Articles about Alok Dixit

Alok Dixit is an Indian social activist, former journalist, and former Indian Air Force officer who is extensively working to create awareness regarding Internet censorship and acid attacks in India. He is the founding member of ‘Save Your Voice,’ a movement against internet censorship in India, along with cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, Arpit Gupta, and Chirag Joshi. He is also the founder of ‘Stop Acid Attacks,' which is a campaign against acid attacks. In the 2019 movie ‘Chhapaak,’ which was based on the Laxmi Agarwal acid attack case, his character was portrayed by actor Vikrant Massey. Dixit works toward rebuilding the life of acid attack survivors and preventing acid attacks in the future. Between 2007 and 2009, Dixit served in the Indian Air Force. In 2009, he joined the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM), Bengaluru. After graduating from IIJNM, he briefly worked as a reporter with ‘TV9,’ ‘Jagran Prakashan Limited,’ and ‘Inext Live.’

Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it

12 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it

We live in the age of fast-track love and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.

'Chhapaak': Deepika Padukone-Vikrant Massey's on set video leaked

09 Apr 2019

Entertainment
'Chhapaak': Deepika Padukone-Vikrant Massey's on set video leaked

After impressing the audience with her performance in Padmaavat, Deepika Padukone is all set for her next challenge, Chhapaak.

#Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone shares first look as acid attack survivor

25 Mar 2019

Entertainment
#Chhapaak: Deepika Padukone shares first look as acid attack survivor

Deepika Padukone is one actress who never fails to surprise her fans.

You'll see a disfigured Deepika in 'Chhapaak', says Meghna Gulzar

07 Feb 2019

Entertainment
You'll see a disfigured Deepika in 'Chhapaak', says Meghna Gulzar

2018 was quite eventful for Deepika Padukone.

India's best-known acid attack survivor's plight highlights a larger problem

18 Sep 2018

India
India's best-known acid attack survivor's plight highlights a larger problem

Winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award in 2014, India's best-known acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal, is now living without a job, and may soon lose her home.

Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it

14 Feb 2018

Entertainment
Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it

We live in the age of Tinder, one-night stands and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.

2017 International Women's Day

07 Mar 2017

India
2017 International Women's Day

The 2017 International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. This year's theme is 'Be Bold for Change'.