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Give Me Back My Classroom

As the pandemic rages, students are yearning to return to their classes. But will it be the same again?

Jyotika Sood, Lola Nayar
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June 28, 2021

Cover Story

  • Education/Debate

    Imagining The Post-Pandemic Campus

    Do we merely restore the old? Or do we use the present disruptive phase creatively, to re-examine the fundamentals? India’s top...

    June 28, 2021
  • Education/Overseas

    Flight To The Future

    In the time of the Covid pandemic and ­after, there are a hundred questions staring at ­students planning to study abroad. Here’s how...

    June 28, 2021 | Saikat Majumdar
  • Opinion

    The Interruption As Window of...

    Now is the time to fashion a new conceptual vocabulary for young learners to connect with the academy’s ruminative, democratic...

    June 28, 2021 | Meenakshi Gopinath


  • Bengal/Politics

    Pit Trojan Horse, Stop Pied Piper

    Embittered, confused, divided: the state of the BJP in Bengal

    June 28, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Politics/Congress

    Slippery Old Pivot

    Organisational flux continues to mar the Congress’s self-image as the national pole of anti-BJP politics

    June 28, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Interview

    ‘Congress Will Be The Fulcrum...’

    Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Ashwani Kumar explains the need for his party to effect a much-delayed course...

    June 28, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Assam/Politics

    Marooned In Majuli?

    What’s next for Sarbananda Sonowal—remain an MLA or get a central job?

    June 28, 2021 | Dipankar Roy
  • Tamil Nadu/Politics

    A Union Of Opposites

    After downgrading the definition of Centre, Stalin meets PM with shop list

    June 28, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Opinion

    Scrap This Law

    Section 124A is the main weapon in the State’s armoury against non-violent speech and expression

    June 28, 2021 | Colin Gonsalves



Rights Test In Value Addition

Modi talks up liberties and freedom before the G-7

June 28, 2021 | Seema Guha


  • Snapshot

    Wrath Of The Pandemic

    The juggernaut is subdued, again. Puri will see only a scaled-down rath yatra, with complete Covid protocol...

    June 28, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Snapshot

    A Spat That Grows Bigger

    Rohini Sindhuri or Shilpa Nag? Whose side are you on? A public spat between bureaucrats consumes...

    June 28, 2021 | Ajay Sukumaran
  • Snapshot

    Sidepiece To Centre-stage

    Is there a deal in the works on Kashmir? Will Farooq Abdullah be the instrument of a new...

    June 28, 2021 | Naseer Ganai
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    June 28, 2021



In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

June 28, 2021

Heist On Saffron Highway

The Kerala BJP chief gets embroiled in a messy welter of hawala and...

June 28, 2021 | Preetha Nair



Against Darker Willows

Uncovering of a rash of disgusting, racist tweets by English cricketers shows how this canker thrives in the nation’s cricketing structure

June 28, 2021 | Soumitra Bose

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art and Culture

A Renascent Mind

Who would dare to embark on a project such as Fossilised Passions of Da Vinci? Well, you’ve probably never heard of Bharat Dalal, the unsung artist now getting his due in NY.

June 28, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy


Wide Angle

Memories & Dreams In Gold

The past, with its densely scribbled carapace of tragedy and a perfect balance between nature and humanity, flows into the present, then the future, in...

June 28, 2021 | Raghu Rai
Book Review

The Making Of Hell

A gut-wrenching memoir of the ’90s recalls Kashmir’s descent into daily tragedies

June 28, 2021 | Naseer Ganai


Homeschooling Diary

Three languages in a year, meteor showers and jungle tamarind candies...

June 28, 2021 | Ravleen Kaur



Published feedback from our readers: rants, raves, bouquets, brickbats

June 07, 2021

Children & The Pandemic

What We Owe The Future

Dr Jitendra Singh
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June 28, 2021

Outlook Collector's Edition

  • Children & The Pandemic

    Our Penny Stocks, Our...

    The pandemic has left a ­generation-sized vacuum in the lives of our young ones, the most innocent...

    June 28, 2021 | Dr Piyush Gupta
  • Children & The Pandemic

    A Time To Heal

    June 28, 2021 | Gaurav Jain
  • Children & The Pandemic

    Beyond Walls And Mirrors

    There is need for government-level intervention in education policy, to cater to the needs of children once...

    June 28, 2021 | Jyotika Sood, Lachmi Deb Roy, Lola Nayar
  • Editorial Content

    The Textbooks Do Not Tell Us…

    …how to build the future. It must be imagined afresh, from the debris of our broken present. It’s an...

    June 28, 2021 | Manika Sharma
  • Children & The Pandemic

    Small Wonder

    Unlikely heroes are emerging amidst the Covid pandemic. And youngsters are finding ways to join the global...

    June 28, 2021 | Dilen Gandhi
  • Mental Health

    The Psychological Pandemic

    Whose life are we saving: at what cost? Is COVID-19 making us hold our children as hostages? The...

    June 28, 2021 | Dr Suravi Patra
  • Mental Health

    Lonely Eyes Fixed On The...

    We, as a nation, are not good at understanding our children’s needs. One of the world’s highest rates of...

    June 28, 2021 | Dr Amit Sen
  • Mental Health

    Is Your Child Tired Of The Pandemic? Act Now

    June 28, 2021 | Meghna Yadav
  • Mental Health

    The Inheritance Of Loss

    A year under lockdown has left teachers and students grappling with practical and psychological scars...

    June 28, 2021 Rajat Mitra
  • Children & The Pandemic

    Tools To Set Kids Free

    June 28, 2021 | Ravi Bhatnagar
  • Fitness

    Perspiration Respiration...

    Regular exercise under lockdown is not only a must for the mental health of our children, but also for their...

    June 28, 2021 | Dr Rajat Chauhan
  • Nutrition

    What’s Eating You?

    Do not fight pandemic stress with that cycle of cravings and binges. The basic do’s and don’ts on children...

    June 28, 2021 | Dr SubbaRao, Dr Hemalatha
  • Art As Therapy

    Paint Me A Painbow

    Picture books, with their interplay of words and art, have a compelling inbuilt persuasiveness that draws in children, even adults, to ease up and heal with time

    June 28, 2021 | Richa Jha
  • Art As Therapy

    Ripples In An Inner Lake

    Yes, it’s a spiritual desert out there. But Indian classical dance can be like monsoon rain for arid young souls—joyous and life-affirming in a myriad ways. Here’s a list of 12 benefits: physical and...

    June 28, 2021 | Guru Kanaka Sudhakar
  • Last Page

    Lockdown Diary

    June 28, 2021 | Anhad Singh