Stories about India from June, 2008
Law and Other Things comments on a situation, where an editor has been arrested, and describes it as a tussle between social justice and freedom of press.
The issue of child labour is complicated, and Pr3rna wonders if stopping the children from working actually makes the issue worse.
Law and Other Things on voters in Chhattishgarh, India exercising their ‘right to recall’ elected representatives.
Unheard Voices from Bangladesh takes a closer look at the Gorkhaland issue in India, and focuses on the apparent Bengali racism.
zigzackly survives a heart attack, and now details his plan to quit smoking.
Heartcrossings on the diminishing value of the once prized trophy – a Non Resident Indian groom.
Remains of the Day from India lists various reasons for the prevalence of homophobia, both in the law and popular culture.
To be or not to be.. on the pricing of fuel, price hikes and political play.
Bohemian Rhapsody from India writes on the obsession with labeling women on the basis of the clothes they wear.
DesiDabba on the state of TV news in India, focusing mostly on high profile crimes.
The sixth edition of the Indian History Carnival is up at Desipundit, a selction of posts on history in the Indian Blogosphere.
The Pakistani Spectator takes a closer look at the spies sent across the border between India and Pakistan, and how their cases are used politically.
Moscow Through Brown Eyes shares a wonderful story on “Nina the Moldovan Grocer” and her “interpretation” of the blogger's parents.
A not-for-profit organisation in India gets children to use digital cameras to empower them. More at Freedom of Expression.
As bloggers, we're a vulnerable lot. Regardless of anonymity, pseudonyms and the like, threats can still make us review how important a blog is. The case of Inji Pennu and Kerals.com is taking the blogosphere by storm. In what comes across as sheer bullying and intimidation, Kerals.com, a website that...
Into Madness reads a book on child sexual abuse and writes on the sheer scale of abuse of children in India.
India Travel Blog does a series of articles on walks in India.
24th May 2008 was sort of a remarkable day in the blogging circle in New Delhi and National Capital Region as Indian Blog and New Media Society, in collaboration with its local partners Delhi Blog and New Media Society, organised Delhi's first BlogCamp. Months of planning and organising didn't go...
With the general elections scheduled soon in India, Songs of Sixpence on the prospects of the current coalition in power.
A website – Kerals.com decides to bully and abuse a blogger, when she protests against unfair use of her content on their website. More at Ginger and Mango.
The Weight of Silence from India on an online global competition to identify innovative approaches to exposing, confronting and ending modern-day slavery.