Monday, January 25, 2021

    Chandreyee Goswami

    15 POSTS

    The Menace of Witch Hunting in Assam is Not Just a Feminine Concern

    Witch Hunting Bill The little addressed malaise of witch hunting affected the lives of hundreds of ordinary women across the nation. The Assam Witch Hunting Bill is a fundamental step towards addressing the problem. Chandreyee Goswami

    Foreigners in Their Own Land: The Assam Citizenship Bill

    PERSPECTIVE The latest proposal to bring an amendment to the Citizenship Bill by providing citizenship to minority communities coming from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan except for the Muslims has made the situation tense. The alleged foreigners of Assam live a life of uncertainty and difficulty. Chandreyee Goswami

    Farmers and Environmentalists Protest Against Chennai-Salem Highway

    ENVIRONMENT | More than 500 farmers and environmentalists are protesting against the Greenfield Salem Chennai expressway project because of ecological and monetary reasons.

    The Malaise of Corporal Punishment and its Continued Existence in Our Society

    DISCIPLINE AND PUNISHMENT / The functionalities of punishment go beyond the individual student and act as restorers of collective morality. In an age where corporal punishment is punishable by law, the reasons for its perpetual manifestation need to be discovered.

    Finding a Way Out of Technological Fetish

    PERSPECTIVE / The information age characterised by knowledge revolution and an excessive usage of digital gadgets impacts the manner in which life is negotiated and issues are interpreted.  Despite its democratising features, the obsession with technology has resulted in cultural crisis. Chandrayee Goswami |

    Chandreyee Goswami

    15 POSTS


    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.