A Student from One of the Best Colleges in the Country

— By Ritika Last year I got admitted to one of the best colleges in our country, ranked according to all kinds of government and private agencies. The college believes only in meritocracy. To get admission, all you need are high percentages and approximately 20 thousand as admission fees and just a little luck toContinue reading “A Student from One of the Best Colleges in the Country”

‘Digital Divide’ for Indian Schools; and Some Other Related Things

An Incomplete Reading List This was conceived as an article initially. However, as the months rolled and the sense of uncertainty increased, schools grew more and more uncompromising towards students and teachers, the debilitating effects of which I could see first-hand at home. With rising anxiety and the undue stress of unreasonable work hours, unnecessaryContinue reading “‘Digital Divide’ for Indian Schools; and Some Other Related Things”

Schoolchildren and Mental Health Care: Two Worlds That Rarely Meet

— By Ayushi Khemka I remember coming back home from school and switching on the small 14 inch TV that we had in our room and getting glued to watch some random American disney shows dubbed in Hindi. Most of them were based on the high school experiences of teenagers and I, being one, usedContinue reading “Schoolchildren and Mental Health Care: Two Worlds That Rarely Meet”

Responsibility of ‘teachers at home’

—By Ekta Andani Through this article I attempt to bring to the fore the generous contribution of our teachers at home in fostering prejudice Every Sunday morning at 11 AM a dark-skinned lady of lean physique came with a broom in her hand and shouted ‘didi’ from outside.  She was calling out to my motherContinue reading “Responsibility of ‘teachers at home’”

Tiny Drops Build an Ocean

All the anecdotes, stories, accounts here are narrated in retrospect; thus it’s foolish to assume that these accounts are the exact versions of what happened, because now when I recollect these incidents, I cannot help but juxtapose them against all the new perspectives, social awakening and continuous unlearning and relearning that I’ve done.  An importantContinue reading “Tiny Drops Build an Ocean”

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