Soutik Biswas

Soutik Biswas

@soutikBBC

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India Correspondent, Features & Analysis Editor, BBC News| Nieman Fellow, Harvard University| Reuters Fellow, University of Oxford

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Joined on February 22, 2009
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Inside 100 Tweets

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Mukul Kesavan: When you mourn the dead, you note that you are among the living as you would in a normal year, but the relief at it not being you is more sharply felt. The sense that you’ve been spared is real, not the piety it might otherwise have been. https://t.co/jlCRrkkWU7

82 runs in four overs! #IPLinUAE #Tewatia

The Indian American community that the government of India has come to know, today’s aunties and uncles, are not the same as the next generation. The new voters might not be interested in India at all: ⁦@MilanV#USElection2020 #India https://t.co/5r8X9CGyla

Some chaotic Zoom moments narrated by ⁦⁦@frynaomifry⁩ in ⁦@NewYorker⁩
Do you have any such stories to share?
#zoomcall https://t.co/RbuoaA3wWz

Some chaotic Zoom moments narrated by ⁦⁦@frynaomifry⁩ in ⁦@NewYorker⁩ Do you have any such stories to share? #zoomcall https://t.co/RbuoaA3wWz

A 48-year-old conservative intellectual, appeals court judge, devout Catholic and mother of seven. Her vote could make the difference for decades ahead, especially on divisive issues such as abortion rights and the Affordable Care Act. https://t.co/p9ifoerSjO #AmyConeyBarrett

Quoted @samuelmehr

a lot of academics seem unhappy with their experience recording lectures & their "zoom fatigue" from long days of videoconferencing. I'm a scientist who studies music and sound. I hope this thread will help. here is Taylor Swift on stage. look what's in her ear! 1/ https://t.co/pMMLstC1SQ

a lot of academics seem unhappy with their experience recording lectures & their "zoom fatigue" from long days of videoconferencing. 

I'm a scientist who studies music and sound. I hope this thread will help.

here is Taylor Swift on stage. look what's in her ear!

1/ https://t.co/pMMLstC1SQ

It’s easier to communicate when you know what your listeners are hearing. Fascinating THREAD on the science of hearing yourself. #sound #audio https://t.co/8DbMOfwSyz

“Can I speak to Dr Ahluwalia?” A woman’s voice replied: “Speaking”. The puzzled journalist then asked: “Can I speak to the other Dr Ahluwalia?”. “There is only one Dr Ahluwalia in this house”, the woman replied, and put down the phone. https://t.co/21YJrLQU2C

I’m not the best, but certainly I’m very good, SPB told Aside magazine in 1992. Picture by KV Anand.
#SPB #SPBalasubrahmanyam https://t.co/hbnK2GXtQ4

I’m not the best, but certainly I’m very good, SPB told Aside magazine in 1992. Picture by KV Anand. #SPB #SPBalasubrahmanyam https://t.co/hbnK2GXtQ4

From the family album: Little SPB dressed like a girl (Source: Aside magazine, January 1992)
#SPB #SPBalasubrahmanyam https://t.co/HXu5mbtxy0

From the family album: Little SPB dressed like a girl (Source: Aside magazine, January 1992) #SPB #SPBalasubrahmanyam https://t.co/HXu5mbtxy0

‘The epidemic in India is far from over, with a potentially huge burden of mortality... without clear and honest communication of the risks of COVID-19 to the population, stemming the epidemic will be impossible.’ #Covid19 https://t.co/xb3hDJ0aXO

SPB, as he was popularly known, sang more than 40,000 songs for movies in 16 Indian languages over 50 years. He was a phenomenon. #SPB #SPBalasubrahManyam https://t.co/j3aCArlIaO

.@pbmehta: The state has declared that thought is a crime, protest is a subversion. All of us who saw the Constitution as a site of hope are potential terrorists now. #DelhiRiots #DelhiPolice https://t.co/xgjgsuuXEL

'The dynamism of Scorsese’s film-making in Goodfellas acts as a double-edged sword: it stokes romantic macho ideals and mocks them with a single cut.' A fine piece by @GuyLodge on why the 1990 film is actually a brutal dissection of the male ego. https://t.co/ZZjVj9ltNZ #Cinema

Tributes pour in from across the cricketing world for Dean Jones, who has died of a heart attack at the age of 59.

Quoted @shadabnazmi

Active fire map of Punjab as stubble burning intensifies. One can easily see the smoke in this satellite view. Another smokey winter for northern India? Source: FIRMS, NASA https://t.co/xBKXUidYYZ

Active fire map of Punjab as stubble burning intensifies.

One can easily see the smoke in this satellite view. Another smokey winter for northern India?

Source: FIRMS, NASA https://t.co/xBKXUidYYZ

It has begun. Brace yourself for another smoky Delhi winter. #India https://t.co/9tYvJUBe4J

Instead of tracking COVID-19 cases, it is the deaths that India needs to focus on, says @oommen. 'Bringing deaths down as close to zero should be the primary policy objective for the government and the citizens for the months to come.' https://t.co/WAGfNGHmOu #COVID19 #India

The law doesn't successfully differentiate between a recreational drug user and an addict. And drug addiction is treated as a moral failing. This is an important piece by @ronnysen https://t.co/HDYayp25Eg #DrugsCase

Harold Evans has died, aged 92. "There are things which are bad and false and ugly and no amount of specious casuistry will make them good or true or beautiful," he quoted one of his predecessors at The Times, in his book on why writing well mattered. #HaroldEvans #media

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