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Rammanohar Reddy @ramreddy Hyderabad, India

Writer, journalist, economist. Now Editor, @TheIndiaForum. Earlier Readers' Editor @scroll_in, Editor @epw_in, and journalist at @the_hindu & @DeccanHerald

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Joined Twitter 3/18/07


"Tax buoyancy has been falling since 2016-17 onwards." @Roshanjnu outlines the larger and long-term problem, in whi… https://t.co/kbJfCq9GPb @Roshanjnu Dekhiye https://t.co/liF1Ti9bZN
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6/1
2020
@poliohunt @NASA Thank you @poliohunt for alerting us to this...yes far above the nonsense on earth.
5/31
2020
Propaganda is king as newspapers open their sanctum sanctorum to be defiled by the ghostwritten schoolboy essays of… https://t.co/L6VHkV5zSh.⁦@azimpremjiuniv⁩ surveys 5000 migrants returned to rural India - “2/3rds of our respondents have lost work. Almos… https://t.co/BBAcgDQnH2
Retweeted by Rammanohar Reddy‘Now I will have to become a mother to these children all over again’ https://t.co/5uA9KSk5aj via @IndianExpressIndian federalism has been steadily undermined, now more so in the past few months with #COVID19India . The states… https://t.co/ehBDGNfILUA careful use of secondary data to arrive at a conservative estimate of 5 million urban workers returning home afte… https://t.co/VoY27UKv6Q
5/30
2020
In Amartya Sen vs Jagdish Bhagwati debate, was Sen right after all? https://t.co/FJKImB5u7c
5/29
2020
After Humanitarian Law Died a Million Deaths, the Supreme Court Has Finally Stirred Itself https://t.co/GfgjomOjDM via @thewire_in
5/28
2020
The many ordeals if you are from@the north east and seek to return home. https://t.co/r5vWeGh1tb via @scroll_in
5/27
2020
@IndianExpress should run @Turnitin on all their op-ed contributions. We will then also be spared the pieces publis… https://t.co/2ZRzYuLkZLAn important analysis on not hollowing out MGNREGA with some confused reorientation. https://t.co/j4OVG6O4eo via @IndianExpressIf we do cash transfers to the poor and we must, cash in hand methods are better than through banks at this time. F… https://t.co/RbwSSRsk0aBrief and insightful video on why even if cash transfers will help at this time they are not easy to do through ban… https://t.co/P2FIiRXcDV
5/26
2020
How the sedition tradition begins. https://t.co/6O7Gpl1ESe
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyFrom the shadows of dissent https://t.co/1UItZuv73k via @mumbaimirror1: The brutal clampdown on dissent continues in India. Devangana & Natasha, members of @PinjraTod were arrested by… https://t.co/kZf7tJjV3s
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyIMMEDIATELY RELEASE PINJRATOD ACTIVISTS DEVANGANA AND NATASHA AND ALL ARRESTED ANTI-CAA PROTESTERS! STOP THE CRIMI… https://t.co/SvF1TPaQY6
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5/25
2020
Fascinating piece by Prof. G.N.Devy on India's languages, on why it is necessary to conduct scientific surveys, and… https://t.co/FjYupmvLnh
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5/23
2020
Members of PM’s COVID-19 task force say lockdown failed due to unscientific implementation https://t.co/n4vfSS70SX
5/21
2020
@tanuja_kothiyal @aniketalam @Janaki_Sr @minicnair @daljitami @ramasriniv @altexploit @zaman_rafia @kaushikdasguptahttps://t.co/gf8ToiKloQMade to order and circulated by PTI. India just below/ahead of UAE. https://t.co/CA7B4KlwF2 via @timesofindia
5/20
2020
Will farmers get a better deal after recent reforms? By @Roshanjnu https://t.co/LeyJULpQNWNow who said dramabaazi? https://t.co/pKvUMC1wvS via @BT_India
5/18
2020
@sanjaygreddy @TheIndiaForum Thank you. We will keep trying though the focus will be India.
5/17
2020
Good morning. Our eminent experts at @NITIAayog had told us recently that there would be zero Covid-19 cases after… https://t.co/kqgRHaoJs0
5/16
2020
Goebbel speak in India When a News Article Vanishes, We Have More Than Just a Pandemic to Worry About - The Wire Sc… https://t.co/9XXxqz4gPz
5/15
2020
Before you get enamoured or Zoom teaching https://t.co/8Qk79L1rn7 via @scroll_inSweden has been unique for not shutting down the economy and not enforcing a stay-at-home policy in dealing with Co… https://t.co/blAl2BVxaf
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyLet us see what the grand Rs. 20,000 crore package contains. The government must first think of taking on more debt… https://t.co/NxWX5cZm36The day after some grand new programme with all the letters in the alphabet was announced, ⁦@surendracart⁩ again sa… https://t.co/2YNLbNIDpx
5/13
2020
An important article on why we must fear the reduced importance of the university as a physical space and why there… https://t.co/5w5GoyZgqyA bald statement of the state of our morality and (lack of) humanity. https://t.co/FYdwxVAz9U
5/9
2020
@RohanV Does he have a Twitter handle. @RohanV I was holding on to this. I thought I would be the only one to remind the eminent member of Niti Aayog abou… https://t.co/VbLKQYCfky
5/7
2020
The image of the little girl with one eye injured by. pellet bomb will haunt us for life -- if we are human beings. https://t.co/b5obP9csS0 @tallstories gives us a very insightful comparison between the (Nazi) setting of The Plague of Albert Camus and Ind… https://t.co/X18LR2ST4c
5/5
2020
With Train 18, India may finally have a product matching international standards. Sunil Mani & CG Iyer on what we m… https://t.co/lZSIwvtkhI
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4/30
2020
Ananda Lal Roy and @maitreesh write on the inter-dependence between public health & the economy in the #Covid19 cri… https://t.co/qbYzNTTaCU
4/29
2020
@palshikarsuhas writes: "Minimise democracy, maximise interfaith distance and maintain aloofness from the poor. Wil… https://t.co/8fpO3fZFC8
4/22
2020
Future historians will see this lockdown as our generation’s equivalent of the Bengal famine - a human made disaste… https://t.co/ApY3S39IUz
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4/20
2020
An outstanding investigation -- very troubling as well -- on the rise of Hindu vigilantism and abuse of the Constit… https://t.co/ZWiQQKp6rQIn North Delhi, a 2-km long food queue forms in peak afternoon sun https://t.co/ELItWK30mr @htTweets history through all regimes is to kowtow to the government in power. Or may be there is a Leadership Sum… https://t.co/rwCCtdXp3u
4/19
2020
India's #Covid19 fiscal response has mostly been compared (inappropriately) to developed economies. Here we break d… https://t.co/tbyqzMXlVX
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyThe conditions of the vast majority of India’s workers were poor before the lockdown, because of the slowdown. They… https://t.co/HV7fNrCn0I
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyThe lockdown will not eliminate the coronavirus. Instead it could harm the livelihood & health of many. We must rep… https://t.co/m1St3Dpqsu
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddySpecial planes for indian migrants stranded abroad, special buses for Gujarati tourists to get home - and special j… https://t.co/EQBALUQOgR
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4/18
2020
Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan, Abhijit Banerjee: The biggest worry is that a huge number of people will be pushed int… https://t.co/sJLnUzTV5V
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4/16
2020
One of the most accomplished Indians ever says that our hard-fought democratic rights today are under threat becaus… https://t.co/jBbvdupqfw
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4/15
2020
The PM extended the lockdown today without any expansion of social security. The top 10% in our country "worked f… https://t.co/E0RSojgCyP
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyIt's time to give food rations to everyone to avoid #hunger & #starvation during lockdown, appeal social activists… https://t.co/qKZNQ4iFFI
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4/14
2020
“ We won’t die of Covid,” Mohammad Ali Khan, a middle-aged man had wryly remarked while waiting for the food distri… https://t.co/wXAMBVOrBpMy article in ⁦@the_hindu⁩ in where I make the case for a national government, or at least a collective effort to d… https://t.co/FPrlsrOTUh
4/13
2020
With only two cases reported as #COVID19 positive today, #Kerala seems to have successfully flattened the curve (of… https://t.co/ireJNNtr74
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddySudha Bharadwaj and other prisoners of conscience have been jailed for 18 months, without any new evidence at their… https://t.co/mHRdloOB1g
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4/12
2020
The powerful in this country always find the time, resources and energy to harass critics and dissenters, even at… https://t.co/5f8pi7DKCq
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyWorkers, cultivators, & small businesses are bearing the brunt of India’s 21-day lockdown. They narrate their exper… https://t.co/4hwE1vqDTr
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyAs India considers extending a lockdown against #COVID19, the choice is not between lives on the one hand & loss of… https://t.co/2mwjpgqX5w
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyClanging of pots and pans, and lighting lamps does not help, work like this does. This is just one more report on K… https://t.co/UwxAnuVVtxAmid lockdown, UP Police serves notice on ‘The Wire’ editor for comments about Adityanath https://t.co/mQh0rSxJ2Z via @scroll_inIf Courts Only Favour the State, Justice Remains Unserved https://t.co/dIBfRD0MT6 via @thewire_in?lang=en
4/11
2020
Why the slow drip of anti-Muslim poison in India is now a flood https://t.co/nMQ0fjZIpQ via @scroll_in“The WHO said isolate and test. It did not say lock down. India has locked down but is not testing. If you do not t… https://t.co/uiaUrxeQCx
Retweeted by Rammanohar Reddy"Resurgent pangolin consumption is thus a result of economic liberalisation in China – which the US championed – no… https://t.co/PnbPMatPF3
4/10
2020
Excess stocks of the Food Corporation of India must be released to the poor https://t.co/gAFsobHP7V via @IndianExpress
4/9
2020
Religious profiling of cases is not helpful as it leads to stigma: @WHO on #TabligiJamaat. Will @MoHFW_INDIA rethin… https://t.co/I4e1JOR9Um
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4/8
2020
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4/6
2020
Our satirist in form: “Prime Minister is even opening mouth means peace of mind is gone. First time he made one spe… https://t.co/5YVV3qIIE4
4/5
2020
Between 43-89 deaths so far due to the lockdown, not the virus. Hunger, exhaustion, suicides, etc… https://t.co/QBLIKlZ38W
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyAn outstanding piece by @AnjaliMody1 on what our Prime Minister should actually be doing. But it looks like we have… https://t.co/gRnYTFYh4q
4/3
2020
Will the air heads barking their lungs out on television media and spreading venom ...listen and take heed? I doubt… https://t.co/q29MIpZnAA
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4/2
2020
@3rdworldnetwork This is a grievous loss; he led so many fights for so many decades in international for. He was a… https://t.co/CEvGvtlMAr
4/1
2020
Two Coronavirus patients discharged from isolation ward of government medical college in Kottayam . They were aged… https://t.co/dKhjgtcHyz
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3/31
2020
Shame on you India https://t.co/5hcEJIj1rKTHIS-Heartbreaking! Video from Badaun, UP Poor boys who’re on foot from Gwalior, WERE MADE TO CRAWL by UP Police… https://t.co/ICGYSSFE4Z
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3/27
2020
Covid-19: What can be done immediately to help vulnerable population by Reetika Khera. Things to be done for the v… https://t.co/flKiKsusVzScientists hopeful warmer weather can slow spread of coronavirus https://t.co/HWCwZFPs8J via @financialtimesJean Drezeoutlines the very basic steps to be taken to protect the most vulnerable. Something that should have stru… https://t.co/vjfuvnYuxK
3/26
2020
#ShaheenaBagh https://t.co/0t0IS2YIdA
3/24
2020
@onlinejourno @nramind @YouTube A gem from the archives. I was there 47 years ago. Remember only two things. Pataud… https://t.co/J5WvUw1k74"This not the time to let India's frail safety net unravel" https://t.co/hr0luDgKgi
3/23
2020
Some important arguments with a focus on widespread testing and protection of the vulnerable not a blanket blitzkri… https://t.co/1wJYTmJGsF
3/22
2020
A provocative and yet thoughtful piece by @vcnalsar of thinking the unimaginable https://t.co/Rowuv5sBj4 via @IndianExpress
3/21
2020
I was too worried to watch. Are our Rs 10 and Rs 100 currency notes safe? #Demonetisation⁦@pbmehta⁩ writes. Gogoi is not just one bad apple. He has brought the whole judiciary down. https://t.co/9BCHJI3lcg
3/19
2020
Coronavirus Will Worsen Rich-Poor Divide in India - VICE https://t.co/SUtc9Tuex1
3/18
2020
@GuptaAsh @governorswaraj The accusation was against CJI Saberwal not Varma (and it was an accusation)Teltumbde’s column was most widely read of EPW and was often reproduced elsewhere: @ramreddy on #AnandTeltumbde and… https://t.co/UH9r7UrBPu
Retweeted by Rammanohar ReddyAbbas (name changed) who used to run a small wedding card/visiting card and design business lost everything in NE D… https://t.co/VHTJVHtMAk
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3/17
2020
@AnilNauriya For years now it has been blabbering nonsense. Perhaps from the very beginning.
3/15
2020
@tallstories The panic that has been created speaks as much about the wisdom shown by this government in handling t… https://t.co/gNDcR7YdXAMore people died of TB last week in India than of COVID19 in the world to date. Vikram Patel gives some perspecti… https://t.co/GNtk8ackWd
3/14
2020
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3/7
2020
It is here that the Subramaniam Swamys of the world can peddle lies with a fake air of academics. And so many more… https://t.co/rdOqyyvC0qWhich is the vilest platform for spreading hate? @twitter It is here that the likes of a Vivek Aghniotri can feel j… https://t.co/J09SPrwcFJHorror stories that we can’t turn our faces away from. We need to confront them, we need to hang our heads in shame… https://t.co/tp7VCQ97VM
2/29
2020
“The study states that there was no direct impact of Aadhaar in reducing leakages but it denied ration to 10% of ge… https://t.co/jZu7gC97H7
2/28
2020

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