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i4d Monthly Digest, 1 - 31 May 2009  
Towards e-Democracy?
Elections, called the foundation of democracy, are here again. There is wide acknowledgement that free and fair elections are the building blocks of a development-oriented nation and economy...
ICTs and Democracy Changing times
The world's largest democracy is on an election trial. Around 714 million registered voters out of a population of about 1.17 billion will decide the fate of thousands of candidates...

Elections go hi-tech
In 1977, after analysing the pros and cons of the Electronic Voting (e-Voting) machine vis-a-vis Ballot paper by High Power Committees...
Making the connection
The largest democracy in the world is electing its representatives and this time, the process is quite different from the past 14 General Elections...
Socially conscious campaigns
The first phase of voting for the 15th General Elections in India started on the 16th of April, 2009. This year,over 714 million voters will elect 543 representatives and around 1,368,430 electronic voting machines have been deployed across the country...
Visualising a digital India
Since the process of human development has become increasingly complex, which warrants advanced technological inputs for acceleration today...
MDGs and Indian elections 2009
'India has made remarkable progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and also faced challenges in achieving its key...
Obama impact
Media and other means of communication like mobiles and Internet have come to play an increasingly important role in democratic political processes and in shaping public opinion as expressed most significantly during elections...
e-Governance in India
According to the e-Readiness Assessment Report 2006, released by the Department of Information Technology, Government of India in association with the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)...
West Bengal: Gearing up for the big thrust
In the March issue of i4d magazine we carried experiences of a research trip comparing the two models of public access to information and communication technology Common Services Centre (CSC) and Community Multimedia Centre (CMC)...
The Third Internet Governance Forum, 3-6 December 2008, Hyderabad, India
In this report, we provide a report on the workshop entitled 'An Interpol for the Internet?' organised during the third Internet Governance Forum...

Digital Inclusion: A Pathway for Economic Development, 19 March 2009, Chandigarh, India
The Conference, hosted by Centre for Science, Development, and Media Studies (CSDMS) in association with Intel and UN Solution Exchange, has become the place for those with an interest in digital inclusion to meet, mingle..

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