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· July, 2010

Stories about India from July, 2010

India: Shortage Of Nepali Labors In Himachal Pradesh

Nityin at Himachal Live blog reports that the farmers in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh are facing problems as there is a shortage of Nepali migrant labors in this...

India: RTI Activist Murdered

On the 20th of this month, 33yr old Amit Jethwa, a prominent environmentalist and Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite the Gujarat High...

India: Why Businesses Must Embrace Social Media

Komal-Nishka Manglani at Blog Adda explains why businesses must embrace social media.

India: Should Prostitution be legalized?

Delhizen raises an old debate: should prostitution be legalized in India?

India: A Future For Kolkata

Supriyo Chaudhuri has some ideas about a bright future for Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

India: The Korean Cultural Wave In Nagaland

Many people in Nagaland, a tribal state in Northeast India, feel disconnected from India and a different culture has been making an impact in recent years - that of Korea.

Indian Media – Misusing its freedom?

Rinaya, one of the winners of the “Indian Media – Misusing its freedom?” blog contest comments in her winning post: “The media needs to be self-regulatory & humanitarian in its...

India: Fair, Lovely and Facebooked

A new Facebook app has been creating some controversy in India. The app lets users lighten the skin colour on their profile pictures. Bloggers discuss the complexity of the issue...

India: Caste Factor In Politics

Ram Bansal at India In Peril explains the caste factor in Indian politics.

India: Sexual Assault Prevention Tips

Indian Homemaker compiles a list of sexual assault prevention tips guaranteed to work.

India: Indian English

Indian tweeps are joining in large numbers to gather a lot of Indian English phrases using #indianenglish hashtag. Enjoy!

India: Railway Or Death Trap?

Being Cynical at Desicritics reacts on today's tragic train accident in the Indian state of West Bengal and opines that the Indian railways are turning into a death trap.

India: Treating Foreign Journalists

Sans Serif highlights a case of not renewing the visa of a Japanese journalist by Indian authorities because of his alleged negative reporting.

India: Innovative Startup Idea

Gaurav Mishra at Gauravonomics shares an innovative idea yet to be explored by startups – a service for getting together at places with friends of friends.

India: From Stone Pelting In Kashmir Streets To Facebook Protests

Indian administered Kashmir valleys are boiling over tensions and rage against Indian security forces over killing of a number of young protesters. An SMS ban ensued to stop rumors and...

India: Digital Whitening Campaign

Keerthana Nagarajan at South Asia Wired discusses about a sponsored Facebook campaign of a Whitening cream brand, which sparked much controversy in India.

India, Bangladesh: Tackling Energy Crisis

Sowmya Suryanarayanan at Strategic Foresight Group discusses about the need to enhance energy security for both Bangladesh and India to tackle the looming energy crisis.

India: Sports Tourism

Raja Basu at Potpourri opines that the Indian government should aggressively promote and brand India as a potential ‘Sports Tourism’ destination.

India: Rupee Gets A New Symbol

The Indian Rupee has now got a symbol and Aditya at Scribbler.in thinks that its a move forward. Soumyadip at Cutting The Chai informs that Rupee became a top trending...

India, Pakistan: Foreign Ministers Meet

Raza Rumi at Pak Tea House is optimistic about positive bilateral relations as Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan are scheduled to meet today.

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