Stories about India from September, 2007
Confessions From The Closet writes blogging about being a lesbian and a few harsh comments.
Urbanomics on the elasticities of corruption and the consequences of regulation.
Feringhee has snippets from her stay in Ladakh. From Yaks to shopkeepers.
Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India Chak De India has become a magic mantra of sorts and Indian business schools are thinking of including the film...
Falstaff isn't amused with an article in the NY Times about cricket, Twenty20 and India.
Sepia Mutiny on India being rather quiet on the issue of the pro-democracy protests in Burma.
The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project proposes cutting through a formation known as Adam's Bridge or Rama Setu. Even as the environmental implications of such a project are being discussed, along its economic viability, the debate has been focused on the nature of Adam's Bridge. Is it a geological formation, or...
The Twenty20 format of Cricket seems to be winning over new fans, as Chronicus Skepticus takes to the game.
30 in 2005 attends a seven hour Indian Classical Music Concert and comes back very happy.
A thrilling final match at the Twenty20 World Cup between India and Pakistan. Kaleidescope liveblogs the entire match in two parts – Part 1 and Part 2.
nanopolitan on getting more students in India to pursue their PhDs.
The Social Blog points to a blog written by Mona El Farra on the situation in Gaza.
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the culture of adulation and comparing the cases of two contemporaries in different states.
Ultra Violet on sexual harassment in the workplace in India and on corporate reactions.
For the second time in a year, a Turkish court ordered, on Tuesday September 18, to block access to YouTube.com over videos deemed insulting to the country's leaders. In Russia, the 23-year old LiveJournal blogger, who wrote a fictional story on his blog inspired by the Virginia Tech shooting, could face up to three years in prison for "falsely warning of a terror threat." In Pakistan, access to the popular blogging platform blogspot.com has been blocked again. And Mumbai's police are planning to install keystroke loggers in cyber cafes.
nanopolitan on the faith-based attacks on science and the reluctance of the Indian scientific to comment.
Siddhartha Shome on new social movements that “claim to represent the “people” – the downtrodden Indian masses, without, however, subjecting this claim to the test of democratic elections”
Reshma Anand reflects on the various facets of Amritsar.
Tabula Rasa travels along the Silk Road and blogs it. Day 9 and 10 here.
Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the many intersection between television channels and politics in Tamil Nadu.
Private Opinion blogs the first day of Ramadan.