· November, 2011

Stories about South Asia from November, 2011

Sri Lanka, India: Biography of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran

  20 November 2011

D.B.S. Jeyaraj tweets about an upcoming 1000 page biography of Veluppillai Prabhakaran, leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The book is being written by Nedumaran, a well-known politician from Tamil Nadu in India and he is the leader of the Tamil National Movement, which is supportive of the...

India: Lessons from Gandhi

  18 November 2011

Priyanka Matanhelia lists some lessons from Mohandas K. Gandhi, the legendary political and ideological leader of India, which are still relevant today.

Sri Lanka: Music For Harmony

  18 November 2011

Natalie Soysa at Groundviews highlights emerging home grown music talents from Sri Lanka whose work reaches across cultures and ethnicity to offer a new way of moving forward together.

India: A Murder Convict's Parole Stirs Up Controversy

  17 November 2011

The Delhi High Court's decision to grant parole to Mr. Manu Sharma - currently serving life imprisonment for the murder of Jessica Lal - has led to public outrage in India. Netizens are engaged in heated discussions online on this issue.

Sri Lanka: Perils Of Promising Jobs

  15 November 2011

Serendipity is concerned that the Sri Lankan government is unable to create the promised jobs for graduates and the blogger asks “whose responsibility is it to provide jobs for all unemployed Graduates?”

Bangladesh: A Bold Protest Against Dowry

  15 November 2011

Farzana Yasmin, a young Bangladeshi bride sent ripples across the country when she divorced her husband right after the wedding, after his family, with his consent, asked for a dowry from her family.

India: Jim Corbett Museum

  14 November 2011

As a part of the Club Mahindra Bloggers Trip, Anu Shankaran went to the Corbett National Park and the Jim Corbett Museum and posts a photo essay. Jim Corbett was a British-Indian hunter of man-eating tigers and leopards, conservationist, naturalist, photographer and author.

India: Marriage Under Hindu Law

  13 November 2011

Did you know that for a Hindu marriage is termed as a sacred relationship? Spread Law explains all about marriage under Hindu Law in India.

India: Aishwarya Rai's Baby and Media Madness

  12 November 2011

The latest hype in Indian media is the pregnant Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her impending child birth. Twitter users discuss all the rumors, news, controversies and opinions on this issue.

India: The Perils Of Opulence In The Course Of Development

  12 November 2011

Mahalakshmi Ganapathy thinks that “wastage of resources, unnecessary opulence and wastage of money, the politics of land grab” etc are on the rise in India and opines that the Indians should address these issues immediately to ensure sustainable development.

India: 11/11/11

  11 November 2011

Soumyadip celebrates 11/11/11 with an incredible snapshot of his digital watches.

India: The Plights Of The Citizens Of Bhopal

  11 November 2011

Proloy Bagchi, a retired government official from Bhopal, writes about the citizens of Bhopal who are suffering from the degradation of environment due to massive construction works and cutting down of trees in the city.

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