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Bangalore mothers ask children to call them up after crossing Nayandahalli signal safely

A large number of parents in Bangalore, mothers in particular, have instructed their children to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

In Pictures: If Ravi Shastri were to direct Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy

What if the Director of Indian Cricket, Ravi Shastri, were to direct the Batman trilogy…

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…

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Positives for Team India from the England tour

For the next few days, the media will be deluged with opinion pieces dissecting Team India’s implosion. We at The UnReal Times prefer to focus on the positives though. So after intense research and analysis, we bring you the list of positives from the recently concluded Investec Test series: 1) Pankaj Singh recorded the figures…

Mahesh Bhatt hires Fareed Zakaria as scriptwriter after latter is accused again of plagiarism

Famed columnist Fareed Zakaria, under scrutiny after being accused of plagiarism by an anonymous internet watchdog, may embark on a new career as an assistant to famous Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt. Confirming the news, Zakaria told The UnReal Times, “As soon as the plagiarism charges broke out, Bhatt sahab sent me a dozen SMSes expressing…

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

Huffington Post admits it was difficult choosing between Times Group and The Unreal Times

In the end, The Times Group edged out its arch rival, The UnReal Times, to tie up with leading US based news and opinion website Huffington Post in what industry insiders say was a very tight race. Management of both…

Mahesh Bhatt hires Fareed Zakaria as scriptwriter after latter is accused again of plagiarism

Famed columnist Fareed Zakaria, under scrutiny after being accused of plagiarism by an anonymous internet…

Govt to produce Salman, SRK, Akshay Kumar movies to fund Rs. 100 crore schemes

After outlining several Rs. 100 crore schemes in the budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has…

Gujarat Govt defends school children swimming to school, says it’s a part of “skill development”

Under fire from the National Human Rights Commission after reports of children swimming to school…

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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…

In Tweets: Reactions to Modi unfurling the national flag on 68th Independence Day celebrations

On the 68th anniversary of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag…

Facebook Wall: Shanti Bhushan’s criticism of Arvind Kejriwal, Ashutosh’s “Taj Mahal” remark and more

The Aam Aadmi Party witnessed yet another rift, as senior leader and founder member Shanti…

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 incident of rape in Delhi, advertised world over is enough to cost us billions of dollars in terms of tourism. Jaitley’s statement (which was later…