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Stories about India

15 May 2015

A Viral Music Video in China Pokes Fun at Xiaomi CEO’s Imperfect English

After Lei Jun’s English skills were mocked following a short speech at one of the tech giant's product launches, Chinese are once again asking—Is English important for business internationalisation?

3 May 2015

Indian Minister Says #MaritalRape Does Not Count

"Dear minister, if marriage is sacred, does that make #MaritalRape sacred too?"

29 April 2015

In the Face of Destruction, Nepal Refuses to Be Broken

Following a devastating earthquake, hope and solidarity come together in Nepal, where a strong government has been painfully absent.

26 April 2015

Nepal Earthquake: People Around the World Scramble Online to Find Loved Ones

Many around the world and in Nepal are desperately trying to reach loved ones through social media.

18 April 2015

What Are We Doing to Our Children's Brains?

Environmental chemicals are wreaking havoc to last a lifetime. Can we save our kid's from unnecessary exposure?

25 March 2015

India's Supreme Court Axes Online Censorship Law, But Challenges Remain

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People in India are cheering after the Indian Supreme Court struck down IT Act Section 66A, calling it a violation of free expression.

12 March 2015

The Ban on “India’s Daughter” Brings India’s Sons into Focus

The documentary about the horrific 2012 Delhi rape case wasn't perfect, but any thoughtful critiques were shoved aside when India's government banned the film and asked YouTube to block it.

4 March 2015

Indian State Maharashtra’s #BeefBan Means Eating a Burger Can Send You to Prison

"Congratulations Maharashtra: it is now safer to be a cow than a woman, Dalit or Muslim in the state."

28 February 2015

Imported Bollywood Films Have Become Quite a Drama in Bangladesh

Popular Bangladeshi actor Shakib Khan joined protests against Indian movies being screened, arguing it would hurt the country's struggling film industry. Film distributors and cinema owners then banned his films.

16 February 2015

Social Media Is Changing How Consumers in India Interact With Companies

Got a complaint? When consumers in India do, around 25% of them post their grievances online before lodging their complaint in court.

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