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· August, 2007

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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