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New Delhi: Twitter was up to its usual shenanigans Wednesday, with birthday wishes, political jibes and laments over the raging pandemic.

Birthday wishes for the ‘Dada’ of Indian cricket Sourav Ganguly. Here is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s enthusiastic greeting.

From one cricket sensation to another. ‘Master blaster’ Sachin Tendulkar wishes Ganguly on his birthday but calls him Dadi instead of Dada. Hmmm….

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on what he thinks are the three ‘weapons’ of the Modi government.

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Former Maharashtra chief minister BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis comes armed with data to attack the Uddhav Thackeray government on the Covid-19 crisis in Maharashtra.

TMC MP Mahua Moitra has an important message for everybody.

Congress leader P. Chidambaram has some pertinent questions on the reported de-escalation by the Indian and Chinese troops.


What is the similarity between RSS and Hitler? Political activist Prashant Bhushan has a reply.

Union Minister of External Affairs Dr S. Jaishankar recalls his long journey as a diplomat.

So what if he was dropped as spokesperson of the Congress party, Sanjay Jha has a fan in colleague Khushbu Sundar.

This post by the Russian Embassy won our hearts today and we are certain it will win yours too

Activist and sports show host Mia Khalifa hits out at those who judge her only on the basis of her three-month long career as a pornstar.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may have tested positive for coronavirus, but it looks like he is still living in denial.

As the popular meme goes, ‘fitness is my passion!’ (not).

Here’s some good old jugaad from Lagos, Nigeria!

And finally, US Representative Ilhan Omar asked President Donald Trump to take comprehension lessons, after he misconstrued a statement by her.

With inputs from Tina Das

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