We see examples of intolerance, dominance and exploitation all around us, reminding us of the significance of Mahashweta Devi’s work. Perhaps things are not too different even years after independence for the marginalized and this…
PERSPECTIVE | The path to development chosen by independent India has often led to displacement, marginalization and partial benefits for a large section of the population. Nivedita Dwivedi
THE LATEST | Not just yet another news item. The New Leam evolves a way of seeing, and reflects on the mood of our times.
POLICY MAKERS | The aged are an extremely vulnerable section of the population who depend on pension schemes run by the state and central governments.
THE NEW LEAM PERSPECTIVE Not just yet another news item. The New Leam evolves a way of seeing, and reflects on the mood of our times.
COMBATING COMMUNALISM The Supreme Court has given preventive, punitive and remedial measures to deal with the issue of mob lynching and condemned it in all forms.
NEWS | The JNUSU alleges that the administration’s decision to make it voluntary for students’ to join JNUSU is the first step towards demolishing the students’ union in particular and a vibrant political cultural in…
LITERARY CORNER Jibanananda Das was possibly the greatest Bengali poet in the post-Tagore generation. Here is a poem that takes us to the deeper layers of human consciousness filled with inexplicable longing, memory and nostalgia.
GENDER | As the Supreme Court hears pleas on rethinking Section 377 of the IPL, there are hopes that gay sexuality can be decriminalized in the nation. Nivedita Dwivedi
ENVIRONMENT | More than 500 farmers and environmentalists are protesting against the Greenfield Salem Chennai expressway project because of ecological and monetary reasons.