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· February, 2008

Stories about South Asia from February, 2008

India: Blogging and Memories

  29 February 2008

Route 79 ponders on the point of blogging, and reproduces a wonderful letter from a person who lived in the same area of London who shares his memories.

Pakistan: The Jinnah Way

  28 February 2008

Pak Tea House takes a closer look at Jinnah and history – to serve as a lesson for contemporary parliamentarians in Pakistan.

South Asia: Decline Scenario

  27 February 2008

Chapati Mystery on the idea of “decline scenario” in interpreting history – implying that South Asia was already in decline before colonization.

Nepal: Madhes and India

  27 February 2008

Blogdai smells a rat as the Madhesi agitation increases with the announcement of elections in Nepal.

India: The Male Gaze

  26 February 2008

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on how actresses in Tamil film industry are subject to the male gaze off screen.

India: Gandhi and Bhopal

  26 February 2008

Law and Other Things on the survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy in India using a Gandhian method to demand justice.

India: Changing names

  25 February 2008

A range of gender issues at Mumbai Girl – from changing names once married to the idea of skimpy clothes being provocative.

About our South Asia coverage

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


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