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· January, 2007

Stories about India from January, 2007

India: The President on Yahoo!

At digg.com, a user links to the President of India's question at Yahoo! Answers. Watch out for the interesting discussion at digg, where a wide range of issues – including...

The Blogospheres on Big Brother, Shilpa Shetty, Bullying and Racism

India: All that food

Primalsoup associates memories and places with food, and urges the people she tags to do the same! “Me and my family like any other bunch of foodie people, associate most...

India: Big Brother and Racism

The racism controversy surrounding the reality TV show in UK – Big Brother finds a lot of blogs picking up the issue. Pickled Politics has a thriving comments thread with...

Gandhi and YouTube has India talking

A YouTube clip of Mahatma Gandhi doing a pole dance by Gautam Prashad, a New York-based comedian/clown/yoga teacher of Indian origin created quite a bit of wave on the other...

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Videos on GV

You'd be forgiven for thinking it's been Saddam, Saddam, Saddam, in recent weeks, but GV has covered other human rights videos that deserve a bit of limelight – so, in...

India: Kite flying on Makara Sankranti

A Time To Reflect captures the festive spirit of Makara Sankranti with photographs of kite flying.

India: The CookBook Project

Feed A Hungry Child Campaign on the CookBook project. “The purpose of this project is two pronged; that of documenting disappearing recipes along with practical hands-on cooking advice as well...

Bangla blogs debate: Saddam or Bush – who is more guilty?

The year 2006 ended with the big news of Saddam Hussein’s execution in Iraq. Footage of his hanging was leaked on the Internet leaving many aghast at the manhandling he...

India: The Hindu Economics

Mdeii Life explains how a mainstream newspaper – The Hindu works the money factor out. “But Mr. Ram, we know is a proper Capitalist who researches, manufactures, and markets Communism....

India: Feminism and the beasts

Some recent posts commenting on the supposed radical nature of feminism or the behaviour of women have Falstaff asking if it's National Chauvinism Week. Kaleidoglide asks where she can find...

Trinidad & Tobago: Indira Gandhi in Trinidad

Caribbean Free Photo posts a photo of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in Delhi, India, and expresses delight at discovering that Trinidad occupies “quite a prominent place” in the museum's...

India, Pakistan: Across the border

Kalpana Sahni writes on borders, culture and shared history. “These lines divide families living on either side of a river or they divide linguistic groups (the Punjabis, Kashmiris and Bengalis)....

India: Tourism and Kashmir

~Kashmir~ on the mess that is Jammu and Kashmir's Tourism Department. “The Jammu and Kashmir Tourism will do just one thing: it will speed Kashmir’s ecological destruction because of its...

India: Feni in Goa, Hic!

Goa Blog has a comprehensive post on Goa's local drink – Feni. “And the reason is not difficult to understand because feni is the name of the most popular local...

India: Mazgaon in Mumbai

Fresh fish, docks and Mumbai captured in photographs at Trivial Matters. “Ferry Warf, Mazgaon, is a daring mix of the bright colours of the machiwalli’s saris, dried salted fish, and...

The Hindi Blogosphere: Nithari and the New Year

With just about every person in Nithari village of Noida & news media in an uproar on the issue of missing children and the subsequent discovery of their skeletons, Hindi...

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

India: Media and Nithari

The horrifying case of the murder of children in a place called Nithari has the media bursting with stories. Don't Trust the Indian Media! says “But honestly, the media and...

India: Media and Dalits

Kafila on the politics of oppression and media representation. “The dearth of Dalit journalists in the Indian media is worrying, particularly in the context of increasingly activist role adopted by...

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