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· May, 2008

Stories about India from May, 2008

India: Information and Terrorism

A former head of India’s external intelligence agency on strengthening institutions fighting terrorism. More at Vikram Sood's Perspectives.

Pakistan, India: Music in Kashmir

CHUP! on a Pakistani band, Junoon that recently performed in Kashmir in India.

India: Sanskrit and Hindutva

The politics of a classical language, education and secularism in India explored at varnam.

India, Pakistan: Music and Conflict

La Dolce Vita on a Pakistani band playing in Kashmir, India and how the whole show of peace and calm in the conflict-ridden region appears to be a farce.

India: Mango festival

Photographs from a Mango Festival in India at the cooks cottage.

India: Homosexuality and the Law

Law and Other Things reflects on the litigation strategy in a case that could have an impact on the legal perspective of homosexuality in India.

India: On Mobocracy

Shashwati's Blog on mobocracy – where mobs hand out punishment in India.

Nepal: Chindia

The complications of being surrounded by India and China. More at Nepali Netbook.

India: Healthcare models

Rural Development of India on two health initiatives that work on improving access to healthcare.

India: Immigrants and Terrorists

An Indian Muslim's Blog on the branding of Bangladeshi immigrants as terrorists.

India: Koran and the US Army

Indian Muslims Blog on the case of a soldier in the US Army using the Koran for target practice.

India: Is Google really evil?

profy on why Google wasn't quite evil when their cooperation with the Indian Police resulted in the arrest of a man accused of posting obscene content on Orkut.

India: Women and honour

Indian Muslims Blog on honor killings – a twisted way to redeem “family honour”.

India: Food and migration

An article on food and migration catches Vantage Point‘s eye and results in some fascinating insight.

India: Orkut and the Indian Police

Writing Cave on a man in India being arrested by the police for publishing “obscene” material about a politician on Orkut.

India: Eating too much?

Condoleezza Rice's statements in the US about India and China's food consumption and its contribution to the price inflation doesn't find favour with Heartcrossings.

India: The cost of Terrorism

Rabble Rousing Random Ramblings on why terrorism has an financial cost associated with it.

India: Going to the US

Heartcrossings on the huge range of opportunities available to the youth in India, and why going to the US is no longer a big dream.

India: Dr Binayak Sen and the Government

Break All Chains on the case of Dr Binayak Sen, who is a public health specialist and currently jailed in India on charges of being associated with the Naxalite movement.

India: Food Prices and Bush

Rethinking Developmental Economics on the food price crisis around the world, George Bush's remarks and the factors that are pushing the cost of food up.

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