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E-zines and youth portals -- what does it take to run one?

A young Indian reflects on globalised India. Have we indeed "divorced how people are doing from how markets are doing"?

A recently conducted survey of Indian youth points to an increasingly conservative trend amongst tomorrow’s decision-makers.

Kamayani Sharma wonders what constitutes ‘belonging’, and whether in an increasingly atomised and simultaneously flattened world, we can even recognise any longer the markers that point to ‘home’'.

How much does caste matter to young urban Indians, as reflected in the preferences they post on the hugely popular matrimonial websites? For almost everybody who hopes to find a life partner via the web matrimonial route, revealing one’s jati identity is a prerequisite for getting enquiries. This is Part 1 of a 2-part article on caste in matrimonial portals

They might be Web-savvy, well-educated, well-off and living in a big city, but almost all women looking for a partner on India’s popular matrimonial websites want to marry within their religion and within their caste as well

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