New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s wonder cure for Covid-19— Coronil, and the subsequent stay on its advertisements by the Ministry of AYUSH, kept Twitter quite amused.
Youtube star Dhruv Rathee mocks Ramdev’s claim that his drug is 100 per cent effective.
Condoms have 98% effectiveness
Contraceptive pill has 99% effectiveness
Even Polio Vaccine has 99% effectiveness
But Baba Ramdev says his medicine #CORONIL has 100% recovery rate.
He deserves a Nobel Prize in Medicine if his claim is true.
— Dhruv Rathee (@dhruv_rathee) June 23, 2020
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh comments on the ‘VVVIP’ status of Ramdev.
As a member of the Parliament's Standing Committee on Health for 5 years, I had repeatedly raisesd questions of good manufacturing practice and quality control of this colourful character. But he is a VVVVVIP, so I got no response. https://t.co/HzIIc9llgj
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) June 23, 2020
Entrepreneur Ravinder Singh trumps all with this joke.
Waiting for Trump to order a ship full of coronil.
— Ravinder Singh (@_RavinderSingh_) June 23, 2020
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And journalist Shonakshi Chakravarty reminds us that Ramdev once had boasted of a cure for…guess what?
Baba Ramdev once wanted to cure homosexuality.
— ShonakshiChakravarty (@ShonakshiC) June 23, 2020
Elsewhere, Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi has her fingers crossed. Find out why.
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) June 24, 2020
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also looking at the silver lining in Delhi’s coronavirus mess.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 24, 2020
But BJP’s Amit Malviya dashes his hopes with this Twitter-lashing.
Delhi is battling with Corona but it’s Chief Minister’s only priority is to somehow take credit for things others have done…
He doesn’t do anything is now obvious, why else would the center have to step in?
Despicable behaviour in these difficult times. https://t.co/jgIXjW82rm
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) June 24, 2020
Delhi’s chief minister is the subject of BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi’s displeasure too.
No work and all advertisements makes Delhi CM a dull boy but thank you HM @AmitShah Ji. Just imagine the audacity he’s tried to do this with HM. Pattern is common काम कोई भी करे लेकिन ऐड्वर्टायज़्मेंट तो केजरीवाल जी का ही होगा 😂🤣 https://t.co/rCcNVsayRU
— Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi) June 24, 2020
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan believes he needs to reaffirm his unwavering trust in PM Modi.
देश की जनता को श्री @narendramodi के नेतृत्व पर, उनकी दूरदर्शिता, उनकी कूटनीतिक क्षमताओं पर पूरा भरोसा है। देश ने श्री @RahulGandhi जी को आईना दिखाते हुए ABP-CVoter सर्वे में अपना मत साफ़-साफ़ रख दिया है।
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) June 24, 2020
This HRD tweet describes how innovative Indians are when it comes to using spit.
Do you use your spit to do any of the following activities?
🔵Count currency notes
🔵Turn pages of newspaper/book
🔵Play with a cricket ball
🔵Paste stamps on envelopes
STOP today as this may increase the risk of spread of #Coronavirus infection! pic.twitter.com/Bt4AStq6LG
— Ministry of HRD (@HRDMinistry) June 24, 2020
After being sacked as Congress’ spokesperson, Sanjay Jha is in a tell-all mood.
My interview post being sacked by the Congress after 7 years in the hot-seat as the National Spokesperson of the party. https://t.co/7Q27ea2Nro
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) June 23, 2020
Congress’ Pawan Khera uses a Nehru reference to take a dig at BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra.
नेहरू जी ना होते तो आप सर संबित पात्रा होते और मोदी जी राय बहादुर नरेंद्र मोदी होते…
आज भी अंग्रेजों की ग़ुलामी के रंग में रंगे होते https://t.co/wvOJopyhA0
— Pawan Khera (@Pawankhera) June 23, 2020
Read about a bunch of epiphanies entrepreneur Harsh Goenka had over the past couple of months.
My realisations over last 3 months-
1 Life is fragile
2 Heightened awareness of nature’s beauty
3 Axis of trust changed
4 Hygiene is a must
5 Society has a heart
6 We are suffering for plundering the environment
7 Family bonding is invaluable
8 Less is more- unclutter your life
— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) June 24, 2020
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios slams colleagues Novak Djokovic for participating in the Adria Tour, an exhibition tennis tournament. Djokovic along with three other players tested positive for Covid-19 after the tournament.
Prayers up to all the players that have contracted Covid – 19. Don’t @ me for anything I’ve done that has been ‘irresponsible’ or classified as ‘stupidity’ – this takes the cake. https://t.co/lVligELgID
— Nicholas Kyrgios (@NickKyrgios) June 23, 2020
Cricket star now retired, Virender Sehwag gets emotional about father-daughter pyaar, while badminton star PV Sindhu gets emotional about a 40 foot high wall mural — of herself.
The most precious things in life. A father clicking a picture of her daughter after gifting her a new dress.
Struggles Innocence, Love and Cherishing the simple things= A very beautiful life. pic.twitter.com/aQL4t2Mmru
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 24, 2020
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) June 23, 2020
US Democratic representative from New York, who’s very popular on Twitter, Alexandria Occasio Cortez takes a bow after winning her primaries with a historic mandate.
When I won in 2018, many dismissed our victory as a “fluke.”
Our win was treated as an aberration, or bc my opponent “didn’t try.”
So from the start, tonight’s race was important to me.
Tonight we are proving that the people’s movement in NY isn’t an accident. It‘s a mandate.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 24, 2020
With inputs from Revathi Krishnan
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