Aswin. boosted

It'd be disappointing if the latter ain't getting the 5 acres via

Aswin. boosted

We need to change the constitution to

Of the politicians, By the politicians, For the politicians.

Aswin. boosted

Plea in HC Seeks Transfer of Fathima Latheef Suicide Case to CBI

The Tamil Nadu National Students' Union of India filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking transfer of investigation into the suicide of a girl student of IIT-Madras to the CBI.
thequint.com/news/india/petiti

Aswin. boosted

The episode, has sent a warning to many a member of the chattering classes. Anyone with a spouse or children without Indian citizenship is vulnerable. 's passport revocation, now renders ordinary Indians vulnerable as well

Aswin. boosted
Aswin. boosted

It's not like I'm magically cured. I deal with it. I manage it. Sometimes well, sometimes not so well. I've gone through two breakdowns and one attempted suicide since writing that article. But I've survived. And I'm glad I have. 🙂

Show thread
Aswin. boosted

India to implement nationwide citizenship count

Home Minister Amit Shah says the National Register of Citizens is for national security amid concerns over its misuse.


aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/ind

Aswin. boosted

Can we stop doing this thing? When someone says JNU students are protesting in shorts and mini skirts, can we stop saying "no they're not" and start asking "what's wrong with that?".

Point out fake pics, sure, but don't let middle class prudishness dictate terms of engagement.

Aswin. boosted

The silence of most mainstream media houses and news channels on this issue of shows the BJP's success of weakening the media in a democracy as vibrant and diverse as India. I am not defending any actions that any political party would have taken to push self-interest in electoral politics, but would the media's response be same if it was any other political party and not the BJP.

A weak media is more dangerous than a corrupt government.

@nit_set

Show thread
Aswin. boosted

It seems hordes migrated here from the birdsite between 5th & 15th November, tooted a toot to register their presence and have since disappeared. No more activities...toots, boosts.
And now not only does this resemble a client app for the birdsite but also an echo chamber.

Aswin. boosted

So a professor isn't allowed to teach a subject because of his religion. It is already.

Aswin. boosted

The Government should economically and socially empower the community so that it comes out with its own appropriate solutions for overall social reforms

Muslims are so much marginalised that their presence in important public spheres is almost invisible.

dailypioneer.com/2019/columnis

Need a break which ain't a break to be a break which break is is to be a break but isn't so break inspite of break that is so not a break in this world of breaks :blobsweats:

Is death the ultimate solution for making everyone notice how bad things are? Not a day passes by, without wishing that she had help or had better thoughts than suicide :(

Show thread
Show more
Mastodon

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!