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@saurabhsattvic @AmbLindnerIndia Are you his lawyer?One of the major public intellectual from Gujarat Prakash N. Shah felicitated in a full house event took place at… https://t.co/y29ALOAvs7
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @GorwayGlobal Bonjour you can read it here: Thread by @saliltripathi: "Since there are several lovely pieces about… https://t.co/7zpztX1k3Z
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @kkjupally Now you're wasting my time. I realise you're idle. Go, watch some television. Or more WhatsApp forwards. Bye.Sometimes it takes an outsider to spell out the truth https://t.co/u0Y12cfEIF
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી"The refugees I have walked among are bearded pharmacists and girl goatherds. Shopkeepers and intellectuals...supre… https://t.co/2kK6MiI6Ds
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @anindita_guha @isinghsatyam @tajmahalfoxtrot Thank you; my best wishes to you. @kkjupally Oh, I didn't know I was talking to a WhatsApp University graduate! My apologies for wasting your time. @saliltripathi Need remind @isinghsatyam a city’s name, we’ve spent a lifetime in doesn’t change cause some ethnic dingbats go on overdrive
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @SundeepDougal Yes, and Behram did attribute it to Dom; my mistake. Thanks for picking it up. I think English Butle… https://t.co/H7WuwG1mtcગુજરાતીમાં મુંબઈ, मराठीमध्ये मुंबई, हिन्दीमे बम्बई, বাংলার বোম্বাই - how lucky Bombay is, to have so many names!! https://t.co/exmcS0c6eL @isinghsatyam @tajmahalfoxtrot ગુજરાતીમાં મુંબઈ, मराठीमध्ये मुंबई, हिन्दीमे बम्बई, বাংলার বোম্বাই - how lucky Bomba… https://t.co/EybKuXSoSE @SauravDatta29 @AmbLindnerIndia That's his prerogative; my duty is to ask. Especially given the politics around it.… https://t.co/2JhHtgBY0bThe chair in the Irani restaurant now lies vacant--perhaps that empty wooden chair near a marble-topped table is th… https://t.co/cpA4ChdAk5I am sure there are many more journalists like me, who have benefited from his generosity. For that, I remain grate… https://t.co/zrGQ6USMYthe looked at it, bringing it close to his eyes, for his eyes were weak even then, and said he would use it. The nex… https://t.co/6s8IYwb8n7about Bansi Chandragupta, the art director of Satyajit Ray, who had died unexpectedly in Paris. He was at his offic… https://t.co/X2MDGpMI0PI feel a sense of personal loss--he was one of the first editors to publish me, in 1981, when I was a college stude… https://t.co/XScTjda2t6But that wouldn't be Busybee. He added a little, gentle sting after the quote, and the sentence read: "…from Joycea… https://t.co/R9l0BqYiAeMost tired reporters would have typed the full-stop and closed quotes and moved to the next paragraph, hoping that… https://t.co/kyRhaq8EyGI'm sure Busybee would have found it hard to suppress a chuckle as Anand said, "And at that point of time, my style… https://t.co/BVYhOCCeKoConsider his almost off-hand dismissal of fake intellectual sophistication. I remember reading his interview of Mul… https://t.co/9WOFdyiv99in 'City Lights' in the Times of India, or later in the two newspapers he helped set up, first Mid-Day and then Aft… https://t.co/tAA7iTTZGEWhether travelogues, to distant places only people like his friend Meher Moos would go to, or discovering hidden ge… https://t.co/LwZgMlvz28He had made a similar point, in the same vein, earlier, when Indira Gandhi had imposed the Emergency. Recalling tho… https://t.co/0xdMgdzWDIThere was only one occasion when I remember he wrote an angry piece--it was after S.N.M. Abdi exposed the Bhagalpur… https://t.co/PRKghUQGTpHe asked for little and got less. There is political wisdom in that sentence; it explains the stoicism of India's v… https://t.co/ZiqIRj5jgNAfter having read detailed economic critiques of India's economic policies and political class for over two decades… https://t.co/7cmOgd1IrC, and he articulated it better than anyone else. He understood the way the common man felt, and in one of the fines… https://t.co/LW4qxFtQ05The cricket season had ended, he said, and once again, as always, it had been Gavaskar's season. There are many mor… https://t.co/BdaFUlz3mJOther actresses needed scripts and dialogues, but Deepti Naval in Chashme-Buddoor, he wrote once, only needed her e… https://t.co/7Ag9Vv9PSZhe rains that came in October suddenly, he described once, as a guest who has returned to collect his hat he had fo… https://t.co/L3lScYKPtathis exceptional knowledge of cricket, his fascination of Hollywood, and his apt phrases to describe a scene half-f… https://t.co/lcg5JQqGliAnd the city needed to read him daily, like a His eloquent description of sunrise at Uran, or sunset at Haji Ali, h… https://t.co/rWulOXSc57For Busybee did to Bombay what E.B. White did to Manhattan in his epochal essay, "Here is New York", over 50 years… https://t.co/dpdBOGdvCithen converted it into square meters, so that the reader would understand the scale of Bombay. They drained the cit… https://t.co/Puytur4b3pHe was disappointed with the result, as was Moraes possibly, as well as Moraes's many fans because, as Busybee memo… https://t.co/2dmp1jSkZWFor he had squeezed his universe into a ball, and that was Bombay. And how well he knew the city! When Time-Life Bo… https://t.co/JnkLGgZWwX(for I used to live in Singapore then), and I said that the fall of Suharto and the Asian economic crisis had made… https://t.co/mcXkNJB3aIhe had sat in a corner, supremely unconcerned, nursing an uncharacteristic glass of nimbu pani, and exchanging joke… https://t.co/2ko4Mg8qpRI had not seen him in over four years. The last time I had seen him, at one of those glittering functions in Bombay… https://t.co/lgLBEQwG7Beager to ingratiate themselves for a desperate photo-op with Clinton. And he'd have done it with a touch so gentle… https://t.co/9l0BC79csdHe'd definitely have been invited to a soiree of that kind; with film stars, journalists, and the city's celebritie… https://t.co/CmKMWMYQOZTehelka, April 16, 2001: Empty wooden chair - I had picked up a copy of Afternoon Despatch and Courier on Friday,… https://t.co/7MwCDzH09SSince there are several lovely pieces about Busybee today, thanks to @tajmahalfoxtrot and @scroll_in, I thought I'd… https://t.co/HT1NlIWzfq @saurabhsattvic @AmbLindnerIndia Because he is a public servant. Malini Parthasarathy is not, and nor am I interest… https://t.co/W22jqPUZFULiberals aren't scared. They're wary and know what lies ahead. Cowards are those who write letters of apology to th… https://t.co/2gzXoyFVMB @wishnewwishall @AmbLindnerIndia This is a good book, worth reading: https://t.co/uALVjU4PCYWhile dismissing @thecaravanindia's piece on BJP and science, @MakrandParanspe had blamed "LeLis" (whatever that me… https://t.co/ntlPF8LyCP @AmbLindnerIndia PS: Is Nazi ideology part of German mosaic I must study to understand today’s Germany?Cc @GermanyDiplo https://t.co/EjJnuM8Scj @AmbLindnerIndia And can an Indian go to Germany today and speak of the glories of aryan civilisation and the power… https://t.co/XGB6oFch8sAll right, @AmbLindnerIndia, can you tell us what exactly you told Bhagwat about Nazi ideology and why it was evil… https://t.co/I0naypyhXi @saliltripathi @manaman_chhina All that is passé. If this happened now it would be Modi ji greeting them.
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Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @manaman_chhina And a Gujarati corner store.
7/21
2019
The importance of being earnest. Indian version: https://t.co/NjbckzLoKCSri Sri Fraud Fraud after hearing Chodhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s lecture on quantum physics https://t.co/688q1S8PSt
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીDidn’t we go already? https://t.co/XyJVgZGbaO
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીSounds like Mr Modi. If he hadn’t been PM when something happened, it hadn’t happened. https://t.co/LY2Xpmf5yXThose of you who’ve followed my posts here or on FB will have heard me wax boring since May’s Dec 2016 EU meeting a… https://t.co/5FdgmOnayt
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીBangladesh rejects activist Priya Saha’s comments to Trump on minorities, may sue her for sedition https://t.co/DHcC04dIlQ via @scroll_in
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @saliltripathi There’s this cartoon somewhere of a Keralite in a Tea Stall on the moon welcoming Neil Armstrong too ...
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીCan anyone explain this determined pursuit of anti-science? Is there a strategy behind this? https://t.co/TRqjuR8BDM
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીJust a good way to teach kids 2p2 permutations. Income tax on income = income tax; non-income tax on income = distr… https://t.co/OSQvCKivPE
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીWhat really happened 50 years ago: https://t.co/5nzznXQELQThe thing about this being so well written is, I bet the editor didn’t even do much. Nila you know where I work now… https://t.co/PVsrknvL59
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીIt can wait https://t.co/YRPmGpp3da
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી1972 Munich Olympics. 17 y.o Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut stuns the audience by performing a move that is now known a… https://t.co/eAwmvdX1AZ
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @RevatiLaul this evening at The Bookshop, discussing the brilliant work of scholarship that is her study of violenc… https://t.co/9ZZDCLNIuK
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીHow did the turkey cross the road..... https://t.co/UwjCROqPb4 @kavita_krishnan And @MahuaMoitra 's question : https://t.co/hSuDwTQcjh
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીEx Police chief of Mumbai (now BJP MP) says "human rights" r "western" & alien to India, & India's Constitution dra… https://t.co/pd3qLpW3wJ
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીKKK has killed 5000+ Americans since 1865 •Not designated as terror org White Nationalists have killed 313+ Americ… https://t.co/1b4D7OnOew
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @tajmahalfoxtrot I was going through papers of my late father few weeks back. Found this ..paper in multiple langua… https://t.co/qGTYuRkzUE
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીArmstrong and syntax: https://t.co/bqdRWMvYyA https://t.co/HSaWZVnQfUSo we booked a tkt on @airindiain for the wrong date. Called 5 mins later to ask for free cancellation as mandated… https://t.co/xePoYDX4jB
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીI have been profiling one percent of Delhi’s population. So far I have more than 150 people in my gallery. One of t… https://t.co/bpUHkEFxSH
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીAround 10: 00 pm at #night. When i saw him, i asked what are you doing here then he replied, ' Ohh..,Don't ask bro… https://t.co/DFwsHwxAla
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @saliltripathi Now deleted :-) https://t.co/l1DyeeMltz
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીMy letter to the Times on Trump’s racist tweets, & on Matthew Parris’ response, is published today, without my two… https://t.co/TgIhl44cNN
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીDrop everything and read. https://t.co/195yJsBioa
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @RoflGandhi_ Behen @KanimozhiDMK responding to @dr_satyapal's comments: "My ancestors are not any Rishis. I was bor… https://t.co/5clKprNvf8
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી"If you haven’t already, watch those videos, it’s like attending a class on perspective, it’s a study in sporting l… https://t.co/U0uhL00j7W
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીSo guys, I wrote a book which the good folks at @PenguinIndia have published and will be out in August. It's the st… https://t.co/und05N96jL
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીI can’t stop thinking about that Ben Stokes deflection. So I wrote 1800 words on it. This week’s column. https://t.co/8GYFl3khKK
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીAnother interesting piece by @VijaytaL in this context How do other countries clean their sewers and is there somet… https://t.co/s3c1VBGEMC
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીPurple, and it sparkles. Best Twitter thread of the week. 👇🏾 https://t.co/oR1E7uyV2b
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @getur Hi! please find the unroll here: Thread by @MaryRobinette: "Let's talk about peeing in space. Several people… https://t.co/fmMk10CwTs
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીIt should be noted that there was milk on the moon, but no cows. It reminds me of what Schrödinger once said abou… https://t.co/SQaQK2jTtk
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7/20
2019
@martin_clark1 @metpoliceuk I demand the backstory! Missed it during a flight to Africa. @rhiannonjtsang @nybooks I lived there for 8+ years. Happy to chat!“Around the world there are plenty of governments that would love to wield such powers. They will be watching how S… https://t.co/plYBuVYc7L
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીSingapore and censorship - I write in @nybooks. https://t.co/GpqRXXzN3NHow do you know a woke person doesn't like you? They are not quinoa (keen on ya). (Sorry, not sorry)
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીSingapore: Laboratory of Digital Censorship | by ⁦⁦@saliltripathi⁩ | The New York Review of Books https://t.co/mIpVnqyhn7
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠીTo Aristotle, an akratic knows the right thing but can’t help doing the opposite. This why Boris Johnson embodies a… https://t.co/Rmbia1cCYV
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @rhiannonjtsang @nybooks Thank you! @saliltripathi @nybooks Excellent piece. Very informative.
Retweeted by Salil Tripathi سلیل تریپاٹھی સલિલ ત્રિપાઠી @isabelhilton @OmairTAhmad @joydeepgupta @samgeall @suhasinih Haven’t seen it as I’m on way to an airport, but is i… https://t.co/83bkP1gvV5
7/19
2019

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