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Dev Nath Pathak

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Dev Nath Pathak teaches sociology at South Asian University and has been   working on the   dramatic performance of cultural politics in South Asia, New Delhi.

Understanding Popular Hindi Cinema from Desh-Prem to Desh-Bhakti

Patriotism and nationalist fervour have been central to post-independence Indian cinema, the article looks at how its connotations and symbolisms have altered over the years.

Looking Beyond a Cobweb of Webinars Amid the Pandemic

The pandemic has seen institutions of higher education organise a plethora of webinars to keep academic communities thriving, but are we indulging ourselves too much?

Rediscovering the Spirit of Bihar: the Hope called Kanhaiya Kumar

The rediscovery of the spirit of Bihar with the rise of Kanhiaya Kumar, points out at the rustic and humane, political and critical nature of the Bihari mind.

All we want is War; all we need is the Media

Crying is an ultimate bridge, be it between India and Pakistan, Palestine and Israel, or Kashmir and rest of India. If we can hear the crying, we don’t need any media to tell us what to feel about our nation.

Everything that goes behind the Creation of a University’s Academic Culture

VIEWPOINT We live in times where the onslaught on universities has compelled us to rethink all that goes on towards the making of an academic culture. The piece that follows enables us to rethink the making of academic cultures in our universities.

Dev Nath Pathak

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Dev Nath Pathak teaches sociology at South Asian University and has been   working on the   dramatic performance of cultural politics in South Asia, New Delhi.

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Three Lessons of Teaching

At a time when academic bureaucrats are obsessed with ‘ranking’ and ‘measurement’, a teacher speaks of what is immeasurable—the joy of teaching.

Good Morning, 2022!

Amid divisive politics, brutalization of human consciousness, technological violence, hollow spectacles and superficial education, the linear movement of the calendar time takes us to...

The New Leam celebrates its fifth year…Carrying the Lamp of Truth

At a time when gigantic corporate  media houses shape our ways of seeing the world, it is not easy to remain committed to a...

The Sickness of MCQ Pattern of Exams

Is it the time to be aware of the danger implicit in the popularization of the MCQ pattern of standardized tests and examinations? 

COVID-19 Awareness:Looking Towards a Localised Communication Strategy for Rural India

The article looks at the need for developing a localised communication strategy targeted towards rural India.