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· June, 2008

Stories about India from June, 2008

India: Social Justice and Free Speech

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.

India: On Child Labour

The issue of child labour is complicated, and Pr3rna wonders if stopping the children from working actually makes the issue worse.

India: Right to Recall

Law and Other Things on voters in Chhattishgarh, India exercising their ‘right to recall’ elected representatives.

Bangladesh: On Gorkhaland

Unheard Voices from Bangladesh takes a closer look at the Gorkhaland issue in India, and focuses on the apparent Bengali racism.

India: Quitting

zigzackly survives a heart attack, and now details his plan to quit smoking.

India: Marrying an NRI

Heartcrossings on the diminishing value of the once prized trophy – a Non Resident Indian groom.

India: On Homophobia

Remains of the Day from India lists various reasons for the prevalence of homophobia, both in the law and popular culture.

India: Price of fuel

To be or not to be.. on the pricing of fuel, price hikes and political play.

India: Clothes and Women

Bohemian Rhapsody from India writes on the obsession with labeling women on the basis of the clothes they wear.

India: Watching the News

DesiDabba on the state of TV news in India, focusing mostly on high profile crimes.

India: History Carnival

The sixth edition of the Indian History Carnival is up at Desipundit, a selction of posts on history in the Indian Blogosphere.

Pakistan: Spying across the border

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.

Russia: “Nina the Moldovan Grocer”

Moscow Through Brown Eyes shares a wonderful story on “Nina the Moldovan Grocer” and her “interpretation” of the blogger's parents.

India: Children and Cameras

A not-for-profit organisation in India gets children to use digital cameras to empower them. More at Freedom of Expression.

India: Bullying bloggers, stealing content, and threats!

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...

India: Child Sexual Abuse

Into Madness reads a book on child sexual abuse and writes on the sheer scale of abuse of children in India.

India: Walking around

India Travel Blog does a series of articles on walks in India.

BlogCamp Delhi – Enlightening and entertaining!

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...

India: Soon to come, elections

With the general elections scheduled soon in India, Songs of Sixpence on the prospects of the current coalition in power.

India: Bullying a Blogger!

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.

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