Economic matters seemed to have weighed heavily on the minds of Indians who used Google search this year, and ‘Budget 2009’was the top among the search query.
Google’s insight into annual search patterns and trends for2009 also reveal that while ‘Michael Jackson’ topped the list of fastest rising search queries globally, he ranked sixth in a similar list pertaining to queries from India
The Bollywood film, Kambakth Ishq, took the second place in the list, revealing the country’s preoccupation with things Bollywood, followed by IRCTC. Not surprising, because the IRCTC offers a hugely popular online train ticket reservation system.
Among celebrities, Katrina Kaif was still at number one in 2009, followed by Michael Jackson, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shahid Kapoor.
Rahul Gandhi was the politician most searched about on Google during the year, followed bi Indira Gandhi, Sachin Pilot, Sarah Palin and P.Chidambaram.
Among the movies, Slumdog Millionaire stood third;Love Aaj Kal came first followed by Harry Potter. Coming after these three were Kaminey and Kambakht Ishq. Twitter still remained at the seventh spot.