The past week was quite an eventful one on social media, with netizens commenting on topics from COVID-19, assembly election results to suspension of Kangana Ranaut's twitter account. As usual, the social media was ripe with interesting comments in the last week.
As India is grappling with the second wave of coronavirus, it is important to work together in eradicating the virus from the world. Businesswoman and author Apurva Purohit stresses on the need to show empathy during these tough times.
On Tuesday, Bangalore South MP Tejasvi Surya read out a list of 17 Muslim staffers while making allegations about the bed blocking scam. The 17 members have been branded as 'terrorists', subjected to harassment and threat messages besides spending two days in a police station hoping for an early conclusion to the inquiry.
Many women including lawyer Kawalpreet Kaur and journalist Rohini Singh raised their voice against the injustice in the case.
Meanwhile actor and TV host Simi Garewal commented on Mamata Banerjee’s victory in the West Bengal elections.
Noted advocate Karuna Nundy too congratulated the DMK members for their victory in the Tamil Nadu state.
In another news, actor Kangana Ranaut was permanently suspended from Twitter earlier this week, for violating the platform's policies, particularly with regard to 'Hateful Conduct policy and Abusive Behaviour'.
Here is what former BJP MP from Andhra Pradesh, Geetha Kothapalli and Diva, a transmedia artist and Dalit activist has to say.