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Ranjan Gogoi sanitiser, Kerala robot dispenser & empty New York — Twitter reels under COVID-19

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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New Delhi: Jokes, jibes and jarring visuals were some highlights from Twitter today as coronavirus brought the busiest cities to a halt. In India, however, it’s politics as usual for many parties. 

For starters, historian Ramachandra Guha hits below the belt to land a blow on ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi for his appointment to the Rajya Sabha.

 Congress member Shama Mohamed and media professional Tarique Anwer highlight the BJP’s ‘UTurn’ on appointments of previous judges to Parliament.

Comedian Kajol Srinivasan takes a coronavirus aim at Gogoi—see what she comes up with. 

 

BJP leader Kapil Mishra seems to be completely unaffected by the developments of the day as he launches a fundraiser for the rehabilitation of Delhi ‘Hindus’ — others need not apply

 

BJP Goa pays tribute to its late patriarch and former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on his death anniversary

Okaytime to talk about the newsmaker of the year, the deadly coronavirus. 

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann reminds us of the gratitude we owe and must express to health care professionals worldwide. 

 Congress MP Shashi Tharoor shares one way we could minimise putting health workers in danger — Kerala style…

 Art director Smriti Kiran shares a motivating account of a coronavirus survivor.

Another celebrity is down, actor Idris Elba was also diagnosed with coronavirus but he’s taking it on the chin. 

Look at haunting photographs of a deserted Times Square, in New York by two somewhat shocked New Yorkers.

 

The BJP continues its optimism about the Centre’s approach to coronavirus, and here’s Union Minister Smriti Irani shifting her focus to some “unsung heroes” .

When life gives you a crisis, you turn it into a…..social media campaign, in this case, a useful one. Here’s Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan literally teaching Indian citizens how to wash their hands.

In trying times humour always comes to our rescue. Comedians Akshar Pathak and Trevor Noah imagine what Italy-like balcony concerts would look like in their cities. 

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