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· June, 2011

Stories about India from June, 2011

India: The Future of Wikipedia

Wikipedia celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, and almost 100 cities and towns in India registered to host celebrations, the highest number of any country. This year the Wikimedia Foundation...

India: Innocents Being Killed By BSF

Anshul Tewari at Youth Ki Awaaz highlights some examples which shows that innocents are being killed at will by Indian Border Security Force. The blogger opines that the Ministry of...

India: Shooting The Messenger?

The Prime Minister Of India Manmohan Singh has commented on the Indian media “the role of the media in many cases has become that of the accuser, the prosecutor and...

India: Unique ID System To Verify Twitter And Facebook Accounts

Anupam Saxena at Media Nama informs that Aadhar, the Unique ID Authority of India will keep API calls to its databases free and it can be used to verify online...

India: Mumbai In Monochrome

Harini Calamur at POV provides us the opportunity to see glimpses of Mumbai city in monochrome.

India: Predicting Indo-Pak Talks

JayBlogs posts a hilarious take on what actually happens at Indo-Pak talks.

India: Feed A Kid Every Saturday

Debolina Raja Gupta shares her experience of creating a Facebook group called Feed A Kid Every Saturday which encourages citizens of Mumbai to feed poor and hungry children.

Slut Walk is Besharmi Morcha in India

Slut Walk, a fresh feminist movement that originated from Toronto Canada, and had been taking rounds of various western cities, is now coming to New Delhi, the Indian capital. Amidst...

India: Policy On Maritime Security

Nitin Pai at The Acorn explains why India needs a policy on overseas military deployments and maritime security.

India: Failure Of Democracy

Atanu Dey thinks that democracy is failing in India and things must change. The blogger comments: “the change has to come from a section of the population that has the...

India: The Monsoon Legend Of Kerala

Why there is so much rain in the Indian state of Kerala? Maddy describes a legend behind it.

India: Hungry For Power

Srishti Chauhan asks “why is India stepping on the nuclear bandwagon?”

India: Kids Reality Shows, Neo-Child Labour?

Devika Mittal at Youth Ki Awaaz argues that the kids reality shows in Indian TV are exposing children to high-level competition by selling their childhood, talent and working hard at...

India: Attack On Journalists

Sans Serif reports that in India there have been 17 instances of attacks on journalist in the last six months and at least three journos died.

India Close Behind China in the African Continent

In May, the second India and Africa Summit was held at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Through the Cooperation Plan, India offers a different partnership model from...

India: Senior Crime Reporter Shot Dead in Mumbai

This afternoon, veteran crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at point-blank range at Powai, Mumbai. Indian netizens react.

India: Thoughts On Slut Walk

‘The Slut Walk’ comes to Delhi, after Toronto and numerous other places and Chandni shares her thoughts why this protest is important for women in India, especially Delhi.

India: In search Of An Ideal Anti-Corruption Crusader

In India, anti-corruption activism has gained momentum but mostly without direction. Amreekandesi wonders who can be an ideal Anti-Corruption crusader in India.

India: Six More Official Languages For West Bengal

Raja Basu at Potpourri comments on the revolutionary decision of Mamata Banerjee-led TMC-Congress government of West Bengal to add six more official languages: “There are some loopholes in the government’s...

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