Bilal Khan

Journalist, Blogger


Bilal Khan

A journalist to expose evil. A blogger to talk about self development
(The pen is mightier than the sword: Edward Bulwer-Lytton)



Fabricated Dropped And Impunity : No One Killed Pehlu Khan !!

On January 7, 2011, a movie titled ‘No One Killed Jessica’ was released based on a true story of Jessica Lal, a Delhi-based model murder case. In the case, the accused was acquitted after the court trial. However, intense media coverage led to a huge protest and subsequently the life imprisonment was awarded to the perpetrator.

Bus conductor's son from Khar slum gets admission in IIT-B

They say "if you can dream it, then you can achieve it", and how true this has turned out to be for this 18-year-old! Arbaz Shaikh, the son of a bus conductor from a Khar slum, has got selected for Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay's (IIT-B's), Bachelor of Technology (Btech) course. Arbaz stays with his parents and younger sister in a 10x12 sqft room.

State to give IITB's solar lamp project for underprivileged students Rs1,800 crore

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, will soon be getting Rs1,800 crore from the state government for its Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL), which will be given to 10 crore students across the country. The project, theme of which is Right to Light, was commenced in 2014. On July 2, IIT-B announced that it had provided SoUL to 1 million students.

Help pours in from all pockets for the fire victims of Gautam Nagar

A huge fire gutted more than 80 houses in Gautam Nagar on Friday, May 7. But, all the homeless have found a place to stay at a municipal school in Shivaji Nagar. They have not only been provided by shelter, but food, clothing and other essential things from corporators and various organizations. It was about 3:30am yesterday when a huge fire broke out in Gautam Nagar.

Haji Ali row: Women not allowed in mazhar to prevent harassment, say clerics

Leading the campaign to allow women entry into places of worship that don't permit them, Bhumata Brigade founder Trupti Desai is protesting to gain entry into Haji Ali's mazhar (tomb of the saint). Earlier this month, the Bombay High Court disposed a PIL challenging the Haji Ali Trust's decision to ban the entry of women into the sanctum of the shrine and directed the Maharashtra government to ensure compliance of law and prevent discrimination of women at places of worship.

Discard waste, get goodies!

Considering we still have to urge people to use dustbins to throw waste instead of littering the streets, two MBA graduates of Mumbai University have invented a machine that gives out chocolates when you throw garbage into a dustbin. Abhijit Deokar, 28, and Ganesh Jadhav, 27, spent an year to come up with this machine called techbin.

This Mumbai-based rugby player conducts free training for less privileged

Meet Vikas Chaurasiya, a certified Rugby coach who has been coaching rugby for free to the less privileged for past six years. Belonging to an economically weak family in Cheeta Camp, Vikas faced many hardships in pursuing his education and career. He had to stall his education post HSC (12th standard) and start earning a living to support his family.

Empty nest syndrome led this Andheri resident to become a successful entrepreneur in her 60s

When 60-year-old Pragna Doshi’s third daughter got married in 2009, she started feeling lonely. With no one to talk to through the day at home as Pragna’s husband was busy running his electronics import-export business, she started to look around for new activities to keep her busy. Entrepreneurship, however, never even crossed her mind.

Bicycle Diaries: This Deonar resident to chronicle cross-country cycle ride in a book

Speaking with different people and knowing their experiences is what a lot of people do, but to pen down your own experiences is what only a handful of people do. Meet this 24-year-old Sachin Chhachhia, who cycles to different cities in India and pens down his experience. Started in December, 2014, he has so far written 20 stories.

It happens only in Mumbai. Clueless authorities say they received no complaints over 2 years about contaminated water supply

While many Mumbaikars complain of little to no water supply this summer, residents of Gaikwad Nagar have a rather persistent problem with the ‘otherwise enough’, one-and-a-half hour water supply – contaminated water. The problem has been persisting for over two years in 14 of the 24 chawls in the area.

Govandi’s only cake studio strikes a sweet note with locals

The quaint little shop quite stands out in Shivaji Nagar with its bright orange logo and colourful balloons framing the entrance. Just over a-month old, the franchise, which opened on February 13, is quite a hit among locals, who have been thronging the cake studio. “We chose this area because there were no shops here which specialised in custom-made cakes.

Poor slum dwellers do BMC’s job, maintain broken bridge in Vikhroli (E)

Arpita Dubey, 10, fell in the nullah twice last month. "The nullah is clogged which is why I didn’t get hurt,” said Arpita. Imagine when garbage becomes a boon and not a bane. This is true for school kids who have to cross an ill-maintained and dilapidated wooden bridge, often falling through to land into a nullah clogged with waste, the garbage saving them from a hard land and major injuries.


Bilal Khan

Having more than two years experience in writing. Bilal Khan has been writing about civic issues, Muslims issues, social issues and personal development.

Apart from having experienced in news organisation he has a knowledge of digital marketing as he has worked with digital marketing organisation for some time.

He has worked for news portal and digital marketing company as a writer. However, he like to work as a journalist and he is up to making his career successful as a journalist.

“I believe that we can change the world if we use pen rightly” - Bilal Khan

Bilal Khan is an economic graduate, and holds a journalism degree from Kishinchand Chellaram College (Mumbai). He has also done TV Journalism from K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (Mumbai).



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