Satyamev Jayate

  • Is the Indian middle class becoming an active agent of change?

    The other India |  Debraj Bhattacharya
    The recent outcry of middle-class men and women, many of whom not associated with any political party or developmental organisation, is an important phenomenon that...

  • Telling truth to power

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    With each new episode of Satyamev Jayate - actor Aamir Khan's 13-part television show - comes a welter of debate. Every episode trends on the...

  • How grave a matter is child sexual abuse

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    Child sexual abuse is a grave matter. Being a parent myself, I find that my one mission in life is to save my child from...

  • The Aamir way versus the Anna way

    Excess Baggage |  Shiv Visvanathan
    Democracy is always inventive, exploiting mediums to create fresh theatre. It seems to create new sites for protest, new forms of dialogue, and new ways...

  • On Satyamev Jayate and our Sunday tear leader

    Jhakas |  Sanjay Jha
    (The fact that we need an education from a Bollywood actor being paid an astronomical sum to understand our social woes is as much a...

  • Satyamev Jayate : Is the issue the star?

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The social awareness overdrive that has been created by the Satyamev Jayate is remarkable. The superstar effect seems to have worked with the masses, at...

  • Of Satyamev Jayate and why we fail to address social issues

    Youth ki awaaz |  Anshul Tewari
    Last Sunday started in a rather unusual way. Aamir Khan, in his show Satyamev Jayate, exposed a grim reality of the world's largest democracy. His...

  • Aamir's Satyamev Jayate is indictment of TV journalism and call for renewal

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Just when you thought that the news media was dissipating itself in the purposeless eddies of irrelevance, trying to keep people excited without engaging them...