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New Delhi: BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra felt the heat Wednesday – and it had nothing with the outside temperature. His decision to tweet a heart-wrenching photograph of a boy in Jammu and Kashmir sitting on his grandfather’s corpse, with a nasty caption ‘Pulitzer Lovers’, backfired as many people responded angrily.

Jignesh Mevani, MLA from Gujarat, reminded Patra that this photograph is proof of the violent conflict in which innocent people of the Kashmir valley continue to lose their lives. The grandfather had been caught in crossfire between the security forces and militants.

Actor Dia Mirza calls out Patra for his extreme insensitivity.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta also hit out at Patra — not one to back away from a fight, Patra responded.

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Moving on, author Devdutt Pattanaik takes an ‘artful’ dig at Jaggi Vasudev a.k.a Sadhguru.

Here’s former JNUSU president and CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar with a witty poem for the Prime Minister.

RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav has a go at the PM Modi’s ‘language’ strategy for the upcoming elections in Bihar.

Can you answer Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s riddle?

Former Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav advises PM Modi one what he should do apart from the ‘One nation, one ration card’ scheme.

Here’s economist Kaushik Basu with a PSA on economic data.

Congress’ Randeep Singh Surjewala has his own theory about the BJP-Huawei-PM CARES triangle.

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi is in a congratulatory mood here – see who is the beneficiary…

Everyone came out to commemorate National Doctors Day, lead by the country’s top leaders. President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah showered praise on them in these time of the coronavirus.

CPI (M) member Md. Salim asked everyone to remember Dr Kafeel Khan. Khan was arrested under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) in March for allegedly delivering a hate speech at the Aligarh Muslim University.

If it wasn’t for Twitter we would never know whose birthday it is! BJP President J.P. Nadda wishes Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

And, US President Donald Trump is angry – again – at China (yet again).

With inputs from Shubhangi Misra

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