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Journalist based in Mumbai/Bombay. I cover arts and culture, mainly. I am a poet and the author of the poetry chapbook named 'The Centaur Chronicles'.

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Joined Twitter 1/17/10


https://t.co/00fRfP4VVa Will be offering a half-day-long non-fiction writing workshop for beginners and fairly new… https://t.co/hUI6oxaX0dMy review essay- It is a fine thing to find spaces as protagonists in new fiction about the city. When narrated wi… https://t.co/jk18h7g0rR
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2/16
2020
@supriyan Supriya, thank you so much! It was such a lovely surprise: a warm and collegial gesture. And it was a spe… https://t.co/C6MijkVAFR
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2/15
2020
The words 'Who will watch the watchmen?' painted on a water pipeline at Mahim, Mumbai, India. The country is witnes… https://t.co/zU83ZwFviOSeriously, I want this more than I do the blue tick on Twitter. https://t.co/eC8Ukx3hps
2/14
2020
Bandra, Mumbai. A few hours back. #bandra #mumbai #bombay #india #streetphotography #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilmxe3 https://t.co/4BwqM4EE48
2/13
2020
Dear journalists in Delhi, now's a good time to do a long profile of Atishi Marlena. #AAPKiDelhi @IndianExpress @AamAadmiParty Pehle AAPPehle aap.
2/11
2020
Kala Ghoda, the day after the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival ended. Bombay. #mumbai #streetphotography #fujifilm_xserieshttps://t.co/AlVxJheHjA @asanyfuleknow @poetrywala @ranjithoskote @anjalikpurohit @WanderersAll @VaishaliNarkar @IndiChndrsekhrhttps://t.co/kVDI2Jyr8k
2/10
2020
@poetrywala @ranjithoskote @anjalikpurohit @WanderersAll @VaishaliNarkar @IndiChndrsekhr @share_bookshttps://t.co/4QPfhn7eT8 @poetrywala @ranjithoskote @anjalikpurohit @WanderersAll @VaishaliNarkar @IndiChndrsekhr @share_bookshttps://t.co/Q5V7LTVsJF
2/9
2020
@nytimes Among the possessions of the David Sassoon Library and Reading Room, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai, is this copy of t… https://t.co/WJQVS0g6k6
2/8
2020
The iconic Hope Street Poets session at #kgaf 2020 put together this year by PEN Mumbai crackled with energy and so… https://t.co/dUbyWh5JLh
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2/6
2020
A view from the front door of the David Sassoon Library and Reading Room, Kala Ghoda, Bombay. Waiting for another d… https://t.co/0RrWSQGkNi
2/4
2020
@NandiniNai Any book by Edward de Bono, in particular 'Lateral Thinking'.
2/3
2020
@ranjithoskote 😂A thali has become cheaper in a parallel, surreal universe. The thali is called Salvador Thali. #Budget2020A... beauty parlour for pets, I guess? Andheri, Bombay. #pets #cats #dogs #streetphotography #mobilephotography https://t.co/JuRQkkSTwz
1/31
2020
@farrahraja @iamrana Thank you! @iamrana Here's my translation into English of this lovely poem. https://t.co/g8Q68kjugF
1/29
2020
@ranjithoskote @JaipurLitFest Have a super time! Wishing you all the best for your sessions.
1/22
2020
Hi poetry Twitter! I translated into English 'Sajan yeh mat jaaniyo' by Amir Khusro. Do give it a read! #poetryhttps://t.co/svSdjkS1J7
1/20
2020
I've translated, into English, Aamir Khusro's 'Sakal Ban Phool Rahi Sarson'. Do take a look at the translation belo… https://t.co/DI8OZdKFz7 @ranjona Can barely hear you through my earmuffs. ;)
1/18
2020
Very difficult for me as a scavenger, pursuing Ph. D and Education of family. They either die in septic tanks or s… https://t.co/H9X9jo6eJX
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1/17
2020
Shocked. The evocative photo gallery of Henri Cartier Brasson displaying the post murder photographs from the Gandh… https://t.co/7QUOlJmivU
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1/16
2020
@yaminidandshah Thank you :)Members of the ruling dispensation must be forced to touch cows at once. https://t.co/M0XE2uklJt @shashhere Thank you :) @asanyfuleknow Thank you, Mustansir! Happy birthday to you.The brilliant poet Sanket Mhatre writes a column about non-Marathi poets in the Marathi newspaper Lokmat. In this c… https://t.co/G2yvJLgfol
1/12
2020
Zaroor suniye. https://t.co/vVGa5p1sCw
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1/10
2020
It’s not about Meatloaf. It’s not about me. It’s not about what some people call me. It’s not about left or right.… https://t.co/ft8shTuX2J
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1/7
2020
Another shot, this one a wide-angle one. https://t.co/Te1dlaiNoP @iamnotarealpoet Okay @iamnotarealpoet I am.Protest against police brutality at Delhi and other places. The protest is taking place right now at Gateway of Ind… https://t.co/dTsRwHSL6z"Hum dekhenge..." https://t.co/aRORpAwojBThe crowd is swelling at Gateway of India well past 1.15 am. @UmarKhalidJNU joins the protesters. Pictures by… https://t.co/n7qNa6ZucN
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialA short video of the continuing #JNUAttacked protest at Gateway of India, by @AnshumanPoyreka for @htTweetshttps://t.co/yWzAc9rZDl
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialThe protest against #JNUAttacked continues into the morning at Gateway of India. Some folks still there after a ful… https://t.co/SbAxmfBvuL
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1/6
2020
@ranjithoskote Thank you, dear Ranjit!Forget missed-call politics. Youths of India are revelling in Faiz-to-Faiz conversation. #CitizenshipAmendmentAct @PriyaChabria @mkimdorman @kazhugan @anagrammieren @KS1729 @dpanikkar @ranjithoskote @NamitaGokhale_https://t.co/qlRb10wWKx
1/5
2020
I hear IIT Kanpur is competent to assess Faiz's work. Perhaps an engineering degree from there will make me a better poet? #FaizAhmedFaiz
1/2
2020
Looking to add some new talent to my HTCity Delhi and Mumbai teams. Lifestyle and Features journalists and copy edi… https://t.co/svC7huc6et
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1/1
2019
@Chemburstudio @VaishaliNarkar @Zeelaf01 @SupriyaJaan @uyatin @NitinKhandekar3 @ansari_shiza @amitsardahttps://t.co/wUGDdbzeIbThe desperation of some pro-CAA campaigners is now showing. A man attacked this film-maker, who in response filed a… https://t.co/zF9oZgN5Dl @ronnysen Horrifying! Take care, Ronny.
12/31
2019
From the preamble to the Indian constitution: "... and give to ourselves this constitution". 'Give to ourselves' be… https://t.co/zdCv4uttn0since day one, @ICLU_Ind have been working tirelessly to provide free legal aid to the most marginalised people ar… https://t.co/FVGD26iiB5
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12/30
2019
“Where are those wise animals from our fables today when we so desperately need them to guide us away from the ­ali… https://t.co/WM2emTzuey
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12/29
2019
Graffiti seen near Azad maidan, where a protest was held today against the #citizenshipamendmentact and national re… https://t.co/5TYVLDhy2s @ranjithoskote @asanyfuleknow @vinita65 @PriyaChabria @sahaysmita https://t.co/XnjybvgRVQGood morning. Please remember that in country where the top 10% own 78% of wealth, the narrative that "illegal im… https://t.co/0lHIGrcdQO
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12/27
2019
@dervishdancing Thanks so much for this thread! Mekaal Hassan Band has set this poem to music. Here is their rendit… https://t.co/bulVAxivYnI need your help to fight this fascist regime and to bring down the unconstitutional NRC and CAA. Join us in our f… https://t.co/WnUIQUEjlu
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12/26
2019
@yaminidandshah @VaishaliNarkar @Chemburstudio Merry Christmas and a happy new year in advance!
12/25
2019
My friend @anilky6 Found this guy at Thane station. He’s from Delhi & Wants to get his mom treated at TATA, total c… https://t.co/Wt7WfRlGcL
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialThis is absolutely horrific. Please amplify. https://t.co/2HVJUf4av7
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12/24
2019
Felt the urge to browse the Constitution of the Republic of India? The PDF files are here. I browsed a bit, and as… https://t.co/JbkfMCgvsbMy father was born in 1933, in undivided India. He has no birth certificate. My grandfather was a judge who was tra… https://t.co/lsrRQgsm7S
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialThis is turning into a blood bath. Key point, especially for media reporting on this: It's the police, not the pro… https://t.co/97LV9jUow9
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialWhy is the government not declaring President's Rule in UP? This is what happens when the prime accused in riots ca… https://t.co/Mrc4H4ezlW
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialThe hallmark of a dictatorial regime- where one word from the Fuehrer could save 100's of lives and huge losses to… https://t.co/tBe0BI5jp5
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12/22
2019
From activist friend I trust with request 2 share: URGENT HELP NEEDED. VIOLENCE in Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandsha… https://t.co/Avp8vP2myo
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.social @shailesh505 @SachinKalbag @htTweets Or the lenders, whoever they may be? @shailesh505 @SachinKalbag @htTweets So the government itself will pay the banks what they are owed?
12/21
2019
@faisalMouthshut One estimate puts the people inside at 20k.Protest at Mumbai / Bombay against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and NRC. #CitizenshipAmendmentBill2019 #nrchttps://t.co/MeBrSzxKDZFeel free to print and use for protests! https://t.co/T35wtzcjTA
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialSTOP FRIGHTENING PEOPLE WHO WANT TO ATTEND PROTESTS WITH SHIT LIKE YOU'LL GET ARRESTED, FIR ETC. Nothing will happe… https://t.co/lqEnAASbpW
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialThe #bangaloreprotest will take place as planned without permission. Bring your own placards. RT, please. Be pre… https://t.co/43KLNyOYBA
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12/19
2019
My mother is a Hindu, my biological father was a Christian, my adopted father - a Muslim. In all official documents… https://t.co/DnKajflSwH
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12/18
2019
"... detaining some youths ..." How were they being detained? What was sought to be hidden by stifling the activiti… https://t.co/RTvsj1ji2s'सभी का खून है शामिल यहा की मिट्टी मे किसी के बाप का हिन्दुस्तान थोड़ी है..' 'The blood of the folk infuses this s… https://t.co/tGYbL4SgQMYesterday, Sushant Singh took part in the anti-CAB protest at Mumbai University, Kalina.… https://t.co/coUgasRPPfEveryone will die some day. Each of us must decide whether we want to die as a person who spread hate or someone th… https://t.co/FcvPWljOot
12/17
2019
Students have the right to protest. Violence against peacefully protesting students in India—or anywhere else—can't… https://t.co/dD8P4BS7gu
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialAt the main gate of the University of Mumbai, Kalina. A few minutes ago. A protest against CAB and NRC.… https://t.co/6JrR5A1lC6
12/16
2019
@yaminidandshah It was lovely meeting you and Gayatri!
12/15
2019
I am going on a geometrical diet. I will eat only two-dimensional shapes. Three dimensions are fattening. Consider… https://t.co/hhWfx1H38eListen..listen closely! https://t.co/e3t7d9ELjE
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12/9
2019
Here’s an interview I did with Suhit Kelkar for Firstpost - what a pleasure, he asked such insightful questions! https://t.co/yrHCAprtcL
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.socialI interviewed Avni Doshi, author of the novel 'Girl In White Cotton' on the triggers, themes and processes that und… https://t.co/fpLzWDjrBL
12/8
2019
@dinunarayanan Family migrating for work, possibly?
12/7
2019
@dervishdancing https://t.co/pCMvEqhLESI'll be right back. I have one onion, and I am putting it in the safe deposit. At the bank it will multiply into ma… https://t.co/CpL1AutFQD
12/5
2019
As this amazing story of #Nithyananda has gone viral, let me raise doubts. He is said to have bought an island from… https://t.co/D8CRQdgAIs
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @suhitkelkar@chaos.social @SachinKalbag Health is wealth, but nowadays apparently so are onions!Your left wing mcm and right wing wcw are being paid to keep you occupied with Twitter banter so that you don’t pay… https://t.co/KH3P6bcWAG
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12/4
2019
ALL IS WELL IN INDIA, IT MUST BE, BECAUSE I AM SHOUTING, IN FACT ALL IS SO WELL THAT THE ONLY PROBLEM IS HAVING TO… https://t.co/SefJjLBb5X
12/2
2019
@medhawrites Oh my god, that made me laugh and bow even though I am alone in the room :). @asanyfuleknow In general, but I suppose it would depend on the voice of the text?Please somebody write a ghazal in English that can be sung as a pop/rock/folk song. #poetryPragya Thakur says what many of her fellow Hindutva adherents think but don't say. She is no loose cannon or maveri… https://t.co/gkhn0tXpze
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11/29
2019

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