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  • Blogging About Culture And Interracial Marriages

    January 30, 2010 10:58 am Published by

    As people around the world get closer through modern technology and cultural and racial barriers give way to mutual understanding and respect, interracial marriages are becoming more common. A number of mixed race and religion families are sharing their experiences... View Article

  • “We are women too…”

    January 23, 2010 11:21 am Published by

    Like other women, transgender women too crave romantic relationships and family, but they have to fight for their rights to these. Helping them is Kalki Subhramanium’s first-of-its-kind initiative a matrimonial website for transgender women in search of Mr Right “We... View Article

  • Uncivilised Practices Of Civil Society

    January 16, 2010 12:35 pm Published by

    The term ‘Civil Society’ is mostly used for voluntary organisations, non-governmental organisations and non-profit institutions. These are also called as civil society organisations. Interestingly, most of these organisations are always busy in criticising the state (which is of course not... View Article

  • M-Banking

    January 9, 2010 3:35 pm Published by

    Millions and millions of low-income, unbanked people stand to benefit (and maybe prosper) from the development of mobile financial services in the coming months. Many people already transfer payments and remittances through mobile phones, and even store and save money... View Article

  • Life On The Line

    January 2, 2010 4:34 pm Published by

    A barbed wire fence built along the international border between Bangladesh and India in Tripura has caused homes to be demolished and people’s movements and employment to be restricted. In some cases, the fence runs through and divides a home.... View Article

  • DELHI’S Dalit Politics

    December 19, 2009 12:59 pm Published by

    India’s Dalits, who occupy the bottom-most rung of the country’s caste pyramid but constitute a vote-rich 65 million of its 1.1 billion population, are no longer untouchable for India’s politicians sort of. Congress members are sleeping in Dalit huts, (bringing... View Article

  • RTI: Boon or Bane?

    December 19, 2009 12:40 pm Published by

    In the age of information revolution, the Right to Information Act 2005, widely known as RTI, can be counted as one of the milestones of India. The UPA (I) propagated it as one of its achievements and bagged all the... View Article