1. Tell your child, Main Hoon Na

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    It was around 4:30 in the evening. Three boys, all class 4 students, were playing near their home. A youth, in his late 20s, known to be an alcoholic in the locality, called one of them out and asked for directions to Block C4. The boys pointed out the way...
  2. Is Aamir Khan showing a mirror to mainstream media?

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    As a television journalist, that was my first reaction. Is he doing my job? Has he taken it upon himself to focus on issues such as female foeticide (in the first episode) and perhaps will delve into equally important subjects like the pressure cooker education system, corporal punishment, farmers suicides,...
  3. Satyameva Jayate = Social Pornography?

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    Aamir Khan’s much hyped TV program is finally on air, and my parents spent the morning hour watching it. I can happily exclude myself, since I’m an internet addict, and the computer in my house is at right angles to the telly. I did hear it though, from start to...