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· May, 2012

Stories about India from May, 2012

29 May 2012

India: Kolkata Joins the SlutWalk Movement

on 24th May, 2012, Kolkata formally joined the global SlutWalk movement, with over a hundred young men and women marching for the cause in the sweltering heat of summer. On...

16 May 2012

India: Crackdown on Tamil Nadu Anti-Nuclear Plant Protests

Activists are protesting the commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu, India. The government has cracked down on demonstrators, detained many and had given prohibition orders for...

15 May 2012

India: Cricket Or Wife

14 May 2012

India: Entertainment Industry Seeks Court Ban on Torrents and Vimeo

For more than a week now, some ISPs across parts of India have been quietly blocking access to the popular video sharing site Vimeo as well as various torrent sites...

Pakistan: Partition Era Writer Saadat Hasan Manto Lives On

Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was a short-story writer, a dramatist and also a translator from Punjab. Today his centenary birth anniversary is being celebrated across Pakistan and also in India.

8 May 2012

India: Online Cartoon Exhibition Protesting Repression

India, Pakistan Missile Launches: Game Changers or Mere Posturing?

Back-to-back missile tests by India and Pakistan in April have received widespread coverage and comment, both in the mainstream media as well as on social media. Aparna Ray reports.

6 May 2012

India: Freedom Fast To Save Your Voice

Today is the fifth day of the hunger strike of Aseem Trivedi and Alok Dixit from Save Your Voice campaign to support an annulment motion against the new IT Rules-2011...

India: The Best Tea Cafés

India: Budget & Corruption

5 May 2012

India: Google Search's Change in Algorithm and Its Impact

Google’s recent algorithm change in their search engine affected low quality Search engine optimization/link building services, much of which was being outsourced by the US to countries like India. While...