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    The Gifted Auteur Satyajit Ray and why his Cinema Continues to be Relevant

    In this carefully crafted piece, the writer explores four masterpieces by Satyajit Ray to delve into their relevance in contemporary times.

    The Cinema of Satyajit Ray will always be Relevant

    BIRTH ANNIVERSARY / Indian film director Satyajit Ray stood for an era in film making that was classic, profound and simultaneously communicative and democratic.

    The Portrayal of Women in Satyajit Ray’s Films: Not the Usual Brand of feminism By Writaja Samsal

    The  Portrayal of Women in Satyajit Ray’s Films: Not the Usual Brand of feminism The artistic genius of Satyajit  Ray lay in his ability to...

    Tagore’s Literary Creation and Ray’s Visual Narrative

    SPECIAL STORY In this exhaustive piece, the author has revisited Tagore’s novel Ghare Baire and Ray’s cinematic representation of the novel; here is an attempt to understand the tales of human emotions and aspirations.

    The Universal Appeal of Rabindranath Tagore

    On the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary The New Leam sent a series of questions to Professor Avijit Pathak . His responses throw light on the poet, his literary and philosophic creations, his educational practices and his engagement with Mahatma Gandhi.

    Thirty Indian Films that You Cannot Afford to Miss: A List by Film Critic Utpal Dutta

    One of the country’s most influential film critics, Utpal Datta has compiled a list of 30 Indian films, which he takes into account as ‘Must See’ movies.

    Did the Stardom of Amitabh Bachchan Curb His Creativity?

    Dada Saheb Phalke award to Amitabh Bachchan...And the article reflects on the complex trajectory that the star/actor has undertaken in his long career.

    A Tribute to Legendary Film-Maker Mrinal Sen

    Mrinal Sen’s sharp eye for realism and his ability to tell the tale of human sufferings on celluloid made him one of the most significant voices of new age parallel cinema in India.

    Where are my existence, and my India?

    What does the transformation of India from the pre –liberalization to the contemporary times symbolize for a person who has witnessed this change before his eyes?


    Hany Babu, Safoora Zagar and Our Times

    Is it possible to overcome all sorts of sectarianism, come together as dialogic teachers, and remind the state of the need for a dialogue with the creative dissenters?

    Understanding the NEP 2020 in the Context of School Education Policy in India

    This article takes an introductory look at the NPE 2020 in the wider context of school education policy-making in India.

    Politico-Cultural Racism in America is Consuming its Social Fabric and Decaying its Progressive Ethos

    The rage, desperation, and determination which continue to bring tens of thousands of Americans to the streets in protest against racism and injustice hopefully...

    If a University Could Speak

    The UGC insists on conducting final year examinations amid the pandemic, what is the teaching-learning community thinking on this issue?

    The Irresistible Virus and the Road to Sanity

    As the coronavirus has severely wounded our mental landscape, the question arises whether it is still possible to retain our sanity and live gracefully.