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· May, 2011

Stories about India from May, 2011

India: Missing Children, Trafficking And Growth Of Child Slavery

Amrita Paul at Youth Ki Awaaz opines that it is time to get serious about the issues of missing children, trafficking and the growth of child slavery in India.

India: Media Biased About Elite And Middle Class

Sans Serif comments: “although it is easy to find instances of media manufactured struggles in India if the victims are elite, educated or middle class but to say the same...

India: New Internet Rules – Unregulated Power To The Government

Law And Other Things debates the proposed new Internet Rules in India, which grants unregulated powers to the Government.

India: Malayalam Bloggers Campaign For Soumya

Kerala was rife with outrage, when 23 year old woman Soumya was thrown out from a moving passenger train, raped and brutally murdered. With the public losing the trust in...

World Economy: Women Weigh in on Poverty, Work and Debt

The International Museum of Women's online exhibit on women and the economy, features slideshows, podcasts, videos and essays on women from countries such as Sudan, Denmark, Philippines, USA, Costa Rica,...

India: The Death Of a Terrorist

“I find it difficult to conceive of a time in the future when terrorism will cease to exist,” comments Sourav Sengupta while sharing his reflections on the death of Osama...

Technology for Transparency: Final Report

The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the...

India: A Day In The Life Of A Beggar

Vanillasense recreates a day in the life of a beggar in India.

India: Lessons Learnt In The Assembly Elections

Rajesh Jain at Emergic writes about the lessons learnt after the results of the assembly elections in five Indian states.

India: Kerala Election Results With A Subtle Warning

As the new seven member state cabinet of Kerala is to be sworn in on Wednesday the 18th of May 2011 there are no obvious signs of celebrations across the...

India: Taxi Cab For Women In Delhi

Shital Shah at Think Change India writes that an innovative start up in Delhi, which is training women to drive taxi cabs to provide abuse free transport for women.

India: The IPL Cheerleader Who Blogged

Hanna Ingber Win reports that The Indian Premier League (IPL) had fired a South African cheerleader after it became known that she was blogging about cricket after-parties.

India: 34 Years of Communist Rule Ends in West Bengal

West Bengal today witnessed history in the making when the Indian state's 34 year long Communist rule was ousted from power by Mamata Banerje - leader of the All India...

India: Privacy for the Deceased?

The accidental death of a NIT (Calicut, Kerala) research scholar has once again sparked controversies about the privacy of women, privacy of a dead person and in general about the...

India: Abuse Of Elders In Old Age Homes

Pratik Goyal at Youth Ki Awaaz reports that the elderly population residing in some old age homes in India face physical abuse or mental abuse.

Video: Budding Young Scientists in India, Singapore and South Africa

The Google Science Fair project semi finalist listings are up. Although it was open to teens between 13 and 18 years from all over the world, it is interesting to...

India, Bangladesh: Is Rabindranath Tagore relevant today?

Is Rabindranath Tagore still relevant in present day Bengal? Anirban at Its A Miracle tries to answer that question.

Where the hell is Taiwan

Remember “Where the hell is Matt“? Wu Jian-heng(吳建衡), a young Taiwan backpacker who went on a journey to India-in the costume of deity Nezha, has a similar ambition. His sole wish is to...

India: E-Governance Initiative Using LED Screen Shows

Badhri Jagannathan at Think Change India informs that Gujarat government has launched an e-governance pilot initiative called ‘Gujarat Swarnim Gram E-Broadcast Project’ in the villages of Amreli which will disseminate...

India: A Conspiracy Theory

Arunachal Diary speculates whether there was any conspiracy behind the death of Dorjee Khandu, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, who died in a helicopter crash.

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