Friday, April 23, 2021

    Vikash Sharma

    21 POSTS
    Vikash Sharma is Founding Editor, The New Leam.

    Walking on the Gandhian Dream and the Aspiration of a Collective Nation

    EDITORIAL/ We live in times where growing intolerance and limited notions of nationhood cloud our vision, remembering the important lessons that Mahatma Gandhi taught us will enable us to walk on the path of tolerance and mutual brotherhood.

    The Death of Democratic Uprising and the Need for Independent Journalism

    EDITORIAL We are entering the fourth year of The New Leam and it is the sustained commitment to non-partisan journalism that keeps us going.

    Board Examinations Negate The Aspirations of Hundreds Yearly: Will the Education System Alter?

    EDITORIAL JUNE 2018 | Every year several students commit suicide after Board Examination results are declared. [More]

    EDITORIAL : The Changing Trajectory of the Nation


    A People’s Leader:Saluting Comrade Chandrashekhar Prasad (Chandu)

    Chandrashekhar Prasad was JNUSU President and AISA activist who had been killed on 31st March, 1997 in Siwan, Bihar during the regime of the RJD. Chandrashekahar embodied the spirit of resistance that a university like JNU stands for.

    Vikash Sharma

    21 POSTS
    Vikash Sharma is Founding Editor, The New Leam.


    How Effective is the Union Budget 2021-22 in Terms of its Offerings to Women and Children? 

    The article below examines the effectiveness of the Budget in terms of its offerings to the women and child sectors.

    As India’s COVID crisis worsens, leaders play the blame game while the poor suffer once again

    The need of the hour is for the nation-state to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor and making arrangements for them such that they can survive the pandemic with dignity.

    After early success, India’s daily COVID infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

    India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, and lately it has been surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infection, why are we losing the battle against COVID-19 again?

    Applauding the Spirit of Turkish Women for their Courage to Protest Against Erdogan’s Anti-Feminist Move

    Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women.

    From Pedagogic Theory to Living Practice: Walking with Children of Shiksha Swaraj

    Is it possible to see education beyond schools and coaching centres? Or, is it possible to break the wall of separation, and invite the marginalized to the realm of creative and life-affirming education?