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    Sameena Moitra

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    Sameena Moitra is The New Leam contributing writer - based in Darjeeling.

    Daughters of Negligence: Domestic Workers and the Apathy of the Urban Middle Class Amid the Pandemic

    Financial strains and social boycott have deepened the crisis faced by domestic workers, what accounts for their negligence despite their vital significance?

    The Ecological Questions Around Disposal and Recycling of Used PPE Kits in a Pandemic Ridden World

    Single-use plastics in the form of used PPE kits are landing up in our water bodies and landfills posing important ecological questions.

    Ram Gopal Verma Stirs Fresh Controversy by Announcing Film on Republic TV Head, Titling it “Arnab- The News Prostitute”

    Director Ram Gopal Verma’s latest tweet reveals that he intends to make his next film on Republic TV head Arnab Goswami after he called out industry veterans and blamed them for nepotism and death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

    The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Taught Us The Need to Live in Tune With Bio-Diversity More Than Ever Before

    The coronavirus pandemic shows us the need to rethink our life choices and lead a life that is holistically in tune with nature and bio-diversity.

    Children of Migrant Workers Deprived of Nutrition & Vaccines as Anganwadis Remain Dysfunctional

    Children from vulnerable families across India are being deprived of nutritious food and vaccines as anganwadis remain shut and the health system finds itself over-burdened and fragile.

    Sameena Moitra

    29 POSTS
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    Sameena Moitra is The New Leam contributing writer - based in Darjeeling.

    OPINION

    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?

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.