In Pictures: The inside story behind The Wharton India Economic Forum controversy


The Wharton India Economic Forum has attracted disproportionate media attention thanks in part to their invitation of Gujarat CM as speaker, and the subsequent withdrawal of the invitation after protests by a section of faculty and students alike. What happened behind the scenes after these events? The Unreal Times special correspondent Atul Baskarbe brings you the story in pictures:



















Ashwin Kumar

About Ashwin Kumar

1 of the proud columnists of URT, former co-editor of URT Tamil, amateur musician, Real Harris Jayaraj devotee, UnReal T. Rajendar fanatic, passionate about stopping female foeticide.

  • Gursimrat Singh Khalsa

    Hahaha. This is one of the best skits.

  • Srinivas

    Ashwin, you rock!

  • Badari Narayanan


  • Divyamaan

    Awesome Stuff..Shinde telling the account

  • Arun

    Good one

  • anand

    “Bhaiyya Mujhe Maaf Kar” awesome man !!!

  • nayak

    hans hans kar aakhon mein paani aagaya….

  • Andy

    Arindham is back!!!

  • gagan

    brilliant man…The best was ” Bhaiyya Mujhe maaf kar” :)

  • Shetal

    nice one

  • avinash


  • narasimhan.khadri

    Ashwin-Are you PG Wodehouse writing with a psuedonym….. Please tell the truth… The nation demands an answer….. Where do u get those pics? God… And one more thing, what is the meaning of what shashi tharoor says… Kindly reply, otherwise i will search for you in bangalore :-)

  • tushar

    hahaha now shinde is replacing digvijay singh

  • Ashwin

    thanks guys!

  • Macintosh

    Awesome Stuff Ashwin.. you truly are gem!! :)

  • Sydney Moirangthem

    awesome…..super awesome Ashwin…..felt really energized after reading this…super way to end a tiring day

  • Sumit

    massive! made my day!

  • Raman

    Superb!!! Thanks!!!!

  • sant

    whole wharton like fake school bussiness who teach how to do business but fail to teach u s a govt how to bnkrupt is pethetic and full of hypocracy,liberalisation will make indian elite class look for western bankrupt model,,india needs nationalism and fierce killing spirit to project its own nationalim with history,time has come to support modi

  • Ganesh

    Man! Ashwin! You just rock big time! Loved the IIPM twist at the end :D

  • Rahul Thube

    hahahah good work !!! :-)

  • sai

    wow that iipm thingy is awesome

  • Truth Speaks

    Lagta hai
    unrealtimes waale log thaktay hi nahi
    Modi Ka TATTA Chuus chuus kar
    Shaadi karlo ussey
    He Is A Killer

  • real truth

    dear Truth Speaks , so ur mom teach you to use this kind of words for you dad so bad. u need to learn attitude…

  • shyam


  • Natarajan

    ROFL,keep going Boss

  • Pavitra


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