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· April, 2010

Stories about India from April, 2010

India: Who Benefitted From IPL?

Lalit Modi, Chairman and Commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was recently sacked due to corruption charges. Devendra Sharma at Desicritics speaks up in Mr. Modi's defense citing his...

India: Sacrificing Career Freedom For Marriage

Prerna at I Love Life.. So I Explore shares a real life story from India about women, who are forced to sacrifice their career and other freedom to maintain balance...

India, Pakistan: Please Discuss

Adil Najam at All Things Pakistan urges the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, who are in Bhutan to attend the SAARC Summit, to start bilateral talks and to keep...

India: Crowdsourcing Advertising Ideas From Consumers

Bhatnaturally discusses about a recent effort by a multinational brand in India to crowdsource advertising ideas from consumers and wonders whether it will really work or not.

India: Drinking Water Problem In Uttar Pradesh

Ram Banshal at India In Peril gives a real life example showing that the priority of the government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh “is not to tackle problems...

India: A Zillion Reasons To Escape

“Why 1 million Indians Escape from India every year?” – this blog answers the question.

India, Bangladesh: The Distinctiveness Between Two Bengals

Before 1956, Bengali cinema meant cinemas from West Bengal (India) but the trend become distinctive afterwards in both the Bengals. Fahmidul Haq at Communication and Culture of Bangladesh comments that...

India: Media Favors The Rich And The Famous

“If you follow our media you will definitely notice how Indian media constantly focus on who makes how much money,” comments Indian Pundit.

India: Twittering Minister Forced To Resign

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Dr. Shashi Tharoor was forced to resign from his post over allegations of corruption and misuse of office. He gained popularity and at...

India: A Minority In The World Of Believers

“Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them. I doubt the dogmas that's why today, I am too minority in the world of believers,” comments Indian blogger Himanshu Rai at...

India: The Rickshaw Challenge Race

Rohit Bhargava at Influential Marketing Blog writes about The Rickshaw Challenge, which is “a series of road races where participants can choose their own rickshaws and race across parts of...

India: Lack Of Election Debates

Sandeep Bansal at Desicritics questions a missing democratic practice: “When will election debates matter in India?”

India: The IPL Cookie Is Crumbling

“The collapse of the Indian Premier League (IPL) pack of cards is identical to the unravelling of the Satyam fraud in 2009, from a media perspective. Namely, no media organisation—newspaper,...

India: Bizu 2010 celebrated by Chakmas in Delhi

Paritosh Chakma at Musings of a Chakma reports with photos that on the 13th April 2010, three social organizations organized “Bizu 2010” (Chakma new year) celebrations in New Delhi, India.

India: Education In Mother-Tongue Is The Key

Kiran Rao Batni at Karnatique opines that innovation in mother-tongue education is the need of the hour in India and explains why.

India: Gay Blogs And Twitter Accounts

Deepti Lamba at Desicritics highlights some Indian gay blogs and twitter accounts.

India: Television As Educator

MANA TV has been running five education channels in the Andhra Pradesh state in India for nine years. “Their popularity has proved that notwithstanding computers, television can grab eyeballs in...

India: Citizens debate government policy and the Maoist response

Dealing a severe blow to the Indian government’s ongoing offensive against the Naxalite-Maoist insurgency, 76 policemen were ambushed and killed by Maoist rebels in Dantewada, Chattisgarh on April 6, 2010....

Bhutan: South Asian Leaders Meet For SAARC Summit

Bhutan is in a flurry of activity, gearing up for the upcoming SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit. Here the South Asian leaders will discuss about issues like...

India: Web Only TV Ads

Bhtanaturally analyzes that the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket is helping web-only TV ads take shape in India.

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