Posts By Mandakini Devasher Surie

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Right to Information in India: An Effective Tool to Tackle Corruption

September 28, 2011

September 28 is celebrated internationally as Right to Know Day, highlighting the critical importance of people’s right to access information held by their governments. In India, following a nationwide campaign led by grassroots and civil society organizations…

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Women Take the Lead in India’s State Assembly Elections

June 1, 2011

India was gripped by election fever this spring as voting kicked off in the states of Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal. After months of suspense and conjecture, the results are finally in. In West Bengal, Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee…

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National Pride at All-Time High as India Nabs Cricket World Cup Championship

April 6, 2011

Last Saturday, Mumbai played host to the biggest party on the planet as a record-breaking 67.6 million people tuned in to watch India’s victory over Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup Championship. For the last six weeks, the country has been gripped by cricket fever with the home team battling it out for a place in the world tournament. Following tough encounters with rivals Australia and Pakistan in the quarter and semi-finals, India – for only the 3rd time in its cricket history – made it to the final round of the mega event.

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