Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    Kavya Thomas

    130 POSTS
    Kavya Thomas is The New Leam Staff Correspondent.

    Scholars and Activists Demand Freedom for Umar Khalid, Call His Arrest a Witch-Hunt

    Over 200 activists and scholars have demanded that activist Umar Khalid be freed and have called his arrest a pre-mediated witch-hunt.

    For Smokers Wanting to Quit, the Pandemic is a Solid and Effective Push

    While the fact that smoking is injurious to health is common knowledge, the coronavirus infection has highlighted the need to quit it with urgency.

    Pregnant Women, Children at Risk of Hunger and Malnutrition as Anganwadis Remain Dysfunctional Due to Pandemic

    Pregnant and lactating women along with children under the age of six years stand at a complete risk of huger and malnutrition as Anganwadis remain shut amid the pandemic.

    Diversion of Infrastructure & Skilled Manpower for Tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic Curtails Citizens’ Access to Routine Medical Services

    The pandemic has drastically impacted people’s access to regular and routine health facilities as a major chunk of resources and manpower stand diverted to strengthen the COVID-19 response. But it is high time that this is changed for the better.

    Large-scale Crossing of the English Channel by Migrants Causes Political Worries in the UK

    As a large number of migrants cross the English Channel for better prospects, challenges before the governments of the United Kingdom and France deepen.

    Kavya Thomas

    130 POSTS
    Kavya Thomas is The New Leam Staff Correspondent.


    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.