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Author, Land of the Wilted Rose (Rupa); For Love & Honour (Bloomsbury); The Rat Eater (Juggernaut). Consulting Editor & Columnist, https://t.co/sAoIGgGvTt

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Years from now, when they ask what was Modi's BIGGEST blunder, tell them: not inducting Swamy in the cabinet. https://t.co/rGmT0mnsJlThere's no policy paralysis, just bad decision-making. Brilliant assessment of our Economy, by @pujamehra. Do read. https://t.co/63oLWkSN9qTook me ages, but I think I finally know where our errant news handles get their inspiration from. (h/t @blitzerr11) https://t.co/mpXOmmOvEV @bibekdebroy @ashwinskumar And btw heartiest congratulations, professor.Sheer genius. https://t.co/uebBGqu0j8Hum kya chahte, iPhone 8. Zor se bolo, iPhone 8. Steve hum sharminda hain, Lava, Samsung zinda hain. (h/t… https://t.co/GYUz1EYORERussians are the only passengers who clap when the plane lands. Very unnerving. Made me not fly Aeroflot ever again.Always suspected from their in-flight service & Russian pilots, that Spice Jet was owned by the Kremlin and run by… https://t.co/e4rz7NlNPcAwful of @CricketAus to have kept this a secret. You can say Goodnight Vienna to Australia's chances now. (h/t… https://t.co/QM6uz4yWJ1Hey @ARanganathan72 Whataboutery alert!!! https://t.co/3G2PR6d2zN
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanIf a tiger is a lion, then Pakistan is not a terror state. https://t.co/5r0yhFJ1mJNice for @republic to use the image of a sartorially swadeshi BJP leader as Google has removed all images of the re… https://t.co/YVSmYGq2s1The same man laundered Rs 642 cr of black money in collusion with the UPA, according to the quasi-judicial ITAT. Th… https://t.co/a79DRTUySO
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanIronies don't come more absolut vodka than this. The new owner of Ndtv coined the phrase "Ab ki bar Modi sarkar." https://t.co/xCaHEv7iuK
9/22
2017
This made my day. Man who says those who go to the West to study come back as spies, himself sent three of his chil… https://t.co/D5dTqaCI8KReason why India always wins. https://t.co/mKfjHPtJZfIf Rohit hadn't missed the catch, Australia wud have played differently!Kuldeep Yadav might not have got the hat-trick. Small contributions!
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanYou know what my worry is? No, not that Aussies are playing well right now; but that with 10 runs to get, Manjrekar would be back.Sri Lanka Today. (h/t @nareshgan) https://t.co/Erjzbafx0ZWhen everything is going according to plan and Sanjay Manjrekar comes on to commentate. https://t.co/LkCGVQ2oosLeft: What the Australians promised. Right: What the Australians delivered. https://t.co/bNeQcLwrbUAustralian idols are being immersed and Didi can do nothing about it.Well, the hon'ble court just told you what to do, so STOP playing to the gallery & using such reprehensible languag… https://t.co/BbDRwXaEwgDhoni is a legend. That stumping was unbelievable. Like Congress politicians he watches the feet; only and only the… https://t.co/n5teH9RsodThe Aptness of Anger. One of the most enthralling works I have read in recent memory, by @amiasrinivasan. Brilliant. https://t.co/Cv2oEQAYdcI'm afraid Firishta (b 1560) was talking through his hat as these charts show. India popln in 1500 was 105 mill. Al… https://t.co/GpDZy477NQIf a BJP govt had postponed Muharram procession to allow for idol immersion, column-miles would have been written b… https://t.co/dxPrbjXVNh
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanYET ANOTHER rebuke of Ms Banerjee by the courts. But she has decided already which road to walk on; a road paved wi… https://t.co/kvxS1BCOuYShocking, gruesome incident. Terrible news. https://t.co/Zs0sgUnAwx
9/21
2017
Handle operator: Sir, what image should we use with this cricket news? Editor: Wrong'un. (h/t @kim050301) https://t.co/mA1owVRBTzI wrote about the impossibility of eliminating TB in India by 2025 months ago. https://t.co/Ajotv8YkKj https://t.co/qIJmMhlgDE
Retweeted by Anand Ranganathan2025 too short a time to eliminate tuberculosis from India. cc @JPNadda. [Don't set goals you cannot possibly reach] https://t.co/sryfo9PXGMTo recap, the incidence trends for TB, Malaria, HIV have been consistently decreasing. This is good news. Let's NOT… https://t.co/3nEvTCbHAlTHIS is what @JPNadda needs to do, to eradicate TB. IMPOSSIBLE. (See global trend.) To make things tougher, he's se… https://t.co/ojEFtIbFLT2017 data still not available. 2015 data shows India had a TB incidence of 2.84 million. What is REALLY scary is th… https://t.co/RaXJAgBagzHope the Minister didn't mean we have "halted & reversed" the trend on TB incidence. Because the trend has been con… https://t.co/ifO7xCYxCJUpdate. DD tweet (now deleted) was misleading. What the Minister actually said was that we have "halted and reverse… https://t.co/Lal9KbtpZAWait, what. Hopefully, next challenge for the govt would be putting an end to attending pressers while smoking high… https://t.co/pZPWRKJZ8OMeanwhile, Tommy Cavalieri is intent upon milking the great battle between Michelangelo and Andy Warhol. All roads… https://t.co/DVjtmiGVqFNonsense. #WarholDidIt. https://t.co/frytwUpt3sAll this tweet from a Republic Editor does, I'm afraid, is show that Arnab was talking of the same riot that Rajdee… https://t.co/aoUGRDkyZ4This made my day. An article that preached journalistic integrity and punishment for plagiarised content, itself ha… https://t.co/NXmzSiybxGAmbedkar on Indian Journalism. https://t.co/k0SjJX2DwcBy this insane logic, Einstein (E=MC2, made nuclear fission realisable) & Nobel (Dynamite, killed millions) should… https://t.co/vd3qQ58XmlDAMNING allegation of sleaze & double-dealing in Indian Journalism. Met with silence. No one chasing this story. Why?https://t.co/DVZdhIZvHzTwo years ago, Indian media was fawning over Suu Kyi even as she was rampantly discriminating against Muslims. Sudd… https://t.co/LPFVMK8txeMy piece on Shinzo Abe's visit in today's economic times - sticking STRICTLY to security as usual https://t.co/zv0NV9g2ET
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanThose who NEVER accept a word of "Yogi's Police" are now quick to believe them. If the perpetrators were Hindus, th… https://t.co/L1pyRFaXgAHindu woman raped by Muslim men, forced to eat meat (later denied by Police) and convert. IGNORED by HT HateTracker. https://t.co/v18hem9fWSBengal Mullahs 'threaten to overthrow Union Government' if #Rohingya Muslims living illegally in #India are evicted. https://t.co/5LNOT5Zpx3
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9/20
2017
In times of responsibility in journalism, N. Ram of The Hindu lied about his role in Bofors - India.
Retweeted by Anand Ranganathan2/2 Arnab's story is IDENTICAL to what Rajdeep narrates in his book. The incident is the same. So was Arnab there?… https://t.co/t6sNeNKkyoThe video that Rajdeep tweeted, and which was soon deleted from Youtube. Arnab CLEARLY narrates a personal experien… https://t.co/M1iFPIhL6TVideo deleted? https://t.co/7SrWRl18VqRajdeep's article, that appeared 1 month after the blasts, on Dawood & the reasons behind Terrorism. (via @swapan55) https://t.co/FHQjbv5sTYAgree. Expose them, then. https://t.co/ZSAOx6Piq4Fast becoming a story in itself, this. https://t.co/3v3ghGdOnBMy interview with the writer, thinker, and economist @tca_tca on the past, the present, and the future of the @RBI. https://t.co/smawvyrpQn
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanWhat a piece, by @tca_tca; slow, settled, superlative. Do read. (via @MakrandParanspe) https://t.co/7wLLX9VXZNArunachal CM @PemaKhanduBJP writes to @HMOIndia expressing inability to absorb Chakma and Hajong refugees as citize… https://t.co/j6XjAjdjy6
Retweeted by Anand Ranganathan @republic Arnab on Rohingyas (14:00-14:27). Sounds even worse than what I had paraphrased hearing it live.… https://t.co/DkWmVzggql.@ARanganathan72's exposition of Romans 2:1-3 https://t.co/YhhEm3ns53
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanI hear Michelangelo has just made some rather disturbing allegations against Andy Warhol. Warhol must answer.Okay. I just read this. Unreal hate. But I repeat: Bahl wiped out all his posts without redressal or knowing this. https://t.co/XAXvZs8KDS @Raghav_Bahl So the owner/editor didn't like a tweet & without redressal or an explanation wipes out author's entir… https://t.co/GvtqlKOQx0Draconian decision by @Raghav_Bahl. Taking down all author posts because of 1 silly tweet, without waiting for his… https://t.co/sqkcJQxHX5Dr Ambedkar on Islam. https://t.co/1gy7bsgJN8 https://t.co/gCkIU70Yca
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanA Journalist. A Moderate. And "proud to be intolerant." https://t.co/zE4Z15GpdQ11 Charlie Hebdo journalists were murdered in cold blood, and a fellow journalist, a Moderate, had this warning for… https://t.co/hodYC1RFci
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanSeparatists did ethnic cleansing of a minority in Kashmir. But their sympathizers have the cheek to compare… https://t.co/xxKWGUJdli
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9/19
2017
Whataboutery - from Ambedkar to Armageddon: Principles & Pitfalls. My column on outing media hypocrisy & selectivity https://t.co/QbKusLbKiy
Retweeted by Anand Ranganathan @ARanganathan72 "Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it"
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanArnab @republic: "I DON'T CARE. LET ROHINGYAS BE FOUND FLOATING AROUND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. DON'T DUMP THEM HERE." Arnab, you are disgusting#Rohingya refugee intake. https://t.co/RDltvSsVHc
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanFor a second I wondered aghast, at what kind of derisive comment this was against the author. Then I realised, and… https://t.co/Kby0g1tlcLLudicrous. God, we're a touchy lot. It was a harmless tweet. So she hates the PM & ridiculed him. I mean, so what. https://t.co/zyyjdES8LiThe virus spreads. #IndianJournalism https://t.co/BNReJXiXIMWaste dumping in rivers leading to antibiotic resistance: Experts https://t.co/MjrXz5fNhU
Retweeted by Anand RanganathanImportant piece. Do read. https://t.co/VsdlefJmez
9/18
2017

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