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VILE. @MamataOfficial's govt drafts new rules for University teachers, SEVERELY curtailing their freedom of speech & expression.

Little to no outrage by the media. It appears their fascism-sensing antennae can be withdrawn at will. (h/t @CW_dynastycrook) indiatoday.in/india/west-ben…
The figure for Kerala is 82.1%. For Gujarat it is 50.4%.

Well-done, West Bengal and @MamataOfficial. Magnificent achievement. Credit where due.
20,076 seats in the Bengal Panchayat Polls have gone UNCONTESTED. That's 34% of total seats. Allegations of BRUTAL violence, torture, and now rape, are rife.

Bengal has been run over. This is a blitzkrieg without the Panzer regiment. Resistance is futile. theweek.in/news/india/201…
The twitter TL of @ttindia, conjurer of fearless headlines, is TOTALLY silent on the pre-poll violence. Leave alone crawl when asked to bend, it has bored itself into the blood-soaked Bengal mud.

"You can’t mess with Didi and escape unscathed," an ABP journo had said once. True.
SHOCKING chart. %age uncontested seats in Bengal panchayat elections under @cpimspeak and @AITCofficial governments.

Trinamool makes even the Communists appear like kindergarten babies feasting on freshly-whipped cotton-candy. And knowing the Communists, that takes some doing.
Must congratulate @MamataOfficial for turning Bengal into a war-zone without American intervention. Unprecedented and commendable achievement.
Violence Shrugged. @ttindia
Legend has it that in the 1995 Presidential elections, when Saddam learnt nine Ba'ath Party members had instigated 0.01% of Iraq's voting population (984 people) to vote against him, he ordered that they be fed to Uday's pet tiger.

Stay safe, TMC workers.
VILE. TMC thugs thrash one of their own, garland his wife with shoes, make her do squats. Other reports (@Ei_Samay, @JagranNews) mention her crime being voting against TMC and objecting to their methods. indianexpress.com/article/cities…
STOP this nonsense. Is Bengal a separate country or what? The #NRC is a time-bound exercise closely and minutely supervised by the hon'ble Supreme Court.

Last heard, this nation still follows the rule of law and SC orders. DISTASTEFUL politicking. newsx.com/national/assam…
This is VILE. But wait. There is no Emergency; no danger to Democracy; no breakdown of law and order; no growing intolerance; no tyranny of the elected; no hooliganism; no bullying of the press; no assault on freedom of expression.

This never happened. opindia.com/2018/10/son-th…
Madness. This govt, remember, had plans to disband the UGC. Far from it, they are now using the UGC to disband the Universities.

I don't know whether this would come under the Conduct of Service Rules but here goes: @PrakashJavdekar, you are a DISGRACE. thehindu.com/news/national/…
A University is where criticism of every idea of every govt, and ESPECIALLY the ruling govt, is not only to be cherished, it is to be ENCOURAGED.

By thrusting Service Rules (hitherto applicable to Civil Servants) on to teachers, @PrakashJavdekar is KILLING the University itself.
This same man, @PrakashJavdekar, fought the Emergency along with his professors, led marches and sit-ins in his University, was thrown in jail.

Had Indira Gandhi thrust the Service Rules on to the Universities, would Mr Javadekar and his professors have accepted the Emergency?
Criticism is what makes a University, and a University is what makes a nation. There's a reason why it is called a University and not a Conformity.

This DRACONIAN order by the @narendramodi govt MUST be taken back. Apologise, @PrakashJavdekar, that you could even think of this.
Hold true to your belief, PM @narendramodi, if it is indeed your belief. Ask Mr @PrakashJavdekar to withdraw the UGC notification ordering the Universities to apply the DRACONIAN Conduct of Service Rules (instituted by the Congress in 1964) on to Teachers.
@narendramodi @PrakashJavdekar The silence of the non-Left professors, esp those affiliated with @ABVPVoice, is DEAFENING. Remember how you criticised, quite rightly, the UPA from your University rooftops?

You reaffirm that you don't work for the nation but for your ideology and your politicians. 1/2
@narendramodi @PrakashJavdekar @ABVPVoice 2/2 Hear this. One day your preferred govt will go out of power and will be replaced by another that wouldn't be to your liking. You would want to criticise it, but you wouldn't be able to. Because you have gladly succumbed today to the draconian dictat of your preferred govt.
Well-done. Thank you for the clarification. Now please put this in an official notification; a tweet is hardly that.
Wild Wild West Bengal.
Who do you consider as the real fascist:
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