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Rahul Pandita @rahulpandita New Delhi, India

Journalist. Author of Our Moon Has Blood Clots and Hello, Bastar: The Untold Story of India's Maoist Movement. Yale World Fellow, 2015

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Joined Twitter 6/12/10


@SreenivasanJain Also, since you have clarified, I too hold no brief for the current government. I don’t want any P… https://t.co/k4BmE9z5aj @SreenivasanJain Peoples’ perception, not journalists’. Some of it was created by things such as intonation of Azad… https://t.co/a8xfV1TFR4The boy Congress disowned. https://t.co/k6uPAfQThT
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaIn light of the election results, I am posting a talk I gave at Georgetown University in 2017, on "The Long Life an… https://t.co/0qc0RunAso
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @rahulpandita Read ur thread, am an Army Veteran, never voted till this elections ,since I believed all politicos w… https://t.co/qk3p5vRMrE
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @Vickypats66 Thank you for your response, Sir. A lot of people I speak to during my travels echo your sentiment. @SreenivasanJain Perception does not follow the binary of true and false. Our friend, Kanhaiya, except referring to… https://t.co/F0C25k4SG5 @ElChaudhry I do follow Rama’s work, Lakshmi. My limited point was that JNU episode shaped peoples’ mandate big tim… https://t.co/G2G5Zsrh8cये 👇कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष के दफ़्तर मे काम करता है अम्बाला रैली मे ये प्रियंका गांधी के साथ मंच पर बैठे थे और इसी तरह क… https://t.co/rpTaDb6epl
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaAs student of India, my job is to listen to people and report what they think their concerns are. Once I become old… https://t.co/H3XTGLE6WkGet out of echo chambers. Keep minds open. Listen to the “other” view from the good, old @David_Goodhart https://t.co/ojzXTsCyfOइन्हें भी केदारनाथ की गुफा किराए पर लेकर कुछ दिन एकांत में बिताने चाहिये. https://t.co/zysLGnetWY @NTagotra @SreenivasanJain Again, nowhere have I said that Kanhaiya should be tried. Sedition laws are outdated. I… https://t.co/WYrV7DBPy6 @NTagotra @SreenivasanJain That’s not how it works, sadly. Kanhaiya was the president of JNUSU, should’ve intervene… https://t.co/qBVH4Ua988This is a brilliant, if cruel analytical thread from @rahulpandita. People aren’t irrational. To think that 22.6 cr… https://t.co/zebv7JIKVQ
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @ShekharGupta Thank you, Sir @LangaMahesh @ShekharGupta Exactly, Mahesh. And if you commit the mistake of honestly writing about it, the same bl… https://t.co/dSK3TbWbOl @SreenivasanJain + But as JNU president he should have intervened immediately and put a stop to that episode. He di… https://t.co/CyoOXgYPNS @SreenivasanJain + If you read my Open piece (https://t.co/mPPYnkTlof), encapsulating this thread, I explicitly say… https://t.co/ROst4d8e0m @SreenivasanJain Thanks, clarifying what I am saying: We know one video was doctored. But chanting did happen (by m… https://t.co/2Br60KBZECAs the Congress stands defeated, Rahul Gandhi must realise that ‘new India,’ as many are calling it now, needs much… https://t.co/4fIyLLj95YPlease read this superb insightful thread by former colleague @rahulpandita one of the finest and most unbiased jou… https://t.co/CZuTIgfCXo
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @sandipanthedeb Thanks so much, Sir.
5/26
2019
क्या ज़ुल्मतों के दौर में मोतियाबिंद हो जाएगा, हाँ ज़ुल्मतों के दौर में ही मोतियाबिंद हो जाएगा https://t.co/hnywpbSKEJ @KhajuriaManu Thanks, Manu"My Home Town" by Chinese poet Tu Fu #verseoftheday https://t.co/Op7ffEpGIf
Retweeted by Rahul Panditaकरेगा कौन. सवाल उठाने के लिए ख़ुद का जीतना भी तो ज़रूरी है ना. https://t.co/6LJjksAfZb @rahulsagar @PatrickFrench Same blinkers, same rehash.Ladies and gentlemen, here is the most awaited critical result of #Elections2019 : EACH and EVERY paper ballot on… https://t.co/8hrREVRlXo
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaSubaltern voice, loud and clear. https://t.co/D880JWapo1Where I write ⁦@htTweets⁩ on the factors that propelled BJP to this unprecedented victory: Modi, USHV, localisation… https://t.co/YBhokGSzbl
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaMakes one think hard indeed. I think he succintly summarised the current situation in the world and India. Read thi… https://t.co/mZy4Dfhvht
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @cinemawaleghosh You are a very fine reporter, Avijit. Forget you, any unblinkered reporter would have found the sameIn this piece on #Verdict2019, @rahulpandita brings deep reportage, sharp analysis and fine writing to decode why… https://t.co/wWdsPpYaBW
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @monikahalan Thank you :-) @jkd18 Thank you @ShivAroor Thank you, ShivAs his opposition remained entangled in useless wisecracks, Modi fused majority concerns with nationalism to create… https://t.co/QgSMmf9HIz
5/25
2019
@gchikermane Coming up tomorrow, Sir. Will share. Thank you.“To be a Modi supporter in such a highly emo environment is like being a good-looking chap in an Anurag Kashyap mov… https://t.co/fjBfTWe9J1 @TheJaggi Thank you, Sir @priya_kale Thanks, Priya @nazia_e Thanks, Nazia. That’s a sarcastic comment, refers to a statue built in Delhi to commemorate Gandhi ji’s Da… https://t.co/tTDMxDYV83 @SinghPramod2784 Thank you, Pramod bhai @anumayhem The “somehow” in 2 is supplemented in 3. Those on my TL who should have been studying this have their he… https://t.co/CVIewxTyZPIn which @KanchanGupta argues that Narendra Modi needs to craft his own ‘Long March’ to delivery. https://t.co/McCzst6Ss1 @Devv_Nkumar Boss, why did RG lose Amethi? Irani visited often, built a connect. Your party lacks credibility and y… https://t.co/S8x3pLjPHB
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @deepshikhasET Thank you :-) @imdipy Thanks, Dipesh @sriram_ET Thank you, Sriram @monikahalan Thank you, Monika11. Lastly, if I were Modi, I would create a "Gyarah Moorti" as an ode to a group of liberals who ensured his victo… https://t.co/PpFR7yhaEM10. In 2017, I foresaw May 23 in this piece. I lost friends. But it is their problem if they refused to see it. Fro… https://t.co/poBSjqlkc49. The hypocrisy of self-styled Orwells also got exposed in these elections. Just because you want to see one man d… https://t.co/OqaGdxyXAT8. Also: many have drawn attention towards this, but this needs to be said again. This government has directly touc… https://t.co/9cteAQNgNY7. Many in the majority community have woken up to this fact and are now voting for Modi with their hands and feet.… https://t.co/Pfo7sUe0yN6. Example: I travelled to Bihat (Begusarai) with CPI's senior leader Shatrughan Prasad. In a meeting at the party… https://t.co/TNZIsZaj2w5. Many now lament that a consolidation of Hindu vote has happened ("Hindu mind has been hacked"). But they don't s… https://t.co/vvo4EUkqOh4. One big reason, in my view, is Rahul Gandhi cosying up to the players of "Tukde-Tukde" episode in JNU. Many Left… https://t.co/ax8A3rYWFU3. There in lies a lesson for the opposition, especially for the Congress. Why did a majority of people think that… https://t.co/kKWGYQ6NI32. Many think that Balakot helped Modi immensely. It has. But somehow, right after Pulwama, a message got conveyed… https://t.co/YUUS3XdCxUA quick thread on the spectacular victory of @narendramodi 1. Algorithms don't work in India. Think of the voter… https://t.co/xCQKiQAmmF
5/24
2019
@sunandavashisht @Abhina_Prakash Jab se mein Khan market jaane laga 😃 @sunandavashisht @Abhina_Prakash I am also an urban Naxal 😃उन लोगों को जरूर लानत भेजिए जो सब कुछ जानते हुए भी न सिर्फ चुनावी माहौल के बारे में अनजान बने रहे बल्कि उन लोगों के… https://t.co/wpVZBJyRdb
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @TweetinderKaul @Abhina_Prakash Was there very brieflyWhat are you smoking my friend? By all means express your opinion but please don't confuse your opinion with the wi… https://t.co/oKPfJK4hMO
Retweeted by Rahul Panditaअमेठी की सांसद। https://t.co/XjwgUHc9Oh
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaThe same heads, who, till a few days back were cheering the Congress campaign in pieces & talking circuits -- now o… https://t.co/TrOdnvaorE
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @jgopikrishnan70 @bhavatoshsingh @PreetiChoudhry 🤩For me this election is also about the defeat of the small elite group with large voices who have framed the narrat… https://t.co/likXtTktJG
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaIndians especially servicemen will not tolerate hugging the Pakistani Army Chief, says @capt_amarinder on Navjot Si… https://t.co/24eotd9lar
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaSo so right . And people with no political sense cracking political jokes . https://t.co/Yf6uHvlUlw
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaI saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by thinking that a lot of trolling by rightwing handles must mean that they are rightमोदी वेव ऐसी आयी कि दूसरे उम्मीदवारों के घरवालों ने उन्हें वोट नहीं डाले :-) https://t.co/hte8WEHhIXYes, I think @ByBvRao hadjust finished half of the ice cream cake and was happily predicting these numbers!… https://t.co/ZFZPyGMYGj
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @gchikermane @monikahalan @ByBvRao I remember that conversation. Venkat was bang on.When majority of people in the country wanted BJP & have faith in it, it is fair that the party is all set to come… https://t.co/eV4TSJTp6j
Retweeted by Rahul Panditaयह तस्वीर आज से ठीक एक साल पहले यानी 23 मई 2018 की है। बैंगलुरु में एचडी कुमारस्वामी के शपथग्रहण समारोह में इकट्ठा… https://t.co/wme9wX2Jzk
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaAt 11.48 am. SP vote share in UP - 18.3%. BSP vote share - 19.3%. BJP vote share - 49.1%. Its improved upon its 201… https://t.co/Guylm90nLC
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaCongratulations to the Kam Admi Party of the Union Territory (KAPUT). You deserve a VVPAT on the back.
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaThe world does not want to believe the Indian Voter has a mind of its own? The rubbish I have been reading makes t… https://t.co/G0F9KxjxK1
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @PreetiBChopra @shehryar_khanum Today, we should just celebrate Indian democracy. No bile, no rancour @PreetiBChopra @shehryar_khanum You are being polite, Preeti :-)
5/23
2019
सुनते आये हैं के ये ख्वाब बुरा होता है आज इस ख़्वाब की ताबीर मगर देखेंगे तीर-ए-नज़र देखेंगे, ज़ख्म-ए-जिगर देखेंगे #may23Once upon a time in #Kashmir this was our home in Rainawari... Written on the walls of this broken home are many f… https://t.co/nqpw97HiO0
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita @PawanDurani Saying the same thing? @rahulpandita Better translation 👇 https://t.co/4r1rpw7MFJ
Retweeted by Rahul PanditaIn the TikTok, two boys, presumably from Srinagar city, heap insults over those from rural parts. Say what they spe… https://t.co/rSB79ThzdxAn innocuous bombast on TikTok in Kashmir (city vs village people) states an inconvenient truth: many orchards owne… https://t.co/JxMPFUDw65What he said. Pereyin Muruvalar, translated by AK Ramanujan https://t.co/7xBUaIOb1NLol, don't wear the Mughal Anarkali dress. https://t.co/LtZZEq1KEk
Retweeted by Rahul Panditaराष्ट्रवाद और आंबेडकरवाद कैसे एक दूसरे के पूरक है। पांचजन्य साप्ताहिक में छपा मेरा आलेख। लिंक -… https://t.co/jZhzUqUbOF
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5/22
2019
@govindrajprabh5 @newindiafndtion Thank youMajor attack in Arunachal Pradesh by suspected NSCN cadre, Khonsa West MLA, Tirong Aboh, and ten others killed. @KS1729 Only that lives, lives forever :-)Metro yellow line apparently gone kaput. Passengers have occupied MG road, waiting in the middle of road for auto o… https://t.co/Mc38HDWASWIt does seem like, purely anecdotal, the left absolutely melts when elections don’t go their way. The right kind of… https://t.co/Nt9PuhhHTQ
Retweeted by Rahul Pandita“How ironic it is that ⁦@MirwaizKashmir⁩ even after nearly three decades, is silent about his father’s murderers. N… https://t.co/cznFTaTbDW
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5/21
2019
Through the book “Our Moon Has Blood Clots”, Rahul Pandita has written a deeply personal, powerful and unforgettabl… https://t.co/AKR9Rnbwc4
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5/20
2019

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