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When the Boys grew Up
December 20, 2012, 10 Comments

[Suharsh Sinha on the Delhi rape] Once, a bunch of young boys aged 5-7 were playing in their backyard when a young pup a ...

The Delhi Rape: Some Thoughts
December 19, 2012, 2 Comments

I thought I had been sufficiently shocked hearing of the horrendous rape of the young woman on the Delhi bus. But the re ...

Opinion Explosion in Indian Social Media – A Driver for Real Change or Just a Lot of Noise?
December 18, 2012, 26 Comments

[A guest post by Nandana Sengupta. Nandana is a doctoral candidate in Economics at Carnegie Mellon University] The last ...

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Blundered Pride
September 29, 2012, 4 Comments

[What a current alcohol advert featuring Priyanka Chopra says about India- Ashish Jaiswal, Associate Fellow, Oxford Ce ...

Reflections from Rio
September 5, 2012, Comments Off

[ A guest post by Aashish Khullar. Aashish is a resident fellow at Community Caring Institute (CCI) and a Startingbloc ...

St. Petersburg: In a Time Warp All its Own
April 4, 2012, 5 Comments

[An account of my fascinating recent visit to St. Petersburg, Russia] Growing up in Communist Calcutta in the late eight ...

India’s Hunger Games
March 26, 2012, Comments Off

India has its own version of the “hunger games” playing out that is turning out to be every bit as dramatic ...

Tech Innovations to Fight Corruption
March 20, 2012, 1 Comment

A litany of corruption scandals in India have been making headlines for the past year. These scams are being brought to ...

Environmental Agency Uncovers Shocking Alleged Corruption Scam at India’s National Solar Mission
February 29, 2012, 1 Comment

India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission is touted as the country’s most ambitious attempt to switch to a mor ...

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Loving Falak to Death
February 15, 2012, 11 Comments

Why it is unacceptable to have pictures of a battered 'celebrity' baby flashed in daily news coverage