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In the midst of football fever, thanks to the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, it was a rather lukewarm affair that transpired during the first ODI of the India vs Bangladesh series. With India fielding a totally rejigged side against the hosts and having had to chase a total of 272, under the captaincy of [...]

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The England vs Italy encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2014 was keenly followed by the Indian National Congress and its workers all over the country, with party cadres erupting in celebrations after Italy defeated England 2-1. Laddoos and pizza slices were fed to posters of party president Sonia Gandhi while special poojas were held [...]

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The Manohar Parrikar government in Goa has decided to send 6 MLAs to the ongoing football World Cup in Brazil presumably to learn from the Brazilians in the nuances of organizing such events, while cheering the players on from within the crowd. Unfortunately for them, “Junket-bashing” happens to be the 3rd most common theme of [...]

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After the politics of letter writing, AAP leaders have now taken up the politics of Facebook spamming to make a polemical point. Our social media correspondent, Mark Zuckerpandian, brings you snapshots of these robust interactions: (What triggered Arvind Kejriwal’s expose spree in the run up to the 2014 General Elections? Find out in our bestseller, [...]

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When UP Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav, stepped out this morning to make yet another hare-brained, insensitive statement, he forgot to lock his laptop. Ramlal Yadav, his man-servant and a regular reader of The Unreal Times was quick to grab a snapshot of his Gmail inbox and mail it to us. We present it here: (Click on [...]

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Day one in office for Prime Minister Narendra Modi was action packed as he held a series of bilateral meetingswith various SAARC heads of state whom he had graciously invited for his swearing in ceremony. While the Ministry of External Affairs briefed the media officially, it was left to The UnReal Times social media correspondent, Marc Zuckerpandian, to [...]

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The swearing in ceremony of ministers in the Narendra Modi Cabinet went off smoothly with the President’s superb rendition of ‘mein’ setting the ball rolling. While the event was streamed live on the mainstream media, The UnReal Times social media correspondent, Marc Zuckerpandian, went behind the scenes to get you the snafus and gaffes from [...]

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The Central Hall of Parliament witnessed emotional scenes as patriarch LK Advani tearfully proposed the name of Narendra Modi as head of the BJP parliamentary committee. Here are reactions to the momentous occasion: (With inputs from Ashwin S Kumar) (How did Narendra Modi convince LK Advani to endorse him as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate? Find [...]

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Not even 72 hours have elapsed but the Indian polity is undergoing tectonic shifts. Sardesai now sports a saffron tie, Sagarika will soon be debuting in a garishly bright orange sari on her late night show. Here are a snapshot of reactions to the new sheriff in town: (How did Team Namo plot its victory? [...]

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In what is one of the most epic and historic political victories ever, BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi trounced all his opponents, rendering the rival Congress party struggling to even qualify as the opposition party. The Gujarat Chief Minister’s inbox was filled with congratulatory wishes and many more emails from prominent personalities all over the [...]

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