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Dr. Piyashi Dutta - Assistant Professor, Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Noida.

Breather for Indian Democracy: “IF” AAP Returns in Delhi

After a prolonged and aggressive phase of campaigning, Delhi has casted its vote amidst the election fever. What would the results hold for its residents?

The Politics of Public Opinion and Popular Narrative in the Aftermath of National War- Mongering

In the context of the Pulwama attack and the war-mongering in the aftermath of the deadly attack, it is important to contemplate upon the instigative and irresponsible role played by the media.  The building of a responsible public opinion is one of media’s key responsibilities which it seems to have negated over the recent weeks.

Hooked to Social Media: Netizens Hardly Have a Life

VIEWPOINT Netizens are becoming violent, irrational and humdrum. If one deliberates on the insinuations and predispositions for people in the online world, it can be said that the herd effect on all social media platforms has severely affected the lives of people who are at the receiving end.

The Plague of Modern India

COMBATING COMMUNALISM In this piece the author reflects on the death of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath and communal tensions between Mahzabi Sikhs and Khasis in Meghalaya.


Dr. Piyashi Dutta - Assistant Professor, Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Noida.


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?


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?