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Journalist. @htTweets @TheEconomist @guardian @FT @GrantaMag @TheAtlantic @newint @qz @foreignpolicy Author, Dreamers. https://t.co/F3jnADAqmf

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“Sadia, the ultimate Delhi Wali”—my obituary of author Sadia Dehlvi who was buried yesterday in a city graveyard...… https://t.co/ZXqxRW63P9
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamPrime Minister Modi’s visit today to the construction site for a temple in Ayodhya reinvigorates the long-held tens… https://t.co/fLe7SDtIdZ
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8/7
2020
After yesterday’s explosion 300,000 people have been left homeless in Beirut. 300,000 homeless in the time of Covid.
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamJai Shri Ram https://t.co/0vts6kTGja
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamWhat would be a better day than today to revisit this amazing essay by @snigdhapoonam The three most polarizing wo… https://t.co/QMJuXJQddK
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8/5
2020
Folks, we have exciting positions open at Brut India: newsletter writer, documentary filmmaker, video producer, bra… https://t.co/jDVehqhBpg
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamWonderful @cjr piece from @2020Ballot fearless leader Madeleine Schwartz on the importance of international journal… https://t.co/URlg4f0qwu
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8/4
2020
@mirakamdar This https://t.co/fpCXYc0OCJ @rixit81 Not bad. https://t.co/fpCXYc0OCJ20 https://t.co/YIzJIDfLIL
8/3
2020
My latest story for @KhabarLahariya dives into 🐐World, where I found qurbani via video-call, YouTube goat pageantry… https://t.co/KcS4PUtn9s
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7/31
2020
I’d love to see a Pakistan edition. CC: @netflix https://t.co/2bgBQbhrZr
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7/29
2020
How do you write a book during this pandemic, when anxiety and uncertainty reign over everything?… https://t.co/YNinhKRydm
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7/28
2020
The future of big countries like India, Indonesia and Brazil may hinge on this generation of workers, says… https://t.co/g03n0xJfGe
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @anshuMor @tarankhan that’s funnyIs anyone getting any writing done in lockdown? Writer @tarankhan investigates https://t.co/ERfy1djaix
7/27
2020
28 elections, 6 trends https://t.co/o6neRhXQPi
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7/24
2020
When you get it right in China, you hit big. This one’s about ‘e-commerce live-streaming’ sensation Viya who sells… https://t.co/TpQEVkPh35
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @snigdhapoonam writes about stories from the pandemic, some of which would have been funny had they not been true.… https://t.co/yXYNjPKAQJ
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @NihaMasih @sruthijith Exactly
7/20
2020
@sruthijith It's high time, SK
7/19
2020
It is always good to listen to @snigdhapoonam's insights about TikTok, but it is more than TikTok itself. It's how… https://t.co/x02n42P2a6
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7/18
2020
@ashi_adhikari @WildStoneIndia @ascionline @nilanjanaroy @LgbtqIndia @MenakaGuruswamy Ugh
7/17
2020
@DCPWestDelhi @HMOIndia @LtGovDelhi @CPDelhi @DelhiPolice I am trying to reach SHO rajouri garden. No response on l… https://t.co/x44U4huiFGWe are looking for a journalist based in the Dominican Republic! If that's you, please drop us a line :)
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7/15
2020
"Tiktok became mainstream through the lockdown. I think the only app that rivaled TikTok was Aarogya Setu":… https://t.co/MR17VPOW3z
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @shorajouri sir I have emailed you my query @Vivekpandey21 trying to contact you, DM mobile /email ?
7/14
2020
🔊 What made #Tiktok a cultural phenomenon? What made it different from other social media apps? In this #podcast,… https://t.co/ZX4kNhCKc0
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7/13
2020
🔊 What does the #TikTok ban mean for millions of young Indians? What made it different from other social media apps… https://t.co/2PnjhljcEh
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamThe dedication and story behind those 15 seconds of videos on #TikTok. A very interesting podcast by The Indian Exp… https://t.co/hDvLftnhcb
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7/12
2020
Japan’s theme parks have banned screaming on roller coasters because it spreads coronavirus. “Please scream inside… https://t.co/bR25bvDc25
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7/10
2020
*New* https://t.co/OLOrHXfWR3Left in lurch with ban, TikTok stars stare at a grim future (report by @snigdhapoonam) https://t.co/wNy6f56DCF https://t.co/rCpNCUPwEE
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamNew from @snigdhapoonam: A look at why India banned 59 Chinese apps from its app stores, including TikTok, over a g… https://t.co/8wwRLRBIKK
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7/7
2020
#OnThisDay 1978: "My relationship began with having him as a sweet little baby bat..." Kieran Prendiville met zoo… https://t.co/NMusOPu8hu
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam"Rao was neither an economic nor a social liberal, and he represents the worst of the cynical Congress." (Since we'… https://t.co/CpjlPuWFXX
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @NeePscambaiting @htTweets I supposeTfw you are the president of Iceland https://t.co/r68ien4cNh
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7/4
2020
Goats have accents and can’t understand Goats from foreign countries because their accents are different https://t.co/okHj0ROfGX
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamA dog was revealed in 1908 to be a fake hero. It was pushing children into the river Seine to rescue them and win b… https://t.co/ne1khvEgpM
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7/2
2020
@ParomaMukherjee @GabrielMarika @sarvatathagata You made office fun, add that to your 15 year stream of work achievements"Much more than Facebook or Twitter or YouTube, TikTok in India had an equalizing effect. It was the online home of… https://t.co/KdRJXUSDmg
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamWhat governments can do in a few weeks time. Published in 2019 about the rise of #TikTok in India. W Worth a read… https://t.co/ine2xg0Fp9
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7/1
2020
India has banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps. The move will have enormous implications for the many Indians w… https://t.co/BtDNWgJ0EE
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamA TikTok star from India went from handyman to influencer in days. How did he do it? https://t.co/RGTAVIx2uC
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamThey mocked his yellow trousers and said he danced like a crab. But as long as they were hooked, he didn’t care https://t.co/k6JfCN4yaa
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamWho are the people who will be hurt by this silly TikTok ban? Small-town kids with bigger dreams. Read… https://t.co/XyqasmlVIF
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam @extradecoction @SunOfGan @snigdhapoonam There was also this surreal report from last year. Her outstanding book, D… https://t.co/NcbEfLGYMB
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamIndia has banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps. The move will have enormous implications for the many Indians w… https://t.co/vpeCPMqmqJ
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamIn this story for Atlantic, @PySamarth & @snigdhapoonam captured what #TikTok means to many in India & the sensatio… https://t.co/kzYX7nZhhm
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6/30
2020
For a country that supposedly knows all about humiliation, China is completely bungling India's rise, says… https://t.co/tIlocgn9q2
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamHow, and why, does one travel between states and countries during a lockdown? A migrant worker, a university profe… https://t.co/Qy6mLL6t8e
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6/21
2020
100 days of Covid-19: Forced to travel in the middle of a pandemic https://t.co/mS7hWUxWFi
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6/20
2020
Every society has seen its rifts exposed by the virus. India has not been an exception: the saddest and sometimes t… https://t.co/VbmKlWTDVz
6/14
2020
@yasirwattu @2020Ballot Thank you for reading on :)One of the best things I've read about the bat shit craziness that is India in the time of corona. https://t.co/4jJGJRZ1Xj
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamIt's a bit of a deviation from @2020Ballot's mandate of election coverage, but this piece is an eye-opening glimpse… https://t.co/9MQm47ezvP
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamThe numbers are people. @snigdhapoonam for @2020Ballot: "In the end, whenever that comes, most of us may only remem… https://t.co/z9GpQm7cVt
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6/13
2020
Our new issue: "Up the Down Escalator" https://t.co/09RXIMdrx1
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamDead bats and bigamy-- @snigdhapoonam chronicles the effects of Modi's lockdown on ordinary Indians https://t.co/tKxd3RHaOI
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6/12
2020
@Raul07_real Thank you, and yes I will certainly :)
6/7
2020
If you have travelled in lockdown, I’d love to know why and how. DMs are open.
6/5
2020
How to steal a Van Gogh: "Talk smooth, be cool, have a fast car, and never touch anyone” https://t.co/2Jd00KSfTY
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamA renewed focus on early African-American cuisine has revived interest in the story of a man who, while enslaved by… https://t.co/nQoGX8UYyN
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam‘Make America Great Again’ means ‘Make America White Again.’ So now you have this other explosion of people who wan… https://t.co/72FuZyxfjP
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamBefore lockdown I had a cup of keefaw with some gay and transgender Burmese to learn about their secret language. W… https://t.co/ummSGLyXl2
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamPart 2 of Dreamers’ first Hindi excerpt in @NavbharatGold #thescammer https://t.co/VX8rDc6crvGood writing never goes out of style. @anuragkbanerjee and I at @AiQuilt are looking for individuals who have bee… https://t.co/fTx7Beg80i
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6/4
2020
Poorer countries see a chance to steal away business from China, says @mihirssharma, but they have their work cut o… https://t.co/bbewV4IoYS
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamAt the beginning of every month, Team SPRF will be sharing what they're reading. This month we have some great read… https://t.co/jYGXKRlmbW
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6/2
2020
(I have posted this before. I guess I will keep posting it all the time until he is in prison) To a certain politi… https://t.co/CFv7womYG8
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6/1
2020
I’m reading a book on the history of River Thames by the current Emperor of Japan, and it includes a lovely digress… https://t.co/zFpBksdYoT
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5/30
2020
The Strange Saga of Kowloon Walled City @atlasobscura https://t.co/auUEjb3owh
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamOh no. Oh no no no no no. The New York Times, the world's paper of record, dedicated a whole report to omegaverse… https://t.co/CMZ6dowqiN
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5/29
2020
Unendowed with wealth or pity, Little birds with scarlet legs, Sitting on their speckled eggs, Eye each flu-infecte… https://t.co/vi1RTgkWlK
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamIf you haven’t seen @SarahCpr’s videos on the internet, you need to. https://t.co/fDAVuttpir
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamGuide: We’ve rounded up some of our best articles on the groups that have seized the opportunity and stepped in whe… https://t.co/BIUycL12he
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5/28
2020
Moscow in May is enchanting! #Moscow https://t.co/MrJhiuIOGy
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5/27
2020
This sheep escaped a farm and spent 6 years in the mountains, during which time he grew 60 pounds of wool. Wolves t… https://t.co/qeQvdMjHLX
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5/26
2020
Why do so many of the illustrations of coronavirus look different from the CDC version—and from one another—given t… https://t.co/6ApZC3NFBg
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5/25
2020
Time now for some women's fashion from 35 years ago, courtesy of BBC Breakfast. https://t.co/CNPnUK10PP
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5/24
2020
सुनिए भी, न सिर्फ पढ़िए... हिन्दी इन्फोटेनमेंट का सबसे बड़ा खजाना https://t.co/5MPe7Lz277
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5/23
2020
मेरी किताब DREAMERS का पहला हिन्दी excerpt छापने के लिए शुक्रिया @NBTGold@NavbharatTimes कि इस नयी पब्लिकेशन में… https://t.co/f8RbZp6eWiMy comments on how digital lending is a slicker version of the local lender but same in terms of behaviour. #loanshttps://t.co/oHtJWuNPzU
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5/20
2020
Chinese instant-loan apps have exploded in India. As lockdown hurts salaries, borrowers say they are threatened wit… https://t.co/c08iVJQirV
Retweeted by Snigdha Poonam"Anjali said she was sent screenshots of her own phone contacts. One agent, a representative of the loan app, threa… https://t.co/VrCwOVrolm
Retweeted by Snigdha PoonamNearly three months after losing livelihoods, scores of Delhi riot-hit families are still waiting for compensation… https://t.co/Gjz0M4P9OM
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5/17
2020
@mollycrabapple Just do itNearly three months after losing livelihoods, scores of Delhi riot-hit families are still waiting for compensation… https://t.co/Gjz0M4P9OM
5/16
2020
@ProfADK I will alert BI
5/13
2020
@davebesseling @JeelaniReports Once a Kashmiri poet ... @davebesseling @JeelaniReports Pure joyAmid sweeping job losses, low-income Indian workers are harassed by instant lending mobile apps (more than 100 in t… https://t.co/hE9vA3XQAx
5/12
2020
@Kianayema @rajrambhia @YouTube In March, which seems like a lifetime ago
5/11
2020
A deeply reported, important piece from @snigdhapoonam on the explosion of instant loan apps in India, and how borr… https://t.co/VlwUKfAV2g
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5/8
2020
#28 I would've thought small town 20-somethings was a demographic I already know well, but not after I read… https://t.co/jfZj8hZY0m
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5/2
2020

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