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Bookmarking toots: Thanks to the brilliant tips by obscurosaur, I have tried & tested two methods:

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Only *Farmers*, not Crony Business persons, please note...☹️

This is the Hindutva for you! When a Hindu woman calls for reform, the immediate response of the Sangh is to look at Muslims (often incorrectly, as in this case). It has crossed over from plain bigotry to an inferiority complex now.

RT @SwetaDash93@twitter.com

In case only #DelhiProtest is revolutionary enough for you, here's an image of the #CABProtests from Purnea(Bihar)

If this doesn't make you hopeful in these abysmal times, what will?

🐦🔗: twitter.com/SwetaDash93/status

Appalled at pro CAB and NRC forwards from Indian uncles. Are they forwarding without thinking or do they really think like this?
They compare India to North Korea and Saudi Arabia As states that have harsh punishments for those entering illegally. What amazing beacons of democracy to compare India with!

RT @svaradarajan@twitter.com

Half the month is over but @thewire_in@twitter.com is quite below the half-way mark for the Rs 30 lakh donations needed to do its work. As of now we have no sources of funding other than some meagre advertising income. So readers, please be generous. support.thewire.in

🐦🔗: twitter.com/svaradarajan/statu

Friends, readers, please donate to the @thewire_in@twitter.com. Make it a habit. India needs to strengthen such watchdog journalism. Particularly now, when so many media houses have lost their spine. The team at The Wire does stellar work with meagre resources. Help them stay strong.

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Guys i am all for celebrating brave women but can we just call them "heroes" please it's gender neutral.

aur doosra ye ki aazaadi ke waqt desh ke musalmaano ke saamne ek choice tha, mazhab par aadharit pakistan me wo shaamil ho ya mohabbat sur samaanata par aadharit hindustan me, aur unhone mohabbat aur samaanata par aadharit secular hindustan me shaamil hone ka faisla kiya.

Musalman jo aaj hindustan me hain, aaplog Indian by choice hain, hum baaki log Indian by chance hain. Hume koi choice nahi tha, humare liye yahi ek desh tha.

4/n
From Harsh Mander's talk

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Must support Muslims & other minorities: Google CEO Sundar Pichai

After FB's Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s India-born head @sundarpichai has come out in support of Muslims saying it is important to have a diverse mix of voices & backgrounds to lead a country
economictimes.com/news/interna

The NLS, NUALS, NALSAR, MNLU Mumbai, MNLU Nagpur, HNLU, NLUO, and NUSRL student bodies extend support and condemned violence and use of force against protests by Aligarh and Jamia Students .

RT @MichaelKugelman@twitter.com

Some very disturbing images are coming out of today. The government appears to have badly underestimated the citizenship law’s impacts-unless, that is, it simply doesn’t care. But let’s be clear: These images are not the India that its government wants the world to see.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/MichaelKugelman/st

Indian establishment doesn't give a damn. The entire country is terrified, people will think twice to take out protest. They want to rule by fear. They have shown a trailer.

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Internet services suspended in Aligarh as of 10 p.m Dec. 15
(Source, India Today).

We've had dictatorial leadership, we've had submissive leadership. We've had stupid leadership, we've had brilliant leadership. But for the first time, we have a leadership that is out and out evil.

RT @angshukanta@twitter.com

@AamAadmiParty's Amanatullah Khan is currently inside the Kalkaji Police Station. He's asking the cops to release the students. Harsh Mander and Kabir still inside.
twitter.com/angshukanta/status

You still think you are safe and only 'others' will get caught in this bush fire? Find courage to defend yourselves and your children. The only way to do so is to stand up, protect and defend all who face it now.

Stop Press. A cutting-edge patent application has been filed in the name of Narendra Damodardas Modi for an innovative method to identify perpetrators of violence "by their clothes itself." This tech. is expected to ease police investign, letting them skip several complex steps.

twitter.com/ANI/status/1206145

RT @NGhanekar@twitter.com

Jats were infiltrators? Shiv Sainiks ?(lost count of the buses and property they have burnt over years) Ram Rahim followers? What bunk is this. Stop dogwhistle commentary in guide of hot takes. Those who burnt the buses should be prosecuted, whoever it was. twitter.com/YRDeshmukh/status/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NGhanekar/status/1

RT @alok_pandey@twitter.com

Very worrying reports coming out of #Aligarh , where cops and AMU students have clashed post the events at Delhi 's Jamia University. Our local reporter Adnan says tear gas , water cannons used by cops . Stone pelting from other side. Very worrying situation

🐦🔗: twitter.com/alok_pandey/status

Students from DU and JNU join Jamia students to protest police brutality.

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