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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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9/18
2019
@saliltripathi :D Both, I think. @arpitayodapress Ok, thanksApun ko Hindi speaking khoop avadta hai. #Hindi #HindiDiwas2019 @arpitayodapress Ma'am, a venue in Bombay is interested in hosting your workshop. It will either be free or cheap (… https://t.co/qgKrJgKejcWhen Garfield the cat came over to my table at @CatCafeStudio in Bombay, India. (The cat's real name is Tao.) Pleas… https://t.co/9hppvlfiSS
9/15
2019
@RussellBennetts Why, yes, you MAY give me a head transplant. @niranjan_takle My humble suggestion is-- please set up an online crowdfunding page for yourself. You will hopefull… https://t.co/INkeJy73At @nehadixit123 I have not got any job eversince I broke the Judge Loya's death story in Nov,17...the biggest story o… https://t.co/6mM0T198nY
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9/12
2019
How many cabinet ministers does it take to screw in a light bulb? All of them, but none are available. They are bus… https://t.co/1tz0w497Qf
9/11
2019
Don't kill yourself, please. If you’re suffering from depression and are looking for a sign to not go through with… https://t.co/VHdhNw9wi6
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9/10
2019
Hey @isro ! Is this your official updates account? Does it have your permission to use your logo and make 'official… https://t.co/2dFabJJspX
9/9
2019
A group of people taking their Ganesh effigy for immersion at the seashore. Dadar, Bombay. Today. #Ganeshotsav2019https://t.co/U8usgYE5pSQuichotte by Salman Rushdie is a sprawling look at the zeitgeist of the present, a novel grappling with the tension… https://t.co/zemjG84u81
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9/8
2019
Writing in @QueenMobs, @Judson_Hamilton offers a mini-review of my poetry chapbook, 'The Centaur Chronicles'. Thank… https://t.co/FhGzUAW8d6
9/6
2019
All money is fungible. India, that’s your RBI reserves at work. https://t.co/3xukpJQgIn
Retweeted by Suhit KelkarMore than a thousand words etc. https://t.co/niaAoujA3W
9/5
2019
Dear Mumbaikars, The IMD authorities have indicated high rainfall weather for Mumbai and other adjoining districts… https://t.co/zwAVNwDwig
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar#SaveAareyForest #SaveAarey #SaveAareySaveMumbai https://t.co/aqITBgfxb6Excerpt from a poem of mine published in @CafeDissensus recently. Link to full poem here: https://t.co/q25KtzpWDUhttps://t.co/aK5lIN0nFaA convicted criminal cannot contest, subject to certain conditions.No. But a criminal, dunce and Fascist can. https://t.co/JJfWevSZCsPlease support my demand to impeach– for his current mishandling of the Indian economy– Jawaharlal Nehru.
9/3
2019
@ZenProverbs Hi, could you point out the page from which these lines came? I have the Stephen Mitchell translation,… https://t.co/v8bS0EIwjF
9/2
2019
The Asiatic Library. #bombay #mumbai #streetphotography #mobilephotography https://t.co/YGtJJ4jj6RFrom Nasadiya Sukta, Rigveda. https://t.co/uaaIXALsp0केनेषितं प्रेषितं मनः केन प्राणः प्रथमः प्रैति युक्तः । केनेषितां वाचमिमां वदन्ति चक्षुः श्रोत्रं क उ देवो युनक्ति… https://t.co/c1luIu9DSe
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9/1
2019
From the article: "...the villagers showed me injuries alleged to have been inflicted by security forces." https://t.co/IUonzYhglh
8/31
2019
Just returned from Kashmir. Twelve year olds detained and beaten in midnight raids. Women threatened with rape. You… https://t.co/GMDKa9O5tw
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8/30
2019
The judge wanted investigations to find out whether there was corruption in the judicial system headquartered at Pa… https://t.co/QSSpdaG0nQIndian sales of 'War and Peace' will go up exponentially now. This means that 20 more copies will be sold.Heartwarming! https://t.co/3CiaOVLXAp
8/29
2019
Flora Fountain. Earlier today. #mumbai #bombay #india #mobilephotography #streetphotography https://t.co/fTGdLOG7vH
8/28
2019
Does any one on my timeline have any information about this statue located on Cadell Road, near Dadar? It is that o… https://t.co/GSOLOELMZ8Do you remember that time in school when you and your classmates were queuing up for something and the teacher made… https://t.co/PEmaFaV9fn
8/26
2019
@davidmbarnett In an effort to ask for some time, I messaged a colleague, 'Just a sex'. @saliltripathi @SachinKalbag Yes, people, please stop eating cilantro/kothimbir. More kothimbir wadi for the the rest of us :)The Netaji that Hindutva wants you to forget. @Ram_Guha rips into the Hindutva ideologues who have fostered a posth… https://t.co/QJoJwUNgEl
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8/25
2019
I am in an app-based cab right now, and the driver is on the phone and hinting to his girlfriend that he wants to marry her.
8/22
2019
1 year ago I started school striking for the climate outside the Swedish parliament, simply because something had t… https://t.co/j0rmJ27VC5
Retweeted by Suhit KelkarOne of my poems published on @CafeDissensus recently. You can read all four here: https://t.co/KSpVo6UUTq #poetryhttps://t.co/W8a5rIAuef @ranjithoskote Live long and prosper!The effects of climate on poetry-- 'Rain, rain go away/ come again another day' -- Traditional English song for chi… https://t.co/pUODO9t2Ap
8/20
2019
If you want to rename JNU to 'Modi University', please also rename India Gate to 'India Gate Basmati Chawal-- Basma… https://t.co/0D5iGuyWUf
8/19
2019
Near the Turner road junction. Right now. #Bandra #mumbai #bombay #india #mobilephotography #urban_landscapehttps://t.co/EQWF8S8l4x @prakashbaljoshi Thank you, Prakash ji! 😀🙏
8/18
2019
Four of my poems appear in Cafe Dissensus. I hope you will like them! #poetry #ecopoetry https://t.co/dviMMxW1taThis store at Bandra, Bombay, is actually a fancy paan ki dukaan! https://t.co/WcfIe92NmP
8/17
2019
@arpitayodapress Do you want to follow me back on Twitter, so as to conduct a DM conversation as and when I have some leads? @arpitayodapress Okay, understood. May I make a few informal enquiries about free venues in Bombay? @ZenProverbs Hi, may I ask which translation of the Tao Te Ching this is from? I have the Stephen Mitchell translat… https://t.co/12wBe2WnnK @arpitayodapress Are you looking for paid venues? Plenty of those in the pretty areas of Bandra/Khar, among other places. @arpitayodapress Hi, may I ask if you have any plans to have a similar workshop in Bombay?
8/16
2019
"Sabhi ka khoon hai shamil yahan ki mitti mein, Kisi ke baap ka hindustan thodi hai..." - from a ghazal by Rahat I… https://t.co/VR4eZ4mD30
8/15
2019
@EstherVincentXM @poetswritersinc Congratulations!#now_listening to the reggae version of Dave Brubeck's 'Take Five'. 😮 This version is by King Tubby. @asanyfuleknow Now I know what I will be doing on Sunday morning :)
8/14
2019
Speaking as a layperson, I think Jagjit Singh's treatment of Ghalib is usually melancholic, if not totally dolorous… https://t.co/fM7r3JRsykMakes you wonder how much the tune, arrangement etc work to make the meaning and emotion in any given song.Just discovered this (old) reggae version of the Pink Floyd song, 'Wish You Were Here'. It's by Alpha Blondy. The r… https://t.co/ad6HJbAxNdMini-thread. https://t.co/fYRz63T3bg @RussellBennetts That's a bit 2018, though. I heard the cool kids this year are getting back to each other as soon as impossible.Hey @MumbaiMirror, there is a monkey wandering around the Shivaji Park area, Dadar West, Mumbai. Have contacted the… https://t.co/AyRGPKBR65
8/13
2019
@niccijsmith If there's an air conditioning unit available, turn it to really low temperature. In my experience, th… https://t.co/SG5H7hdwnZHi people, I'm looking for an editorial job (writing) in Mumbai. Open to full-time (5-day week) and work-from-home.… https://t.co/tMLZLU9rEc
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8/12
2019
Self-portrait. #selfportrait #mobilephotography #mumbai #bombay #india https://t.co/7LsCblIVBH"It was experientially, rather than through systematic instruction at first, that I learned how varied, kaleidoscop… https://t.co/6PzN2aY3i1
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8/8
2019
My friends, who meet me or stay in touch through message or phone call, know that this nourishes me. Thank you. #gratitude
8/7
2019
For years you sprayed them with bullets, tortured, raped and killed. Today you seek to fold them in your iron embra… https://t.co/P1BgNPoRZtThe ramifications of making J&K a union territory might be far reaching and affect the course of history. Why was i… https://t.co/wTRNFaW6C6
8/6
2019
@ranjithoskote Thank you so much 🙏 @PriyaChabria Thank you, Priya! 🙏The latest issue of The Tiger Moth Review (Singapore) carries a poem of mine titled 'The Ant Queen'. You can read i… https://t.co/xh0lvqmNwp
8/5
2019
Please RT. Thank you. https://t.co/GfRdfH7h1n#Waterlogging on the Western Express Highway at Bandra, near Kalanagar. This is as of 2.36pm. #mumbairains2019At times, old paper and at times, new... at times newsprint, and at times paper used for books. https://t.co/QD73oJdz83
8/4
2019
@PriyaChabria @ASUSIndia Thank you, dear Priya!
8/3
2019
And now here’s my first copy of the UK edition! (This cover will also be used in India.) https://t.co/GKggECl8hK
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @ranjithoskote @ASUSIndia Thank you, dear Ranjit. @poetrywala @EmbEspIndia @PrasannJOSHI @MinOfCultureGoI @Sandeep15011966 @ksraosahitya @ranjithoskotehttps://t.co/GupZ2ROzMkHi @ASUSIndia! Thanks for the smoke that came from my laptop. Thanks for my non-functional laptop, and for your unh… https://t.co/UcVz3hRBUk
8/2
2019
@QueenMobs @RussellBennetts You're in top form. Kudos! @scearley @RussellBennetts You're in top form. Kudos! @RussellBennetts @zestybagatelles You're in top form. Kudos!Inspired by @RussellBennetts, I will play a game. Reply to this tweet, and to whatever you say my answer will be, '… https://t.co/tSaZXl98A9
8/1
2019
My first teacher said to think of my Buddha Nature as an inner friend who offered clarity, kindness, and compassion… https://t.co/IwYDD94vh5
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @JaamAadmi @Danto 😁These are still early days for me as a poet, so I will thank the first journal which published my work-- Vayavya, f… https://t.co/aYPoI0wASa @VidyaKrishnan @svaradarajan Yes, indeed. This is also like the time when, even before I was born, I suggested the… https://t.co/9TtfQNikYgShivaji Park, Bombay. Right now. #streetphotography #mobilephotography https://t.co/EOvJvRrORY
7/31
2019
@khannaa @ranjithoskote @gulrayys @film_worm @rekha_bhardwaj Yes, Penguin brought out a translation of Raag Durbari by Gillian Wright.Bear Grylls: Modiji, ise jungle kehte hain. Modi: Jungle raj dekhna hai kya?This eulogy was moving. Thanks @ranjithoskote . Eunice de Souza (1940-2017): No Tears in the Eye of the Storm | boo… https://t.co/3YqRZUCkSE
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @arpitayodapress Done. Thanks for the information.
7/30
2019
The New Yorker has published an extract from @SalmanRushdie's latest, which, going by the extract itself, should be… https://t.co/mKvsZN36Fp
7/29
2019
On the birth anniversary of Fahmida Riaz, sharing her iconic satirical poem on how India is going towards fundament… https://t.co/ch34rfBaLD
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar"Don't go! Don't go! All their calls are lies first firefly" ― Issa Kobayashi (trans. David G. Lanoue) (im… https://t.co/7ydtZzD0jy
Retweeted by Suhit Kelkar @veenavenugopal 'River of Fire' by Qurratulain Hyder, translated from Urdu to English by her.https://t.co/SkmOKRh1qz
7/28
2019

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