Wednesday, August 15, 2007

60 years of Independence

Congratulations Sub continent ! Here are a few interesting essays on this eve:

What makes India's Democracy Special :

Unlikely heroes: Judiciary and the Election Commission of India:

Canadian Outlook on 60th anniversary:

Britain's Lament on losing the action to US:

How Pakistanis see India:,,2148170,00.html

Why is India doing so much better than Pakistan?

William Dalrymple "State of the Union" styled essay on Pakistan:,,2148164,00.html

NPR's review of a new book called "Indian Summer" on the dramatic unfolding (including Nehru-Edwina affair) of 1947:

How Nusrat's music unified two cultures:

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