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New Delhi: Twitterati cannot seem to get enough of ‘Bloody Sunday’ at JNU and its aftermath, especially after actor Deepika Padukone made a ‘surprise’ appearance at a rally inside the campus Tuesday.

Former JNUSU president and CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar was quick to thank her for standing next to him and by JNU.

Many Bollywood personalities, too, come out in support of Padukone’s gesture. Here’s director Nikkhil Advani.

Amazingly, even the magazine Filmfare applauds Padukone’s move.

Activist and former JNU student Umar Khalid wants the ‘King Khans’ of Bollywood to join the likes of Padukone in support of the university. However, he may not have endeared himself to them by calling them ‘uncles’…

Many called for a boycott of Padukone’s forthcoming film Chhapaak. BJP’s Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, for one, will not watch it.

Right wing activist Rahul Easwar takes a more balanced view.

Writer Aatish Taseer, denied an OIC status by the government, asks an interesting question about BJP and JNU.

BJP’s Shaina NC has some strong sarcasm for filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who has come out strongly against the BJP government.

In other news, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is thirsting for revenge — he wants rape case convicts executed within six months…

The author of the book Why I am a Hindu, Congress’ Shashi Tharoor shares an interesting comparative table of Hinduism and Hindutva.

Harsha Bhogle, cricket commentator and writer, has a suggestion on how to better integrate Jammu & Kashmir and the northeast. And it’s not abrogating anything…

BJP Karnataka should take over BJP Delhi’s Twitter handle — it’s doing a far superior job selling the party line.

Meanwhile historian Ramachandra Guha has a provocative new name for ANI.

And as the Middle East comes to a boil following Iran’s missile strike on military bases hosting US troops in Iraq, President Donald Trump is, well, Trump.

Meanwhile, Iran’s telecom minister Azari Jahromi tells him in no uncertain terms, where he can go from here…

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