On Indira Gandhi’s 100th birth anniversary, many took to Twitter to pay their tributes and share anecdotes and photos of India’s first and only female prime minister.
Ranveer Singh, who essays the role of Alauddin Khilji in Padmavati, recently put up a picture where he, very evidently, compared his look to the iconic Joker played by Heath Ledger from The Dark Knight and to the character of Alex DeLarge from A Clockwork Orange, essayed by Malcolm McDowell.
Actress Renuka Shahane, who had previously criticised the attack on sets of Deepika Padukone’s film Padmavati, wrote a long post in support of the film.
Haryana’s Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World title 17 years after Priyanka Chopra was crowned in the year 2000. Twitter flooded with best wishes and congratulatory messages, with people lauding her for making India proud.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati has been surrounded with many controversies, but Twitterati has come up with a hilarious way of tackling Karni Sena’s comments against the cast and crew of the film.
While the government is all set to open International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa on November 20 and I&B Minister Smriti Irani is at the helm of it preparing for the gala, Shabana Azmi lashed out at her too and suggested everyone should boycott the festival.
The doodle has been created by Hungary-based illustrator Sukanto Debnath, who is an alumnus of Vishwa Bharti University, Shantiniketan. For the doodle, Debnath featured three iconic works of Shantaram in the 1950s that won him numerous national and international awards.
Taking a leaf out of kids’ innocence and their pure intention to teach a lesson to those who involve themselves in wrongdoings, the Mumbai Police are also using #BachchePoliceBulayenge to let elders know how embarrassing it is to be corrected by children.
A 25-year-old boy penned an emotional account of his life for the Facebook page ‘Humans of Bombay’ shedding light to how cancer had gripped his life. Soon, Netizens helped raise Rs 25 lakh for his treatment.
Although McDoanld’s India tried to explain why they increased the price, people were not convinced. Netizens felt they were being cheated to pay the same price despite the tax cut on GST and urged government to take strict action.
While the most we would have been taught about sex might be with inane ‘birds and bees’ references, Abish Mathew’s video talks about different STDs, contraceptives and the importance of getting regular check-ups in an interesting way.
TV star Hina Khan’s ‘Pooh sacrifice’ in Bigg Boss Season 11 to save friend Luv Tyagi from getting nominated has set off a flood of sarcastic tweets on Twitter.
Director Karan Johar recently shared the first look of his upcoming film Dhadak, which is the Hindi remake of the blockbuster Marathi film Sairat. Starring Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother Ishaan Khattar and Sridevi’s elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor, the poster brought the nepotism debate to the fore, yet again.
This is not the first time R Madhavan’s photos on social media have set hearts racing, but interestingly while male actors have often been adored for looking good online, their female counterparts have been subjected to slut shaming, body shaming and a lot of negativity online.
It took no time for Twitter users to convert Rahul Gandhi’s 26-minute long speech into a humourous meme. The clip is from a speech that the politician gave during one of his recent rallies in Gujarat.
Ashwin Ravichandran and wife Prithi were not together on their anniversary this year. However, the couple made up by exchanging these cute tweets. While, Ravichandran’s wish was simple and sweet, it was his wife that added a little spice to it.
A 48-year-old Bengaluru man Dave Banerjee shared his plight when he was beaten by more than 20 Uber driver after he asked for seat belts. His tweet has gone viral, and many Twitter users came in support of him.
Suyash Dixit travelled “319km (to and fro)” to an “unclaimed land of Bir Tawil”, a strip of land between Egypt and Sudan and declared himself as the king. In a life event on Facebook, he wrote, “Became ruler of a country | Claimed an unclaimed land | Kingdom of Dixit”.
While members of the LGBTQI community walked the 10th Queer Pride march in Delhi and asked questions, one of them had a proposal for Shashi Tharoor. A picture of a boy, with the Twitter handle Surya HK, holding a chart paper that read, “Shashi Tharoor, marry me” was posted on Instagram on November 13.
Rosogolla, made from Indian cottage cheese, is often considered as the most iconic sweet of West Bengal and the decision that it does belong to the state has made its netizens very happy. People on social media are rather euphoric about the decision and are expressing their joy through tweets and memes.
Cornelia Sorabji, whom Google doodle pays tribute to today, had many feathers on her hat — She was the first woman to practice law in India and Britain, the first woman to graduate from Bombay university and then eventually became the first to study in any British university.
Many devotees and followers of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar were quick to respond to the actor. While, some informed her that she missed out what the guru said before this specific comment, others questioned her knowledge on the topic.
Mumbai resident Jennifer Mehta proved that there will always be tough times but it is the way you overcome them and seek out opportunities that really defines you.
A puzzle, which shows four cups of interconnected via pipes, has left many social media users confused. While, some have been able to solve the puzzle, others are still struggling to do so.
When Shashi Tharoor recently spoke on the Padmavati controversy on Twitter but ended up posting a typo, people quickly took out their dictionaries to look up what the words meant!
The hashtag #NotShaadiMaterial has been trending on Twitter, and many women shed light to bold issues with their tweets. Soon, men also joined the debate and presented their issues too.
A new trend on adult problems have started a hilarious train of jokes on Twitter. There are several ‘You know you are an adult when…’ jokes doing the rounds on Twitter and they will leave you in splits.
Hardik Pandya, who is known for his experimental looks and styles, recently shared a photo on social media that brought him a series of mixed reactions. While, some liked his look, others were quick to bluntly disapprove.
Adnan Sami shared a selfie with The Great Khali on Twitter and the micro-blogging site has been overflowing with reactions. As the singer barely manages to fit the frame, Twitterati sure had some wacky suggestions for him.
Voicing his support for Farooq Abdullah’s words, Rishi Kapoor tweeted that “Jammu and Kashmir is ours, and PoK is theirs”. The actor also wrote that it is the only way “we can solve our problem”.
Twitter user Rohit Bairagi shared the story online and lauded the driver Inderpal Singh for his help. Bairagi stressed how Singh immediately rushed to help with any argument.
Kajol shared a photograph with two legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan – and called it her ‘selfie’ time, but Twitter users were in no mood to believe her.
Twinkle Khanna decided to give a snappy comeback to a troll who tried to nitpick at her grammar on Twitter. Later, he came up with all his courtesy after reading what she wrote.
Sonam Kapoor was trolled for her bikini shot on Instagram. While the online trolls tried to ridicule her, there were many who stood up for her and slammed those body-shamming the actor.
On Anasuya Sarabhai’s 132nd birth anniversary, Google doodle paid a tribute to one of India’s pioneers of the women’s labour movement.
A biologist, Daniel Schneider, took to Twitter to share the picture of the last male Northern White Rhino, and the photograph has gone viral.