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Neha Viswanathan · February, 2008

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 February, 2008

Sri Lanka: Refugees in India

groundviews on the fate of refugees who leave Sri Lanka and flee to India.

Bangladesh: Likability and the Elections

Addafication from Bangladesh on the issue of likability in the US elections.

India: Hazrat Nizamuddin

Indian Muslims Blog on the shrine of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi.

India: Blogging and Memories

Route 79 ponders on the point of blogging, and reproduces a wonderful letter from a person who lived in the same area of London who shares his memories.

Sri Lanka: NGOs and Markets

A Voice in Colombo on the market for NGOs working on human rights issues in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: LTTE on Facebook? on fake profiles of LTTE members on Facebook, and the LTTE's threats to those violate the diktat.

Pakistan: Urban Development

Lahore Nama on the skewed urban development agenda in Pakistan.

Pakistan: The Jinnah Way

Pak Tea House takes a closer look at Jinnah and history – to serve as a lesson for contemporary parliamentarians in Pakistan.

South Asia: Decline Scenario

Chapati Mystery on the idea of “decline scenario” in interpreting history – implying that South Asia was already in decline before colonization.

India: Debate, Obama and Clinton

Blowin’ In The Wind on the performance of Clinton and Obama at the debate in Cleveland.

Sri Lanka: Higher Ed and reforms

Deane's Dimension on reforms in the higher education system in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: On Marriage

Me & Me Blog from Sri Lanka on why marriage is an outdated concept.

Nepal: Madhes and India

Blogdai smells a rat as the Madhesi agitation increases with the announcement of elections in Nepal.

Sri Lanka: Kosovo and After

The situation in Kosovo could have some lessons for Sri Lanka. More at

India: The Male Gaze

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on how actresses in Tamil film industry are subject to the male gaze off screen.

India: Gandhi and Bhopal

Law and Other Things on the survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy in India using a Gandhian method to demand justice.

India: History and Shivaji

Indian Muslims Blog on the distortion of historical figures to benefit extremist opinions.

Pakistan: YouTube and the World

Pakistan's act of blocking access to YouTube may have had consequences far deeper than initially planned says iFaqeer.

India: Foreign Policy and the US

Sepia Mutiny on the future of US's foreign policy in South Asia.

India: Changing names

A range of gender issues at Mumbai Girl – from changing names once married to the idea of skimpy clothes being provocative.

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