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New Delhi: From multi-purpose masks to Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde’s new ride and an Indian politician accepting a mistake — Twitter was full of surprises.

Here is Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani hailing the virtues of atmanirbhar (self-reliant) India.

Congress leader Kapil Sibal offers advice to PM Modi on how to win a war!

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha shares a video of BJP leaders’ past rants against hikes in fuel prices. FYI, prices of petrol and diesel were hiked for the 22nd time in three weeks Monday.

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And actor Renuka Sahane doesn’t understand her power billing.

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera joins forces with former finance minister P. Chidambaram to flag a ‘suspicious’ link between the PM CARES funds and Chinese donations. Last week, BJP President J.P. Nadda attacked Congress for accepting donations from the Chinese government.

The Maharashtra government’s decisions on the Covid-19 crisis reminds Congress’ Sanjay Nirupam of the ancient ruler Tughlaq. Another FYI: Congress is part of the coalition government in the state.

CPI (M) leader Mohammed Salim called out BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav for quoting a fake WhatsApp message on a news debate. Refreshingly, Madhav owned up to his mistake!

Actor Richa Chadha also apologises — for past transgressions.

Seems like senior advocate Prashant Bhushan and TMC MP Mahua Moitra don’t think CJI Bobde did ‘justice’ here at all.

BJP’s Sambit Patra defends his right to speak in whatever language he likes.

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan records 28 years in the industry and in everyone’s hearts.

US President Donald Trump got caught: After retweeting a video where a man yells “white power”, the President deleted it following immense backlash against its racist message. However, the Team Joe Biden — the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate — preserved the offensive tweet. Here it is…

Finally, leading trans activist and essayist Brynn Tannehill on how not to wear a face mask.

With inputs from Bismee Taskin

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