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    Manindra Nath Thakur

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    Manindra N Thakur is Professor at Centre for Political Studies / JNU, New Delhi.

    The Need for Looking beyond Vivekananda’s Saffron Robe

    Under the present political climate, there is a growing need to free Swami Vivekananda from statistic appropriation and the reduction of his ideas into those of narrow nationalism.

    Why Might Kanaihya Kumar Break the ‘Chakravyuh’ in Begusarai?

    The spectacular nomination rally suggests that KK has emerged as an icon of the aspirational young voters.

    Democracy for Sale: the Current Culture of Corporatization of Indian Politics

    Democrcy4You | The showcase of money and muscle power have limited the electoral procedure into an occupation of the selected elite, will democracy retain any meaning if people cannot participate in its functioning?

    Karl Marx for Our Times

    On the occasion of Karl Marx's birth anniversary(5th May 1818- 14th March 1883) The New Leam brings to you an illuminating talk by Prof. Manindra Nath Thakur

    Manindra Nath Thakur

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    Manindra N Thakur is Professor at Centre for Political Studies / JNU, New Delhi.

    OPINION

    How Effective is the Union Budget 2021-22 in Terms of its Offerings to Women and Children? 

    The article below examines the effectiveness of the Budget in terms of its offerings to the women and child sectors.

    As India’s COVID crisis worsens, leaders play the blame game while the poor suffer once again

    The need of the hour is for the nation-state to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor and making arrangements for them such that they can survive the pandemic with dignity.

    After early success, India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

    India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, and lately it has been surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infection, why are we losing the battle against COVID-19 again?

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist Move

    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.

    From Pedagogic Theory to Living Practice: Walking with Children of Shiksha Swaraj

    Is it possible to see education beyond schools and coaching centres? Or, is it possible to break the wall of separation, and invite the marginalized to the realm of creative and life-affirming education?