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Category: Social Issues

Happy Independence Day INDIA – wait, are we REALLY independent?

India celebrates completion of 71 years of independence! A great day to ponder if we are really independent as a society. Have we really progressed or are we still on the path of regression!

‘HE’ was standing right there!

HE was standing right there..   When the Sun went down and the darkness spread, When the world had turned black and all hopes were dead. When nothing seem to work out the right way, And when it felt the tough times were there to stay!         HE was standing right there.. …

Ball-tampering

Ball Tampering – look beyond the press conferences & video clips!

Following the recent ball-tampering issue in Cricket world, I have listed a few things that I call as lessons as they do qualify as learnings for everyone in the understanding of the subject and the game. These apply to every walk of life, even corporate and work.   1. Decision Making: There is a fragile …

INDIA Inc – What’s going on with Work-Life Balance?

I had a candid discussion with an old friend over coffee today. He didn’t sound fun at all – am mentioning that since he was one of the most lively people I ever knew my entire life. He went on to narrate his ordeal of not being able to manage work and personal life. His …

DELHI GANG RAPE CASE – Whom are WE protesting against?

I have been following this grievous and appalling story of the 23 year old girl brutally molested and inhumanly treated only to be left to die. It gives me shivers when I think about what she might have gone through and might be going through right at this moment when I am writing this down. …

SATYAMEV JAYATE – Journey towards CHANGE – A special episode

As the familiar tune of Satyamev Jayate from Aamir Khan’s chat show reverberated from the TV screens today, it took us back to the many Sundays we had spent watching the show and admiring the actor-turned-crusader. This time though, the show was being aired on a Wednesday, for a very special reason: today is August 15 – …

SATYAMEV JAYATE 13 – End of SEASON 1 on a high note

The first season of Aamir Khan’s debut TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’ culminated with a beautiful and a thoughtful message asking us to embark upon a journey where one could translate the impossible into the possible. Since its inception, ‘Satyamev Jayate’ has inspired an ocean of humanity across the globe and has also ushered in sea …

SATYAMEV JAYATE 12 – Water Scarcity in India: A bitter truth

Aamir started the penultimate episode of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ on a serious note. After giving basic information about the acute shortage of water in certain areas of India, he directly came to the point and asked a simple question to the audience; however the reply was a little surprising. When a girl was asked from where …

SATYAMEV JAYATE 11 – Old Age – a reality of life; lets embrace it!!

Satyamev Jayate’s episode on 14th July, talks about Indian culture. Aamir asks his audience what makes Indian culture stand different from the others. In reply, the audience mentioned that kids can sleep along with parents, we get to see 3 generations live under the same roof and the respect that the young give the elders. …

SATYAMEV JAYATE 10 – Untouchability – Where we stand?

Tainted by their birth into a caste system that deems them impure and less than human, dalits or untouchables live a life that strips them of their dignity. Aamir Khan bravely discusses the social monster of casteism that runs deep in our psyche What if you are born with a label or an identity that …

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