i cannot believe the desis single-handedly made cricket trend on this hellsite
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My whole dash is India vs Pakistan. In the middle there is a quote about gay yearning. occassionally an aesthetic picture comes by.
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SOME LOW QUALITY MEMES EXPRESSING MY DISAPPOINTMENT PT2:
I made some more lol
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We actually got cricket to trend on tumblr lol
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proud indian but absolutely hate how my country is
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"People wishing 'happy diwali to all my desis' need to stop cause it is a hindu festival and not all desis are hindus". Shut up. We here in our country are very tolerant of each other and intermingle in each other's culture just fine. I don't need some westerner to safeguard my culture or tell me what people of my own country are fine/not fine with. The way the next door muslim neighbour gives our family biryani every year on eid and their little kid gets excited weeks before diwali cause it's the time when people exchange his favourite soan papdi is not something that will be threatened just because you wished one's festival to an entire population. Go cry in a corner cause your gatekeeping doesn't work here. Hindus posting under the comment section of ayatul kursi how they respect islam, indians cherishing pakistani singer's talent under random coke studio music videos and saying how our cultures unites us, the way my muslim best friend plays holi with me every year cause she enjoys it, you think these people, people like us, feel threatened because some white person wished them diwali? Or even Eid? Fuck this. Say happy janmashtami to all my desis, say merry Christmas to all my desis, say eid mubarak to all my desis, mention every festival every known on the planet and wish it to us desis cause that's how diverse we are
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Lmao even though India lost
Ye achanak se bohot saare desi blogs ko active dekhkar jo khushi mil rhi hai na mujhe
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At the end of the day, love and friendship wins. 🇵🇰🇮🇳
Pakistan 💚 India 🧡
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A MESSAGE TO ALL MY FELLOW INDIANS:
we lost yeah,it hurts and we are in extreme distress and rage rn i understand but that does not give you right to spew unnecessary hatred abuse and toxicity, and Islamophobia. I absolutely do not condone it. ik we lost and all the rage we are going through must just be friendly with no hard feelings
its just a simple match and it's obviously not the last one so chill and take it light and don't spread hate. Don't bully pakistanis.
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We did it 🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰
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On the occasion of Karwa Chauth, when married women fast for an entire day praying for a long and healthy life for their husbands, an advertisement featuring a same-sex couple celebrating the festival has triggered mixed reactions online.
Launched on October 22, the commercial features two women preparing for their first Karwa Chauth as one applies bleach on the other’s face. As the conversation continues, they discuss the significance of the festival and why they are observing the fast for their significant other.
Only towards the end of the clip is it revealed that the two women have kept the fast for one another as they spot the moon and then face their partners – in this case, each other – looking through the ritualistic sieves, a custom observed before breaking the fast.
Since being shared online, the clip has been greeted with mixed reactions over its message. While some have supported the brand’s initiative, others are critical of it. “Mixed feelings about this one – accepting non-traditional relationships is good, but then promoting a misogynistic tradition and also spreading the “fair is beautiful” trope,” wrote a user while commenting on the viral clip. However, some also pointed out that fairness products are “inherently casteist and racist” and adding an “LGBTQI angle” won’t change that, while others called it conceptually flawed.
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Today's match so far; a pictographic summary on regard of all Indians
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Some intellectual: Hindus are intolerant and bigots
Meanwhile the comment section of ayatul kursi :
Here's my input. Totally unrelatable directly but will make sense.... kinda....
So, yesterday Pakistan won the match..... and yesterday was Karva Chauth too, which is a major festival for Hindu women, especially married women.
After match was over, the sky lit up even better than it is lit up in Diwali. As I'm typing this, I can still hear sounds of firecrackers here and there. It's not as prominent as yesterday but it's still there....
I live in a muslim majority locality. We have like, 85%-90% muslims here.
So here's the tea! Yesterday, some really disturbing slogans were belted while bursting crackers by the majority as they celebrated the win of Pakistan. One that really stood out was of "pakistan zindabad". The majority of my locality was talking of how it was the "win of Islam on kaafirs" and how "kaafirs will be wiped out like they are being wiped out in Kashmir, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan".
Apart from their celebration which happened in the park where the Hindu women were supposed to pray that evening (no, the Hindu women never set out a foot after yesterday and they worshipped in the balconies of their houses), they even threw some really Hinduphobic slurs and restricted all the entry/exits of the locality.
My parents were supposed to go on a date yesterday. It was cancelled. I couldn't go to the university today due to the fear of being cursed and catcalled. My mum parents worked from home bc they didn't wanted to leave us alone when the situation is like this. It's not something new, it happened when the S.C declared the verdict of Ayodhya case too.
Situations were much worse in the "Kashmiri Mohalla" which is a colony of Kashmiri Hindus. So much so, some police force was stationed there. Those already hurt people were threatened and cussed with some disgustingly vulgar comments. A prominent person from that locality was brutally beaten up when he asked the muslims to stop celebrating the victory of those who sponsor terrorist activities in India.
That man had said nothing wrong yet he was severely beaten by the "peacefuls". We had done nothing but we were harassed yesterday and our life's kind of came to a stop today. Yes this happened in India. No, none of the media houses covered this, not even the local news houses. Now tell me Hinduphobia doesn't exist!
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I had the honour to be interviewed by Parachute Media about my blog and my interests. I had created @papenathys as a fun blog to rave about my favourite books and Bollywood, but within a year I had garnered an overwhelming following and received appreciation beyond my comprehension. I do not consider myself an influencer or a micro celebrity, and I’m definitely nowhere close to being “well read”, but I’m proud of my blog and I worked hard to make it what it is today. When I receive messages from people around the world it feels extremely gratifying. Please give this a read!
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No way have we made cricket trend on tumblr 😭
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On Feb. 4, 2019, a Facebook researcher created a new user account to see what it was like to experience the social media site as a person living in Kerala, India.
For the next three weeks, the account operated by a simple rule: Follow all the recommendations generated by Facebook’s algorithms to join groups, watch videos and explore new pages on the site.
The result was an inundation of hate speech, misinformation and celebrations of violence, which were documented in an internal Facebook report published later that month.
“Following this test user’s News Feed, I’ve seen more images of dead people in the past three weeks than I’ve seen in my entire life total,” the Facebook researcher wrote.
The report was one of dozens of studies and memos written by Facebook employees grappling with the effects of the platform on India. They provide stark evidence of one of the most serious criticisms levied by human rights activists and politicians against the world-spanning company: It moves into a country without fully understanding its potential impact on local culture and politics, and fails to deploy the resources to act on issues once they occur.
With 340 million people using Facebook’s various social media platforms, India is the company’s largest market. And Facebook’s problems on the subcontinent present an amplified version of the issues it has faced throughout the world, made worse by a lack of resources and a lack of expertise in India’s 22 officially recognized languages.
The internal documents, obtained by a consortium of news organizations that included The New York Times, are part of a larger cache of material called The Facebook Papers. They were collected by Frances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager who became a whistle-blower and recently testified before a Senate subcommittee about the company and its social media platforms. References to India were scattered among documents filed by Ms. Haugen to the Securities and Exchange Commission in a complaint earlier this month.
The documents include reports on how bots and fake accounts tied to the country’s ruling party and opposition figures were wreaking havoc on national elections. They also detail how a plan championed by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, to focus on “meaningful social interactions,” or exchanges between friends and family, was leading to more misinformation in India, particularly during the pandemic.
Facebook did not have enough resources in India and was unable to grapple with the problems it had introduced there, including anti-Muslim posts, according to its documents. Eighty-seven percent of the company’s global budget for time spent on classifying misinformation is earmarked for the United States, while only 13 percent is set aside for the rest of the world — even though North American users make up only 10 percent of the social network’s daily active users, according to one document describing Facebook’s allocation of resources.
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ANYWAY ALL OF THE DRAMA ASIDE, CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE PAKISTANI PPL OUT THERE!!
but don't celebrate too much india is gonna smash you to pulp in the next match /hj
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Sonali Bendre, 1998
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sifting through my notes on military cultures and waiting for inspiration to strike this essay season
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