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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

    CONVERSATION | “Great literature is one of the most helpful resources to discover the spectrum of desire, love and friendship,” says Ruth Vanita 

    In a conversation with The New Leam, Dr. Ruth Vanita reflects on issues like sexuality, identity and body politics. And her engagement with issues in feminism throws new light on critical issues of gender that define our times. 

    The Pandemic , Unequal Opportunities and the Challenges Posed by the Online Mode of Learning

    In a society embedded in socio-economic hierarchies, access to online education is limited to the privileged and leaves behind a large section of those coming from marginalised backgrounds.

    From Linux to Windows and Back

    What does it mean to use Linux and how is the user experience better than in Windows, here is a personal narrative of a user who sides with the former and tells us exactly why.

    Bihar Hasn’t Defeated the COVID-19 Pandemic, It Has Hidden it for the Sake of Electoral Politics

    Low testing, poor medical surveillance and lack of political will are behind significantly low reportage of COVID-19 cases in Bihar, but are by no means indicative of the end of the pandemic in the state.

    Are We Destined to Live with Violence?

    Is it ever possible to combat violence, and find ourselves in a world that generates love, calmness and peace?