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New Delhi: Politics over the bus controversy in Uttar Pradesh raged on between Congress and BJP on Twitter as well.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had offered to send 1,000 buses to ferry migrant workers wanting to return to their villages. After a war of words, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath accepted the offer but then claimed that most of the vehicles listed in Congress’ document were not really buses, beginning a fresh controversy.

Cyclone Amphan was the other much-discussed topic as the super cyclone made its landfall in West Bengal today.

See what other storms are brewing on Twitter today:

Congressman Raj Babbar appeals to the Yogi government to allow the passage of the buses meant to transport migrant workers.

BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya takes a dig at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on the buses arranged by her. And even invokes her brother Rahul Gandhi for good measure.

Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill explained the refugee crisis in a rather innovative manner and compared it to the situation in UP.

Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sees trouble looming with cyclone Amphan.

“Armchair thinker” Ramesh Srivats proves why he calls himself that, as he cracks a rather poor pun on cyclone Amphan. We expected better from a brand/media consultant

Bihar’s leader of opposition Tejashwi Yadav (RJD) slams chief minister Nitish Kumar on the low Covid-19 testing rate in the state.

Omar Abdullah comments on a news story, which reports that the Madhya Pradesh Police apologised to a lawyer for beating him up after mistaking him for a Muslim. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister recalls Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s comment that India is ‘heaven for Muslims’.

CPI leader Sitaram Yechury launches a sharp attack on the PM CARES fund

In an oopsie daisy moment, Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi shares a ‘heartbreaking’ photo of migrant kids, however, some smart users quickly pointed something out.

Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha wants a political renaissance in the country.

Columnist Tavleen Singh slammed the ‘so-called’ media for their biased reporting on migrant workers crisis in the country.

As the economy bears devastating losses due to the looming crisis, here’s what author Chetan Bhagat thinks is the real ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ of the country.

And actor Richa Chadha asks a burning question.

Onto lighter things, how much do former mixed doubles partners and legendary tennis players Martina Hingis and Leander Paes, who’ve won 4 grand slams together, know about each other? Find out!

Author Stephen King is known to tell horror stories with eerie ease, and he doesn’t fail here either.

Seems like American TV show host Conan O’ Brien has succeeded at painting a more haunting picture than King with this tweet.

With inputs from Revathi Krishnan

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