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· August, 2007

Stories about South Asia from August, 2007

India: Working women and Housewives

Ultra Violet on a recent court judgment that rules that a working woman is a “housewife first”.

India: Privacy and Terrorism

Does anti-terrorism policy justify loss of privacy online? Arzan Sam Wadia has more.

Pakistan: ExPM in exile returns

All Things Pakistan on the developments on the political front, as an Ex-PrimeMinister in exile returns to Pakistan in early September.

Nepal: Madhesi MPs

Democracy for Nepal on the internal dynamics of political parties as geographical identities become sharper.

Tunisia: A new Mohammed cartoon crisis ?

Tunisian blogger A.L.G.Y of Cos-maux-polis is wondering whether a new Mohammed cartoon crisis is brewing. She explains that drawings of a man with the body of a dog wearing a...

Bangladesh: Military and Democracy

Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on the prospect for democracy in the country given the military's maneuvers.

India: On Feminism

Ultra Violet, a new blog discussing feminism and India kicks off things with a post discussing feminism in contemporary culture.

India: Being cool and being Muslim

A post on Indian Muslims on “Its cool to be a Muslim” provokes quite a few comments.

Bangladesh: Anwar Hossain and the Military

Mash on the disregard for human rights in Bangladesh, and on the specific case of Dhaka University professor Anwar Hossain, who was taken away by the military in the middle...

Sri Lanka: Health Minister and Homosexuality

Equal Ground on the Sri Lankan health minister's remarks on homosexuality.

India: India and the US

With controversy surrounding the nuclear deal between India and the US only increasing, GreatBong reflects on the political dynamics within India.

India: Mark Tully from the BBC

The Middle Stage on Mark Tully, BBC's correspondent who covered India for a long time and his book India's Unending Journey.

Bangladesh: Military and Power

Adda reflects on the military in Bangladesh, and in light of the recent clash with the students of Dhaka University, wonders what's next.

Sri Lanka: Ranil and Others

Lanka Rising discusses politician Ranil in a scathing post.

Nepal: Maoist moderation

Nepali Netbook on the political dynamics in the country and Maoist moderation.

India: Fan Clubs and Tamil Cinema

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema discusses the dynamics and sociology of fan clubs.

Sri Lanka: Education and Nationalist Doctrine

Greenhornet.lk on why nationalist indoctrination should be removed from school syllabi.

Sri Lanka: No return to my village

A poignant testimonial at groundviews of a family who were bombed out of their village, and lost a family member to a mine, and whose village was occupied by the...

Pakistan: Green Boxes for Qurans

Don't know what to do with the Quran? Metroblogging Lahore spots green boxes installed by the Punjab Quran Board.

India: On Chak De India!

Chak De India!, a Bollywood film that deals with women's hockey and underdogs provokes a reaction from Jabberwock.

About our South Asia coverage

Rezwan is the South Asia editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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