Sunday, February 28, 2021

    Vagish Jha

    7 POSTS
    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

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


    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?