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    Wasim Mirza

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    Wasim Mirza is a contributing writer to The New Leam. She is also a Culture Historian - based in Hyderabad, India.

    Eid Amidst Lockdown: A Dampened Spirit of Festivity and an Earnest Celebration

    With no congregational prayers or large gathering, celebrations of Eid-al-Fitr will be earnest and limited to the confines of the home for most Muslims across the world.

    Labour Crisis, Interests of Landed Gentry Fracture Punjab’s Rural Fabric

    Panchayats governed by landed gentry negotiate for lower wages and restriction of movement for labourers, this is resulting in social fractures in rural Punjab.

    Centre Vs Opposition: Who is Really Paying for the Train Fares of Migrant Workers?

    The Centre’s decision to make migrant workers pay for train tickets invited vehement criticism from the Opposition, later the onus was shifted on the railways and the respective states. But what really is the truth?

    Poverty or Coronavirus: Which is a Bigger Threat to Workers in Tamil Nadu’s Tea Estates?

    In Tamil Nadu’s Niligiri, tea plantation workers are compelled to return back to work with meagre wages and no safety measures amid the lockdown.

    A Special Status but a Poor Internet Connectivity Make Online Classes a Challenge for Kashmir’s School Children

    Slow internet connection, poor rates of accessibility and an institutional aloofness have made online classes a struggle for students in the Valley.

    Wasim Mirza

    33 POSTS
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    Wasim Mirza is a contributing writer to The New Leam. She is also a Culture Historian - based in Hyderabad, India.

    OPINION

    Unknown and Undocumented, India’s Dalits, Adivasis and Migrants Were Absent Then and Absent Now

    The migrant exodus in the last couple of months leaves a lasting impact on the hearts and minds of all those who imagine a...

    This Independence Day,Let’s Listen to the Canaries

    As a global pandemic engulfs us and as exploitation and hierarchies amplify, this Independence Day, let’s reflect on our shared destinies.

    New Education Policy 2020: What is Concealed and What is Unveiled?

    There have been extensive discussions around the implications of the NEP, here is an intricate reading of the document in the context of India’s prevalent academic culture.

    Holistic Education, Critical Thinking and Multidisciplinary Approach

    Are the educational ideals the National Education Policy has proposed merely fancy words? Or, is there a real concern?

    The Legitimisation of Privatisation in NEP 2020: An analysis

    By legitimising privatisation in the education sector, the NEP 2020 is scripting a new India with varied imaginations and trajectories.