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Narayani Basu @narayani_basu New Delhi, India

Author & historian : VP Menon : The Unsung Architect of Modern India (2020) | Tweets are personal | RTs are not endorsements| Full time nerd | Dog lover |

1,012 Following   2,755 Followers   7,563 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/1/18


Siddhartha Mukherjee taking on the bhakt brigade as one can only dream of doing πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ https://t.co/0VVWcrB77jπŸ‘‡πŸ½ currently. https://t.co/retHmDR1yH
4/9
2020
@the_yushi @MLiebreich Same.This. Seems like the simplest things need to be spelt out these days. But this, people, this. Also, I'll repeat --… https://t.co/rP7QiJUGRH @Naa_Cheese At this point, it seems only kind to give the rest of us a YouTube channel πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ @shivakjolad Thank you! So glad you enjoyed it :)πŸ‘‡πŸ½ .... πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ https://t.co/dKLmlg94Sw @krish_pratt @lakshanapalat Why does Sid Malhotra do anything is my main question @NMenonRao Yes, I referenced this book for the early years of VP's life :)πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ https://t.co/xsn0U4VjaN @edmundmichael77 @amitvarma Thank you :) @lakshanapalat LITERALLY YOU MEAN. @lakshanapalat WHY WOULD YOU LISTEN WHY WHY @mallikaravik @amitvarma Looking forward :) do stay in touch :) @PrometheusJKC @amitvarma Yes, as I said, they didn't brag at all. Still don't, though they are, of course, very pr… https://t.co/6qkxdiYDmC @PrometheusJKC @amitvarma Thank you for listening :) I just meant that my family made it a point not to idolise/eul… https://t.co/LwTQRg4j01 @ReadingMurakami @amitvarma Hahaha! Thank you so much :) as for my insta stories, you're being way too kind :D @jeevish @amitvarma Thank you! I hope you like it :) for now, Kindle is available, but I'll keep you posted about an audio book :) @mallikaravik @amitvarma Thank you so much, Mallika! I'm looking forward to that book of yours :)
4/8
2020
10 seconds silence for the poor sod who had to actually put this together. https://t.co/u4fmDUYDU9 @Naa_Cheese @amitvarma Thank you! I hope those dishes went all the faster for it! :)I spoke to Amb @NMenonRao about VP Menon and his extraordinary life, for ⁦@BIC_Blr⁩ 's podcast, BIC Talks. Thank y… https://t.co/CC62OVe0hg @KiranManral My sinuses quit on me a week ago.
4/7
2020
What a really terrific story πŸ’œπŸ’œ https://t.co/n1tnVwT5Et @NairSudeepa @Santunni @amitvarma Thank you! :) @Santunni @amitvarma Thank you!! πŸ˜„ but truth be told it's only because @amitvarma is such a great interviewer! :) @i_shankarmc @amitvarma Haha thank you so much! So glad you liked it :) @RohanSrini @amitvarma So happy you enjoyed it :) Thank you for listening! @sanjayfuloria Thank you :)
4/6
2020
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn 🎢 https://t.co/E0aWkrY0NV
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @Naa_Cheese Is he okay? I kept Raju (my adopted one) inside my home. She was traumatised :/ @sanjayfuloria @amitvarma Thanks for listening :) Glad you enjoyed it! :)The anthem of our times πŸ˜‚πŸ™πŸΌ https://t.co/PxFYwvHDf0 @DrAyeshaRay BahahahhahahahahahahPATAKAS. https://t.co/GRhK2g59Yt @AZenGuy Hahahahahabhaha I cannot!! @shaolirudra Jahahahahahahhahaha IT IS THE SCIENCE OK.India displays its scientific prowess by bursting firecrackers against a respiratory disease. (This is a country… https://t.co/ZJ5gf82B7n @AZenGuy NICE. @roocheetah 😩 @tanikachandna @purbasha_p @amitvarma Enjoy :)πŸ’œ https://t.co/oAroSNvEVdGuys. This should go without saying, but apparently, it needs to be spelt out. Please, please pay your staff thei… https://t.co/HZMRy0qYq6 @Dreamer_182 @amitvarma Thank you :) @PragyaTiwari πŸ’œ @Raam_Sundara @amitvarma I hope so :) @Dreamer_182 @amitvarma Thank you! I hope you like what you hear! :) @suyash_mehrotra @amitvarma Thank you! :) @SreekarVanapall @amitvarma Haha, enjoy! :DA few weeks ago, I topped my writerly bucket list by recording an episode of The Seen & The Unseen with @amitvarma… https://t.co/3XDTQlqvv0
4/5
2020
@rukminikumar This is true πŸ˜• @PragyaTiwari I ordered tonight. Zomato and Swiggy both do contactless deliveries. As long as you order from truste… https://t.co/KdHAJEe9bYhttps://t.co/DLeI8DuOk5
Retweeted by Narayani BasuI don't think people realize that there is no normal to go back to anymore.
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4/4
2020
@lakshanapalat @krish_pratt Yes. Badshah 🀒 @tjoseph0010 πŸ‘ŒπŸ½πŸ‘πŸΌMe when I read WhatsApp forwards these days. https://t.co/mZPF24YFmpA tyrant is never wrong. He never feels wrong. Never has a moment of doubt about being wrong. Never loses sleep won… https://t.co/GuDVdhn59B
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @RohanV πŸ˜’ @guo_xuguang πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @amitvarma Wow that got dark ....really fast.πŸ™πŸΌ https://t.co/Cdw5G9j3tEπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ https://t.co/xDHgKlUQCG @MichaelKugelman 😳.... πŸ˜‚ @katherineschof8 My thoughts exactly as I iron and fold, iron and fold 😭
4/3
2020
πŸ’œβœ¨ https://t.co/2rg2tZSLJ9 @the_yushi -- listen? This helped to calm me quite a bit.For anyone (like me) who's been struggling to be productive, for anyone who's been feeling anxious & guilty about n… https://t.co/ppMty2Oie4 @sayan10e No rainbow is too cheap πŸ’œ do it! :)This is Wilson. He is now working from home.πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» https://t.co/rASB1jeKZq
Retweeted by Narayani BasuCoronavirus outbreak in India: From 1 to 1,000 cases: 8 weeks From 1,000 to 2,000 cases: 4 days
Retweeted by Narayani Basuβ€œThis cholera, what is its religion?” Words that reverberate today. Written on September 10, 1947 by Fikr Taunsvi… https://t.co/hG0ae391t5
Retweeted by Narayani Basu#Podcast | Here we discuss a strange development from the press briefing held by the Ministry of Health, where ques… https://t.co/aVS9fwVoNV
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @KiranManral It's unnerving. Stay safe πŸ’œ. @vijayanpinarayi 's TL is the perfect example of leadership in times of crisis. @iamrana Absolutely. Done zero creative work in terms of writing/research, except the deadlines that are bill-payin… https://t.co/blvajh1FaHThis. https://t.co/VclY0SmgV4
4/2
2020
πŸ’œ https://t.co/FclJFqFka6Indian Express is the first major daily to announce pay cuts β€” ranging for 10 to 30 per cent. CEO and editor-in-chi… https://t.co/wFiYxCV20M
Retweeted by Narayani BasuMy inner nerd is doing the macarenaπŸ’ƒπŸ½ https://t.co/NAk1EiNZ2gπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ https://t.co/EfGU2Qsn9UWhy are people losing the plot over dalgona coffee like we haven't spent most of college and some adult life phetoi… https://t.co/KpYTnTvdzA
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @AbstractOpinion Word. @swatidaftuar 100% would sign up for that. @the_yushi @asmitabee It's okay, imo. I struggled a lot with it i initially and then gave up. But honestly, we're a… https://t.co/xSRksXdRDP @BucketheadCase Cannot unsee. Send help.A pandemic of communalism. A communalised pandemic. Congratulations India, you've seen both within 3 months of 2020.
Retweeted by Narayani BasuThe most common cause of stress nowadays is dealing with idiots. 🧠
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4/1
2020
@asmitabee Same.Guys. Please don't forget that there are people who have been left with nothing. Help. https://t.co/IKPPS9la5VPersonally going to ensure the downfall of any brands planning any cutesy April Fools bullshit tomorrow
Retweeted by Narayani Basu😩 https://t.co/jn4IMAUR0ynothing calms the nerves like the eye of sauron https://t.co/kEj5TH7m00
Retweeted by Narayani BasuThis from the @IndianExpress is everything. Thank you for sending me the e-paper everyday, @somyalakhani πŸ’œ https://t.co/89jHveWhgM @swatichopra1 I know right?! πŸ’œGreat analysis by ⁦@SuparnaChaudhry⁩ and ⁦@Shubha186⁩ of where things actually stand in India (ahem) as far as Covi… https://t.co/Bxr8KHpNq5This entire thread has made my day πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ https://t.co/7yGahVzkS0 @Marc_A_Reyes84 It's a fantastic movie and one of diCaprio's best!
3/31
2020

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