June 13, 2013

Indian top blogs directory: category-wise listing

We are happy to issue the category-wise listing of the Directory of Best Indian Blogs, 2012-13 edition. You can see at this link the alphabetical listing of blogs, issued on 30th May, 2013. The category-wise blog listing is theme-segregated version of the Directory.
We have categorised blogs according to their dominant themes. Many blogs find placing in more than one theme.

The themes / categories are as follows:

  • Art: This category includes blog on arts and crafts, design and architecture. 
  • Audio-visual media: Blogs on music, movies and theatre find a place here.
  • Cricket: We added this category this year as we found a number of blogs devoted to this most popular sport of India.
  • Current affairs: Blogs predominantly dealing with news and giving opinions on topical issues are kept here. 
  • Economics: Blogs on economic and financial matters, business management, leadership, entrepreneurship, jobs and product reviews [except beauty products] are placed in this section. 
  • Environment: This section also includes blogs on wildlife. 
  • Expatriates: This category has blogs by foreign nationals living in India. 
  • Fashion: Blogs on fashion as well as the beauty business and reviews of beauty products. 
  • Food: In absense of a category on health, blogs on nutrition have also been kept here. 
  • Humour, satire: Blogs with humorous content, including in graphic and video formats.
  • Improving self n society: Blogs on self-improvement and also those on social issues have been put in this category. 
  • Information technology 
  • Literary: This section also includes blogs with a significant number of book reviews. 
  • Local matters: This category has been added this year to showcase blogs that talk of matters specific to a location.
  • Niche: When we found a blog on a very narrow theme, we put it here.
  • Personal matters, comments: This omnibus category includes blog in which bloggers write mostly on personal subjects and also where they comment on any / many subjects. [However, where bloggers discuss mostly topical matters, such blogs find place iin current affairs category.] 
  • Photography 
  • Travel and culture: We had to mix these two subjects ans we found a good number of blogs with content that overlapped travel and culture. Also includes history blogs.