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· September, 2008

Stories about India from September, 2008

India: The Kolu

Blokesablogin writes in Desicritics about the Kolu: “While the Bengalis begin their Pujo, many of us in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, set up ‘steps’ and have a dolls exhibition,...

India: Plagiarism continues in MSM

Travel Tales from India informs of yet another case of plagiarism of a blogger´s content by an Indian popular news daily. Sudipta thinks that Bloggers should wake up and react.

India: Recent bombings and economics

Pass The Roti On The Left Side comments on the second bombing incident in Delhi in recent times: “While you can pitch this in communal terms or identity terms of...

India: Ramadan in Kolkata

Cuckoo's Call posts some photos of Ramadan in Calcutta (Kolkata).

India: Kashmir problem

ABC blog discusses India's options in Kashmir.

Jordan: Think before you Fire

Jordanian Jazarah links to a story from India where a mob of dismissed workers beat the CEO of their company to death with a hammer. His advice: “Think twice before...

India: Gandhi's spinning wheel or a power plant

Applied Gandhi blog reports that e-charkhas (spinning wheels), with their electricity-generating attachments would provide a means of economic independence to spinners in remote places of India.

India: Saying goodbye to TATA

DCBA comments on the issue of TATA being forced out of West Bengal in India: “This critical issue can only be solved by politicians with a commitment to India’s development...

India: Shocking apologist

I love life… so I explore is shocked to hear that the CEO of an Italy-based company in India was beaten to death by a group of dismissed employees. And...

India: The road ahead for West Bengal

Sunday Posts discusses the politics behind resisting the establishment of Tata Motor's factory in Singur and the State Government's failure to resolve the problem. The blog also discusses the impacts...

India: Help Bihar flood victims

To Revolutionize India informs of an innovative site to help the flood victims of Bihar, India. You just have to answer simple questions, and the sponsors will pay to the...

India, Nepal: Kosi Rivers fury

Tritiopokhkho discusses how the Koshi river, which flows from the Himalayan ranges of Nepal and flows into the plains of Northern Bihar of India, has caused massive floods in vast...

India: Police and politics

I love life..so I explore says that in India the police allegedly keep a corrupt nexus with the politicians who shield the criminals and terrorists. But usually they are the...

India: Anti-tobacco policy

Suman Kumar criticizes the tobacco policy of India and tells that the anti-tobacco/anti-smoking policies taken by the government are not based on ground realities.

India: Economics behind terror

Diganta of The New Horizon believes that economics was also a factor in the recent Delhi bombings: “People who were in traditional business do feel deprived when they compare themselves...

India: Mobile phones help flood victims

MobileActive.org reports how mobile phones are saving lives of the flood victims in Bihar providing 24 hour connectivity to the rescuers and the marooned people.

Bahrain: Hair-raising conversation

Sous, a Swede living in Bahrain, repeats a conversation she had with an Indian woman, who after finding out that Sous was fasting told her she should cover her hair:...

India: Victim of terrorism

Sanjukta‘s family narrowly escaped the recent bomb blast in Delhi. The first thought came into her sister's mind is that: “we have all been turned into insects, just waiting to...

India: Attacks on Christians

Kim writes in Desicritics on the recent communal violence in Mangalore and argues that the incident was not given proper coverage.

India: Delhi serial blasts and after thoughts

On September 13th the capital of India was rocked and terrorized by serial blasts. This is the fourth bombing incident targeting innocent people this year after Jaipur, Bangalore, and Ahmedabad....

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