actively involved in teaching and research related to several aspects of quantum physics and science popularization activities. He is a recipient of 2017 Shri O. P. Bhasin Award  in the field of Electronics and Information Technology.

    Can There be Universities Where Only Robots Teach?

    The recent unfolding of administrative action against faculty members in campuses like Visva Bharati compel us to ask if we are moving towards increased mechanisation of the vocation of teaching.

    The curious case against Sci-Hub and Libgen

    A leading scientist argues that without Sci-Hub and Libgen, there would be a danger to the process of democratization of knowledge.

    Parenting at the time of a Pandemic/When Parents Grow Up With Their Children, That’s When Good Parenting Takes Place

    The boredom of being confined indoors, an overpowering worry for the wellbeing of the family and a toppled work schedule may seem harrowing, but empathy and understanding are keys to great parenting.

    A Physical Classroom or a Virtual One: A Pedagogues’s Dilemma Amid the Lockdown

    Problems of accessibility and democratisation are part of the problem but there are bigger pedagogical reasons why a virtual classroom can’t take the place of a real one.

    Mapping Possible Solutions to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Urgency of an Interdisciplinary Approach

    Compartmentalisation of disciplines is obstructing a holistic research towards finding possible solutions to the COVID-19 crisis.

    Anirban Pathak

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    Prof.Anirban Pathak is a theoretical physicist. At present he is a professor of Physics at JIIT, Noida. He is actively involved in teaching and research related to several aspects of quantum physics and science popularization activities. He is a recipient of 2017 Shri O. P. Bhasin Award  in the field of Electronics and Information Technology.

    OPINION

    How Effective is the Union Budget 2021-22 in Terms of its Offerings to Women and Children? 

    The article below examines the effectiveness of the Budget in terms of its offerings to the women and child sectors.

    As India’s COVID crisis worsens, leaders play the blame game while the poor suffer once again

    The need of the hour is for the nation-state to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor and making arrangements for them such that they can survive the pandemic with dignity.

    After early success, India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

    India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, and lately it has been surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infection, why are we losing the battle against COVID-19 again?

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist Move

    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.

    From Pedagogic Theory to Living Practice: Walking with Children of Shiksha Swaraj

    Is it possible to see education beyond schools and coaching centres? Or, is it possible to break the wall of separation, and invite the marginalized to the realm of creative and life-affirming education?