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In Tweets: Political reactions to Ashwin Kumar announcing a break from writing for The UnReal Times

In a major blow to The UnReal Times, star satirist Ashwin Kumar announced a break…

COMIC: What the Japanese actually spoke to Modi about on his 5-day visit

‘Smart city’, ‘Bullet train’, ‘Japanese teachers’, ‘Nuclear deal’ – the government may be throwing a…

Inspired by Modi’s Jan Dhan Yojana, AAP launches Jan Dharna Yojana for inclusive activism

The Modi’s government push for financial inclusion by launching the Jan Dhan Yojana has inspired…

LEAKED: Imran Khan’s Gmail inbox after his protests outside Nawaz Sharif’s house

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, took a 10 minute break from rabble rousing to…

CPI-M’s Karat rules out secular alliance with Didi, says she is too leftist even for his comfort

CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat ruled out any alliance with Mamata Banerjee’s TMC, saying Didi…

Inspired by Imran Khan’s shipping container-based dharna, Kejriwal demands two luxury containers

Imran Khan has inspired a generation of dharna goers with his shipping container-based politics, alternately…

Coal India wins top environmental award for not producing enough coal, reducing carbon footprint

India’s public sector monopoly, Coal India, may be getting vilified at home for consistently failing…

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Unable to get Duncan Fletcher to quit, BCCI transfers him to Mizoram

Ever since Duncan “The Limpet” Fletcher took over the reins as Team India’s coach in 2011, he has had a rather mixed bag of results, but the one consistent aspect about him has been his tenacity in the face of great adversity, in clinging on to his position. After futile efforts to get the unyielding…

Top BJP leaders to participate in Indian reality TV shows to generate revenue for government

After committing to a fiscal deficit target of 4.1% in the Union Budget, the Modi government is scrambling to come up with various ways to at least land somewhere in the vicinity of 4.1%. One of the measures that was suggested by HRD minister Smriti Irani and accepted by her bade bhaiyya, PM Modi, was…

Vijay Mallya to start “KFA Beer Bucket Challenge” to raise funds for Kingfisher Airlines

Liquor and Airline baron Vijay Mallya today kick-started the “KFA Beer Bucket Challenge” in an attempt to raise funds for the cash starved Kingfisher Airlines. Modeled along the lines of the hugely popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Mallya is confident of replicating its success. Launching the campaign at his office in UB City, Bangalore, Mallya…

TRANSCRIPT: Rajdeep Sardesai interviews Ved Pratap Vaidik

It is a brand new day at the Sardesai household. Vaidik is seen telling Rajdeep, “Yeh bahut acche dost hain mere,” (This is my very good friend) while patting a loudly barking Nemo. A few feet away, Sagarika shuts the Bible with a satisfied sigh, and picks up the Holy Quran. There’s also the Bhagawad…

Man hospitalized after IRCTC books his tatkal ticket in 30 seconds

Abhishek Ratanpal, a 27 year old engineer from Delhi, was rushed to the emergency center of Apollo Hospitals today, after he logged in to IRCTC to book a tatkal ticket, and went into shock when the legendary railway ticket reservation portal completed the booking process in 30 seconds flat. “It was all so sudden,” said…

National

The Undertaker joins AAP after ‘dead’ AAP member found alive

WWE wrestling legend, The Undertaker, joined the Aam Aadmi Party, moments after it was brought to light that a ‘dead’ member of the party was found alive in Bangalore City. The 7-foot giant, who walked in to the AAP office…

In Tweets: The real reason why TOI decided to regulate its employees’ Twitter, Facebook accounts

India’s biggest media conglomerate, the Times of India Group, has asked its employees to declare…

Modi govt launches Yamuna Bucket challenge to meet fiscal deficit targets

Taking a cue from the ALS Ice Bucket challenge that has helped raise several million…

Facebook accidentally tags Sagarika Ghose’s article as “Satire”

In what seems to be a bug in Facebook’s new feature that marks fake news…

FikiLeaks

Facebook Wall: Reactions of LK Advani, MM Joshi on being ousted from BJP’s Parliamentary Board

Ushering in a new era, the BJP today rejigged its Parliamentary Board, by bringing in…

Facebook Wall: Social media outrages over Arun Jaitley’s “One Small Incident of Rape” remark

Social media was abuzz with outrage over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s remark that one small…

Facebook Wall: Reactions to India calling off secretary level talks with Pakistan

With India calling off talks with Pakistan after the Pakistan envoy met with separatist leaders…

Facebook Wall: Team India discusses victory over England in 2nd ODI

The men in blue thrashed the English by a whopping 133 runs in the 2nd India vs England ODI. First Suresh Raina pummeled them with a scintillating century and then Sir Jadeja led a clinical performance by the bowlers to…