Pinned toot

“What is the cost of lies? It’s not that we’ll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that we’ll hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.” : Legasov in HBO's "Chernobyl"

Pinned toot

"আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাসে বিসর্জন করা যাহাদিগের প্রকৃতি, তাহারা চিরকাল আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাস দিবে–কিন্তু যত বার বনবাসিত করুক না কেন, পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণ করা যাহার স্বভাব, সে পুনর্বার পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণে যাইবে। তুমি অধম–তাই বলিয়া আমি উত্তম না হইব কেন?"

RT @FeminismInIndia
TW: Mentions of Sexual Violence

NCRB data has shown that Dalit women face a much higher proportion of sexual violence in India. Reportage of sexual violence must reflect this and recognise how structural oppression influences gender-based violence.

RT @aditi_muses
Unlike other governments of the world, including Indian, EU is firmly against introducing backdoors to end-to-end encrypted communications. Read my story here:

RT @_SudhaNarayanan
I have been sharing my views on the three farm bills this past week. In this article, I elaborate on the context, content and potential consequences of the the Three Farm Bills. A long read. Thank you @theindiaforum @ramreddy

RT @MasalaBai
This quote sums up everything that is wrong with this country. Why men don't see marital rape as a criminal offence, why we rank high in the list of countries most unsafe for women and why patriarchal men — husbands, partners, fathers, brothers — claim women as their property.

Given the state of things there's a need for 'Bipin Babu-r Karon Sudha'.

Expecting 'useful idiot' Mr Gupta to eat his hat and confess to an inability to speak the truth is ridiculous. His specialization is obscure tap dancing with words - because in those gaps lie areas to arbitrage patronage.He provides the necessary 'intellectual' cover.

RT @sonaliranade
In fact a clever strategy is to eulogise individuals like A. P. J. Abdul Kalam but condemn Muslims as a whole community.

You can eat your cake & have it too. Brahmins of antiquity perfected this strategy against Dalits.

This atrocious idea that attempting to establish rights is not required because of some glorious sense of equality bestowed by a business owner is both condescending and a distorted reading of history. But then I wasn't expecting any different from another industry titan.

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I'm not sure if Mr Goenka truly understands what he thinks is a pithy quote for his backslapping club members to sage nod over.

Show thread Harsh Goenka, chairman of RPG Enterprises, claimed that an atmosphere when labour needed to protest to establish his rights no longer exists. “Both industry and labour are on the same side of the business,” Goenka said.

Ep 192: The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Trucker episode of The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

What a lovely conversation!

RT @BandhavgarhTig2
Ever wanted to adopt an elephant? Elephant Adoption Prog at Bandhavgarh starts today! Gentle giants work tirelessly in patrolling/ search activities! Contribute towards their food/medicine/equipment! @moefcc @ntca_india @minforestmp @ParveenKaswan @deespeak @kaziranga_ @WWFINDIA

RT @thecaravanindia
Archives | Like most Bengalis, I knew that there was a famine in 1943. That it was the criminal neglect of the British Raj that let millions of people die was an open secret. But, in a way, it seemed like ancient history.

Kushanava Choudhary in:

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Harbhajan Mann, Ranjit Bawa, Kulwinder Billa, Shivjot, Avkash Mann join farmers' protest in Nabha
Read story here:

RT @KhabarLahariya
बुन्देलखण्ड: कृषि अध्यादेश बिल को लेकर किसानों में आक्रोश, जगह-जगह हो रहे सड़कों पर प्रदर्शन और स्ट्राइक

पूरी वीडियो यहाँ देखें:

Major trains and roads are impacted by the agitation and here we are playing "chase the car ahead". It isn't funny and yet it is - the arbitration of what we get drip fed as important news.

sankarshan boosted

Amazed to see how some in media saw the ray of hope when we had 500 daily cases, then at 50,000 and even now at ~1 lakh. Its shameful to see how basic science, maths and logic is being sacrificed either our of utter ignorance or to put out a spin for the masters.

RT @AnooBhu
1- Been studying insurance claim rejections for people with COVID.

Here, someone being rejected by Star because its "mild COVID."

RT @churumuri
“Indians first... Google has to play by India’s rules”: Lead editorials in @timesofindia and @EconomicTimes conflate the Times Group’s internet interests with the national interest—and show that the flame of protectionism burns brightly in the heart of a free-market champion.

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