Stories about India from February, 2008
Sri Lanka: Refugees in India
groundviews on the fate of refugees who leave Sri Lanka and flee to India.
India: Hazrat Nizamuddin
Indian Muslims Blog on the shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi.
India: Blogging and Memories
Route 79 ponders on the point of blogging, and reproduces a wonderful letter from a person who lived in the same area of London who shares his memories.
South Asia: Decline Scenario
Chapati Mystery on the idea of “decline scenario” in interpreting history – implying that South Asia was already in decline before colonization.
India: Debate, Obama and Clinton
Blowin’ In The Wind on the performance of Clinton and Obama at the debate in Cleveland.
India: The Male Gaze
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on how actresses in Tamil film industry are subject to the male gaze off screen.
India: Gandhi and Bhopal
Law and Other Things on the survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy in India using a Gandhian method to demand justice.
India: History and Shivaji
Indian Muslims Blog on the distortion of historical figures to benefit extremist opinions.
India: Foreign Policy and the US
Sepia Mutiny on the future of US's foreign policy in South Asia.
India: Changing names
A range of gender issues at Mumbai Girl – from changing names once married to the idea of skimpy clothes being provocative.
India: On Fidel Castro
MantraBlogs from India on the legacy of Fidel Castro – as he announced his retirement a few days back.
Hindi: No smoking and Cricket Auctions
Amit Gupta takes us on a tour of the latest from the Hindi blogosphere, including bad news for male smokers, good news for cricket fans in Hyderabad, and hopeful news regarding the effort to curb the spread of AIDS.
India: Auction and cricket players
Smoke Signals on the bidding process for cricket players for the Indian Premier League.
South Asia: Managing urban growth
Development Industry on manging urban growth in South Asia – given that estimates suggest where over a third of the people live in urban areas.
Sri Lanka: Live Cricket!
At groundviews, an author writes with much joy – having seen a live cricket match between India and Sri Lanka.
India: The Alma Mater
balancing life on how the sheer presence of bureaucracy is an obstacle for alumni wishing to contribute to the growth of their college.
South Asia: Against domestic violence
Out Against Abuse – dedicated to discussing issues of domestic violence affecting the South Asian community urges readers to share their stories.
Amit Gupta: A self confessed geek
Amit Gupta is a software engineer who works as a web applications architect in India and is a self confessed geek, in other words, someone who literally lives, breathes, sleeps and talks the Internet. With such a high tech profile, it doesn't come as a surprise that he has been...
India: History Carnival
varnam hosts the Indian History carnival – linking to posts across the blogosphere on various issues.
Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif writes about a bizarre medical case here. You will have carefully examine the X-rays to believe your eyes. ***WARNING: Not for the faint of heart.
India: Daughters and Insurance
A certain advertisement aired in India – that seems to sell insurance by communicating that daughters are a burden, isn't winning this author's heart at Sepia Mutiny.