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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.

    Dramatics as Pedagogy in Classrooms

    Dramatics as an important pedagogic tool helps revive the classroom space. 

    Cultivating Educated Citizens for a Vibrant Democracy

    Democracy demands an educated and vibrant citizenry that perceives of its role beyond the routine casting of votes.

    Straight to Normal: My Life as a Gay Man- A Book That Challenges Stereotypes, Reaffirms Hope

    Sharif Rangnekar’s book Straight to Normal: My Life as a Gay Man, is an experiential account of his coming out story as a gay man and the many challenges that life threw his way.

    Jesse Alk’s Film ‘Pariah Dog’ Gives New Meaning to Love and Longing

    American filmmaker Jesse Alk's film 'Pariah Dog' paints Kolkata through the eyes of four lonely souls who give meaning to their lives through their love for stray dogs.

    Bridging Diversity through the Story of the Indian Pickle

    From an ancient Kannada text to the chronicles of Ibn Battuta we find the overwhelming mention of pickles as an integral aspect of Indian culinary practices.

    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.

    OPINION

    The Need to Look Beyond the Guru-Shishya Paradigm: The Need of Our Times

    While embedded in Indian cultural history, the Guru-Shishya parampara needs to be rethought and critically examined today not to condemn or praise but to delve deep into its roots.

    Social Suffering and Social Justice: A Sociological Reflection

    The following piece highlights the aspects of social suffering and societal justice through the prism of sociological understanding.

    How Should We Read the National Education Policy 2020?

    The article looks at the National Education Policy 2020 with a critical perspective and raises some important questions around the promises it makes and the issues it leaves unresolved.

    A Film, a City and the Tales of Politico-ethical Turmoil

    Is Pratidwandi—a ‘political’ film directed by Satyajit Ray, and released in 1970—relevant today?

    Understanding School Ethos: A View from a Krishnamurti School

    Schools are spaces where we must understand ourselves and others as mutually interdependent & in relationship to one another and to the world we inhabit.