Is the Urdu press a monolith?

No, says Mubasshir Mushtaq in a guest post at Indian Muslims Blog (link) and analyses the Urdu press coverage of the 26 November terrorist attacks on/in Mumbai. A quote from the article: On a careful analysis, it becomes abundantly clear Read More …

Updated: Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008 resources

A regularly updated resource on the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2008. From a collection of media, academic, and blog sources.

Updated: What is the legality of Md. Mukkaram's shooting?

Okay we know Mohammed Mukkaram was reckless (as is expected of most normal youngsters his age) and he paid with his life for his mis-adventure. The media has faithfully reported this, but has failed to inform us about the legality Read More …

Wonderful web worlds of child prodigies

here. Lavinashree’s website states: It is their cherised (sic) desire that she always strives to rise to the challenges ahead and emerge as a silver lining on the grey cloud winning adulation and accolades aplenty. (link, accessed 30 Dec 2008) Read More …

Terror, media, and technology fetishism

The 26 November terror attacks on/in Mumbai have triggered a fascination with technology. An earlier post (link) examined how the print news media and the security technology industry came together to promote products and services. And security products and services Read More …