Wasim Mirza


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

“People are Underestimating the Force of Angry Kids”, Says Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

The vivacious, courageous and thoroughly determined teenager Greta Thunberg reminds us of...

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A Nationwide NRC Exercise and the Heavy Price of Citizenship in India

On November 20, Home Minister Amit Shah declared in Parliament that the government would...

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Shrouded in Pollution and Bureaucratic Neglect, Will the Taj Mahal be saved?

The Taj Mahal is perhaps the most iconic monument in India aand for decades it has been...

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‘A Dog and His Man’: When Chattisgarh’s Villages Disappeared Due to Coal Mining

Siddharth Tripathy’s film ‘A Dog And His Man’ is much more than a film made in the...

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Digital Expression and our Obsession with Emojis

We live in a world where digital communication has become a central component of our...

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Dramatics as Pedagogy in Classrooms

There have been various attempts in the history of educational pedagogy to rethink and...

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Cultivating Educated Citizens for a Vibrant Democracy

As somebody engaged in the domain of culture, I have often asked myself whether voting...

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

One of the major problems that gay people in a society such as India face is social...

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Why Indian Women are more Vulnerable to Suicide than any Other Country

Does India find itself responsible for being one of the nations that have been recording...

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

In cities all across the length and breadth of India we find packs of stray dogs who walk...

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