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Covid trumps Trump, Adityanath’s ‘pledge’ & Priyanka Chaturvedi calls out Smriti Irani

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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New Delhi: The coronavirus pandemic caught up with Donald Trump as the US President and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the virus Friday. After the news broke, Twitter erupted with reactions.

Trump announces that he was Covid-positive in an unusually calm manner.

Melania also reassures everyone that they were “feeling good”.

And Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes his ‘friend’ a speedy recovery.

Closer home, horrific instances of rape in Uttar Pradesh continue to spark outrage across the country and on the microblogging site.

Under attack from all sides because of multiple rape-murders in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tries to boost confidence with this pledge. Perhaps, more actions, less words, sir?

Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi now stands up against Dalit oppression—he seems to have forgotten his pet peeves: the economy and coronavirus.

And Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has some poetic lines for Gandhi, who was manhandled by the UP Police while on his way to meet the family of the Hathras gang rape victim.

BJP’s Amit Malviya talks about ‘selective outrage’ by outraging selectively.

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi takes a swipe at Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani’s address regarding women’s empowerment at the UN.

And Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad calls out PM Modi’s hypocrisy.

Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava is at her sarcastic best on the troubling situation in Uttar Pradesh.

Retired IPS officer Dr. N.C. Asthana pulls no punches while criticising the UP Police.

And IAS officer and economist Ashok Khemka calls for a posthumous honour for the Hathras victim.

Today also marks the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi but for filmmaker Ashoke Pandit it is a reminder of the “genocide” of Kashmiri Hindus.

And finally, actor Farhan Akhtar calls out Republic TV’s fake news.

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