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· February, 2008

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...

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...

India: History Carnival

varnam hosts the Indian History carnival – linking to posts across the blogosphere on various issues.

Bahrain: Ouch!

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.

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