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Culture writer + senior sub at @firstpost. Writing about art, gender, film and photography. Views personal. ✉️: neerja.deodhar@nw18.com [She/her]

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@sharroness Eeks 😬 @sharroness https://t.co/2UUSZoeruuWhat timing. https://t.co/3LWN16KBmX
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاKanhaiya Kumar leads rally against #CAA, #NRC and #NPR at the YMCA ground in Agripada. Also part of the panel on st… https://t.co/6XWCjgkG6a
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاThe week after Graham Staines and his children were murdered, my classmate in Mount Carmel College said the same th… https://t.co/qkmMygoFHj
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاDelhi Chief Electoral Officer has asked Delhi Police to file FIR against BJP leader Kapil Mishra. He, on 23rd Janua… https://t.co/kQADSQTXJ0
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاKailash Vijayvargiiya lives in Bangladesh, by that logic. Half of the Indore eats Poha everyday. Anybody who is fro… https://t.co/riU5g4U3RE
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاMy grandfather was 18 when he was arrested for the Saunders attack for which Bhagat Singh was hanged. In jail toget… https://t.co/JpVLUi6cwD
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاPoetry is slander Freedom is sedition Truth is treason
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاBut the people put in place to uphold our institutions are accountable to their processes. Nothing like a process w… https://t.co/J4WJI9PwuX
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHere's an update. The BBMP has clarified that this was illegal and called for the suspension of the engineer who au… https://t.co/bwBFBLhjPt
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاwent to buy a pair of shoes and the salesman said aisa piece dikhaunga traffic ruk jayega.
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاEconomy is in shambles. It really is. It will get worse. It is getting worse. This is no rant. This is reality. Thi… https://t.co/mFzz6TZSg6
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHello everyone, I just wanted to clarify something quickly. Many of you who reach out gets scared because your ther… https://t.co/EzdB89PDtB
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاMy great-grandfather -- a school dropout; a coolie in a gold-mine; a seller of hand-towels; a lowly temporary typis… https://t.co/UPBgADIDoB
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاMy grandfather was shot at, thrown out of houses thrice, and transfered eighteen times in two years just because he… https://t.co/x7SyysjYJR
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHello @NCPCR_ heard you had a free afternoon and are concerned about the well-being of children at Shaheen Bagh wit… https://t.co/Wq6Rqp4f0P
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @ConradkBarwa I hate talking to strangers, not sure how I became a reporter 🙃 @sahiravik oh god hahahahaha @SansyG Filhaal no books. Mostly essays/personal essays. You? @AKanisetti @walnut_crumble Will do later today. But please be warned much of it can be sad stuff 😬 @sahiravik gm dearMy piece on the Supreme Court's internet shut-down judgment. 'When the government's lawyers tried to resurrect the… https://t.co/Co7Fm35gSd
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @berges Berges. https://t.co/qnITBYqFZj"happy to connect" is the new hi dear.In this limited attention economy, men who say they are "happy to connect" should make their intentions clear withi… https://t.co/PHv9jqNr64Most frightening rise of nationalism is in India, says billionaire George Soros at Davos https://t.co/GRVvRFfZ2o
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @SandalBurn But seen as a scholastic exercise :) Man fumbled when he had to make even small talk in Hindi lol @Ozdamandias So it would seem!“Our struggle is privileged” 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 @AlayaF___ https://t.co/zhkACnP6Yj
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @SandalBurn Oh but fun story, he studied English and Kannada in school/college, and did "scholarship courses" in Sa… https://t.co/B2iUW8NrJf @SandalBurn Not much except he remembered picking up salt + seeing the satyagraha with his own eyes. Guess he was t… https://t.co/SIFVCnbbXp @Ozdamandias You must :)Maternal grandad participated in a salt march in 1930, carried out in his hometown Ankola. He was all of 5 or 6!… https://t.co/CmyzWbCVqL @Ozdamandias You must have grown up listening to some insane stories! @MOU5ERAT Gappa bas, bavlat @maybeEcosystems oho, sexyReading good writing can be a life-affirming experience. Especially in times like these, when our lives can feel li… https://t.co/oSCHd4Q3Tx"Questions of bread and meat, potatoes and clean water, ambulances and abortions – they make the state nervous, and… https://t.co/T8a1avnxPQAnnie Zaidi's essay on becoming political must be read, and then read again: "Politics was the needle through which… https://t.co/2fNkDsE9uvI argue that those who say States can not and must not refuse to implement CAA/NRC/NPR are wrong. https://t.co/WXmLEUJIXM
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHAHAHAHAHAHA last night's rant and today my 10th results out! ALL @hajipublicsch STUDENTS HAVE PASSED WITH DISTINC… https://t.co/3G42xTgYlv
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHey @ECISVEEP, any plan to take action against this bigoted idiot? https://t.co/6jk9UZt64v
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاएक इंदौरी का नाश्ता, लंच और डिनर, तीनो पोहा हो सकता है। किसी इंदौरी को इस पर आश्चर्य भी ना हो। वो मजदूर जो भी है,… https://t.co/ZYHSEvFqcx
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاThe women's protest at Mumbra was dispersed by cops by revoking permission on the fourth day today. However, these… https://t.co/AxNW9K5h1q
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاabsolutely HATE it when i have been a good little child who wore my sailor suit without complaint but when i ask mo… https://t.co/wNNEOhcPsN
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاBossa wid the duck https://t.co/Gmg0VOuSrz
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Aaj Shaheen bagh. https://t.co/hZdfYgAJv4
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاBus lives matter
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @PinjraTod @India_Resists @anticaaTN @MasalaBai @kruttikasusarla The CRPF is here. They're turning off lights.… https://t.co/6KSAaU0LNf
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاOh so we have already reached the "you eat too much poha so you must be Bangladeshi" stage of branding people? https://t.co/wz9dBCe3J2
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا"Ye Bhim kaun hai? (Who is this Bhim)." The woman responded, "Jaise humare liye Bismillah hai, waise unke liye Bhim… https://t.co/7B3TJweLo1
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاSOS Shaheen Abdulla just got detained in Aligarh. He was alone when he was detained. His whereabouts and other info… https://t.co/egokwxtses
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @sonofadish chiming in only to say mooooon riverrrr, wider than a milllleeee 🎶Read 👏 indian 👏 communists 👏 more 👏 than 👏 western 👏 twitter 👏 leftists 👏
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاI went to villages near Lucknow yesterday, to get a sense of the reaction over #CAA . Because we have heard pro and… https://t.co/FQKdORtF8m
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاYou are going to babysit the children that should not be brought to protests?
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاI got a publication I'd like to work at 😬 Going to check again in a year lol https://t.co/xs78Yic3YOFatima Sheikh, Savitribai Phule Library, Shaheen Bagh. https://t.co/iTXuGS1MhT
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاKya kahaa thha humne? Kashmiri opinions/ thoughts/ aspirations not welcome at current Indian protests. Shabaashay.
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @FebWin oooh, this is the word i needed!No one asked but here's my twopence on American Dirt: It's not a question of your literary taste, the book's qualit… https://t.co/uHsLvJ0vz8
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاPLEASE consider preordering! This is my 2nd paperback original (important to keep books affordable!) & the first ti… https://t.co/3OWIGt8vRk
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاReminded of this lecture by Devaki where she argued the greatest hope for justice in India lies in the Dalit and fe… https://t.co/ExWhXSKNsq
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاHow did I not know that the Fatima Sheikh Savitribai Phule library is a bus stop that's been converted to a library… https://t.co/jBhuFwMsLy
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاAt Shaheen Bagh for the first time. The atmosphere here is electrifying. An adorable three-year-old kid came up to… https://t.co/h7rJOoMll7
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاRSS activist arrested for hurling bombs at RSS office in Kannur https://t.co/vtunUulfyt via @indiatoday
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاPeople sharing their experiences about state violence in UP. #CAA_NRC_Protests https://t.co/RFGHX5FrEI
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @70shoneyharry @PouloCruelo heyyythis performance of watermelon sugar is top tier. https://t.co/fumvCMtWqG
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @coolkerny HBD Soham ke ajoba 🙏85th birthday! https://t.co/StBuwMZWGM
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاToo bad if you construct the visual of gender to contain or 'sanitize' it. Your loss 🤷🏾‍♀️. Frame grabs taken from… https://t.co/BHc21o9Drs
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاIt is precisely these movements of my hand. Hand gestures. Not some gender identity but simply put acts/expression… https://t.co/rLE3R8Ea79
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @nagdashutosh Honey Toast. At Seefah in Bandra :) @neerjadeodhar In Marathi? Knock knock joke with चिंटू and काकू. चिंटू: Knock Knock काकू: कोण आहे? चिंटू: मी काकू:… https://t.co/9UpnuaK26Y
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @ViolentVeggy hahaha! why do marathi crows only fly straight? never in curved paths? because they are called ka-vala 😂 @ViolentVeggy I'll never say no to a joke. Pls tell.me, a clown, deluding myself https://t.co/YF4ymzY5p5everything is making me laugh these days which only means life is either looking up or something terrible is about to happenCong leader Hardik Patel, who walked out of Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Thursday after getting bail in a… https://t.co/9EZHWCvY8i
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاWait I- https://t.co/BGTYRhLoKR
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا @samitbasu truly there is so much resemblanceUnpopular opinion: It is possible to fight senseless, bigoted hate with well-intentioned hate and anger.https://t.co/veCDyxgOXX https://t.co/Bp2GDUfJjI
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاI don't know, is it fair to expect "civil" criticism of someone who has held bigoted, lopsided views and wholeheart… https://t.co/U2cZPieBI3This is an interesting essay on which protests have been "successful" and in which ways. There's also this incredib… https://t.co/wjUQi7QGWeIs There Any Point to Protesting? "Democratizing tech may now give the voiceless a means to cry in the streets, bu… https://t.co/T6XA2N3hRt8. Maybe the question itself is wrong. Why should we ask why Azaad is so popular? Shouldn't we ask why such a char… https://t.co/Rt4WECinu5
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا7. When he spoke of Ambedkar and his work on women's rights, he did not set up - as many people do - caricatures of… https://t.co/MDSLxSp46e
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا5. What I found most striking were his tone and his words. As my smarter half said, it was a speech he could have… https://t.co/C9XpCBPrfH
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجا4. There have been reams of commentary about his 'style', and he certainly has it. Upon getting up on the stage he… https://t.co/tgXl9P8hVG
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاMr Tingles and his Tiny T-shirt 🐶 https://t.co/7qlwNP9NHn“The filing of petitions to seek justice is like holding sand in one’s fist—it slips away even as they attempt to h… https://t.co/mymE6Xls1C
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاA senior political figure today told a senior actor that the latter should be grateful for being allowed to married outside his religion.
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاA Supreme Court lawyer has written to The Chief Justice of Patna High Court after my story from Aurangabad where Bi… https://t.co/1wGq0jvvJa
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاwhy is the best story of 2020 being ignored, is what i want to know https://t.co/f36i2rimUI
Retweeted by Neerja | نیرجاDoesn't have to do with the breakup, but a rabbit hole I enjoyed jumping into: https://t.co/9X1ECsjdpA @debausheri Who gets to keep the dog???Okay where do I start with this Jeffree Star breakup. Someone help, pls.
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