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All my Muslim friends trying to garner support for the #notinmyname campaign – where was your voice when Isis or Muslim terrorists have decimated the very fabric of a civilized world and killed thousands and thousands of innocents

Sure Narendra Modi is an easier target than the Isis ape who will chop your head off but can your protests be so lopsided and fanatical?

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Sunanda Pushkar/ Shashi Tharoor

Last night I finally logged on to Republic – day 3 of the channels launch- after reading many social media updates starting around 10 pm to watch the unravelling of the Sunanda Pushkar murder on our screens NOW!  As a woman it’s a case that has always made my bile rise, especially because of the impunity with which those involved have carried on with their flamboyant lives. With scant regard or respect to the plight of the deceased.

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Whatsapp Woes

Remember a time before technology invaded our lives? (You will only know this if you are pre 90’s born of course) Remember reaching home after a long day out & enquiring “Any messages/calls for me?” Jeez, I still have old diaries where messages like “So & so madam called and said to call back after 8 pm” or “So & so Sir called and said tomorrows recording is cancelled” have been hastily scribbled. Sometimes in fountain ink- remember fountain pens?!

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A few nights ago when the *Rahul Gandhi twitter account* hacked controversy took social media by storm I laughed. Almost clutched my stomach and laughed. Congress was obviously getting desperate- after all their anti Demonetisation morchas and spewing venom on Narendra Modi tactics had turned dud again, this was yet another pathetic and most unintelligent stunt to garner some attention and malign the ruling party. They needed to hire a new PR agency pronto. This was all so ridiculously dumbo

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