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Sandip Roy

Mar 30, 2015

Booted out of politics: Yadav-Bhushan’s AAP ouster spells exile for intellectuals

As AAP purged itself of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and co. the political space for the public intellectual, the civil society activist, the leftie academic just got a lot smaller. #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #PoliticsDecoder #Prashant Bhushan #Yogendra Yadav

Mar 28, 2015

‘Stoning’ Anushka Sharma: The gross sexism of the ugly Indian cricket fan

Virat Kohli’s score of one at the World Cup semi-final was a crushing blow to India’s fortune. But the so-called Twitter “community” turned into a virtual lynch mob in response. #Anushka Sharma #CWC 2015 #Papa CJ #Sydney #Virat Kohli #World Cup 2015

Mar 24, 2015

Hate speech is okay, but FB posts are not: Irony of using Section 66A to defend Azam Khan

The arrested 18-year-old’s real sin was he did not understand a simple lesson though it’s been underscored over and over again in India. Posting on Facebook can be dangerous to your health. #Azam Khan #facebook #Kavita Krishnan #Rampur #Sadhvi Rithambara #ThatsJustWrong

Mar 24, 2015

Ujjwal Nikam and Biryani-gate: Why it has left a bad taste in our mouths

Here's why it’s so disquieting that Ujjwal Nikam callously and coolly communalized biryani just to build a case against 26/11 accused Ajmal Kasab. #2008 Mumbai Terror Attack #26/11 #Ajmal Kasab #biryani #Terrorism #ThatsJustWrong #Ujjwal Nikam

Mar 19, 2015

Teachers’ Day, Good Governance Day, now Ryan International: Following the same Modi syllabus

Whether it’s Swachh Bharat or Teachers' Day every project is so tied up with the persona of Narendra Modi, everything he touches becomes political. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Delhi #Grace Pinto #India #Membership drive #Narendra Modi #PMO #Ryan International

Mar 17, 2015

From Smriti Irani to Kanimozhi: Sharad Yadav’s ‘compliments’ are as sexist as his jibes

Sharad Yadav, the veteran politician has been a misogynist's gift that keeps on giving. His latest comments about the complexion of women are hardly that astonishing. #Dusky Comments #HowThisWorks #Kanimozhi #parliament #Sexist MPs #Sharad Yadav #Smriti Irani

Mar 16, 2015

RIP Suzette Jordan: All she had ever wanted was to dance

But if anyone epitomised rape survivor rather than victim it was Suzette. She had a zest for life that showed through all the anger and sadness and pain of her story. #InMemoriam #Kolkata rape #Park street gangrape #rape survivor #Suzette Jordan