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    Lack of Documents and Registration Deprive India’s Migrant Class of State Offered Benefits & Welfare Schemes

    India’s migrant workers are integral to its economy, but indivisible in its policies and schemes. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the loopholes that cripple the system and deprive its workers.

    India’s ASHA Workers Amid COVID-19

    The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has meant more hours of work, sustained community resistance, institutional apathy and personal risk for India’s ASHA workers.

    Kerala’s Mass Movement for Democratising Virtual Learning and Bridging the ‘Digital Divide’

    At a time when education is entirely halted for a majority of school students and a push for online education amid a lack of infrastructure asserts itself, Kerala is witnessing a historic mass movement for democratising virtual learning.

    Period Blood Doesn’t Wait for Pandemics to Get Over, Policy Must Catch Up

    Period practices around the world have been adversely impacted by scarce availability and sharp rise in prices of sanitary products.

    Indian Racism Won’t End Just by Dropping ‘Fair’ from Fair & Lovely

    Dropping of the word ‘fair’ from the popular ‘Fair & Lovely’ cream is sheer tokenism in a country that lives by the regressive and misogynistic ‘fair is beautiful myth’.

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    OPINION

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.