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· September, 2011

Stories about India from September, 2011

India: An Interview With Swechha

Meghavarshini Krishnaswamy at Youth Ki Awaaz interviews Swechha, an NGO based in Delhi, which is a multifaceted organization working for environmental conservation, waste management, underprivileged children and volunteer placements.

Why don’t South Asians talk to each other?

South Asians consist of one fifth of the planet’s population and they have similar cultures. And yet some kind of loose confederation between South Asian countries looks like an unattainable...

India: To Be Poor In India

Project Why exposes that there is a serious flaw in determining who is poor in India and who will get social welfare benefit from the government. The blogger asks: “what...

India: The Dark Side Of Social Media

Lazy Optimist informs that Malini Murmu, a student of the Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) Bangalore, committed suicide because her boyfriend “dumped her via a status update on Facebook”.

India: A Town Shuts Down To Protest Media Corruption

Sans Serif reports that the residents of the town of Mudhol in the Karnataka state of India observed a strike recently to protest “blackmail journalism” and the growing number of...

India: Independent Radio Legend Deported

Shivam Vij at Kafila reports that “David Barsamian, founder director of Alternative Radio, and independent radio legend, was deported on arrival from New Delhi airport in the early hours of...

India: The Growth Of Digital Media

Sahiba Singh at Youth Ki Awaaz posts an info-graphic showing the growth of digital media in India.

India: Paparazzis And Sonia Gandhi's Health

Sans Serif wonders why there are so many reporters tracking Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's recent illness, and yet so little published info on her.

India: Barcamp Mumbai 7

Bombay Lives informs that the 7th edition of the Barcamp in Mumbai will take place on October 2, 2011.

India: The Coffee House Of Kolkata

Bong Mom passionately writes about the Coffee House at College Street in Kolkata, a legendary meeting place for the Bengali literati.

India: Daily Routine Of Rural Kids

Pranietha Mudliar at Youth Ki Awaaz shares the typical daily routine of the children in rural India.

India: Lessons Learnt On Managing Rural Development

Sparsh lists 10 lessons learnt during a post graduate study on rural management in the context of rural India.

South Asia: Worst Cities In South Asia

South Asia Blog analyzes the Global Livability Report and its assumption of the worst cities in South Asia.

India: The Booming Publishing Industry

Vaibhav Kathuria at ‘Youth Ki Awaaz’ says that “India has just witnessed a publishing boom”.

India: Open Letter to The British Parliament On Kashmir

After decades the British Parliament is going to discuss Kashmir tomorrow. Al Haqu Murun writes an open letter to Mr Steve Baker, MP for Wycombe, and the British Parliament asking...

Bangladesh, India: Hasina-Manmahon Summit – A Post-dated Review

Kh. A. Saleque posts a review of the recent summit of the Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh and its impact on the bilateral ties between both the countries.

India, Bangladesh: Agreements Between Both The Countries

Kanak Banrman provides links to the recent agreements between Bangladesh and India which were signed during the state visit of Mr. Manmohan Singh, Indian prime Minister, to Bangladesh.

India: Lax Security at Chandigarh Railway Station

Sidhusaaheb notices lax security at the busy railway station in Chandigarh and wonders whether authorities should be more vigilant considering the recent terror attacks in India.

India: A Magazine For Chakma Community

Paritosh Chakma uploads the August 2011 issue of Sojaak, a free magazine for the indigenous Chakma community.

India: A Market For Class Notes

Youth Ki Awaaz highlights an online market for class notes in India where students are rewarded for their academic success by getting paid to share and sell their school notes...

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