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    Sameena Moitra

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

    Indian Children are Becoming Increasingly Vulnerable to Child Trafficking Amid Financial and Societal Constraints

    The issue of child trafficking is emerging as a gigantic concern for the welfare and safety of Indian children, especially those from the most vulnerable and economically strained sections of the population.

    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.

    Sameena Moitra

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

    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?