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    Disha Nawani

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    Disha Nawani is Professor & Dean at School of Education,Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

    To Give or Not to Give the Pending Board Exams:Why CISCE’s Offer Reflects Insensitivity

    The Council for Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination’s(CISCE) recent decision to give the choice to write the pending Board Examinations to class 10 students reflects deep insensitivity to the fears, anxieties, concerns and opinions of both children and parents.

    The Teacher as the New Villain: Seeing Beyond the Binaries

    While discriminatory and prejudiced practices may be rampant, one cannot deny the extremely empowering presence of some teachers as catalysts for transformation.

    Disha Nawani

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    Disha Nawani is Professor & Dean at School of Education,Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

    OPINION

    The Need for a Well-Reasoned and Principled Stand on the Ongoing Resistance by Indian Farmers

    The intensity and continuity of the farmers' movement against the recently passed farm laws, underlines the urgent need for the citizenry to think rationally and attain a decisive stand regarding it.

    What was Behind Gandhi’s Success with the Salt Satyagraha in 1930 and the Failure of the Non-Cooperation Movement in the 1920s?

    Gandhi’s leadership and his ability to bring together people from diverse backgrounds is reflected across the movements he initiated, why then were some successful and others not equally so?

    Bargained Livelihoods During the Pandemic:Understanding the Condition of Women Tribal Vendors in Odisha’s Koraput

    The plight of  tribal women vendors has deteriorated due to the pandemic and the lockdown which has impacted their livelihoods and access to entitlements.

    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?