New Delhi: The ‘rasoda’ meme has taken the internet by storm and even politicians aren’t immune to it. The Congress, meanwhile, continues to battle multiple enemies, and some words of wisdom by a party veteran.
Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera won over Twitter Wednesday with this ‘rasoda’ jibe. BJP’s Sambit Patra had used the meme in a TV debate Tuesday to criticise the Congress.
— Pawan Khera (@Pawankhera) August 26, 2020
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal gave all his Twitter followers a lesson on fighting for one’s principles. We wonder what all of it finally means.
When fighting for principles
Amongst social activists
On social media platforms
Opposition is often voluntary
Support is often managed
— Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) August 26, 2020
On Mother Teresa’s 110th birth anniversary, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reminisces about her personal encounter with the Nobel prize winner.
Shortly after my father was killed #MotherTeresa came to see us. I had fever. She sat by my bedside, held my hand and said ‘Come and work with me’. I did so for many years, and owe her a great debt of gratitude for the abiding friendship of all the MC sisters..1/2 pic.twitter.com/sEk3mK2oqb
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) August 26, 2020
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remembered Mother Teresa, too, with a quote.
“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”
Fondly remembering Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta) on her birth anniversary
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 26, 2020
In semi-lockdown times, this post by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is just making us wanderlust even more.
Modhera’s iconic Sun Temple looks splendid on a rainy day 🌧!
Have a look. pic.twitter.com/yYWKRIwlIe
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 26, 2020
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is convinced that he’s a good economist.
RBI has now confirmed what I have been warning for months.
Govt needs to:
Spend more, not lend more.
Give money to the poor, not tax cuts to industrialists.
Restart economy by consumption.
Distractions through media won't help the poor or make the economic disaster disappear. pic.twitter.com/OTDHPNvnbx
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 26, 2020
Meanwhile, former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah makes us hope all political detainees in Kashmir reunite with their families soon.
Last year today I had my 1st contact with the outside world after being taken away & detained. My sister & aunt were allowed to visit me 3 weeks after I entered Hari Niwas. I remember how lovely it was to see them & get news about all that had been happening. pic.twitter.com/Q2N7lMy5gs
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) August 26, 2020
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma is prepared to care for his former colleague, ex-chief minister Tarun Gogoi who has tested positive for Covid-19.
We have kept a team of doctors ready for best possible medical care and assistance to our revered senior leader.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 26, 2020
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has a gift for the PM.
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) August 25, 2020
Poet and author Meena Kandaswamy on how one can change one’s ‘born identity’.
I'm the daughter of an ex-RSS pracharak. Today I'm name checked in the RSS mouthpiece Organiser as a Left author. This is the dream #lifegoal. It does not matter where you start, it definitely matters that you are on the right side of the struggle.
Let's defeat Hindutva fascism pic.twitter.com/ubsahHT0gE
— meena kandasamy || இளவேனில் (@meenakandasamy) August 25, 2020
Actor Anupam Kher shares a throwback picture with wife Kirron Kher, on their 35th wedding anniversary.
Dearest #Kirron!! Happy 35th Anniversary. We don’t get to spend much time together. You are busy being a parliamentarian & I am busy being an actor. But I am and will always be there for you. Stay safe. Love & prayers always! सालगिरह मुबारक!! @KirronKherBJP #MarriageAnniversary pic.twitter.com/MFxvVH29jK
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 25, 2020
First day, first shot — shooting recommences for KGF 2 with actor-politician Prakash Raj.
Start Camera..Action… BACK TO WORK.. pic.twitter.com/LzFFhJrsjG
— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) August 26, 2020
Actor Tom Cruise caught the first screening of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet in a movie theatre. We can’t wait to go to the cinema halls too.
Big Movie. Big Screen. Loved it. pic.twitter.com/DrAY5tRg5P
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) August 25, 2020
Here are some realistic news names for news channels:
इन दिनों न्यूज़ चैनल! pic.twitter.com/WEHzarWnW8
— Sumer Singh Rathore (@SumerJaisalmer) August 25, 2020
This user has some truths about testing at the University of Alabama versus the whole of Canada. It doesn’t look pretty.
The University of Alabama had more positive covid tests today than the country of Canada
— McTapia (@rockierage117) August 25, 2020
And lastly, US President Donald Trump pays CNN a compliment? 2020 really is a bizarre year.
Very appreciative that @CNN covered the vast majority of the Republican Convention last night. That was really good for CNN, while at the same time being good for our Country. Thank you!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 25, 2020