Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· November, 2008

Stories about India from November, 2008

The Baltics, India: “The Dangers of Turning a Minority into an Underclass”

Lithuania-based Andrei Khrapavitski of Belarusan American Blog reflects on the events in Mumbai and suggests there might be a “lesson for the Baltics” there: “I know any status comparisons of...

Pakistan: Blame Game On Mumbai Terror – The Blogosphere Speaks

Recent terror attacks in Mumbai have seriously disturbed and complicated the on-going peace dialogues between India and Pakistan. Where Indian officials are not hesitating to point fingers to Pakistan, the...

India: Kashmir and Mumbai

India’s largest city and economic hub are now target practice grounds; much similar to Kashmir. “We’ve all been watching TV till our eyeballs were emanating radioactive glow,” pings a friend...

India: Advice from a Sri Lankan

The Under Dog at the Sri Lankan citizen journalism initiative Groundviews has this to say to the Indians on the Mumbai terror attacks: “Here’s a word of advice from a...

Madagascar: Designer is one of the victims of the Mumbai Attacks

Gaelle Mann writes that Malagasy-born designer Loumia Hiridjee and her husband Mourad Amrasy were among the casualties of the attacks at the Oberoi Restaurant in Mumbai (fr). Loumia Hiridjee, 47,...

Caribbean: Watching Mumbai

From the other side of the world, Caribbean bloggers monitor the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and react with anxiety and consternation.

Pakistan: In solidarity with Mumbai

Pakistani blogger Adil Nazam declares “I, too, am a Mumbaikar today. I stand with you today. In prayer and in solidarity.”

Mumbai and Terror: The Day After

An attack of this scale has surprised the entire country. While India is no stranger to bomb blasts and attacks by terrorists, a prolonged hostage situation at prominent landmarks is...

India: A Muslim Speaks

Veteran Indian journalist M. J. Akbar blames complacence and politics for the failure to prevent the terror attacks and writes: “I am an Indian Muslim and proud to be both....

Israel: Updates on the Chabad Home Hostage Operation in Mumbai

As the commando operation at the Chabad Jewish Center of Mumbai unfolded, very little was known about the state of the hostages. Chabad is one of the largest Hasidic movements...

India: Who are they, and what is the Media saying?

Smoke Signals slams the mainstream media coverage of the event, as the television screens are filled with almost panic inducing sequences, and hurried question and answer sessions. At the time...

India: Mistakes, Media and Mumbai

The terror attacks have brought more media attention to Mumbai. The world is now aware and cautious of the situations in India. Many countries have already issued travel advisory for...

India: Responding To The Terrorist Attacks

The Acorn discusses which is the right way for India to respond to the Mumbai terrorist attacks and writes: “We call for a well-considered, national response to the war that...

India: Lack of Original Citizen Media Reporting

Gauravonomics Blog analyzes the role of social media and citizen journalism in the 11/26 Mumbai terror attacks and opines: “The (..) terror attack was a time for first-hand original reporting,...

Two Egyptian Hostages in Mumbai

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia quotes Egyptian TV as saying there are two Egyptian hostages caught up in the mayhem in Mumbai, India.

India: Updates On Hostage Situation

Ultra Brown posts an update on the Mumbai hostage situation: “At 1.08am (IST), Nov 28: the drama is far from over. Despite reports that the situation at the Taj had...

India: Where Is The Leadership?

Supriyo Chaudhuri at Sunday Posts analyzes why Mumbai has become easy target for terrorism, discusses the terrorists’ motives and finally blames the leadership: “The politicians were amazingly ineffective. They had...

India: Sensationalism of TV Media

A Time To Reflect questions the recent coverage of the Mumbai terror attacks by Indian TV channels as most of them resorted to sensational journalism.

Mumbai: The Taj Hotel Burns

Photographs are appearing on flickr and elsewhere, allowing us a glimpse beyond the visuals provided by mainstream media. Arun Shanbhag has a post full of photographs – from blood pools,...

India: War, terror and Mumbai

‘What has struck India?’ is the question at the moment as the world awakes to yet another horrific day in the lives of millions in the Indian subcontinent.  The attacks...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site