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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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One moment adequately captured the events that are still unraveling today. Early in the morning, as information about the leads for 543 seats streamed in, Rajdeep Sardesai, by sheer force of habit, ventured, “The big question today is.. is there a Modi wa..” Before he could complete, a cameraman splashed a glass of sparkling water [...]

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Rahul Gandhi shocked everybody by giving a miss to Sonia Gandhi’s farewell dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last evening. While Rahul Gandhi going missing is not the most surprising of news, this particular incident riled everybody as this was not only Manmohan Singh’s farewell dinner but also happened only couple of days before the [...]

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Even without including Yogendra Yadav’s internal poll findings, the main news channels released widely divergent estimates of the NDA’s margin of victory, leading to all around robust, colorful discussions. After midnight, the cockfights spilled over to Facebook as well: (With inputs from Unreal Team) (For hilarious insider accounts of the Namo and RaGa campaigns, buy our bestseller, Unreal [...]

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For once, the nation indeed tuned in to Times Now, to catch Narendra Modi’s live interview to Arnab Goswami. People across the country grabbed a tub of popcorn and made themselves comfortable in front of their TV sets, as Arnab and Modi sat across each other and began the interview of the season. One and [...]

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Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi induced many a chuckle yet again when he claimed at a rally in Mirzapur that US President Barack Obama was scared of the youth of Uttar Pradesh. The Nehru-Gandhi scion also went ahead and said that he dreamed of a day when Obama would wear a watch made in Mirzapur. Rahul’s [...]

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Social media was on fire yesterday, when news about Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh’s relationship with journalist Amrita Rai was revealed due to a few leaked pictures. Meanwhile, Justin Bieber decided to follow BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. As always, The Unreal Times correspondent Mark Zuckerpandian brings you the Facebook reactions: (Translation for Modi’s “Utha [...]

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Immediately after Rahul’s interview to Headlines Today and Modi’s interview to India TV, politicians and the aam aadmis (not the ones with white hats) descended onto Facebook to discuss and debate the events. Alert as ever, The UnReal Times correspondent Mark Zuckerpandian clicked a snapshot that we present here: (Translation for Rajat’s line in 3rd set: [...]

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