Tunku  Varadarajan

Tunku Varadarajan

Executive Editor @HooverInst, Stanford/ Adjunct Prof @NYU_journalism/ Cricket fan, father, fogey/ Anti-Hindutva Hindu/ Non-nutty Libertarian/ Hala Madrid

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Shane Warne is wittering on about no balls & Natarajan as if this is Covid. Simple explanation: He's been a net bowler for the last month. #AUSvIND 

Does 15 seconds for Australia mean 17 seconds???????????????????????????? #AUSvIND  #DRS 

Rest in Peace and Wisdom and Eloquence and Excellence, Sharon Begley. Everyone who read you learned from you.

Always happy to see the back of Labuschagne, who has so belaboured his "eccentricity" that he is one of the two or three most irritating players in international cricket. Impossible to like. #AUSvsIND 

Wade's gone. Another Aussie only his own mum could love. #AUSvsIND 

Dear AB, you don't say things like "ourselves", "us", and "we" when commentating. Love, Richie. #AUSvsIND 

Still-complacent ex-monopoly @ESPNcricinfo  does a pale follow-up of an excellent @beastieboy07  piece for @cricbuzz  ....


The moment before: The Russian Ambassador to Turkey looks at a painting at a gallery in Ankara earlier today. Behind him, his assassin...

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My brother in India faces criminal charges for reporting the news, writes @tunkuv  via @WSJ 

I am no fan of TMC and "Didi," but the sight of Amit Shah saffronising the civilised city of Calcutta makes me ill.

Dear @swapan55  : I trust you will speak out against the attempt by the UP police to intimidate my brother @svaradarajan  by the serving of papers on him that list numerous bogus charges. As a journalist yourself & a man of letters, you must stand up for a free press & free speech

I think I've just seen the worst movie ever... #Vivegam 

Let no one say she bats like Sehwag. Or Kohli. She bats like Harmanpreet Kaur! #WWC17 

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How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case

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The trajectory of Pakistan in contrasting images. Mrs Jinnah (left)...and Mrs Imran Khan.

SOS *****Calling all journalists, institutes & organisations that value press freedom & oppose the suppression of speech by state officials to rally to the defense of @svaradarajan , editor of @thewire_in . He is being targeted by officials in the service of @myogiadityanath *****