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· June, 2009

Stories about India from June, 2009

India, Pakistan: Diplomacy Lesson From A Tennis Duo

Kalsoom at CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan highlights the bond between the India-Pakistan Tennis duo Aisam ul-Haq Qureshi and Prakash Armitraj who are playing together in the Wimbledon. They are...

India: Celebrating Rain

Gargi at POV celebrates the rains which have come late this monsoon season. She reminds us that: “the link that India has to rains, is much like the colder nations...

India: The Legendary Moonwalk Dance of Michael Jackson

Lightning Strikes Everyday looks at the mechanics of the legendary moonwalk dance of the pop star Michael Jackson.

South Asia: The World Is Poorer Without MJ

Millions of fans across the world are mourning the sudden death of Michael Jackson, the king of pop, and remembering how his music was associated with their growth. South Asian...

India: Michael Jackson's Influence On Bollywood

“Michael Jackson, King of Pop, who passed away at the age of 50 earlier today exerted a huge influence on Bollywood and Indian film industry,” writes Kamla Bhatt and explains...

India: Over-indebtedness And Microcredit

Siddhartha Chowdri at Center For Financial Inclusion Blog comments that over -indebtedness and borrower delinquency are to blame for failure of the Micro Finance Institution in the Indian states of...

India: Crowdsourcing And Twitter

Indian Blogger Kiruba Shankar announces that he has started writing a book called ‘Crowdsourcing Tweet’. “In the true spirit of the book, 20% of tweets will be crowdsourced. An opportunity...

Russia-India: A medieval journey to India

Jost A Mon discusses his own and other translations of the 15th century memoirs of Russian merchant's Nikitin odyssey to India and elsewhere.

India Bans Maoist Organisation

Aaman Lamba at Desicritics reports that “India brought the CPI-Maoist, an extremist left wing group into the list of terrorist outfits banned under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act”.

India: Queer Pride 2009

Sanjukta at This Is My Truth informs that “India prepares for a never before celebration of Queer Pride with events and pride marches being planned in all of the 5...

India: When Diplomats Show Arrogance

The New Horizon criticizes the comments of Pinak Chakravarty, the Indian ambassador to Bangladesh, on the Tipaimukh Dam. The Indian blogger opines: “I think it is part (of) Indian policy...

India: RIP Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan

“Thank you Khan sahib for sharing your wonderful music and gift with so many people,” with these words of appreciation mourns Kamla Bhatt the internationally renowned Sarod Maestro Ali Akbar...

India, Bangladesh: East Or West, Bengal Is The Best

Painter, photographer and blogger Ujwala Prabhu published a photo book titled East or West, Bengal is the best! based on photographs taken over a 3 week period in India and...

India: Doing Something For The Country

Parth Dave at The Indian World introduces an website titled One Letter A Week (ONLW) which aims at addressing socio-economic or cultural issues of India by encouraging readers to write...

India: Failure Is Not An Option

India, the defending champion, was out of this year's Twenty20 World Cup cricket tournament early. No wonder the cricket crazy nation is buzzing with the discussion “what went wrong”. Blogbharti...

India: Mob Justice

I love life… so I explore thinks that “mob justice may not be correct or fair, but it is effective and efficient”, especially in the context of corruption in the...

Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam Detained By Indian Border Security Forces

Media Helping Media informs that Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photojournalist from Bangladesh, blogger and founder of the Drik picture network has been detained by the Indian border security while working...

India: rights of the linguistic minorities in Mizoram

Musings of a Chakma discusses the violations of the rights of the linguistic minorities in Mizoram by the state government.

Nepal-India Border Dispute: Nepalese Reactions Online

Couple of weeks back, reports of alleged land encroachment by India border security forces hit the Nepalese media. On the historic perspective on Nepal-India border, Nepaldemocracy has an in-depth report....

India: Reservations of Positions For Women

Sumanth at Desicritics debates the current hot topic in India – reservations for Women in representative, administrative and corporate job positions.

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