Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram | File photo: ANI
Congress leader & MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor | File photo: ANI
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New Delhi: After the Narendra Modi government Monday said that it did not have any data available on the migrant workers who lost their lives during the Covid lockdown, there was plenty of haal-chal on Twitter.

Here’s Congress MP Shashi Tharoor with a pertinent question on migrant workers and allocation of funds by the government.

Meanwhile, BJP’s B.L. Santhosh questioned the selective outrage of ‘FoE lobbyists’.

Something to really think about courtesy Congress’ Yanger Longkumer.

Onto some news from Bollywood:

Lyricist Manoj Muntashir on the Bollywood’s ‘thaali’.

BJP leader Locket Chatterjee discusses Jaya Bachchan, bad teeth, Palghar lynchings and Sushant Singh Rajput — all in one tweet!

Comedian Kunal Kamra enjoys Kangana Ranaut’s love story with the BJP.

Professor Madhu Kishwar’s has this to say about the Supreme Court verdict pausing Sudarshan TV’s show `Bindaas Bol’ on ‘UPSC jihad’.

Sudarshan TV’s Editor-in-Chief Suresh Chavhanke, who also hosts the show, updated his profile picture on Twitter to express his thoughts on SC’s ruling.

Student leader Sharjeel Usmani, recently released on bail after being detained under UAPA, returns to Twitter.

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram shares a heartfelt letter he wrote to his father P. Chidambaram on the latter’s 74th birthday — exactly a year ago.

Reality show star Kim Kardashian on the ills of spreading hate online. Kardashian recently joined a social media boycott by several celebrities and will freeze her Instagram account for 24 hours to protest the spread of hate speech on these platforms.

Leopards are introverted creatures. Or are they?

Hugh Jackman, please reveal all!

With inputs from Shubhangi Misra

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