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Batman fandom was agog over the announcement that Ben Affleck would be slipping into the batsuit in the Man of Steel sequel. The disquiet even reached the subcontinent, where the Dark Knight has a considerable fan following, with even politicians weighing in with their opinion: (With inputs from the Unreal Team)

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Narendra Modi, true to form, once again created a stir with his public address in Hyderabad, which began tentatively with the Gujarat CM speaking in halting Telugu (or was it Telangana?) before switching to Hindi and ending with a bang. Predictably, leaders ranging from President Obama to UPA chairperson, Smt. Sonia Gandhi, rushed to give [...]

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Earlier this week, Monty Panesar unveiled a brand new delivery that may or may not trouble batsmen, but certainly bothered a few bouncers and landed the feisty Sardar in a soup. The spinner later took to Facebook to join in the discussions on his act:

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IAS officer Durga Nagpal’s suspension and subsequent charge-sheeting has triggered a political maelstrom with even the likes of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh breaking his silence and commenting on the issue in response to Sonia Gandhi’s letter. Fortunately, we were at hand to capture events as they unfolded on the Indian Politics Facebook Wall:

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The announcement of statehood for Telangana has raised more questions than answers. How did Sonia get the AP Congress unit and AP CM Kiran Reddy to toe the line? How will assets be shared between the two states? Will Hyderabadi Biryani have to be renamed as well? To answer these questions and more, we invited the protagonists [...]

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BJP chief Rajnath Singh’s comments on the baleful effects of English on Indian culture and the need to revive Sanskrit as the country’s lingua franca trigerred a socia media maelstrom that pulled not just politicians, but also sportsmen and Bollywood celebrities into its vortex. We bring you highlights: (Additional inputs by Team UnReal)

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To paraphrase the great Ravi Shastri, it was a match that just did not go down to the wire but to the Higgs-Bosons of the ball that kissed Haddin’s bat, discernible only to the DRS to hand England a wafer thin victory. Australia has discovered a new weakness – they suck at using DRS while [...]

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Rajasthan CM, Ashok Gehlot, seems to be the coolest name in the circles of young Turks right now, and we don’t mean it in the idiomatic sense. What were the reasons behind Gehlot’s sudden spike in popularity (read FB likes), particularly among the citizens of Istanbul? We bring you a snapshot of the confabulations on his [...]

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In an election year charged with rhetoric, it is natural for political opponents to trade barbs by drawing unflattering comparisons with unsavory mythological characters. Narendra Modi has been bracketed with Bhasmasur, while Dr. Manmohan Singh was equated with Shikhandi in the recent past. But has anyone wondered how the Gods and Demons feel about being [...]

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The battle of perceptions of who is doing more to aid stranded pilgrims in Uttarakhand was joined by none other than Rahul Gandhi, who flew in from Europe and plunged straight into the thick of things. Even as Rahul baba rolled up his sleeves to do his thing, Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi were also [...]

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