Sunday, June 26, 2022

Nivedita Dwivedi

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Nivedita Dwivedi is an Independent Writer. She is working in the field of education and—based in Mumbai.

Transcending Section 377 and Reimagining Gay Sexualities

GENDER | As the Supreme Court hears pleas on rethinking Section 377 of the IPL, there are hopes that gay sexuality can be decriminalized in the nation. Nivedita Dwivedi

Decoding ‘Institutes of Eminence’

The recent controversy over the declaration of the yet-to-be established ‘Jio-University’ as an Institute of Eminence brings forth the need to understand what such a declaration implies and the roots of the present controversy.

Mocking the Underprivileged through Poverty Estimation

VIEWPOINT | Should the ‘poor’ feel gratified, obliged and thankful if they succeed in crossing a line which they might not be even know exists? Do they not have any right to have a life beyond the ‘basic’ needs of food, clothing and shelter? Why should they not feel mocked if their lives are reduced to statistics? Nivedita Dwivedi

A World Where Patriotism Triumphs Humanity by a Huge Margin

Illegal immigration is not a country specific problem and cannot be seen in isolation. The root cause is the growing inequality in the world which leads to such dire living conditions for a substantial population of the world that they resort to any and every means possible to simply be able to continue to survive.

The Transgender Trauma of Suchitra Dey

GENDER The Supreme Court recognizes the transgender as a third gender, the irony is that transgender persons face humiliation and negligence in significant aspects of life. The narrative presented by Suchitra Dey recalls the turbulent trials that she underwent to make her voice reach the society.

Nivedita Dwivedi

32 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
Nivedita Dwivedi is an Independent Writer. She is working in the field of education and—based in Mumbai.

OPINION

Why its not the children who are failing but the system itself 

Large scale failure in State Board Examinations compels us to raise pertinent questions on decadence of educational infrastructure and shallow notions of success and failure.

Part 1/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

Part 2/When the Denial Hurts more than the Destruction

Irked by continuous vilification of Hindu-dharma and denial of historical atrocities, a significant section of Hindus refuse to submit to the strictly controlled intellectual and academic order that the politically, economically and intellectually powerful elite has created in the form of control on education and the media. The piece discusses this issue.

What it takes to be a Labourer: May Day and the Plight of the Ordinary in the National Capital

May 1st is internationally celebrated as Workers' Day marking the tremendous efforts and historic contributions of workers during the labour movement.

Digital Pedagogy: Learning with Adroit Promptness for Instant Gratification

The pandemic may have made digitalised modes of learning common but it's important to look at them with both criticality and reflexivity.