On propagandas

(dead link) Twitter Handle Morphs Indian Student’s Image To Send Hate Message Against India; Suspended Soon After (https://www.beingindian.com/news/twitter-handle-morphs-indian-students-image-to-send-hate-message-against-india-suspended-soon-after)

10 Funny Things About Working in India

  1. We don’t want to do any invention. Just tell us which buttons to press and we will do it
  2. If the boss says ‘Yes’, we all should say ‘Yes’ too. We lick better than dogs
  3. If a man is successful, load more of our work on him. Please don’t call us Free-Loaders
  4. We share our laptops/desktops/workplace. So we must be doing great work (You can cramp in more people if you like)
  5. His skin is white. Let’s bow to him
  6. If we can’t find faults in a person’s work, let us attack his character & family
  7. He is doing late hours in office. So he must be doing more work for the company
  8. ‘Making great architectures of buildings’ is more important than ‘Making great people’
  9. We businessman provide food to thousands of families whose men work for us. That is better than ‘The men who work for us provide food for themselves’
  10. No one should be irreplaceable. Forget about a man’s contribution

Source: 10 Funny Things About Working in India

on politicizing a tragedy

The government in Uttar Pradesh, run by India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)…

…because of negligence &a govt that didn’t pay its bills or relocate patients…

Source: Northern Indian state suspends hospital chief after deaths of 60 children, South Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Source 2


we make news out of lipstick, travel

and choice of ice cream.

we make news out of nationalism,




and ‘lets be offended by everything’ isms

we make flashy news

we are the people of today

our self worth

rests on the opinion of others,

on magazine covers,

on ‘how many more overs’

on frequent lovers

we are the average man in a cue

that nobody notices

we are you

we are deafened by the silence

of our own voice.

Read the complete transcript of Kalki Koechlin’s ‘Noise’ here

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