New Delhi: Migrant workers’ misery continues and politicians and celebrities alike express their distress, while ethical French hacker Elliot Alderson issues a friendly warning and check out former US president Barack Obama’s cryptic tweet.
In plain and simple language, CPI(M) Secretary General Sitaram Yechury passes judgment on the Modi government’s Covid-19 economic relief plan.
The simple truth of Modi government’s financial stimulus. pic.twitter.com/UsTmcWv53U
— Sitaram Yechury (@SitaramYechury) May 15, 2020
Yogendra Yadav, President of Swaraj India, presents some shocking statistics on portable ration cards.
Before you get excited about portable ration card, do read this report on the actual usage of the portable ration card.
No. of portable ration cards: 8 crore
No. of ration cards used outside home state during the lockdown: 200
Yes, just two hundred!https://t.co/mPbOzasAcW
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) May 14, 2020
Don’t know about Yadav, but BJP MP Tejasvi Surya is happy with PM Narendra Modi’s ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme — and with Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani — find out why.
1 nation – 1 Ration Card is again a long pending fundamental institutional reform, delivered by PM Modi.
Taking this forward, more reforms, especially tech based, in our PDS system will help poorest. @NandanNilekani task force report of 2011 has made great recommendations.
— Tejasvi Surya (@Tejasvi_Surya) May 14, 2020
Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi doesn’t know whether to believe Union Minister Piyush Goel or the media on ‘starvation’…
Okay. Thanks for the update, strange that images and videos by news channels and journalists show otherwise. Very irresponsible of them. pic.twitter.com/prqV7nQZDN
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) May 15, 2020
Dare to bare! Minister of State for Sports Kiren Rijiju shares a video of some ‘tough’ members of the Parliament.
Never ever underestimate our Parliament employees. Just have a look at their fitness level!
Let us unitedly fight #COVID2019
And promote #FitIndiaMovement #IndiaFightsCoronavirus pic.twitter.com/z4eDVdMq0T
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) May 15, 2020
Wanted: Someone to do the math with actor Mandira Bedi’s son. We completely sympathise with your son, Ms Bedi.
My son refuses to learn tables beyond 10! Maths is his #SubjectOfHorrors and it gives me nightmares. Can someone with the same problem tell me what to do? 🙈
— mandira bedi (@mandybedi) May 14, 2020
What is coronavirus teaching us? Harvard University Professor Lawrence H. Summers gives some perspective.
Students of the future will learn of its direct effects and of the questions it brings into sharp relief much as those of today learn about the 1914 assassination of the Archduke, the 1929 stock market crash, or the 1938 Munich Conference.
— Lawrence H. Summers (@LHSummers) May 14, 2020
Major Gaurav Arya (retd) has a message for Pakistani army General Javed Bajwa and it isn’t pleasant.
Dear General Bajwa,
Your Pakistani terrorists are now threatening to kill me. They want to behead me because I speak for a free Balochistan.
I am not afraid of your terrorists or your army. Bring it on.
Major Gaurav Arya (Retd)
17 Kumaon Regiment
Indian Army pic.twitter.com/r8DUJzQbff
— Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) (@majorgauravarya) May 14, 2020
Watch how Delhi Police made the day for Olympic medallist and boxer Mary Kom.
Thank you @DCPNewDelhi for making this birthday so special for my younger son Prince Kom.
— Mary Kom OLY (@MangteC) May 14, 2020
Congressman Gaurav Pandhi has some wardrobe suggestions for the RSS following the PM’s aatma nirbharta speech.
Will RSS give up on English Shirt & Nicker and start wearing Mahatma Gandhi's Khadi?
Because Swadeshi! 🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/hnkcVV6ocT
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) May 14, 2020
Ethical hacker Elliot Alderson is at it again, this time he has caught out the Karnataka state government.
Expose the list of home quarantined people with their travel history and their personal data on the Internet is not a good idea. Everyone deserves privacy.
— Elliot Alderson (@fs0c131y) May 15, 2020
And lastly, what is former US president Barack Obama urging Americans to do?
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 14, 2020
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