Stories about South Asia from September, 2007
Tiny Little Fractures on the case for colonialism resting on claims of a failed state.
A controversy erupts as an Indian RJ makes derogatory remarks about the Indian Idol winner who is of Nepali origin. United We Blog! has insight and perspective.
All Things Pakistan on the Supreme Court ruling that Musharraf will be allowed to contest the upcoming elections in uniform.
Confessions From The Closet writes blogging about being a lesbian and a few harsh comments.
On 19 September 2003 a conflict among some inmates of Maafushi Jail in the Maldives led to 12 of them being isolated from their cells. Among the isolated was Hassan Evan Naseem, a 19 year-old boy imprisoned because of drug-related charges. Evan insisted that he was not part of the...
Cerno has pictures of vehicle art in Sri Lanka.
LIRNEasia on technology giving the world a rare view of Myanmar's rage.
Sadiq Alam on the situation in Burma. “Religious and Spiritual moral standpoint has given rise to many changes in human history in terms of revolutionary changes and justice.”
Urbanomics on the elasticities of corruption and the consequences of regulation.
Feringhee has snippets from her stay in Ladakh. From Yaks to shopkeepers.
Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India Chak De India has become a magic mantra of sorts and Indian business schools are thinking of including the film...
Falstaff isn't amused with an article in the NY Times about cricket, Twenty20 and India.
Sepia Mutiny on India being rather quiet on the issue of the pro-democracy protests in Burma.
A comment by a Pakistani Cricket player doesn't sit well with Indian Muslims.
Sarvodaya on a Peace Walk in Trincomallee to mark UN International Day of Peace.
Light Within has a wonderful post on the trams in Karachi, which are no longer around.
Sadiq Alam rounds up posts on personal experiences during Ramadan on the blogosphere.
The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project proposes cutting through a formation known as Adam's Bridge or Rama Setu. Even as the environmental implications of such a project are being discussed, along its economic viability, the debate has been focused on the nature of Adam's Bridge. Is it a geological formation, or...
Twenty20 couldn't have had a more spectacular final match. All Things Pakistan has an interesting comment thread on the India-Pakistan match.
United We Blog! on the issue of an Indian Yoga Guru's trip to India, and the immature handling of issues pertaining to Nepal by the Indian Media.
The Twenty20 format of Cricket seems to be winning over new fans, as Chronicus Skepticus takes to the game.