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Arvind Kejriwal today came to the defense of Shazia Ilmi, saying she had said nothing that could be construed as communal. “Shaziaji allegedly says, ‘Muslims are too secular. They should be more communal,’ in the video. The words ‘communal’ and ‘secular’ are used interchangeably in India, sir. Now why should we take action against Ilmiji for [...]

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An Indian may forget to have his dinner, but will never ever, ever, ever forget to watch The Newshour every weekday and of late, Sundays too. If not, how dare he? The nation would demand an answer! To help newbie spokespersons survive the snake pit that is the Newshour debate, The UnReal Times presents an [...]

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Despite all the talk about the Congress facing a rout, especially among urban, middle class and affluent sections of society, the grand old party still commands considerable support as this completely random through highly unscientific, miro-sample size exit poll survey conducted by The UnReal Times indicates: Shibulal, CEO, Infosys, South Bangalore: Voting for the Congress [...]

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There is hardly an Indian politician these days who is not present on social media. Our netas have finally warmed up to the fact that social media is one of the easiest ways of connecting with people directly. However, most of them do not handle their online presence on their own, instead, engaging third party [...]

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Giriraj Singh’s statement that those opposed to Modi should relocate to Pakistan has evoked howls of protest not just in India but across the border as well. Pakistan’s premier Nawaz Sharif was quick to take umbrage, saying even Pakistanis are not opposed to Modi as much as Indian liberals are. “Pakistan gets bracketed with fundamentalism [...]

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Giriraj Singh’s statement that those criticizing Modi should shift to Pakistan may have put off Modi’s detractors – Sushma Swaraj was one of the first to apply for a Pakistan visa – but satire sites are putting up a brave front. “So far we’ve been able to make do with Congress bashing and then AAP happened [...]

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After Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir was shot at by unknown people in Karachi yesterday, Sagarika Ghose, as usual, found it apt to rant about Indian Nationalism. ‘Day not far in India when self-app guardians of “nationalism”shoot at”anti-national”journos in pursuit of their idea of “national interest”,’ she tweeted. So we at The UnReal Times put ourselves [...]

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A regular checkup with the doctor has revealed something unusual about Samajwadi Party leader, Azam Khan: his skin is thicker than his buffaloes’. According to the doctors at the Sahara Hospitals in Lucknow, when a nurse tried to administer Azam Khan a regular B12 injection, the syringe’s needle broke. “We tried it two more times, [...]

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After flooding newspapers, magazines, TV channels and social media, BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi’s ubiquitous ads have now made their way into books as well – in all the three versions: eBook, Paperback and Hardcover. Readers who purchased The UnReal Times’ debut satirical novel “UnReal Elections” were in for a pleasant or rude shock (depending [...]

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It is hardly unusual for politicians (who, as hard as it is to believe, are regular people like us after all) to have favourites among sportspersons and follow them closely. But does it work the other way around? Do sportspersons too have their favourites among politicians? Our sports correspondent, Bharat Vishnukrishnaraman seems to think so: [...]

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