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Vagish Jha

Vagish Jha is a historian and educationist -  based in Delhi. Follow  him on Twitter @vagishkj

Are They Rogues and Are We Traitors?

Here is yet another addition to the interesting series of anecdotes based on the captivating life experiences of an ordinary family amid extraordinary circumstances. 

A Hilarious Online Class Amid the Lockdown and the Hoax that Classrooms Can be Virtually Replaced

Children and teachers are busy using virtual applications to engage in academic pursuits but can a physical classroom with its vibrancy and energy ever be replaced?

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Here is yet another anecdote on the quarantine period and how an ordinary Indian family is coping up amid the pandemic.

An Insult is Often the Biggest Source of Entertainment

Here is yet another engaging commentary on how people have been dealing with staying indoors during the quarantine.

Coming Home to a ‘Cold’ Village Life: Returning Back in Times of Corona

What does a migrant worker who has taken an arduous journey back to his native village feel when he is quarantined in a relief camp away from home? What does he go through when the village that he had called ‘home’ sees him as a potential risk and distances itself from him, when he needs it the most?

Vagish Jha

Vagish Jha is a historian and educationist -  based in Delhi. Follow  him on Twitter @vagishkj


The Sickness of MCQ Pattern of Exams

Is it the time to be aware of the danger implicit in the popularization of the MCQ pattern of standardized tests and examinations? 

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.