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

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?

Manindra Nath Thakur

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

OPINION

Beyond Instrumental Reasoning: Education As Awakened Intelligence

Amid our obsession with technical/instrumental education, is it necessary to think differently and reimagine the very meaning of education?

BOOK REVIEW/WHAT IS GANDHI’S NON-VIOLENCE?

Here is an exhaustive and engaging book review of 'The Science of Peace' authored by Suman Khanna Aggarwal.

LONG READ/The COVID-19 Vaccine: The Need for a Democratic and Holistic Debate

The pandemic has brought vaccines to the centre stage, but how democratic is the debate regarding it?

Revisiting Digital Pedagogy and the Culture of Learning in the Age of Information Technology

The article delves deep into the need for rethinking digitalised teaching-learning in the age of information technology especially at a time when we are moving towards an extensive use of virtual classroom spaces.

A Quest beyond Vaccination 

While medical experts and pharmaceutical companies urge you to get yourself vaccinated, you ought to ask yet another question: What do you do after being vaccinated? What does it mean to be ‘safe’? Or is it that we ought to see beyond the process of vaccination to redefine life in the post-pandemic world?