New Delhi: Twitter was dominated by the Supreme Court’s decision for a CBI probe into the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya on what has caused a “massive embarrassment” to Uddhav Thackeray’s Maharashtra government.
Transfer of SSR’s case to CBI is a massive embarrassment for the Uddhav Thackeray government, which dragged its feet on the case, despite huge public pressure for a fair probe.
How many journalists who claim to ‘speak truth to power’ will muster the courage to lacerate Uddhav?
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) August 19, 2020
BJP’s Tajinder Bagga takes a dig at ‘baby penguin’ Aaditya Thackeray.
Thank you Supreme Court pic.twitter.com/i6gLCszmUn
— Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga (@TajinderBagga) August 19, 2020
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra does some adding up and comes up with an odd answer.
SHIV SENA= SONIA + RHEA = SORHEA SENA (सोरिया सेना माने ऐसी सेना जो सो रही हो)
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) August 19, 2020
Advocate Sanjay Hegde wonders what would have happened to actor Waheeda Rehman and Guru Dutt if they lived in the age of media trials.
— Yayathi Puru (@YayathiPuru) August 18, 2020
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has said she agrees with brother Rahul that the party needs a change of guard. However, former party spokesperson Sanjay Jha feels left out…
I said exactly the same thing, the need for a new non-Gandhi Congress President to rejuvenate the Grand Old Party.
But that became “an anti-party activity. “
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) August 19, 2020
Comedian Hasan Minhaj announced the sudden cancellation of his much-popular show The Patriot Act. Twitter users were left disappointed…
What a run. @patriotact has come to an end. I got to work with the best writers, producers, researchers, and animators in the game. My 2 babies were born and grew up with the show. TY to @Netflix and everyone who watched. Now it’s time to return these screens to Best Buy 😎 pic.twitter.com/4s4TrsKWe6
— Hasan Minhaj (@hasanminhaj) August 18, 2020
I do not get why Netflix would cancel a news comedy show that had a person of colour as the host, and covered a massive range of social and political issues untouched by most mainstream media. Seriously.
— Andre Borges (@borges) August 18, 2020
Fake news spreads like wildfire, and one can do nothing about it. US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is not impressed by NBC’s lazy damage control during the Democratic convention.
So @NBCNews how are you going to fix the incredible amount of damage and misinformation that you are now responsible for?
Because a 1:15am tweet to slip under the radar after blowing up a totally false and divisive narrative across networks isn’t it. https://t.co/zf6Wqiotvv
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 19, 2020
Actor and singer Diljit Dosanjh turned out to be every bit the charmer when someone (now deleted) asked him why he didn’t stand up for Hindus. Read Dosanjh’s reply.
Sharm Hee kar la.. Likhan Ton Phelan.. Jee Tan Ni Karda Tere warga nu Jawab Den nu..
Har Dharm Da Satkaar Karde an Asi ..🙏🏾 https://t.co/q03eQLD6HS
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) August 19, 2020
Retired IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan raises some pertinent points about Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s resignation.
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa's resignation has serious implications to the future of free & fair elections in India. He was to be CEC during the upcoming WB & UP elections. Has been forced out by the Govt now. We didn't stand up for the few who stood up for the country!
— Kannan Gopinathan (@naukarshah) August 18, 2020
Twitterati tickled Union Minister Smriti Irani’s funny bone — have a look…
You disliked me 😱😱😱heartbroken 🤪🙄achcha chalo bye .. ghar mein sabko Jai Siya Ram 🙏
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) August 18, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gets up close and personal which is very unusual for her.
Grateful for the wishes from so many of you for my birthday today 🙏🏽 Tried making the time to personally thank as many of you as I could. For the many more that I’ve missed, a million thanks. This has only reenergised my commitment to serve + do my best & more for our country.
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) August 18, 2020
And, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar shares this heartwarming video on World Photography Day.
"A picture speaks a thousand words"
अक्सर एक नेवला मेरे आँगन में आया करता है, कभी अकेला कभी अपने छोटे बच्चों के साथ ।ये नन्हे जीव अब हमारे परिवार का हिस्सा सा हो गए हैं।
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) August 19, 2020
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