Bollywood

Sanjay Dutt at the launch of T P Aggarwal's trade magazine 'Blockbuster'

Sanjay Dutt and the inequality of justice of the powerful

Sanjay Dutt got convicted and sentenced to jail under the Arms Act. Of the five years he was sentenced to, he has served a year and a half, so at most he will go to jail for three and a half years. This seems to have put eminent people into shock and trauma. There are many […]

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My Husband’s say

My husband thinks that I am defaming him, and wants the other side known. Fair enough. I have typed this out as dictated by him (translated from Marathi). I don’t want to say anything. I don’t want to say anything from inside the home in public. I can speak with my close friends, but it […]

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Democracy

Some questions raised by Satyamev Jayate

Aamir Khan’s very excellent foray into television activism has stunned viewers and brought many facts to undeniable light. As I observed the reactions in social media, a few questions come to my awareness. What motivates cynics? It is a fairly known factor that any kind of an activist ends up with a struggle to retain […]

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General
Women's rights

Satyamev Jayate: Episode 1 Daughters are Precious: Female Foeticide and some thoughts

I had stuff to do today, and not being a TV watcher at all, I had no particular interest or awareness of a new show. Wandering into the kitchen, I overheard some and went to watch. This is the episode. For someone actively interested in human rights, the information in this show was no news. […]

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