Stories about India from August, 2007
India: Working women and Housewives
Ultra Violet on a recent court judgment that rules that a working woman is a “housewife first”.
India: Privacy and Terrorism
Does anti-terrorism policy justify loss of privacy online? Arzan Sam Wadia has more.
India: On Feminism
Ultra Violet, a new blog discussing feminism and India kicks off things with a post discussing feminism in contemporary culture.
India: Being cool and being Muslim
A post on Indian Muslims on “Its cool to be a Muslim” provokes quite a few comments.
India: India and the US
With controversy surrounding the nuclear deal between India and the US only increasing, GreatBong reflects on the political dynamics within India.
India: Mark Tully from the BBC
The Middle Stage on Mark Tully, BBC's correspondent who covered India for a long time and his book India's Unending Journey.
India: Fan Clubs and Tamil Cinema
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema discusses the dynamics and sociology of fan clubs.
India: On Chak De India!
Chak De India!, a Bollywood film that deals with women's hockey and underdogs provokes a reaction from Jabberwock.
India: On Conferences
Atanu Dey ends up reflecting on IT conferences after attending World Information Technology Forum 2007 as a speaker.
India: Blasts in Hyderabad
The bomb blasts in Hyderabad provoke Thought Process to write about the city and the tragedy.
India: Reverse Brain Drain from America?
The Indian Ex-President Abdul Kalam was one of the many Indian scientists who stayed back and wanted this reverse brain drain. The media in the recent days has been playing a major role in bringing to light that not only is there reverse brain drain, but foreign students now want...
Kannada: Independence, festivals and more
20 runners from 12 countries; the youngest among whom is a 23 year old American woman and the oldest, a 60 year old American man; an Indian, Sunil Jayaraj, from Kolar, Karnataka. A 95 day project, covering 4 continents, 16 countries and 24000 KMs, organised by Blue Planet Run. They...
Iraqi Student in India
An American drama teacher in India writes about her encounter with a new Iraqi student, who hopes to stage a play.
India: Fascinating Ramanujan
Ramanujan, the mathematician continues to fascinate people. Hawkeye on why this might be.
India: On Facebook
confused of calcutta on the kneejerk reactions to Facebook.
Japan: Asia’ partnership of Democracies
Japan Observer commented on Abe's scheme in creating a “broader Asia’ partnership of democracies”. The project would include India, the U.S. and Australia, but leave out China: whether on a regional or a global scale, an organization of democracies suffers from the simple problem that it is wholly unclear to...
India: Photographs from a temple
Photographs from a temple at Prabhu n Ferrari. “Tiruvalam is around 25 kms from Vellore. There is a very famous Sivan temple there called as ‘Vilvanatheeswarar Devasthanam’. “
India: Orkut and the death of a teenager
The online Indian community is rattled by the recent death of 16-year old Adnan Patrawala of Mumbai. Apparently Adnan was lured by his friends on Orkut and was later found murdered. Is Orkut responsible for the murder of this young teenager? Orkut has millions of users in India. Police investigations...
India: Food names and sexual harassment
Blank Noise Project has a list of food names that women get called by street harassers.
India: Wedding Rituals
Doing Jalsa and Showing Jilpa has a wonderfully flippant and thought provoking post – on challenging rituals and traditions that go into a wedding.
The Global Voices Show #5
[display_podcast] Finally, episode 5 of the Global Voices Show! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: Gastronautics – Maldives PodMasti – India J.U.M.P. Radio – Kenya Mideast Youth – Saudi Arabia Budacast – Hungary Africa Files: The Pulse – Zimbabwe The Kimchi Girls – Korea Also featured...