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Earlier today, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that it may not be able to disclose the names of those who have stashed black money abroad on account of constraints under the double taxation avoidance agreements. As expected, this was like catnip to BJP critics, who promptly took to Twitter to outrage, and [...]

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It certainly wasn’t the best of days for senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, after the party chose to sack him as its spokesperson, following the former diplomat’s recent praise of Narendra Modi and his positive attitude towards the PMs “Swacch Bharat” campaign. The Thiruvananthapuram MP received a lot of Direct Messages on Twitter after the [...]

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After getting whupped in the first ODI, Team India returned to form in style, with captain Dhoni and star batsman Virat Kohli each notching up half centuries to post a competitive total of 263, and then bowling the Windies out for a total well short of that. After returning to their dressing rooms, the players [...]

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Indian child rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi, did India proud by winning the Nobel Peace Prize alongwith Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai. However, with fame, comes nuisance value. Early this morning, Kailash’s Gmail inbox was hacked, and its contents circulated on the Internet. A snapshot inevitably made way to The UnReal Times email inbox, and [...]

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The tensions along the LoC and the international border inevitably spilled over to social media as prominent Indians, Pakistanis, and non-state actors exchanged barbs on the rarefied battlegrounds of Facebook. Our social media correspondent, Marck Zuckerpandian, brings you the action as it unfolded: (Second set Shahid Siddiqui dialogue translation: Greetings! Is Modi not bothered at [...]

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Nehra’s heroics notwithstanding, CSK managed to comfortably chase down KKR’s 180 with 9 balls to spare in the Champions League T-20 finals after Dhoni decided to finish things in the penultimate over itself with two murderous swings. With the Chinnaswamy stadium erupting in celebrations, the boys took to Facebook to let off some steam. Our [...]

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On the auspicious occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Clean India campaign, by sweeping a spot outside Mandir Marg police station, clicking and uploading “Before” and “After” pictures, and then inviting 9 others to take up the Clean India challenge, in an effort to make the campaign go viral [...]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wowed the capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden in his trademark style with a speech peppered with anecdotes, one liners and slogans. But the day belonged to his foremost critic, Rajdeep Sardesai, who grabbed the headlines and the top spot in Twitter trends by getting into a scuffle with a bunch [...]

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In his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched upon a number of topics – from tackling terrorism to practicing Yoga for a better connect with nature. Immediately after the speech, the action moved to Facebook, where our correspondent Mark Zuckerpandian nimbly grabbed a snapshot:

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After snapping their respective alliances, key political parties of Maharashtra – the BJP, Shiv Sena, NCP, MNS and Congress – took to Facebook to continue taking potshots at each other. The UnReal Times Facebook correspondent Mark Zuckerpandian brings you a snapshot of their confabulations: Translations: Kejriwal (second set): Look at this! All parties are colluding. [...]

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