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The Censor Board of India has ordered India’s premier entertainment news channel, Times Now, to compulsorily put a statutory warning against drinking on TV screens whenever a panelist is seen sipping whisky from his glass. “Earlier, there were stray incidents, with one or two folks like Ram Jethmalani consuming alcohol once in a while, but with [...]

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Liberals alleged that Modi has systematically delegitimized child marriage by personal example. In a deeply conspiratorial tone, an eminent liberal proclaimed that this is first time that Modi’s child marriage had been acknowledged by him. Liberals have accused Modi of destroying the institutional fabric of child marriage. Taking a firm view of the sanctity of [...]

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As part of a last ditch effort to get people to vote in greater numbers, the Election Commission has kickstarted a novel campaign with the central message being: “lakhs of Bangladeshis will be voting for an Indian government of their choice today. So why can’t you? If they are so concerned about their adopted country, [...]

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SP leader Azam Khan lambasted Indian captain MS Dhoni, noting that the exclusion of Mohammed Shami from the team cost India this year’s T-20 World Cup. “Just as Muslims won the Kargil war for India, Muslims also won the 2007 T-20 and 2011 World cups for us. Who can forget the exploits of Zaheer Khan [...]

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Arvind Kejriwal has been assaulted yet again, this time by himself. The dastardly act happened when Kerjiwal was addressing a gathering in South Delhi. Even as stunned AAP activists looked on, Kejriwal suddenly slapped himself, saying he feels very disappointed with himself. Kejriwal was quick to dissuade his stunned aides from taking the law into [...]

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As part of its commitment to ‘more governance, less government’, the BJP manifesto has promised to privatize unofficial government mouthpieces such as NDTV and CNN-IBN, thereby reducing the burden on the exchequer. Both IBN and NDTV are viewed as quasi PSU bodies in pursuit of vaguely defined public goals that take pride in PSU like [...]

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The Supreme One, it seems, has had enough. After being slapped, for the second time, by a disgruntled auto rickshaw driver, Arvind Kejriwal once again brushed off suggestions that he accept security, declaring that God will protect him. The Almighty then took to Twitter to express His frustration, and directed a series of tweets at the [...]

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Just before the much delayed BJP manifesto was about to go to press, Team Modi insisted on having a look at it in the wee hours of dawn. Team Modi quickly made some additions to make the manifesto punchier. Here they are: Cricket 1) Ask Justice Mudgal to investigate why Dhoni did not send himself or [...]

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With the BJP grappling with an influx of leaders from other parties in recent weeks, party sources told us that the saffron party has established an HR arm and staffed it with HR people from India’s leading IT companies. This, party sources feel, will enable Rajnath Singh to focus only on the photo-ops (feeding ladoos [...]

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In what seems to be a big move, the Election Commission of India has decided to drop the Model Code of Conduct altogether. The Model Code of Conduct, which is supposed to lay down strict guidelines for what politicians cannot do around election time, is found to have only worsened their behavior substantially and hence [...]

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