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Burari Deaths Bring Us to the Crossroads of Religious Dogma, Superstition and Rationality

The strange but possible entwining of modernity, spirituality and individuality in the latest Burari deaths shows the irony of modernity and what Weber would have regarded as disenchantment in our age.

The Chaotic World of Immigrants and Nation States

SPECIAL ESSAY The questions of immigration, citizenship and nation state need to be addressed with a sense of responsibility and utter sensibility as it renders the destiny of thousands of people in jeopardy. But what is disconcerting is the politicising of these serious issues by the whims and fancies of individual politicians and the larger interest of the dominant political ideology.

Chess Player Soumya Swaminathan Withdraws Name from Championship Protesting Against Compulsive Hijab

The decision taken by Indian chess player Soumya Swaminathan regarding withdrawal of her name from the Chess Championship in Iran has led to a debate about secularism and human rights in the context of sports and media representation.

The Interplay between Religion, Television and Tradition in Indian Media

 The emergence of Doordarshan epitomised technological growth in the country and laid emphasis on television as a tool for social transformation.

Why I am an Atheist – Bhagat Singh 1930

On the occassion of the 111th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh. We are publishing an excerpt from his most celebrated writing " Why I am an atheist?"

Chandreyee Goswami



Beyond Instrumental Reasoning: Education As Awakened Intelligence

Amid our obsession with technical/instrumental education, is it necessary to think differently and reimagine the very meaning of education?


Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

LONG READ/The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Need for a Democratic and Holistic Debate

The pandemic has brought vaccines to the centre stage, but how democratic is the debate regarding it?

Revisiting Digital Pedagogy and the Culture of Learning in the Age of Information Technology

The article delves deep into the need for rethinking digitalised teaching-learning in the age of information technology especially at a time when we are moving towards an extensive use of virtual classroom spaces.

A Quest beyond Vaccination 

While medical experts and pharmaceutical companies urge you to get yourself vaccinated, you ought to ask yet another question: What do you do after being vaccinated? What does it mean to be ‘safe’? Or is it that we ought to see beyond the process of vaccination to redefine life in the post-pandemic world?