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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 |

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Joined Twitter 3/1/18

Siddhartha Mukherjee taking on the bhakt brigade as one can only dream of doing πŸ‘ŒπŸ½πŸ‘‡πŸ½ currently.
@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 --… @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 @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˜‚ @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… @PrometheusJKC @amitvarma Thank you for listening :) I just meant that my family made it a point not to idolise/eul… @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 :)
10 seconds silence for the poor sod who had to actually put this together. @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… @KiranManral My sinuses quit on me a week ago.
What a really terrific story πŸ’œπŸ’œ @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 :)
Just gonna stand there and watch me burn 🎢
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 @DrAyeshaRay BahahahhahahahahahahPATAKAS. @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… @AZenGuy NICE. @roocheetah 😩 @tanikachandna @purbasha_p @amitvarma Enjoy :)πŸ’œ This should go without saying, but apparently, it needs to be spelt out. Please, please pay your staff thei… @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…
@rukminikumar This is true πŸ˜• @PragyaTiwari I ordered tonight. Zomato and Swiggy both do contactless deliveries. As long as you order from truste…
Retweeted by Narayani BasuI don't think people realize that there is no normal to go back to anymore.
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@lakshanapalat @krish_pratt Yes. Badshah 🀒 @tjoseph0010 πŸ‘ŒπŸ½πŸ‘πŸΌMe when I read WhatsApp forwards these days. tyrant is never wrong. He never feels wrong. Never has a moment of doubt about being wrong. Never loses sleep won…
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @RohanV πŸ˜’ @guo_xuguang πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @amitvarma Wow that got dark ....really fast.πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @MichaelKugelman 😳.... πŸ˜‚ @katherineschof8 My thoughts exactly as I iron and fold, iron and fold 😭
πŸ’œβœ¨ @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… @sayan10e No rainbow is too cheap πŸ’œ do it! :)This is Wilson. He is now working from home.πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»
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…
Retweeted by Narayani Basu#Podcast | Here we discuss a strange development from the press briefing held by the Ministry of Health, where ques…
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…
πŸ’œ Express is the first major daily to announce pay cuts β€” ranging for 10 to 30 per cent. CEO and editor-in-chi…
Retweeted by Narayani BasuMy inner nerd is doing the macarenaπŸ’ƒπŸ½πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ are people losing the plot over dalgona coffee like we haven't spent most of college and some adult life phetoi…
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… @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. 🧠
Retweeted by Narayani Basu @Sw0oti πŸ’” @theidlethinker 😩
@asmitabee Same.Guys. Please don't forget that there are people who have been left with nothing. Help. going to ensure the downfall of any brands planning any cutesy April Fools bullshit tomorrow
Retweeted by Narayani Basu😩 calms the nerves like the eye of sauron
Retweeted by Narayani BasuThis from the @IndianExpress is everything. Thank you for sending me the e-paper everyday, @somyalakhani πŸ’œ @swatichopra1 I know right?! πŸ’œGreat analysis by ⁦@SuparnaChaudhry⁩ and ⁦@Shubha186⁩ of where things actually stand in India (ahem) as far as Covi… entire thread has made my day πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @Marc_A_Reyes84 It's a fantastic movie and one of diCaprio's best!