New Delhi: We wonder if the response of Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav to political satirist Akash Banerjee seeks to convince us that he has a sense of humour or, is he genuinely worried? Regardless, the nickname “YoYa” does have a certain ring to it.
This is scary! https://t.co/2ZuRD989Y4
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) September 17, 2019
Another Modi movie is in the pipeline. This time by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Kavita Krishnan, CPI (ML) leader, is of course unhappy about it and compares Bhansali with German film director Leni Riefenstahl.
— Kavita Krishnan (@kavita_krishnan) September 18, 2019
Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh frequently challenges BJP’s spokesperson Sambit Patra but here he’s taken a leaf out of Patra’s book on self-promotion.
थोड़ा सा self promotion कर रहा हूँ प्लीज़ बुरा मत मानना। Doing little bit self promotion, please bear with me. (Pt 1) https://t.co/4BaV2JfePf
— Prof. Gourav Vallabh (@GouravVallabh) September 17, 2019
Move over scenic beaches, says Congress’ Hasiba Amin — the real Goa is actually not so picturesque.
Welcome to Goa, enjoy the view of Atal Sethu bridge, Potholes development of our Smart City #Panajim Roads .
Tourist promoting Goa Tourism
(Via Whatsapp) pic.twitter.com/kcjlf2AxO8
— Hasiba 🌈 (@HasibaAmin) September 17, 2019
Climate activist, the 16-year old Greta Thunberg, visited the US Congress and asked, no, told them to do something about the climate crisis and not just pay her compliments. Way to go girl!
"Please save your praise, we don’t want it. Don’t invite us here to tell us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it. It doesn’t lead to anything."
Today I and other young activists visited US Congress… Tomorrow we return to give speeches.https://t.co/ehLGEkHg3J
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) September 17, 2019
Union Minister Giriraj Singh turned saccharine sweet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to his birthday greetings.
— Shandilya Giriraj Singh (@girirajsinghbjp) September 17, 2019
PM Modi responded to Amul’s birthday wish with an unusual and interesting pun.
Happy to see India’s leading dairy preparing an Indian leader’s diary. 😊 https://t.co/BfC2hXoYXN
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 17, 2019
Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha is shocked by Shiv Sena leader Udhav Thackeray’s demand that the late Veer Savarkar be awarded the Bharat Ratna. Read Mohammed Ali’s long thread on Savarkar to understand why.
So BJP’s long-term partner goes public and states what we have suspected all along:
“ Our government is Hindutva government “.
The mask is totally off, not even an attempt at any pretension of being secular.
Either PM Modi contradicts Shiv Sena or else it’s 100% concurrence. https://t.co/QQfcO24CQy
— Sanjay Jha (@JhaSanjay) September 18, 2019
#Savarkar formulated the two-nation theory in his essay Hindutva, published in 1923, 16 years before Jinnah came up with it. The Muslim League adopted the Pakistan Resolution in Lahore, on March 23, 1940. (1/n)https://t.co/mUVn6t6c3X https://t.co/gxdOlofRJd
— Md Salim (@salimdotcomrade) September 18, 2019
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha president Rutvij Patel shared a video of a motorcyclist and his dog both wearing helmets, in support of #TrafficRulesForSafeIndia. Wow, bow-wow.
This video speaks for itself.
— Dr. Rutvij Patel (@DrRutvij) September 18, 2019