Sameena Moitra


Sameena Moitra is The New Leam contributing writer - based in Darjeeling.

Celebrating the Struggles and Stories of the LGBTQ Community: A History of the ‘Pride Month’

We find ourselves amid the coronavirus pandemic and as nation-states across the world...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Severe Blow to Assam’s Handloom Sector

If one were to say that the coronavirus pandemic has exposed us merely to a health...

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Trade Unions Call for Nationwide Protest Amid Aggressive Alterations to Existing Labour Laws and Unemployment

A huge population of Indian migrant workers have become jobless during the ongoing...

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A Flashy Bollywood Culture Amid the Lockdown is Insensitive to the Anguish of Millions of Struggling Migrants

Taimur Ali Khan is taking a couple of lessons in gardening from his father Saif Ali Khan...

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UP Government Pushes for ‘Hire and Fire’ Labour Reforms in a Heartless Move Amid Lockdown

In a controversial move, the Uttar Pradesh government has passed an ordinance that...

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Asia’s Largest Slum Dharavi as a Coronavirus Hotspot and the Impracticality of Practicing Social Distancing

Is social distancing even a remote possibility in India’s largest slum Dharavi? With...

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Medically Supervised Abortions Unaccessible, Women Resort to Unsafe Methods Amid Lockdown

Indian officials say that they have ensured that undertaking abortions will not be a...

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Missing Women Migrants : The Male Centric Story of Migration Amid the Lockdown

If you were to give migration a face, would it be a male or female one? An important...

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Daughters of the Brothel: The Struggles of Indian Sex Workers Amid the Lockdown

The Indian government’s decision to impose a countrywide lockdown was considered to be...

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Workers Will Return to Work but Only After Skill-Mapping and Screening

India has been under a complete lockdown for the past several weeks but to ease out the...

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