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· November, 2010

Stories about India from November, 2010

South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the...

India: Barkha Dutt And The Radia Tapes Controversy

Retributions blog writes about the recent controversy surrounding celebrity Indian TV anchor Barkha Dutt.

Serbia: Air India Pilot's Family Reacts to Leaked Media Report

Six months after the May 22 Mangalore plane crash, which claimed 158 lives, an investigation report blaming Serbian pilot Zlatko Glusica for the country’s worst air disaster of the last...

India: Mumbai Moving Forward

“There is a form of kinetic energy that’s contagious in Mumbai. As if, someone has set the people of Mumbai free – and they are moving forward,” notices Zain Mahmood...

India: Fuzzy Memories

Dilip D'Souza at Kafila asks why are Indians obsessed with only remembering the act of terrorism on 26/11/08 and why not also 1/11/84 or 7/12/92?

India: The Sexual Harassment Bill (2010)

Naina Kapur takes a critical look at the Sexual Harassment Bill (2010) which was recently introduced in India.

India: The 2G Spectrum Scam

Roger Reports writes in details about the recent 2G spectrum license scam, which resulted in huge loss of the Indian government.

South Asia: Steep Bandwidth Price

The cost of Internet bandwidth has to be reduced across Asia, which remains more than 300% expensive than the western hemisphere, argues Abu Saeed Khan at LIRNE Asia.

India: Credibility Of Media Under Question

Reports have emerged revealing that “some of Indian journalism’s biggest names may have crossed the line between legitimate news gathering to lobbying with political parties on behalf of corporate houses”,...

India: Is Forwarding Emails A Crime?

A government employee from the Indian state of Kerala got arrested for forwarding an email joke to a few friends, which is about the election debacle of the ruling communist...

Pamela Fever Grips India

Hollywood actress and model Pamela Anderson is creating ripples in India as she arrived in Mumbai a few days ago to take part in a TV reality show. Netizens reflect...

India: What Is Beauty

“Beauty is what you have within, in your heart and in your soul, beauty is how you look and behave towards other fellow humans, how you respect the other, how...

India: An Appeal To The Delhi Metro Rail Authority

Raja Basu, a regular commuter of the Delhi Metro, points out to some anomalies in the rail services.

India: Branding Through Social Media

Dina Mehta shares 10 tips on branding through social media for startups and small businesses.

India: Typical Indian Character

Ram Bansal at India In Peril criticizes the ‘know-all’ syndrome of the average Indians and the practice of advising others without concentrating on his/her own works.

India: A Social Bussiness Plan Competition

Think Change India blog informs that Banaras Hindu University is launching a business plan competition to encourage young people to become social business entrepreneurs and contribute to the world. You...

Technology for Transparency: Five New Cases, With More to Come!

The Technology for Transparency Network is thrilled to announce the start of the publication of our second phase of research. Beginning with five cases — Accountability Initiative in India, Amatora...

Technology for Transparency: Government Accountability in India

As the Technology for Transparency Network has mapped different transparency projects around the world, we have been excited to discover how enthusiasm for a more ethical and transparent society is...

India: Tigers In Danger In Madhya Pradesh

Bagchiblog informs that India's Madhya Pradesh government has taken several steps that threaten the existence of tigers in the state’s forests.

India: Obama Mania

US President Barack Obama is in India now as part of his ten day Asia tour and he has generated a lot of interest in this country of 1.2 billion...

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