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· December, 2015

Stories about India from December, 2015

29 December 2015

Millions of Indians Slam Facebook's ‘Free Basics’ App

Advox

With two weeks of public advertisements, Facebook would have got the maximum opposition in India so far in rolling a free access to its products called Free Basics.

27 December 2015

Many Afghans See Their Future with India, Not Pakistan

A wave of Afghan social media love accompanied Indian PM Narendra Modi during his visit to Kabul.

26 December 2015

Christmas Around the World in 17 Photos

Many thanks to the Global Voices members who shared photos from their celebrations and Christmas dinner tables.

For Land-locked Nepal, a Year of Natural and Man-Made Disasters

“I have negative thoughts. But if everyone gets positive, I will get the energy to stay positive.”

22 December 2015

Countries Declare States of Emergency in the Face of El Niño

“This El Niño and human-induced climate change may interact and modify each other in ways which we have never before experienced. El Niño is turning up the heat even further.”

15 December 2015

South Indian Singer Prosecuted for Song Critical of State Government

“A law that is repeatedly used to arrest singers, cartoonists and writers has no place in a democracy – and should be repealed.”

4 December 2015

While India's National Media Bungles Its Chennai Flood Coverage, Social Media Steps Up

"In fact, what is more troubling in a way is that the nature of the coverage only confirms a north-south divide..."

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