Stories about South Asia from August, 2007
Ultra Violet on a recent court judgment that rules that a working woman is a “housewife first”.
Does anti-terrorism policy justify loss of privacy online? Arzan Sam Wadia has more.
All Things Pakistan on the developments on the political front, as an Ex-PrimeMinister in exile returns to Pakistan in early September.
Democracy for Nepal on the internal dynamics of political parties as geographical identities become sharper.
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 turban were published in a local Swedish newspaper on August, 18th. As protests are underway in Pakistan and Iran, she...
Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on the prospect for democracy in the country given the military's maneuvers.
Ultra Violet, a new blog discussing feminism and India kicks off things with a post discussing feminism in contemporary culture.
A post on Indian Muslims on “Its cool to be a Muslim” provokes quite a few comments.
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 of the night.
Equal Ground on the Sri Lankan health minister's remarks on homosexuality.
With controversy surrounding the nuclear deal between India and the US only increasing, GreatBong reflects on the political dynamics within India.
The Middle Stage on Mark Tully, BBC's correspondent who covered India for a long time and his book India's Unending Journey.
Adda reflects on the military in Bangladesh, and in light of the recent clash with the students of Dhaka University, wonders what's next.
Lanka Rising discusses politician Ranil in a scathing post.
Nepali Netbook on the political dynamics in the country and Maoist moderation.
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema discusses the dynamics and sociology of fan clubs.
Greenhornet.lk on why nationalist indoctrination should be removed from school syllabi.
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 Sri Lankan Army.
Don't know what to do with the Quran? Metroblogging Lahore spots green boxes installed by the Punjab Quran Board.
Chak De India!, a Bollywood film that deals with women's hockey and underdogs provokes a reaction from Jabberwock.
Atanu Dey ends up reflecting on IT conferences after attending World Information Technology Forum 2007 as a speaker.