POSTED BY OWD ON Jan 30, 2015 AT 19:25 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 30, 2015 19:25 IST

Retired SC judge Markandey Katju today tweeted some advice for BJP for the upcoming Delhi polls.

 

 

It didn't take much time for the Twitterati to start slamming the 'sexist' statement.

 

As a controversy started, Katju decided to come to his own defence.

 

And then the retired justice came up with a blog trying to explain his original tweet.

 

Which, also, was not spared some slamming.

 

Amusingly, this comes just a month after he had remarked how single women are more prone to have psychological problems.

This is not the first time he has attracted attention for his Twitter activities. Remember the time he turned into a 'shayar' and attempted to set up a 'mehfil' on Twitter? #KatjuKaMushaira

Wonder what's coming up next on his timeline.

Read Full Post  |  0 comments
POSTED BY OWD ON Jan 30, 2015 AT 19:25 IST, Edited At: Jan 30, 2015 19:25 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 15:33 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 15:33 IST
Some of the tweets and short-takes that made us smile
Read Full Post  |  0 comments
FILED IN:  2014|Levity|Twitter
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 27, 2014 AT 15:33 IST, Edited At: Dec 27, 2014 15:33 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 18, 2014 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 18, 2014 23:59 IST

A Pakistani court has granted bail to LeT operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks,  just a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said there is no 'good' and 'bad' Taliban. 

Read Full Post  |  0 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 18, 2014 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: Dec 18, 2014 23:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 28, 2014 AT 22:08 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 28, 2014 22:08 IST

A simple hashtag #putoutyourbats is all it took. And what a collective worldwide outpouring of grief for Phillip Hughes it resulted in.

Hughes died yesterday, just days before his 26th birthday, having been struck by a Sean Abbott delivery two days earlier, during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia.

Sydney father Paul Taylor started the trend when he posted a simple image of his cricket bat and blue Australian cap resting beside his front door.

"We've all played cricket in one way or other. We've all grown up with a bat and ball," he wrote.

"This is our way to connect and show our sadness."

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist posted a photograph of his kids' miniature bats lined up on the front gate along with a simple message: "From the Gilly kids xxxx".

Read Full Post  |  0 comments
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 28, 2014 AT 22:08 IST, Edited At: Nov 28, 2014 22:08 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 25, 2014 AT 23:33 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 25, 2014 23:33 IST

By now, since the rumours about veteran actor Dilip Kumar's health have been set to rest, we can happily share the tweet of the day by one of his fans—an iconic photo from the past, that got retweeted as an internet meme:

Read Full Post  |  0 comments
FILED IN:  Twitter|Dilip Kumar
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 25, 2014 AT 23:33 IST, Edited At: Nov 25, 2014 23:33 IST
     
 
PhotosNewsBlogsLatest
Short Takes
click for more
recent tags
AAP: Aam Aadmi Party
BJP
Candidates
Delhi Assembly Election
Kiran Bedi
Markandey Katju
Music
Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
Shazia Ilmi
Twitter
Women
 
bloggers
A. Sanzgiri
Boria Majumdar
Buzz
Dr Mohammad Taqi
Freya Dasgupta
G. Rajaraman
K.V. Bapa Rao
Maheshwer Peri
Namrata Joshi
Omar Ali
Our Readers Write Back
OWD
OWD
Poster
Prarthna Gahilote
Shefalee Vasudev
Sundeep Dougal
Sunil Menon
ARCHIVES
Go
SMTWTFS
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
recent comments
After numerous photo opportunities and saturation media...
Poll Started on: Jan 28, 2015
More...
As Hindutva groups ratchet up protests against Aamir...
Rimme Dirchi
More...


ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: