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· June, 2007

Stories about India from June, 2007

India: Forces in Kashmir

Kashmir on the excesses of the Indian security forces in the state.

India: Why women don't make the cut in Politics

IndianMuslims.In on why the Presidential candidate is in trouble. Apparently women lack leadership skills, are too candid and are easily overwhelmed by emotions.

India: Not her for President

As India gets ready for a new president, here's a take on why one of the candidates is unsuitable at India Uncut.

India: A Tamil Film in Malaysia and a Riot

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the near riot caused by the release of a film starring Rajnikanth. “Rioting probably has become yet another ritual for the subaltern...

Brazilian and Indian Doha Round Solidarity: Is it a reason for blame or a call for leadership?

A blame game seemed to start as soon as Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim and Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath walked out of the G4 talks with their counterparts from...

India: Kuki Zomi Conflict in 1997

Zoram.org reflects on the Kuki-Zomi conflict in Manipur, a decade after.

India: Walk the Night

Blank Noise Project has photographs from an event “Walk the Night” in Bangalore – protesting against street sexual harassment.

Tamil Blogosphere: Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India

Back in Nov 2006, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was in India and had showered praises on India for giving shelter to displaced people from a number of countries. She also...

India: Stereotypes and Veils

Indian Muslim Blog on the controversy surrounding a Presidential candidate's comments on the veils and the Mughals.

India: No Touching

A school in India bans touching, kissing or holding hands on campus. 2x3x7 on the restriction, and how it provides a great opportunity to “seamlessly blend the two great themes...

India: The veil and the Mughals

varnam on the controversy surrounding a Presidential candidate who stated that the veil was introduced to India by the Mughals.

India, Pakistan: Kashmiris and terrorists

Kashmir on the perception of Kashmiris in India and in Indian media as terrorists.

South Asia: Sir Salman Rushdie

Sepia Mutiny on knighthood and Salman Rushdie, and how the writer in the 80s was a strong critic of the British establishment.

India: On Arranged Marriages

Sudipta's Life on a discussion on arranged marriages at a rather “international” gathering.

India: Climate Change and G8

The Indian Economy Blog on India's way of dealing with the G8 talks on climate change, and why the country must take some actions.

India: Theatre in Education

Tolubommalata & Koodiyattam are few amongst the variegated theatre forms in the sub-continent. While this ancient art is slowing fading away, modern Indian theatre is taking stage. It now is...

India: Rajnikanth Movie Mania, Bollywood and Web Analytics

It is movie mania week and it is not from Bollywood but from Kollywood or the Tamil film industry. Rajnikanth's (or Rajni) Sivaji: The Boss is slated for release tomorrow...

India: The Kanchipuram Girl and other photographs

Keerthivasan from Chennai visited nearby Kanchipuram, a temple town. An avid photographer, he snapped a lot of photos but displayed only one! He did not even choose to take this...

India: Carnival of HR

Gautam Ghosh hosts the Carnival of HR, bringing posts from all over the world on issues relating to Human Resources.

G8 Summit: Is the world a better place yet?

The G8 (+5) met in Heiligendamm, Germany last week. The world's richest countries came to agreements on climate change and poverty in Africa that are unlikely to satisfy most critics...

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