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Anil Dharker @anildharker Bombay, INDIA

Maths, Engineering London U, academic at Glasgow U, Films, Television, Writing. Founded and run Literature Live! and the Mumbai International Literary Festival

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Joined Twitter 4/21/10


A beleaguered #Chinmayanand meanwhile, got support from self-styled godman #SwamiOmji who threatened with rebellion… https://t.co/gEcpERLes9
Retweeted by Anil Dharker“I am asking leaders, at UNGA and beyond, to work towards peace in Kashmir, listen to Kashmiri voices and help chil… https://t.co/8mv0aAsYz5
Retweeted by Anil DharkerWe are now open for the 2020 RSL #LiteratureMatters Awards. We funded seven great projects in 2019 and are excited… https://t.co/7M38XbynAs
Retweeted by Anil DharkerNearly 10 Lakh Students Failed in Hindi👇 in the recently concluded Class 10 & Class 12 Board Exams In Uttar Pradesh… https://t.co/ZAvjQsVy6Z
Retweeted by Anil DharkerOnly in India do cricketers who become legends dictate to selectors https://t.co/WCQTTRxXLvIt's been 17 hours since the protest began. Their spirit is undeterred in this fight for justice. #BHUonBoil https://t.co/oMMfAcbRs8
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHobson's choice https://t.co/ap5JEtIEeNSo things are really normal, right? https://t.co/rOvJ2srDP7Is the philosophy of this government to keep the pot constantly on the boil? There are enough problems that need fi… https://t.co/8UiLQXK5PZYuck! https://t.co/FcWiHhz6mESt Francis College for women in #Hyderabad has banned sleeveless or other similar dresses in its campus https://t.co/q7TByyLxZZ
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHaving voted for #AcheDin from Modi ji, In Pune auto hub, an engineer is selling paan, another is roaming around wi… https://t.co/RPhiarlmbI
Retweeted by Anil DharkerFive days since I came back from reporting in Kashmir, I am sharing my experience and thoughts. This trip changed m… https://t.co/HqbOZ6AHL6
Retweeted by Anil DharkerNeeds no comment, does it? https://t.co/wAjLVzuxREHey India is Number One in something at least! https://t.co/0nDuiaZ2WNDid Ram speak Hindi or Sanskrit or Awadhi ? Can someone in USA or Singapore clarify from ‘authentic original government approved’ sources.
Retweeted by Anil Dharker"Deepfakes" are videos designed to trick you into thinking they're real. But there's a way to detect them https://t.co/a51LEV1oAf
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIn Punjab,Hindutva outfits are protesting against govt inaction to control the stray cattle menace. Their demand: D… https://t.co/Bpm1BB3HUf
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9/15
2019
Is TimPaine the worst captain now? He wins toss and decides to field on a benign wicket. Then in second innings, gi… https://t.co/uaq80NDVImAmit Shah says Hindi could be a unifier and India's identity globally. I ask, speaking in my admittedly imperfect… https://t.co/yNsanOXDZL
Retweeted by Anil DharkerDisney makes blockbuster trees too! https://t.co/XgTpkqNzdiWith guns, not roses? https://t.co/PpMjcT0T7VBut the difficulty the government is having in restoring normal life in Kashmir indicates that there is no exit pla… https://t.co/mauI5jsVxS
Retweeted by Anil DharkerMark Tully: “From demonetisation to Kashmir, Modi has sprung many decisions on the nation to project himself as a… https://t.co/19Dgja9otu
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIndia, where science can be distorted but not mythology. Which Ramayana is the official version now? https://t.co/UUtIeUgfNx
Retweeted by Anil DharkerOh you poor ignorant masses! Honouring the one who has brought you to ruin. https://t.co/vcBORR8rQbSo, I just passed a humongous house being built on Worli Sea Face - cab driver says it is being built by Mukesh fo… https://t.co/x2NJFICl4q
Retweeted by Anil DharkerBrilliant idea! #LanguageDay https://t.co/C8Epr9CjmQOf course it is. PR runs the country https://t.co/N8B38EcfyZA Delhi govt school in Dwarka has been named the best govt school in the country. Two more are in the Top 10. Cong… https://t.co/rNIJtwmNVu
Retweeted by Anil DharkerA heart warming story from Mumbai https://t.co/hf418GTDWYError 404: File on national language cannot be found. Hindi is NOT the National language. We don’t have one. Re-pos… https://t.co/ioD5EPev3a
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHindi can not be India's national languge as per a parliamentary resolution notifying non Hindi states'prior appro… https://t.co/PSG3Cl6URT
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHindi is one of India's many great languages. However, many states do not speak it. It is extremely unfair of… https://t.co/0CQxUa22I1
Retweeted by Anil DharkerThey are prudish in Italy? Ancient Handholding Skeletons Are Men but Italy Won’t Say Gay https://t.co/mSKt1HJuHW via @thedailybeastBreaking news: Steve Jobs was around in the Stone Age From Discover on Google https://t.co/SNyn5YpGNr
9/14
2019
Cameron accuses Johnson and Gove of behaving appallingly over Brexit https://t.co/PSb1Q0cKFOThought police? https://t.co/UvbBTExHwmHere it is, the one you've been waiting for... On @ShaneWarne's 50th birthday, sit back and enjoy the King of Spin'… https://t.co/6EZmC0p3W9
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIn Mumbai it seems Ganesha has really tiny ears https://t.co/YnvRgfwg0p“How many more litres of blood do the officials want the roads to be painted with before they turn sensitive and be… https://t.co/ysLaHXUSD1
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIncredible! The UP government even pays the income tax of its CMs! UP treasury has paid I-T dues of all CMs, minis… https://t.co/OqC1dOQ49EA real people's movement! https://t.co/2kALzIyZedThats not it Yesterday BJPs Govind Karjol said Good roads lead to more accidents, not bad ones Yeh sare ke sare Wa… https://t.co/iGOLYsP4hD
Retweeted by Anil Dharker-Piyush says Einstein Discovered Gravity -FM says OLA UBER responsible for Slowdown -HM says Gaumutr can cure can… https://t.co/jvJEnFp3Hj
Retweeted by Anil Dharker @MeenMenon @MumbaiMetro3 @Dev_Fadnavis @CMOMaharashtra @Subytweets @rupagulab @rebelawyer @ashokepandithttps://t.co/rYX7hf7bMm
Retweeted by Anil DharkerWell said https://t.co/l7bZNGHfARHey he is an animal lover! https://t.co/OHCOFeYpr4FIRST in @IndianExpress: With no word on when the institute will open again, #NITSrinagar students are camping in… https://t.co/KlMzSyZ9tq
Retweeted by Anil DharkerAccidents are generally not foretold https://t.co/n7zgS5ppPM
9/13
2019
"2019 Mandate Being Abused In Most Dangerous Fashion": Sonia Gandhi - NDTV https://t.co/7RbroPg3S6 @PiyushGoyal is said to be one of the government's smartest ministers. Do listen to him https://t.co/TLNLpnHqM8The first step in a crisis is to acknowledge that we are facing one. #FixTheEconomy https://t.co/FiU4ELzRlv
Retweeted by Anil DharkerWhere did this wonderful doctor get his MBBS from? University of Timbuktu? https://t.co/ks3NElzhqOEinstein discovered Gravity. Sardar Patel was an RSS member. Godse was a patriot. Savarkar was a Freedom Fighter… https://t.co/QmsU657i1m
Retweeted by Anil DharkerWhy should Nirmala have all the fun? Piyush Goyal has just delivered a blockbuster dialogue "Don't get into calcu… https://t.co/3Unbgkdf7B
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIn Maharashtra, BJP has just welcomed into its fold two former opposition leaders who were earlier accused by the B… https://t.co/7GasPTbzTrEven the worm will turn? Arnab Goswami’s unthinkable act as Republic TV founder accuses BJP of immorality and acce… https://t.co/MPh9g05sCu#ExpressExplained | Four years after a WHO study declared #Delhi the world’s most polluted city, @ArvindKejriwal ha… https://t.co/Asf6mEo21N
Retweeted by Anil DharkerThe fantastic power of White missionaries on Brown minds .... Here is an example. An Indian citizen, an avowed Hin… https://t.co/qdcyRtOGJm
Retweeted by Anil DharkerAnd yet we produce world class scientists, economists, sociologists etc. Just imagine if our universities were bett… https://t.co/s3UPi3964XImplications for India as Pakistan drags Kashmir to UNHRC in Geneva after 25 years... Some lessons from his Narasi… https://t.co/fvyRRIjgOt
Retweeted by Anil DharkerBuffalo for a bribe! (Report:@delayedjab) https://t.co/LfEydkriCf
Retweeted by Anil DharkerGujarat To Karnataka, BJP States Lead Charge Against New Traffic Fines - NDTV https://t.co/HyCKlIZdFe
9/12
2019
Desperate times. . . https://t.co/w5NUScvbRbThe official Twitter handle of TDP claimed several of its leaders have been placed under house arrest.… https://t.co/5ua3gvwPEw
Retweeted by Anil DharkerJust in: Scottish appeal court judges have declared that Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament in the run-… https://t.co/pi8k3pPQ6A
Retweeted by Anil DharkerBJP stooping to a new low, ED has issued a notice to #DKShivakumar's daughter. She is a young girl who has just fi… https://t.co/pAp2XgUnFf
Retweeted by Anil DharkerAbsolutely right @sairashahhalim He shud have been out there seeking justice for #TabrezAnsari Minorities Aff… https://t.co/qhovXTiuZ4
Retweeted by Anil Dharker.@naqvimukhtar has insulted the chair of the minority affairs minister. This is a case where the entire country is… https://t.co/euuf2FmnG2
Retweeted by Anil DharkerI am deeply concerned about the economy. The poor are the worst affected. Lower incomes, fewer jobs, less trade a… https://t.co/q3ipEJt6Hi
Retweeted by Anil DharkerI have asked my family to tweet on my behalf the following :- Thank you all for your support. I must say I am amaz… https://t.co/ViwzmDevzd
Retweeted by Anil DharkerThis is what Modi did to Naidu 👇 When Naidu did not want to share the stage When Naidu dumped Modi-Shah, he was f… https://t.co/7DNUj2GeKr
Retweeted by Anil Dharker'Filmed, Blackmailed, Raped': Student's Charge Against BJP's Chinmayanand - NDTV https://t.co/riWwJniac0Chandrababu Naidu Under House Arrest In Protest Against Jagan Mohan Reddy: https://t.co/AviAYH0nJSSooner the better https://t.co/dPtebPc20QQueen Elizabeth Approves Measure To Block Boris Johnson's No-Deal Brexit - NDTV https://t.co/9bj9OuF5T1
9/11
2019
One of those humbling stories that make you wonder if everything you do is even a fraction as impactful as the work… https://t.co/DusNWyKrwt
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHere we go again. ‘Brahmins are held in high regard by virtue of birth’: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla https://t.co/vZIhUp4czGThis video is precious. https://t.co/XYXSV6hw9q
Retweeted by Anil Dharkerit says something for our times that the only journalists who resign or are made to are those who actually do any j… https://t.co/7jC2viV4cn
Retweeted by Anil Dharker"Hate speech" laws can be elastic tools for criminalising dissent https://t.co/PJWTbCEXbz
Retweeted by Anil DharkerThere are always eminent exceptions to the rule. https://t.co/de8lHH8CrnI didn't want to say it! https://t.co/B5cRJbFcRWPosted purely as a starting point for discussion. The conclusion maybe too much of a generalisation. https://t.co/YJrMjYL5QVChinese Ganeshas: Alibaba still lists 111 types, priced between $1 and $28, writes @AnilDharker,… https://t.co/ZNsOVe22qT
Retweeted by Anil DharkerMajority of the calls were related to people enquiring about the well-being of their family members. (… https://t.co/Vtwink7V9f
Retweeted by Anil DharkerHave covered Kashmir for three decades. This trip was particularly tough. Its difficult being an 'Indian' journalis… https://t.co/OFx6TjuptF
Retweeted by Anil DharkerA wonderful evening at the launch of The Non-Conformist: Memories of My Father Balraj Sahni by Parikshat Sahni. Th… https://t.co/G8IyytT0gO
Retweeted by Anil Dharker @DrAMSinghvi mocks @ImranKhanPTI after 10 Sri Lankan players opt out of cricket tour in Pakistan. https://t.co/M5Tk2DHZQU
Retweeted by Anil DharkerIs UP becoming the lynching capital of the world? https://t.co/kW79wMSzwiHe certainly didn't model the smiley face by looking into the mirror! https://t.co/8UQo9QRNndPhoto ops win elections. Do they help in running the country? https://t.co/qtd4aNzHg2"Immigrant success stories are heartwarming and should be celebrated, but stamping out (racist) opinions with 'good… https://t.co/VGWyoDBXi8
Retweeted by Anil DharkerGovt is always correct, opposition doesn't have right to oppose, activists deserve to be jailed, minorities are thr… https://t.co/kRSerWu3LW
Retweeted by Anil Dharker#AmnestyUK you must initiate a law suit on @republic and #ArnabGoswami for holding such false debates on Indian nat… https://t.co/bDoe7rvLSy
Retweeted by Anil DharkerCreeping Hindi imposition in Tamil Nadu. Airport security announcements are in Hindi and English only then Tamil, b… https://t.co/caf6YmuZxB
Retweeted by Anil DharkerBrilliant column by @pbmehta Regime reveals itself https://t.co/LUJx5fwIWH.@pbmehta: One hundred days into Modi's second term, "the authoritarian consolidation of this regime over Indian de… https://t.co/Wk9OOnT8yE
Retweeted by Anil DharkerAppreciate Modi Govt for the aid given to Bahamas. It's bizarre that there is no urgency for relief to Belagavi an… https://t.co/zCLC9kWG5i
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9/10
2019

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