SOCIETY

Why Must it Take a Jyoti Kumari to Cycle from Gurugram to Darbhanga to Put Us All to Shame?

When innumerable photographs of the 15-year old Jyoti Kumari cycling her way from...

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The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Suddenly she burst out in anger. We had no clue what had happened. Training to be a...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Beginning of a New World Order

As they say, ‘Every dark cloud has a silver lining.’ When the coronavirus hit the...

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Mapping Possible Solutions to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Urgency of an Interdisciplinary Approach

I am not an economist and I know very less about virology or epidemiology. So my views on...

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Does this Lockdown Tell Us Anything Beyond the Gravity of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

During this period of crisis due to the outbreak of Covid- 19, just like everyone else, I...

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Who Really Was Zygmunt Bauman: A Realist or a Pessimist?

Many people like to claim that Zygmunt Bauman was a pessimistic academician but for his...

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Marginalization and Stigma: The Plague in Our Schools

Like any child who laughs easily, Roshni burst into a loud laugh in her class. Smack come...

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Social Crisis and the Need for the Revitalisation of the Public Use of Reason

Presently we face a true crisis – a crisis in the fullest sense of the word.  A crisis...

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Won’t Coronavirus Find Us Again?

I want to make a confession today.This confession is going to be stark and naked. It may...

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There is No Wealth Greater than Life Itself: A Lesson from the Coronavirus Lockdown 

I just can’t believe it. Nor can you. But you can’t not feel happy about the story I...

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