Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses CII Annual Session 2020 via a video conference in New Delhi Tuesday. | Photo: ANI
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New Delhi: From political potshots to myth-busting — Twitter was preoccupied with multiple things Tuesday. Take a look:

Looks like Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken the ‘long speech’ jokes to heart.

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh takes a dig at PM Modi for his love for alphabets and acronyms.

Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’ Brien claps back at Amit Shah for BJP’s alleged mishandling of the migrant crisis and and calls out the home minister for having his eyes set on West Bengal elections.

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Mythologist and author Devdutt Pattanaik busts some myths with this tweet.

Even though the Covid-19 pandemic mandates wearing a mask, they don’t necessarily have to be dull.

Does India’s home minister ‘walk the talk’? Congress’ Srivatsa doesn’t think so.

Oncologist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee is quitting Facebook and Instagram — and his reasons are more grave than a ‘social media detox’.

‘Nazma Aapi’ Saloni Gaur has something to say to news channel Aaj Tak.

Tech billionaire Arun Pudur recalls the age-old name-changing debate.

Author Chetan Bhagat takes a potshot at the Republic’s prime time debate last night about Pakistani spies.

And onto news from the US, where protests continue for the seventh consecutive day against the American police force, after 46-year-old George Floyd’s killing.

US President Donald Trump, quite unsurprisingly, is more interested in attacking his opponent Joe Biden than take stock of the ongoing protests.

US Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders highlights the number of Trump’s “lies”.

These numbers quoted by late night talk show host Samantha Bee are worth a thousand words.

And finally, BJP leader Kapil Mishra gives his definition of protests, the “right” and “wrong” of them and how to go about it.

With inputs from Shubhangi Misra 

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