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· June, 2010

Stories about India from June, 2010

India: English News Channels Not Effective

Sans Serif explains quoting television audience measurement data that English News Channels in India have such a minuscule viewership that they cannot be effective.

India: Tribute To Dad Blogging Contest

Blogadda announces the winners of the ‘Tribute To Dad Blogging Contest’.


Dheera Sujan at South Asia Wired highlights the works of an organization named ‘I Hear Foundation’, which is “working with hearing impaired kids and their parents to help diagnose, treat,...

Nepal: India Stops Newsprint Consignment

United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal reports that Indian authorities are holding 1,000 metric tonnes of newsprint consignment to Nepal which is threatening the publications of a few newspapers...

India: The Saga Of The Tele-evangelist

Sans Serif highlights the curious case of tele-evangelist Zakir Naik & tele-journalist Shekhar Gupta.

India, Pakistan: On Friendship Between Two Countries

Chowrangi questions why do Indians and Pakistanis have to hate each other?

India, Bangladesh: The Other Side Of Rabindranath Tagore

Words From Solitude highlights the other side of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

India: The Battle Of The Have-nots

Nila-kantha-chandra at Cuckoo's Call comments on the Maoist insurgency in India: “it seems we are living under the shadow of looming violence. A civil war, where the have-nots finally turn...

India: What Does It Mean To Be Indian?

What does it mean to be Indian? Priya Ramani is editor of Mint Lounge, the weekend magazine of business newspaper Mint, and an article she wrote recently about her feeling...

India: Fallacy Of English Medium Education

Ram Bansal at India in Peril criticizes some Indian English medium educational institutions which forbid Hindi and have no provision of Hindi to English translations or vice-versa in the curriculum.

India: A Special Day for the Son-In-Law

In India, Bengali mothers-in-law traditionally celebrate, with great fanfare, an occasion/social custom called jamai shashthi - a special day for their jamai [son(s)-in-law].

India: Groundbreaking Verdict On Maternal Mortality

Chhaya Path informs about two groundbreaking court cases on maternal mortality which will have immense health policy implications in India.

India: Surat Science Centre

Rajesh Jain visited the Surat Science Center and opines that every Indian city should have one such science center.

Indians And Racism

“Are Indians the most racist in the world?” Supidta Chatterjee answers the question.

India: Desipundit Is No More

Über Desi informs that the favorite Desi blog aggregator Desipundit has shut down today. “This is a sad day in the desi blogosphere and for blogs in general”, reacts the...

India: Bhopal Gas Tragedy Tweets

Offstumped lists some important 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy related tweets.

India: Economic Blockade In Manipur State

The northeastern state of Manipur in India is facing a humanitarian crisis with the price of necessities soaring up as it has been subjected to a blockade of the National...

India: EcoFestival 2010

Alexandra at India Climate Solutions writes about the EcoFestival 2010 which took place in New Delhi recently. The festival is aimed at “creating greater awareness, interest and actions to mitigate...

India: A Challenging Journey Forward

K Vishwanath Reddy at The Call Of India discusses about the challenging journey forward of India, the world's largest democracy.

India: Canadian Visa For BSF Members

There is a lively discussion going on in Death Ends Fun Blog on the issue of denial of Canadian visa to an ex- Indian Boder security Force (BSF) member because...

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