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· April, 2009

Stories about India from April, 2009

23 April 2009

Indian Elections '09: Where The Shoe Pinches

When Muntadhar al-Zaidi hurled his shoes at the then US President George Bush, little did he know that his method of getting a point across would soon become viral across...

21 April 2009

India: Candidates Debate

20 April 2009

Indian Elections 2009: Villains And Votes

If elections are to be described as a process to elect better leaders for the country, the ongoing elections in India are of a very different variety. A number of...

India: Importance Of Mother Tongue

India: Shoddy Election Reporting

17 April 2009

India: Sights of Indian Elections

India's First Digital Elections Evoke Strong Reactions Online

The world's biggest election is underway in India and, as India's 714 million voters cast their ballots in the month-long elections, they are witness to a range of digital initiatives...

16 April 2009

India Elections ‘09: Netizens react to Political Campaigns – II

In our first post of this series, we had brought to you glimpses of how netizens were reacting to the BJP's online campaign. In this post, we will explore reactions...

India: Why I voted 49-0

15 April 2009

Some Interesting Factoids and Trivia About the Indian General Elections 2009

On April 16th, 2009 the first phase of the voting for the Indian general elections will begin and conclude on May 13th, 2009. This is the 15th general elections in...

India: Voting Rights For Indians Living Abroad

The Role of Mobile Technology in the 2009 Indian Lok Sabha Elections

14 April 2009

India: Geographical Mashup on Election

Celebrity Power in Indian Elections

In India movie stars and filmmakers wield enormous influence. The involvement of entertainers from Bollywood (or the Hindi film industry) based in Mumbai and the Tamil and Telugu film industry...

The World According to Mom

What do blogging mothers around the world think are the five best things about being a mom? Global Voices has teamed up with Catherine Connors a.k.a. Her Bad Mother in...

13 April 2009

Indian Elections 2009: Allegations and Concerns of The Common People

The run up to Indian general elections sure looks like a spicy Bollywood movie. Big actors from major political parties and their activists are busy hurling allegations at each other...

India: Pink Chaddi Facebook Group Hacked