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· July, 2007

Stories about India from July, 2007

India: Blogging Protest

A blog Weeping Sikkim chronicles two people going on a hunger fast (currently Day 41) in the state of Sikkim to protest a particular hydro electric project.

India: Holy Bull and Tuberculosis

Pickled Politics has a message from a mailing list, on the recent controversy in the UK, when a bull belonging to a Hindu temple was put down after being diagnosed...

India: Media and News

sans serif on the media frenzy surrounding Haneef's detention in Australia.

India: Barcamp Bangalore 4

Tell me something about yourself on an unconference – Barcamp Bangalore 4.

India: Harry Potter and Torrents

Unplugged looks at piracy in the age of Harry Potter books.

India: Deras In Punjab

Known Turf goes to Punjab, and takes a look at the “deras” – which were at the heart of a controversy recently.

Bangla blogs discuss evolution – Of life, blogs and women power

What is blogging all about? Is it about sharing one's daily life and/or thoughts with the rest of the world? Is it then an autobiography of sorts? Can a blog...

India: Women, abortions and the Government

Kafila on the girl-child in India, the government's alarming proposals to stop sex-selective abortions and the impact it has on women's control over their bodies.

India: On Marriage

Wannabe Indian Punkster comes up with a list of reasons to not get married.

Malaysia: 70's India and Current Malaysia

South East Asia based Indian blogger Rana find parallels in Malaysia's crackdown on bloggers and Indira Gandhi's muzzling of Indian press in the 1970s.

India At 60: New Book on Partition of India, First Woman President and A Film on Gandhi's Son

A couple of weeks from now on August 15th and 14th, India and Pakistan will celebrate their 60th year of Independence. What stands out in stark contrast is the differences...

India: Gandhi, My Father

IndieQuill on a film – Gandhi, My Father that explores the story and circumstances of one of Gandhi's sons.

India: Potter Mania

The Mad Momma on Potter Mania following the release of the book.

India: Terrorism, media and bias

Greatbong, in a post titled “Miscarriages of Justice” on treatment of the Haneef case by the Australian government and the Indian media.

India: Islam and Terrorism

Indian Muslims on Islam, terrorism and why the term Islamic Terrorism is unfair and inadequate.

India: A temple by the River

Windy Skies shares memories and photographs of a Shiva temple by the Bhima – a tributary of the River Krishna.

India: Childhood memories of commerce

A Time To Reflect on the street vendors, and bustle of commerce around the house growing up in Madras.

India: In Japan

Miles To Go… on being in Japan, and reflecting on traffic, clothes, culture and more.

India: Cambodia and Food

Trivial Matters has a wonderful photo-post on Cambodia and food.

India: Haneef, immigration and sovereignty

Reality Check India reflects on the Haneef case – on the issues of immigration and sovereignty.

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