· August, 2008

Stories about India from August, 2008

India and Olympics

  21 August 2008

“Could India host an impressive Olympics?” asks mbjesq in Desicritics blog.

India: All about a block of ice

  21 August 2008

Indian Muslims Blog provides an insight into the ongoing agitation in Jammu region in India telling that its “all about a block of ice“. The blog also posts some pictures of a protest in Kashmir.

China: India-US nuclear deal

  19 August 2008

While anticipating a question regarding China in Katie Couric's upcoming interview of American presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain, Out Of The Way blogger Ellaconic has instead opted to look toward India and a less-observed issue, and presents a lot of background which led up to the recently-approved India-US...

India: Chengara land struggle

  19 August 2008

Sudeep's Diary analyzes the ongoing struggle for land in Chengara, Pathnamtitta district, Kerala by landless Dalits and Adviasis (indigenous people) and informs that “women are being abducted and raped, and men kidnapped in an attempt to kill the struggle”.

India: Self-made Olympic pride

  18 August 2008

Amit Varma of Indian Uncut reveals that Indian Olympics gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra got more support from his industrialist father than the Government for the preparations. He argues that instead of the Chinese state sponsored and controlled sports model, India should “lift enough people to prosperity, and the sporting...

India: On Sports

  12 August 2008

Abhinav Bindra, who is bringing home the first ever individual Olympic gold medal for India blogs about the need to encourage talent in India.

India: Gold at the Olympics

  11 August 2008

While India's first individual gold medal winner at the Olympics, Abhinav Bindra hasn't updated his blog about his win, comments are pouring in to congratulate him.