New Delhi: While the Opposition continues to criticise the central government on the recent farm bills and farmers continue protesting in states like Punjab, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others from the ruling party were preoccupied with different things.
PM Modi had more to say about the retirement of canines than farmers.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 23, 2020
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank is a visionary in the truest sense. Will schools even open by December 2020, Mr Nishank?
A “Fitness Week” was celebrated in various schools across India with an objective to instil the understanding for regular physical activity in students, leading to enhanced self-esteem, confidence & fitness level. #FitIndiaMovement #FitIndiaNewIndia pic.twitter.com/noiPuHJIXQ
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) September 24, 2020
And BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy’s ‘solution’ to the India-China standoff.
What is the difficulty in issuing a White Paper on the stand off with China? The difficulty is the truth about our present position which is heading for becoming a new status quo. Only a war can rectify it to status quo ante. Is India ready for it?
— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) September 24, 2020
Meanwhile, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi put forth a list of “strikes” by the Modi government.
किसानों के बाद मज़दूरों पर वार।
ग़रीबों का शोषण, ‘मित्रों’ का पोषण
यही है बस मोदी जी का शासन। pic.twitter.com/LarCJsj1uY
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 24, 2020
Jairam Ramesh, Congress, hits out at the Delhi Police for naming fellow Congresswallah Salman Khurshid in the Delhi riots chargesheet.
A former Foreign Minister and Law Minister, Salman Khurshid is amongst the nicest, gentlest, learned, nationalistic, secular Indians I have known, and he figures in a chargesheet! It is a SHAME on the Delhi Police and its true and two masters. https://t.co/wsDMQMc6mu
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) September 24, 2020
And Indian Police Foundation is not impressed with former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey’s ‘dabangg’ video!
A State DGP circulating such video is in poor taste, demeaning his office and uniform. Sets a bad example for his juniors. It is also a violation of the conduct rules. pic.twitter.com/mafwUSf6QA
— Indian Police Foundation (@IPF_ORG) September 24, 2020
Is the Narcotics Control Bureau listening to author Devdutt Pattanaik?
Is Hindutva Narcotic Police going to arrest holy saints and sages of India? pic.twitter.com/hsaxoruLkR
— Devdutt Pattanaik (@devduttmyth) September 23, 2020
Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha knows what leads to the ‘TV circus’ these days.
मेरा बस चले तो सारे TV Anchors की EMI की ज़िम्मेदारी अकेला उठा लूँ।
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) September 23, 2020
Former union minister Yashwant Sinha has no hopes left for democracy.
After conquering institutions of democracy like the Supreme Court, the Election Commission, Media, RBI and federalism, the govt. of India has finally subdued the Parliament of India. Democracy is dead and will be finally buried under the new Parliament building.
— Yashwant Sinha (@YashwantSinha) September 23, 2020
Look how Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra group, is using cars to rev up donations for charities. https://twitter.com/anandmahindra/status/1309000938057760770
Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Maryland Dr Faheem Younus busts another ‘desi’ myth to keep Covid at bay.
Let’s not turn fear into business.
This is completely useless. https://t.co/0VpUO1HJse
— Faheem Younus, MD (@FaheemYounus) September 23, 2020
How many of you agree with this take on Bollywood?
Bollywood is over, Enter Hindwood.
— Dr. Junaid (@juneymb) September 24, 2020
US President Donald Trump’s refusal to answer a question on whether he would peacefully transfer power if he lost the November elections hasn’t gone down well with Republican Senator Mitt Romney.
Fundamental to democracy is the peaceful transition of power; without that, there is Belarus. Any suggestion that a president might not respect this Constitutional guarantee is both unthinkable and unacceptable.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) September 24, 2020
And finally, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli sure knows how to keep going and going and…
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) September 23, 2020
With inputs from Unnati Sharma