City-hopping, trivia-gathering, identity-hunting. Obsessions include culture, social software, cities, literature, internet, music, history, marketplace and anything that doesn't twinkle.
Latest posts by Neha Viswanathan from April, 2008
The security frenzy in the city has Metroblogging Islamabad telling a story about how innocent walks and lunches are viewed with suspicion.
nanopolitan on how the school textbooks in India deal with the issue of reservations.
Lost in Democracy, an online documentary about how Bhutan is coping with westernization and its transition to a democratic state.
Five Rupees asks some questions about the deal just made with Mehsud's militants in Pakistan.
Sudipta's Life takes a closer look at one's schooling experience, to explore what is wrong with the education system.
Free Media Sri Lanka on the government barring photographers from entering hospitals where soldiers injured in battle are being treated.
groundviews explores the issue of ethnicity as a subjective group sentiment – delving into the idea of being Tamil or Sinhalese in Sri Lanka.
The new cricket league – IPL in India has its share of teething troubles. One of them being the imported cheerleaders that some politicians find too vulgar for their taste....
CHUP! on the food crisis in Pakistan – and one of the main reasons is the shortage of power.
All Things Pakistan on the delightful nomenclature of streets in Islamabad.
United We Blog! on the second Loktantra (Democracy) Day in Nepal, marking a year of the April Revolution.
Unheard Voices wonders if there is an Obama like person who could change the face of politics in Bangladesh.
South Asia Biz on how changing food habits can help overcoming the food crisis in Sri Lanka.
E-Bangladesh on the rising food crisis across the world and the possible reasons behind it.
Ultra Voilet from India makes a case for women to be taxed differently by the government.
Nepal Monitor on the influence of immigrants on the US presidential elections.
A photo essay on Mumbai Magic – “In Mumbai, a small community from Andhra Pradesh worships the Goddess Mariamman every summer, seeking protection from smallpox, chickenpox and all forms of...
A wide angle of view of India on the culture of drying clothes on a line, and why it's far more environment friendly than using dryers.