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    Priyanka Yadav

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    Priyanka Yadav is Editorial Assistant for The New Leam.

    A Lethargic State Apparatus & Poor Disaster Management are Allowing Lightening to Claim Hundreds of Lives in Bihar

    More than 100 people lost their lives due to lightening in Bihar this month, with a delayed and ill-equipped disaster management apparatus, is Bihar destined to fall victim to such disasters again and again?

    Black Warrant: Confessions of a Tihar Jailer

    An engaging read from the crime genre, the book takes us inside the prison cells of Tihar and gives us a glimpse into the worlds of the crime and the criminal.

    Food Delivery Apps are an Everyday Affair, But Are We Forgetting the Art of Cooking?

    As food delivery apps and in flow of easy money make the ritual of online food delivery a routine affair, are paying enough attention to the art of cooking?

    Art: the Bitter Pill of Regimented Authority

    Art is not only for its aesthetic appeal, art is also political. However the tendency of reducing art into political rhetoric and pro-establishment gimmick takes away from its sanity.

    Payal Tadvi’s Demise: Suicide or Institutional Murder?

    Payal Tadvi’s death is a reminder of how caste prejudice and sustained discrimination against Dalits and minorities plagues our institutions.

    Priyanka Yadav

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    Priyanka Yadav is Editorial Assistant for The New Leam.

    OPINION

    What was Behind Gandhi’s Success with the Salt Satyagraha in 1930 and the Failure of the Non-Cooperation Movement in the 1920s?

    Gandhi’s leadership and his ability to bring together people from diverse backgrounds is reflected across the movements he initiated, why then were some successful and others not equally so?

    Bargained Livelihoods During the Pandemic:Understanding the Condition of Women Tribal Vendors in Odisha’s Koraput

    The plight of  tribal women vendors has deteriorated due to the pandemic and the lockdown which has impacted their livelihoods and access to entitlements.

    Donald Trump’s Supporters and Our Farmer

    At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.

    JNU: A Wounded Space

    On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?

    2021: Can We Say ‘No’ to the Cult of Narcissism? 

    From the traumatic pain of psychic bewilderment to the light of resistance—we passed through diverse experiences in 2020. As we welcome 2021, is it possible to nurture the spirit of love and justice?