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· January, 2014

Stories about India from January, 2014

Birds Avoiding Bhopal

Bhopal, the capital of the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, lies in the North-South corridor of the migratory path of birds coming from Northern Asia, Russia, Afghanistan, China, Mongolia etc....

Outdoor Air pollution in Bhopal

Proloy Bagchi reports that outdoor air pollution in Bhopal, the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, has risen to an alarming proportion mainly from the emission of the...

The Other Side of Social Media

That’s Twitter – it makes a joke out of serious issues and takes jokes seriously. - comments blogger Purba Ray while discussing Sunanda Pushkar’s sudden death who underwent a Twitter...

Protest Against Rape : WordToon by Subhendu Sarkar

In India women often fall prey to sex crimes where police fail to take proper action. Subhendu Sarkar, an artist from Kolkata created cartoons from words (see Youtube video) in...

The Biggest Indian Blogging Conference In February 2014

The WIN – Blogadda conference will take place in Mumbai on February 9, 2014. This conference is claimed to be the the biggest offline Indian blogger conference where a mix...

Despite Controversial Past, Indian PM Candidate Narendra Modi's Star on the Rise

Chief Minister of India's western state Gujarat Narendra Modi is a polemic figure for his hotly debated role in the deadly 2002 riots in the state between Hindus and Muslims.

Talking Trash In Chennai – Through Blogs

There are about 4,500 tons of waste generated in Indian city of Chennai per day. Talking Trash in Chennai blog discusses how to deal with them.

Urging Indians to ‘Take the Poo to the Loo’

Sanitation and hygiene remain critical problems for India, with about 50% of its population still defecating in the open. UNICEF India's #poo2loo campaign aims to raise awareness about this issue.

Why Rape And Sexual Violence Continue

“I will not forget what happened today, one year ago” This video was released by Video Volunteers on December 16, 2013 to commemorate Nirbhaya, who died in the 2012 Delhi...

Aam Aadmi Party Clone In Bangladesh

Blogger An Ordinary Citizen writes: Many in Bangladesh are inquisitively looking at the development of Aam Aadmi Party in India and hoping that a similar phenomenon may develop in Bangladesh....

India's Aam Aadmi Party Wins Hearts and Forms Government in Delhi

"Strange to see jitters are running down the spine of traditional political parties after the advent of #AAP."

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