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Associate Editor, The Hindu. Edits Sunday Magazine & Literary Review. All tweets are personal and do not represent the newspaper's views. RTs not endorsements.

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Wonder what the bigots in our Hindutva establishment will make of this? A Lingayat matha in Karnataka has just appo… https://t.co/UIVY4tAr3e
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےSo good to see PM @narendramodi enjoying some onions with his litti-chokha. Do trust @AkshayaPatra will take a tip… https://t.co/Idl9bGFAxg @Firezstarter1 @Rahuljain094 My initial tweet: "CM has no problems USING those 7.62mm bullets, but afterwards, he m… https://t.co/fe1p94cLij @Firezstarter1 @Rahuljain094 It's not called erudition. It's called honesty. If the rioters were indeed armed and t… https://t.co/TCu843aJwr @priyashmita @rohini_sgh Not just by hanging. Can be killed in other ways too. Without legal trial. @Firezstarter1 @Rahuljain094 Sure. Draw a Venn diagram that shows how many rioters died from rioters' bullets and h… https://t.co/bM6oSZpNUs @sunetrac I don't think she is victim shaming. Her language might not be "politically correct" or understand all th… https://t.co/Vwnm1QV6nQ @Firezstarter1 If such an armed response did come from the police, the "blunt" CM should admit that it did. Instead… https://t.co/x3qwMBZ9Ma @Firezstarter1 I quote from your original tweet: "It would be quite optimistic to not expect a response from the we… https://t.co/zYiChPiHKQ @Firezstarter1 Oh yes. This brave, blunt, straight-talking CM has no problems USING those 7.62mm bullets, but after… https://t.co/0PsUnueU2a @Firezstarter1 Oh yes it is. His bullets kill in a straightforward way; no wishy-washy 'below-the-knees' etc for th… https://t.co/F8YJj22JR3Mohd Sattar Khan, the recipient of notice from UIDAI directing him to prove his Indian citizenship,is living in fea… https://t.co/pUtT5tS1Bz
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےI trust that Sr Advocates Sadhana Ramachandran and Sanjay Hegde will also talk to @DelhiPolice as part of their med… https://t.co/BkcaeTwZTvDilli wallahs please attend to find out what heights Carnatic music can reach with this man. https://t.co/vUI0KsrDtW @PremPalanivel @Swamy39 @babubasu @anandmahindra @svaradarajan @virsanghvi @devduttmyth Agree @samzsays @mkvenu1 Mr. Guterres is Islamoseculodimmitricoronaxal.People in Chennai. Please come if interested. Friday evening. https://t.co/SEtpK0w2qVOn this day in 1983 over 2000 Muslims were massacred in Nellie, Assam. #NeverForget These 3 things: - AB Vajpayee's… https://t.co/6cfRiIGayB
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے"If you do not recognise the problems that you face, you are not likely to find credible answers to take corrective… https://t.co/vbeHBjxjhB
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےOpinion | If the Congress leadership, had not accepted the division of the country, it could well have led to the d… https://t.co/EMjk6IahxI
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےThe dargah boasts of Indo-Islamic architecture is not only a popular religious site but also a tourist attraction https://t.co/jMoQJ3SnGZ
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @UIDAI hasn't yet figured out Aadhaar, which was shoved down our throats with indecent haste and force, and now thi… https://t.co/8JmcF1nbQgIn Lok Sabha, Home Minister claimed that 'lakhs and crores' of refugees have been waiting to get India's citizenshi… https://t.co/4LQcL3YNdu
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2/20
2020
The #ShaheenBagh protestors are sitting in an open ground, they’re not on the road, nor on pavement.All the… https://t.co/kAyyfwV8lt
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @VasudevanBrinda @SChowdhurie @ShumaRaha @sunitanar @Namrata_Joshi @RadhikaMerwin @kavita_krishnan @PriyamvadaGopalhttps://t.co/CBT0qDfEwk @annavetticad @NaghmaSahar @srijanapiya17 @anjileeistwal @sunetrac @raji143 @maya206 @iratrivedi @smitaprakashhttps://t.co/2rnqrHCffu @baradwajrangan One of my faves too.High time this foundation stopped interfering with children's food habits. https://t.co/xus2lJjCpi @BucketheadCase It IS her dept. She is studying impact on industry & what responses can be taken because of how the… https://t.co/whBIB361eRMDMK Chief Vaiko opposes Chennai corporation tie up with Akshya Patra foundation to provide morning meals for corpo… https://t.co/bvgS9se6gx
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے#DMK opposes Chennai corporation and Akshya Patra tie up to provide breakfast for corporation school children. Says… https://t.co/v1LfXKlpw6
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےMuslim organisations & political parties protest in #Chennai demanding TN govt to adopt a resolution against… https://t.co/Mhl1D9azsX
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےThread: Protests are taking place across Tamil Nadu against #CAA_NRC_NPR. Most of them are also demanding that th… https://t.co/KUN1u2U8VH
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےChilling video from @AltNews https://t.co/FPydlDGhmdSo the lies have been nailed by Alt News and reported by The Times of India today. The student in the video had a w… https://t.co/wEmieTzg6e
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @kazhugan Unlikely you'll hear. Holy men like @SadhguruJV are mostly interested in female body parts.
2/19
2020
Why doesn’t the Delhi police open up the road near Shaheen Bagh and allow the protest to continue in a corner of th… https://t.co/GBSwr2BkUy
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےChalo in the next yuga, agriculture will do well. A glut of bullocks. https://t.co/dXFnIkYHPn @TimesNow @ArvindKejriwal @ARanganathan72 What shit is pro-India and anti-India? I find these categories so stupid. @NMenonRao @suhasinih ok @NMenonRao @suhasinih So when people go abroad on a business visa they never visit friends or family?A piece on #RamakantGundecha and what he meant for Dhrupad music. https://t.co/1abOvYcxTR @Vishal1Menon @Namrata_Joshi Oh nice. Why can't you be more of a feminist? *slap* Like Kabir Singh. Why can't you l… https://t.co/rYQ3dys9tqHow come there are still slums in Ahmedabad even after the "Gujarat Model" has been in place for what? Two decades… https://t.co/BmELWRGiVd @acharya27 @Garfield0605 @TVMohandasPai After you so clearly established what is the greater evil, I realised I nee… https://t.co/zkDqLQS0Y2Not a stone but a wallet in his hand. 🙄 https://t.co/TooWosOE0QHere's a rather succinct response to Mr. Pai and his brethren. https://t.co/lHSOUIVVFR https://t.co/sg4eX1UoTI @karachikhatmal Do read. https://t.co/5x8dXMyCSD @acharya27 @Garfield0605 @TVMohandasPai Please just crawl back under your rock. Your rubbishy rant is impossible to… https://t.co/sVNcZe5O7p @acharya27 @Garfield0605 @TVMohandasPai The "lesser evil". 😃 Alright then.Why is this man blocking the roads and causing an inconvenience? #ShaheenBagh https://t.co/hJWcufHkGp
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےA cheaper alternative to the great wall of Ahmedabad, by @surendracart https://t.co/0UBhd6s0H5
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےRead this piece by @sighyush. Inside a room where the RW's entire intellectual breadth is assembled. https://t.co/GjolDn5TGO @RKRadhakrishn @SadhguruJV 😃😃😃 @Garfield0605 @acharya27 @TVMohandasPai Selva, BJP should keep demonizing Muslims. Even now, after losing, they are… https://t.co/2JM8VWWtofAgatha Christie’s ghost continues to haunt people who are continents away from her prim English countryside… https://t.co/mJ76xt8jaP
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2/18
2020
@acharya27 @TVMohandasPai When BJP tom-tommed after the 2019 general elections that Muslims had overwhelmingly vote… https://t.co/3NS6LhNGyt @sureshbhatt6 @TVMohandasPai Mr. Pai might not tell you this, so let me. The Delhi government has maintained a reve… https://t.co/BtgarHF4gnOn the unsustainability of #coral jewellery from my column with @the_hindu . (PS- The book the little girl in the c… https://t.co/SNeFRLDa2E
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے#Review | Amid its dark comedy, Karunatilaka’s second novel, set in Sri Lanka in 1989, also asks profound questions… https://t.co/08ui3ffGBK
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےJust in: Principal, hostel rector & peon of college in Bhuj town of #Gujarat suspended after FIR was registered aga… https://t.co/Zarl67DzB2
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @TVMohandasPai And for the extraordinarily ill-informed WhatApp University graduates who seem to be your followers… https://t.co/p4Z0NIiSUR @TVMohandasPai Why didn't the Centre, which controls Delhi Police, stop the illegal occupation of roads if traffic is such a huge concern? @Garfield0605 @TVMohandasPai :)Brahmin entitlement explained in one ad. https://t.co/U3bmIRb7rE @TVMohandasPai Communal politics? In speech after speech, AAP leaders said "Don't vote for Hindu-Muslim. Vote for d… https://t.co/DEjAY3fqWuColonialism by any other name, remains the same. @sonaliranade @ShashiTharoor @Ram_Guha @acorn @inquestioner https://t.co/Diz38Jvzv3
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےPossible to pour gangajal over entire nation and purify? Just asking. Ambedkar statue ‘purified’ after Union Mini… https://t.co/3MW0cgBlIXSharing a lesser known & welcome fact — the @ArvindKejriwal-led Delhi Government doubled its revenues to ₹60,000 cr… https://t.co/7zYAooV1EA
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2/17
2020
Anybody surprised? https://t.co/wf1F9R0aUwThread. The BJP Government's version of running a country like a casino: The House/State always wins. https://t.co/IdRj2JiCrJ
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےTo be fair every frikking govt from Australia to Italy does this. Hides away slums behind walls. Shoos away poor pe… https://t.co/KL4Sz9LNWmHow to improve the economy 101. https://t.co/F1s32lNuHF @ananthkrishnan Completely agree with this. Unless someone reclines when you're eating or drinking, you just have t… https://t.co/Q0nRg5iiVG
2/16
2020
What's going on? https://t.co/APuCNQfbJuRSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, in Ahmedabad (Gujarat): No one is happy. Everyone is agitating. Mill owners and workers ar… https://t.co/as7jQLLYQB
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےYou feel good when you read this with a landmark judgement on Cartooning by Justice GR Swaminathan of Madras High C… https://t.co/DxGaGPV07d
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےBidar teacher, mother yet to walk out of prison after bail #Bidar https://t.co/pyi3LbS6ER
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےColumn | The infant's death at #ShaheenBagh is not negligence; it is desperation. And that is exactly the state of… https://t.co/UkBrYhYcBJ
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2/15
2020
This is barbaric. https://t.co/Q8m4CZLuny
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے.@Prakashzone, historian of Emergency, compares the present with the 1970s. https://t.co/GslY8oramt
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےThat old Hindi phillum father whose primary role was to stand in the way of his offspring’s happiness seems to be e… https://t.co/cBncijDZuP"Students and youth are usually drivers of change. The constitutional patriotism that is emerging is unprecedented,… https://t.co/KdaQyf2qZYI have never heard such outdated tripe in my life. Has anybody at the World Bank even read the #IPBS report? the Ba… https://t.co/n6ln8OsZhZ
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےLooking for great vacation homes? Plugging Roamhome vacation home rentals across India, where son @jaiman_s handles… https://t.co/vyV3md33Q9
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےWow! That's something! Though the foldable bicycles are not yet here. Opening up new possibilities for those bike m… https://t.co/dILPACjs19
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےAmong this year’s #PadmaShri awardees are a father and daughter who turned a barren wasteland into a riot of trees… https://t.co/VCmr6oshzb
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےThis is unacceptable. My god. https://t.co/VmM5HFhoxK"This ‘neutralise Gandhi’ project of the Sangh Parivaar has been necessitated by the fact that Gandhi has become th… https://t.co/EcmyMpWtOSDelhi Police / UP Police. (Abu) https://t.co/IY5CSyr7OG
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے[Edited tweet] Excavations in #Keeladi yields its secrets. This place continues to be fascinating.… https://t.co/zrKWsXm9MM
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @karunanundy Very. @sandeep_PT Power and propagandaThis is *really* important in light also of Davinder Singh's emergence. https://t.co/PvCdRfTLnb
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائے @raman_anuradha How convenient. @tallstories Exactly. This is nothing but a calculated move to bring back any slightly conscientious Sanghi he fear… https://t.co/0PoqbCby5y @Garfield0605 @TwitterIndia @karunanundy @rohini_sgh @LOLrakshak @rupasubramanya @anujachauhan @Nidhi @aparnapkin Thank you. 😊
2/14
2020
This, tomorrow 👇 https://t.co/7L2iwEMdlB
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےपाकिस्तानी-कनाडाई लेखक तारिक़ फ़तह द्वारा फैलाई गई तमाम फ़ेक न्यूज़ पर ऑल्ट न्यूज़ की डीटेल्ड रिपोर्ट |… https://t.co/BK736MUe27
Retweeted by Vaishna Roy ویشنا رائےListen to this. See how he sidesteps. See how he pretends the worst statement was not even made. See how he distanc… https://t.co/t4OrStdkQK
2/13
2020

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