· June, 2008

Stories about South Asia from June, 2008

India: Social Justice and Free Speech

  30 June 2008

Law and Other Things comments on a situation, where an editor has been arrested, and describes it as a tussle between social justice and freedom of press.

India: On Child Labour

  30 June 2008

The issue of child labour is complicated, and Pr3rna wonders if stopping the children from working actually makes the issue worse.

India: Right to Recall

  24 June 2008

Law and Other Things on voters in Chhattishgarh, India exercising their ‘right to recall’ elected representatives.

Bangladesh: On Gorkhaland

  23 June 2008

Unheard Voices from Bangladesh takes a closer look at the Gorkhaland issue in India, and focuses on the apparent Bengali racism.

India: Quitting

  20 June 2008

zigzackly survives a heart attack, and now details his plan to quit smoking.

India: Marrying an NRI

  20 June 2008

Heartcrossings on the diminishing value of the once prized trophy – a Non Resident Indian groom.

India: On Homophobia

  19 June 2008

Remains of the Day from India lists various reasons for the prevalence of homophobia, both in the law and popular culture.

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