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Sridhar V @sritara Bangalore

Journalist at Frontline magazine. My employer owns my labour power, not me! Tweets mine and mine alone. https://t.co/RtZV67opQN

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Joined Twitter 6/16/09


@TheQuint @akshaykumar Creative differences? Come on, give me a break... @hsgoindi @venkat1962 A possible petition: Would it please your excellency the FM to please examine the proximate c… https://t.co/DQ29arekvi @shahnawazk @theamiteshsufi Agree with you. This is the classic argument of all those who want targeting - whether… https://t.co/7SSfBHrxvgStill remember the initial semesters when mess would be closed on certain festivals & many of us would worry for di… https://t.co/JHrtV8kWyQ
Retweeted by Sridhar VHartosh Singh Bal on the Ayodhya verdict and the assault on plurality https://t.co/84wP2cBRUX @rakeshfilm After a prolonged legal battle the court ordered that a multi cuisine restaurant be opened, which can o… https://t.co/9WxT1c7jtfTwitter handle of India's state broadcaster first Tweets the news of imminent President's Rule in Maharashtra. Then… https://t.co/VrXTxUIlTx
Retweeted by Sridhar VOver 1,17,000 midday meal workers are protesting against the Assam government’s decision to hand over the cooking a… https://t.co/KxISVK1ak1
Retweeted by Sridhar VA sanitation worker spoke to me about why sewage workers consume alcohol during their work. “It’s not like we want… https://t.co/nVMI2yqzFN
Retweeted by Sridhar VThis is why you ought not take "TV news" for journalism: a hilarious account of happenings at Ayodhya https://t.co/MneIfjsAd0That’s like over 30 people everyday, for 365 days. Shameful. https://t.co/klOTXaV4rP
Retweeted by Sridhar VHow does #AYODHYAVERDICT speak to Bombay riot victims from 1992-93. Must read piece by @jyotipunwani, who covered t… https://t.co/lyUGmL6zyP
Retweeted by Sridhar VThe proud and hardy – but dwindling – community of women porters in Margao. The bhadels are women porters who mostl… https://t.co/zkOFJO7Rul
Retweeted by Sridhar V @aftabcalm My "policy" with my parents would have lapsed long ago, if it was founded on such a transactional premise!Brinda Karat's point about the deeply divisive judgment is valid: https://t.co/fB2JDLXbnt https://t.co/RBUfs0jixABrinda Karat on a deeply divisive verdict on Ayodhya. among the several critical points she makes, is this:The "Hin… https://t.co/QeJ5xDOxTaBrinda Karat on the deeply divisive consequences of the #Ayodhyaverdict https://t.co/1Z4ZuGuBiARammanohar Reddy on the frightening implications of the #Ayodhyaverdict https://t.co/ePmooNS7uo https://t.co/sus6WGB37u2017 IRS Form 990 of one organization devoted to facilitating randomized trials in development shows that highest p… https://t.co/M3rtnDosev
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11/12
2019
After the U.S.-backed coup in Bolivia, here is an overview of all the coups the United States has been involved in… https://t.co/YtCnlvtwsT
Retweeted by Sridhar VYou can’t understand JNU, the way I couldn’t understand before I took admission here and came to know that parents… https://t.co/bv7BXoEXy6
Retweeted by Sridhar VSorry, publihsed for the first time IN 1955, NOT 1995To me, the argument that India has always been tolerant and fair to all peoples at all times, is not just harmless… https://t.co/JeyruH6ut0It chronicles the story of these Germans could be moved to acquiesce, allow, condone and then actually participate… https://t.co/kT4AU8BhYgFriends, in the context of #Ayodhya I am revisting a remarkable book by Milton Mayer:They Thought They Were Free,Th… https://t.co/8zYEXR5iiwTill his last, PS Krishnan, who died in Delhi Sunday aged 87, remained partial to the depressed classes and worked… https://t.co/XN7sWlDDQE
Retweeted by Sridhar V @sukumar_md on the #Ayodhya judgment - why we ought to worry about entering a very dark phase https://t.co/3q01TKa21z
11/11
2019
My take on the winner of the Economics Nobel, the latest rock star of the dismal science - Frontline https://t.co/JABlM0C1hrSaddened to hear of the death of PS Krishnan, former bureaucrat who continued to inspire us all with his tireless w… https://t.co/w17hr0F7k2
Retweeted by Sridhar VMy piece in latest Frontline on why this year's Nobel Prize in Economics, by celeberating RCTs as a silver bullet… https://t.co/QPblZLFPwmFollowing yesterday's historic verdict I guess you don't need a lawyer to fight your case. All you need is a purohi… https://t.co/4rM3wR0iBU @aftabcalm Beware, this is the "single," "unified" so-called Hindu "belief system" that was used to justify the ver… https://t.co/xKFbr8ike8“SC has never been the sole arbiter of India’s destiny. Its judgment will determine, only in some measure, the fate… https://t.co/PPfNxEOcrZ
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11/10
2019
@AnjaliMody1 That's why you could call this the Faith BenchReminded of the English-Indian non-conformist scientist J B S Haldane as a result of yesterday's presentation by… https://t.co/WKY9UBny8o
Retweeted by Sridhar VNo wonder LK Advani likens the temple movement to the freedom movement - after all the cabal stayed away from the r… https://t.co/AoLL2wI3ho @lekhachakrborty On this day all I can say is: Dekh lo jab tak haiOn Day 2 of my life in Mastodon I'm convinced my exit plan to leave Twitter in 30 days is chugging along nicely. I'… https://t.co/BLhq4vaQJsThis RW Islamophobic lady is openly threatening Muslims, She is asking for ethnic cleansing of 200 Million Indian M… https://t.co/hwFKrPvzBK
Retweeted by Sridhar V @sukumar_md Self-inflicted fear. @sukumar_md Irresponsible, then.https://t.co/bXQGvBU2rW Mandir ban gaya Economy kab banay gi? #AYODHYAVERDICT #babrimasjid #Evconomy https://t.co/2LpcvlvdrYIn my childhood I was told shlokas could move mountains. The Supreme Court just gave us a glimpse of the limitless… https://t.co/DAw43yvWevSomeone wrote a 1000+ page judgment is too modest to claim authorship. Some self-denial this!Ayodhya verdict: SC wanted Muslims to prove exclusive possession of site but not Hindus https://t.co/5O8EFU2YIW
Retweeted by Sridhar VImagine the possibilities for Indian real estate czarsThe addendum to the judgment is path-breaking: I didn't know shlokas could constitute evidence in a title suit!When Indian media had a spine, conscience and professionalism. (And so too other pillars of democracy.)… https://t.co/4xHYDsFgnP
Retweeted by Sridhar V @vijaita @jamewils Kid gloves for the goons, iron fists for the rest. The contrast with Kashmir cannot be more striking! @rakeshfilm @tjoseph0010 @Ram_Guha Long long ago, so long ago that it was before the Big Bang! @harsh8848 Absolutely true. Once you go down that hole you can only reach a very dark place. @DrNBShridhar @ganeshchetan Read the story please. No tax affects everybody similarly even if the rate of tax is the sameThe rule of law rested on the premise that facts had to be established. That jurisprudence has taken a holiday. Ima… https://t.co/ppB9Sk447DI am no theologian, but I needn't be one to know that there is no single amalgamated Hindu "body of beliefs." So, t… https://t.co/JIrz0QoRwyI grieve today at how a few wise men (yes, no women) have indulged in verbal gymnastics to raise faith to a point w… https://t.co/IsGvl0nZ4c @lekhachakrborty You expressed so well my grief at how wise men (women too) indulge in verbal gymnastics while just… https://t.co/85rqDrgT0J
11/9
2019
If @MikeBloomberg thinks he has a path others do not, he should renounce using any of his personal funds and instea… https://t.co/3IZtI0YqUf
Retweeted by Sridhar V @Ru7494 @samzsays True, but the biggest thing going for M is its initial credible integrity as a truly neutral "pla… https://t.co/ojkrEMlTL3 @jamewils You don't need the luxury of history to know what it did to lives and livelihoods. It was catastrophic even on a real-time basis. @danredford70 The greatest left arm fast bowler, ever. @ShoaibDaniyal After what happened to Kashmir this is after all only a minor infraction @jamewils It was bound to happen: Twitter going the Facebook wayMy piece on this year's Economics Nobel and the humbug of RCTs as the silver bullet in the war on poverty https://t.co/JABlM0C1hrIn 2017 NaMo delivered the one-two punch (remember Mohammad Ali who made it famous?) to the gut of Indian economy b… https://t.co/VTg92yA23XAs NaMo's DeMo rolled leaving in its wake a mass of destroyed lives and livelihoods, Frontline's rolling coverage m… https://t.co/wQlSkFCpMaFrontline's second cover story on NaMo's DeMo - the first occassion ever when Frontline did back-to-back cover stor… https://t.co/Rm8sMCdJQtFrontline magazine's first cover story on NaMo's DeMo in 2016 https://t.co/Z9mFXPZmX6 @Vijayagni53 @jamewils I'm touched. Bye @Vijayagni53 @jamewils Sorry, you don't get it, and there is little hope you will!The mournful third anniversary of NaMo's DeMo is a good occasion to move to Mastodon. I am there as @sritara.mastodon.socialI am now on https://t.co/XaldnKLr3T From now, will twoot @ramsngopal @jamewils @sritaraNaMo's DeMo, musically explained, first out in Nov 2016. My favourite even today https://t.co/D2OPxvHDpT @hasgeek @jamewils @50pConf Yes I recall that event vividly and remain grateful for the opportunity to be there @ramsngopal @jamewils Done. I'm up and running on Mastodon. Twitter is NOT any thing that it pretends to be, a plat… https://t.co/HKJsUByReROn India's Nobel and the latest rockstar of the dismal science https://t.co/JABlM0C1hr @jamewils Three years ago when most journalists were still trying to comprehend NaMo's DeMo my friend James started… https://t.co/IBKslTmyDMMy #thread on third anniversary of demonetisation disaster by threadreader https://t.co/4G9OSJZhML
Retweeted by Sridhar V @seemay To deliver the verdict to them in person? @Vijayagni53 @jamewils No, let God be with you, I'm still a non-religious @Vijayagni53 @jamewils Bye, forever @iamsrk @jamewils @narendramodi The hypocrisy of these fans is disgusting. To expect them to revise their earlier… https://t.co/sXpMMn0SJi @dugalira Interesting. There is no doubt that NaMo's DeMo has fundamentally altered Indians' expectation of what to… https://t.co/1bo7FBq1RzCheck this data story by @DivideByZero_that shows how #Kerala is well poised (#State-wise) to ramp up internet conn… https://t.co/yZwSojIfDm
Retweeted by Sridhar V @Vijayagni53 @jamewils You're welcome to wallow in the dregs that pass off for "social media" @sritara @jamewils Me too trying
Retweeted by Sridhar VThis article was written on @frontline_india on the first anniversary of demonetisation. Thank you @sritara for co… https://t.co/db0ojbgEuR
Retweeted by Sridhar VThe curious case of Jay Amitbhai Shah’s Twitter account: Blue tick without ever tweeting, over 10,000 followers in… https://t.co/5oUuHc7c4i
Retweeted by Sridhar VOn the third anniversary of the monumental blunder of NaMo's DeMo I wait with bated breath for the clock to move to… https://t.co/2iJPCxFFwO3 years back our Emperor started his crazy experiments with economy by demonetising 86% of the currency notes! Re… https://t.co/RIl7Cqc4HO
Retweeted by Sridhar VI have taken my initial steps to move over to #Mastodon Will do so in a phased manner but with a deadline of 30 day… https://t.co/ElZVaZcQzO
11/8
2019
That is not bad for a couple of days! What are yougaiz waiting for? Didn't you see the blue bird become Saffron?… https://t.co/Qx4CKeczW6
Retweeted by Sridhar V @awanishkumar86 Mastodon - Twitter Ka baap (trying) @harsh8848 @jack Twitter's twisted version of being anti-fascist! @TheQuint No, it should be played before and Power Play session, followed by the franchisee's anthem too. That would be true patriotismMy piece on India's latest Nobel and the latest rock star of the dismal science in the latest @frontline_indiaEstablishing protocol to identify "hunger deaths" does not mean "battling hunger". Your editorial is quite misleadi… https://t.co/rDh1ol7cCm
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11/7
2019
@mssrf I suggest that the Delhi, Haryana and UP govts put up Rice BioParks where farmers can convert stubble into i… https://t.co/sHoIKqs7sB
Retweeted by Sridhar V @jomytoms That's why the title DeRailway Minister sticks like a badge of honour! @dugalira Force-fed by the usual suspects SBI & LIC
11/6
2019

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