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Indian Gov't Official Turns Lens On Himself

BY Nick Judd | Monday, July 18 2011

A top government official in the Kerala state in the southwestern portion of India has launched a webcam in his office in an effort to create a culture of transparency, the New York Times' Vikas Bajaj reports. Kerala's ... Read More

New Rules in India Tighten Limits on Online Speech

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 27 2011

Cyber Cafe in Varanasi; photo by hartjeff12. India's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology quietly rolled out new rules on online speech, reports the New York Times' Vikas Bajaj reports from Mumbai: ... Read More

TransparencyCamp, Delhi

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 12 2011

The concept launched by the DC-based Sunlight Foundation* makes its way to India. *Note: Our Andrew Rasiej and Micah Sifry are senior advisors to the Sunlight Foundation. Read More

Take a Peek at the Websites India Can't See

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 7 2011

More on the international website blocking front: a request under India's Right to Information Act, filed by the Bangalore-based Centre for Internet & Society, produces the first ever list of websites that are ... Read More

Gandhi Would Have Tweeted, Says Grandson

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 7 2011

Photo credit: streetart#+_♥.tk Gandhi's 76 year-old grandson, Arun Gandhi, says that if his grandfather were alive today, he'd be tweeting, Facebooking, and otherwise capitalizing on social media outlets. "He ... Read More

Indian MP's Tweeting Makes Him Some Enemies

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 6 2010

Lydia Polgreen has the story on a fascinating case of a politician's embrace of social media running smack into society's existing mores. Read More

India's Elections: Transparency May Have Been on the March, But Voters Weren't

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 7 2009

A quick check in on what's happening on the online front when it comes to the Indian parliamentary elections. Vote Report India and other online transparency projects have gotten a good deal of positive press attention, ... Read More