Stories about India from December, 2007
Known Turf on watching a dramatic reproduction of the blog – Baghdad Burning on stage.
Glimpses of life abroad in the 70s (or so) at Sepia Mutiny. Beautiful photographs.
My Himachal on a crisis that has hit tea producers in Kangra Valley – no buyers.
This is the second post from Bahrain this week; the first covered various celebrations, and demonstrations. In this post we'll be examining the official population statistics, hearing about a frustrating experience in Saudi Arabia, seeing what role graffiti can play in political mobilisation, and acknowledging the debt owed to South Asians in the Gulf.
A Tweetup (or Twitter Meetup) in Mumbai, probably the first one in India – more information at Gauravonomics.
karmickids is shocked by a shootout in a school in India – and why she isn't likely to buy her kid any toy guns.
synchroni-cities has a beautiful post on Delhi as seen on wikimapia.
Indian Muslims on Islam, women and the Quran.
Two Indian PhD students are shot dead at Louisiana State University. Sepia Mutiny has more.
This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with a ludicrous criminal charge. One blogger is considering leaving the Gulf for a better life back in India, another admits he rarely reads, and a number of others are debating the merits of secularism.
This week we have the pleasure to introduce to you the fifth of the first round grantees of the Rising Voices. 'Neigbourhood Diaries' is a citizen writing program moblising young people living in ’slums’ as citizen journalists to research, write and disseminate unrecognized and authentic community narratives in local and global media.
Ultra Violet asks if it is indeed time to call in the era of post-feminism yet.
Sharanya explains her hiatus, as her comments about the current issue of ethnic Indians in Malaysia have been blow out of proportion.
balancing life on the recent incidents of plagiarism in academia and why the real problem goes back to not educating children about citing one's sources.
Youth Curry on visiting the wonderful Ellora caves, government neglect and the noisy tourists.
A sudden turn of events in the blogosphere, as some trolls “out” some of the bloggers by disclosing their real names. IndieQuill on “Outing Bloggers”.
Tamil Punkster brings the 49th Carnival of Feminists. Links to some excellent posts on issues like media, violence and technology.
With due apologies to Prof. TT Ram Mohan who came up with this creative title for his post, and which I have happily borrowed from him. The emergence of Bangalore from a laid-back garden city to a city of steel and glass buildings and and a major IT hub in India is a...
Reading the re-telling of the Ramayana by Ashok Banker gets Lightning Strikes Everyday to reflect on the epic.
Despite all the buzz around India's growing economy, Arthshastra feels that returning to India requires deeper thought, given the current state of civil liberties. Uber Crazy voices in on the same issue.
a reader's words reminds us of the events of 6 Dec 1992, when a mosque was demolished by fundamentalists, and on how things haven't really changed.