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· November, 2007

Stories about India from November, 2007

Tamil Blogosphere: Anuratha's ongoing battle with breast cancer

Tamil Blogdom is generally considered to be a place to have ‘fun’. A bunch of people standing around in groups discussing politics, movies, music, technology. A different set of people...

India: Deepawali in Chennai

Metroblogging Chennai has photographs of Deepawali celebrations in Chennai.

India: Poor Boy, Rich Girl

GreatBong comments on the case of Rizwanur Rehman, a young man killed because he married a girl from a family much richer than his. “if the families were woefully maladjusted...

India: Henna and Weddings

Kamat's Potpourri on how “Mehendi” or “Henna” – which is traditionally associated with North Indian weddings has become an integral part of the wedding rituals in the South.

Sri Lanka: Death of LTTE's Thamilselvan

Thamilselvan, Tamil Tigers’ political wing head was killed along with five of his colleagues on Friday. [link: BBC]. Thamilselvan was the public face of the LTTE and his death has...

India: 2007 and Bollywood

To be or not to be.. on 2007 being quite a year for “off-the-cuff” Hindi cinema.

India: Peace in Pakistan

IndieQuill on why peace and stability in Pakistan is important for India.

Sri Lanka: Are You Indian?

Cerno on being quite annoyed when asked “Are You Indian?”.

India: On being Sexual

Confessions from the Closet on the labels on sexuality – bisexual, lesbian etc, and on admitting to be a “sexual being”.

India: Heritage and Religion

Indian Muslims on a World Heritage Site – under the threat of de-recognition thanks to religion induced bickering.

India: Bangalore – Infrastructure and Barcamps

Bangalore is the focus of this post. Bangalore is the capital of the southern state of Karnataka and and is often referred to as the Silicon Valley of India. Once...

India: No Toilets

India Daily on how 80% of people in India have no access to a toilet. A sobering thought considering the World’s 7th World Toilet Summit is going to be held...

India: The “But” People

South Ways reacts to the “but” people – like the ones who say “I am not against gay rights, but…”. All prompted by the reaction to Rowling's statement about Dumbledore...

India: Gujarat, Media and Neutrality

GreatBong has a thought provoking post, asking what exactly it was that a recent sting operation carried out by a media organisation has achieved.

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