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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

    Are We Destined to Live with Violence?

    Is it ever possible to combat violence, and find ourselves in a world that generates love, calmness and peace?

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?