Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Writer & columnist. Podcaster at https://t.co/clnwAyuGM8 Blogger at India Uncut. Two-time winner of the Bastiat Prize for Journalism (2007 & 2015).

2,063 Following   49,755 Followers   19,435 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/13/08


Brilliant chart! https://t.co/6NagF3ty9cNehru did many things right and many things wrong. But he died in bloody 1964! Imagine what a weak leader Modi i… https://t.co/eX3RWzdH5PMagnificent piece by @namitabhandare: https://t.co/7uKLrXuZI3 Simone Biles should be a role model for more reasons… https://t.co/gPuZ07dbJq @amitvarma @kavitharao This was such a riveting conversation. The whole frustrations of being a “trailing spouse” a… https://t.co/7tHwe10AUG
Retweeted by Amit VarmaBack in the 19th century, women were expected to sit at home and learn cooking & needlework. Education was a pipe… https://t.co/TsHH3POvCr
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/31
2021
Definitely one of my favorite courses with an extremely bright facilitator. @amitvarma thank you for curating this… https://t.co/DPdlvu0ndE
Retweeted by Amit Varma @vimoh So sorry for your loss. Take care. 🙏 @neilmontes @WestlandBooks @karthikavk @ajithags @tapchief No idea, but you could try some of the AI resources like Otter.
7/30
2021
@ambimgp Heh! 🙂Can't recommend this enough.I call this course The Art of Clear Thinking. It teaches you the continuum of thinking,… https://t.co/6spcHTZsx7
Retweeted by Amit VarmaAs usual, such an insightful talk. Moreover, I am eager to read this book. In many ways, I and others like me owe t… https://t.co/HpORibHIDH
Retweeted by Amit VarmaFantastic episode @amitvarma @kavitharao The range and selection of guests on The Seen and Unseen is superb. Loo… https://t.co/4nPQswRCHz
Retweeted by Amit Varma @Shayonnita15 So sorry for your loss. Take care. 🙏This episode is about a lot more than @kavitharao's superb new book. We talk about the craft of writing & storytel… https://t.co/1CrTK2GJOE
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/29
2021
@charukesi @TweetinderKaul @asuph @mukulchadda I'm borrowing that! @charukesi @TweetinderKaul @asuph I think it was @mukulchadda who once told me that I wasn't overweight but underta… https://t.co/B67XfJsBFrJuxtaposition on the timeline. @TweetinderKaul @asuph https://t.co/terzwMI7zhSpot on. https://t.co/pzM6fRKwDb @SurgeonSub No proficiency required. It's great for beginners, though established authors have also used it as a refresher. 🙂Highly recommend this course! Clear writing aids clear thinking, so this is relevant for anyone who wants to think… https://t.co/OW3a1eJQwn
Retweeted by Amit Varma @CworeRedux Good lord. I come across a different time sink every day, so what to even say. I hop from sink to sink... @CworeRedux There are worse rabbit holes also.
7/28
2021
@Kshitij070 DM me.I can't recommend this enough. my entire team went thro' this, and they are singing his praises (and they tell me… https://t.co/qCiVUHNug9
Retweeted by Amit Varma @rajeshlele 90 minutes, but I'm flexible when it comes to Q&A and most sessions last longer. :) @RohitP_liberty Yep, I intend to have batches every month.Found it difficult to talk about myself at first, but then rambled on endlessly because of Amit's excelllent quest… https://t.co/OuvvuBOITR
Retweeted by Amit VarmaRegistration is now open for the August cohort of my online course, The Art of Clear Writing. Four webinars over f… https://t.co/LcGTaX9VpT @kavitharao @roshanabbas Oh ho! You were perfect. You made it real. 🙂🙏
7/27
2021
@bhalomanush @kavitharao Thanks, all credit to @kavitharao for being so forthcoming!This episode is about a lot more than @kavitharao's superb new book. We talk about the craft of writing & storytel… https://t.co/1CrTK2GJOEBack in the 19th century, women were expected to sit at home and learn cooking & needlework. Education was a pipe… https://t.co/TsHH3POvCr
7/26
2021
@ramkid You've kickstarted a genre!Spot on. https://t.co/05vo4ZiMWN
7/25
2021
Great initiative! https://t.co/JiOB60a9wFGreat conversation..!! @amitvarma 's this format of delving deeper into the personal journey of the author makes yo… https://t.co/FB3SsaqEF1
Retweeted by Amit VarmaEnded up doing a really long yoga session this morning, thanks to @amitvarma's #TheSeenandtheUnseen podcast featuri… https://t.co/uIMRjXpNA1
Retweeted by Amit Varma @mukulchadda Haha, good to hear, thanks!
7/24
2021
@ramkid It should tell you something that others retweet you so much! 🙂 @mukulchadda @mohitsatyanand With friends like this... @mohitsatyanand Though my serious answer is that this doesn't interest me at all... @mohitsatyanand I'd pay anything to lose weight, boss.What Niemoller forgot to put. (Via @SanSip.) https://t.co/cbyQlbKOF5
7/23
2021
@mohitsatyanand Can't deny that!I couldn't take my eyes off the video! https://t.co/P0JvTRjat3 @abhijitkadle My fave Van Morrison as well A good case for separating art from the artist, I guess.Haha, Aakar is the best. 😛 https://t.co/H6ZEtNA6ITThe longer an episode, the longer my workout! What a fantastic listen as usual! https://t.co/U4BiLWuSjQ
Retweeted by Amit VarmaSo relieved to read this excellent piece by @sandipr: https://t.co/kpGUYob6Mv I'm not weird! I'll introduce ye al… https://t.co/jOIholojOu @theuncommonsen1 Wow, fascinating!
7/22
2021
@El_Chopernos Heh, thanks, these were fun to write!Haha, @satishacharya is in the house! https://t.co/hdnNieF2CCHey, so I'll be moving house next week, and am looking for reliable movers and packers. Mumbai. Any recommendations… https://t.co/tB8wMoZpHq
7/21
2021
It's not hard to understand why India & Pakistan are at loggerheads. But why are India and China fighting?… https://t.co/jMGCm2RiEL
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/20
2021
The big point here is this: the proximate immediate problem is this government, these people. The larger problem,… https://t.co/yVONqsl4sMWe are ruled by cheap thugs. They will use their power to help friends, crush enemies & stalk women they lust for,… https://t.co/uxaNZBRmY1It's not hard to understand why India & Pakistan are at loggerheads. But why are India and China fighting?… https://t.co/jMGCm2RiEL
7/19
2021
In the last month and a half, there have been three episodes that I've already listened to more than once, and will… https://t.co/xHSglURono
Retweeted by Amit Varma @rashmi_kundu Thanks!Another 3+ hour conversation between @amitvarma and @pranaykotas that I heard and reheard for greater than 14+ hour… https://t.co/jtG9uR6WS9
Retweeted by Amit Varma @ramkid @WestlandBooks @karthikavk @ajithags Thanks. Old news, and I am late on delivering!If you are disconsolate and the day feels empty, you could find an old episode from this thread: https://t.co/E8lhY1amBJQuick announcement: I am shifting the release schedule of The Seen and the Unseen to release new episodes on Monday… https://t.co/c7xeGy2JHT
7/18
2021
Brilliant episode 1 @chuck_gopal . It was an absolute treat to listen to. Loved the line "To make your Dark side of… https://t.co/4wEzoju4EU
Retweeted by Amit VarmaExcellent framework. https://t.co/kPX6k7byXjhas the term 'woman' been canceled? https://t.co/wd3ui6wusT
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/17
2021
Public policy is not just for wonks. The brilliant @pranaykotas joins me in episode 233 of The Seen and the Unseen… https://t.co/o85OkBgXDz
Retweeted by Amit VarmaHeaetbreaking. The work @dansiddiqui has already done qualifies him to be a legend. To think of what lay ahead...… https://t.co/PUDWqePrNw
7/16
2021
As I keep saying, Trump would fail the Turing Test. Futurists often overestimate the short term and underestimate… https://t.co/2yeGZ7bYoQI'll be live tonight talking about books with @vaanimahesh on this excellent show by @ChalchitraT:… https://t.co/JDqt3tE7UW
7/15
2021
@UnamPillai first introduced me to @amitvarma's podcast The Seen and the Unseen. I've now heard quality content ab… https://t.co/Fnd0rzbpDV
Retweeted by Amit Varma @chottabhai I won't share my platform with frauds. @priyakamal So sorry to hear this. It's so brave of you to fight it like this and to write about it. I hope things get better. 🙏I guess now we know where the homeopaths shop. https://t.co/5FUhyF6LIG
7/14
2021
The Parkinson-Varma Law: Work expands to fill the podcast available. https://t.co/DQKNgHuoqz @lookdoyousee I'm afraid that one may be beyond us. 😑Once people discover The Seen and the Unseen, that orange problem is solved. 😉🤪 https://t.co/l8PiTbomz0Listened to this whole episode at one go. So I'm quite proud of myself. 😌 Great insights and takeaways 💯 https://t.co/87J8LxXtQd
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/13
2021
@prvkhvr It's a joke. Am making gentle fun of bongs, which as a half-bong I am allowed to do. (SCB is alive was th… https://t.co/G1Yhm6BKBtDon't even have to click on the link. I know the answer. Subhas Chandra Bose. https://t.co/8AbcRVkC6VEvery echo chamber on Twitter, basically. 🙂 https://t.co/PnvCkNABuUListen in. @amitvarma & I discuss some key ideas from public policy in this short 3.5 hour conversation. https://t.co/kuZFCttfIn
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/12
2021
@dhanyarajendran Thanks! 🙂Public policy is not just for wonks. The brilliant @pranaykotas joins me in episode 233 of The Seen and the Unseen… https://t.co/o85OkBgXDz
7/11
2021
@shashankasrao @joybhattacharj I'm afraid I don't know Kolkata at all. Never lived there...Loved this meta conversation with the meta @amitvarma. Content creators, do listen! Apart from giving a peek into A… https://t.co/9ImsbVZbkf
Retweeted by Amit VarmaWhat a brilliant episode. So many things to "unpack" here. Thankfully mumbai traffic allowed me to listen to all 3… https://t.co/PXACTtr8Qr
Retweeted by Amit Varma @ambimgp @mid_day @SanSip @AnantRangaswami @newspaperwallah @ramkid @meajay @thesatbir @swapanseth It's an archaic… https://t.co/dcSVr37IO0 @Aravind_SA Thanks!The first episode of my new show, Getting Meta, is out :D I speak to @amitvarma, the writer and brains (and voice)… https://t.co/KUwaufqzmX
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/10
2021
@JananiRavichand @tjoseph0010 @ChinmayTumbe Thanks, glad it resonated! 🙂Trivia for you @amitvarma fans! Once, I visited @shenoyn's house to record an episode of Simblified, back in 2015.… https://t.co/9PdoGPYvWx
Retweeted by Amit Varma @chuck_gopal @ad1ses @shenoyn Remarkable! Historic! Left to right: @parasberawala, @shenoyn, me and @chuck_gopal.It was an honour to record this with the brilliant @chuck_gopal in December. He had decided to think of a name fo… https://t.co/d5A50yXyvnThis old and exhaustive episode on education with @karthik_econ went into much more detail about how our systems ar… https://t.co/9FmB3PjuOdGreat insight. https://t.co/R88wpHm7GxThis kind of jingoism is okay for a troll, but not for a minister. That too, a minister of external affairs. But t… https://t.co/Ij02TGBjS0
7/9
2021
@ikaveri True. @joybhattacharj @veenavenugopal Why are you two having a Twitter conversation? 🧐This is quite brilliant. https://t.co/ouDMxLWcqK
Retweeted by Amit Varma
7/8
2021

0