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Neha Viswanathan · March, 2006

City-hopping, trivia-gathering, identity-hunting. Obsessions include culture, social software, cities, literature, internet, music, history, marketplace and anything that doesn't twinkle.

I blog at Within / Without
and can be found at other CollaBlogs such as DesiPundit, Indicubed and The Sea-Eat Blog.

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Latest posts by Neha Viswanathan from March, 2006

India: Sexual harassment in the Media

Don't trust the Indian Media on the instances of sexual harassment within the media sector, and how the issues go largely unreported.

India: MicroFinance turns sour

Fractured Earth on how Micro Finance in Andhra Pradesh is taking a dangerous route with extremely high interest rates.

Pakistan: When in Lahore..

That McDonald's takes on local flavours is not news. Metroblogging Lahore shows the local outlet going a step further to celebrate Basant.

Bangladesh: Elections

Salam Dhaka muses on election time decisions. On what basis is the government judged, and what cards are played to maximum effect?

Bangladesh: The Millionaires

imperct world 2006 on the changing perception of Bangladeshi Diaspora in the UK.

Nepal: Pushing for peace

United We Blog! on the hopes of the “April Revolution” which pushes for democracy through peaceful means – surprisingly coming from the top ranks of the Maoists.

Nepal: Maoists and the future

Samudaya.org on Maoists in Nepal and their standpoint -“While the Maoists’ end goal remain a full-fledged communist state, their open yet standard rhetoric of transforming a feudal society like Nepal...

Sri Lanka: Views from the fence

Where are the more balanced views on the conflict in Sri Lanka and the accounts on the impact it has had on civillian life? Moju says – “I’d like to...

India: Workers left on the streets

A huge store shuts down, and leaves its workers on the streets. Saakshi reports on the closure of AkbarAllys.

India: Bangalore calls

Kamla travels around Bangalore and comments on the infrastructure, politics and issues that are crucial for Bangalore as it grows at breakneck speed.

Nepal: March in Delhi

International Nepal Solidarity Network on a march in Delhi – “31 March rally for Nepali political prisoners illegally detained in India“

Pakistan: Look who's talking!

Pakistanwatch comments on Sharif's interview to an Indian TV channel – “After all this is the same Sharif who, after being elected to power in 1997, took the initiative to...

Nepal: Political developments in India

Political developments in India prompt United We Blog! to comment on Indian democracy and what lessons it holds for Nepal.

Bangladesh: Remembering Pakistan

imperfect world 2006 on democracy in Pakistan on the occassion of Bangladesh's Independence Day – “Today, Bangladesh’s independence day, should be remembered by Pakistanis as their greatest democratic interlude. This...

India: In search of flowers

Windy Skies in search of the “Night Queen” – a flower that is intoxicatingly fragrant in the Western Ghats.

India: The city of Djinns

Amardeep Singh on William Dalrymple's book on Delhi: City of Djinns, by far one of the most compelling narratives that weaves Delhi's history and present together.

India: Chennai blogs

After Mumbai, Chennai (Madras) is the second Indian city to get it's own MetroBlog.

Pakistan: World Social Forum

Raheel comments on the World Social Forum that started in Karachi, and says -“At the same time, I am just doubtful that would it be a major hit as far...

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

Sri Lanka: Bloggers Meet

India: Polio

Balancing Life on polio in the subcontinent - “It remains a major problem in 9 countries. What’s common between them all? Extremely high populations living in relatively squalid conditions, in...

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