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After naming Pradip Burman, Radha Timblo and Pankaj Lodhiya, the Union government has named Tennis legend Roger Federer as another Swiss bank account holder, continuing its drive against those who hold accounts in Swiss banks. In a letter to the Supreme Court, an exclusive copy of which is with The UnReal Times, Union Finance Minister Arun [...]

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Venue: A non-descript house in a residential locality of Burdwan town, 100 km from Kolkata The room looks cluttered. One side of the room is stacked with rows and rows of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), while the other side is littered with RDX, wires and various spare parts. The walls are covered with posters and [...]

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Vivek Dehejia and Rupa Subramanya, the authors of “Indianomix: Making Sense of Modern India”, are all set to release their new book “Policeonomics: Making sense of the Indian Police”. Rupa spoke about the book in an exclusive interview with The UnReal Times: URT: Could you tell us the central theme of the book? Rupa: Sure. The central [...]

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After the recent Delhi High Court ruling that the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) cannot use terms like BBA, MBA or management course for its courses, Arindam Chaudhuri, the director of IIPM, has decided to open a new court of justice with a tagline “Dare to think beyond HCs and SC”. The new [...]

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The Indian Institute of Planning and Management has filed a lawsuit in the Silchar Civil Court claiming damages to the tune of Rs 500 crore against the Delhi High Court, citing “grave harassment and injury”. The Delhi High Court had passed a judgment ordering IIPM to stop pretending to be a B-school or anything even [...]

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With the Left-backed All India Students’ Association (AISA) sweeping the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union polls (JNUSU) and bagging all the top four positions, including the President’s post for the second consecutive year, the Union government is learnt to have been mulling on a proposal to move the prestigious University to Bastar, Chhattisgarh. Union HRD [...]

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After having successfully launched Amma pharmacies, Amma canteen outlets, Amma salt, Amma drinking water, Amma vegetable shops and a dozen other businesses, the Tamil Nadu (TN) government is all set to take brand Amma into the world of academics by launching a new academic discipline, Ammanomics, the science of government competing in competitive markets and [...]

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India’s public sector monopoly, Coal India, may be getting vilified at home for consistently failing to meet India’s annual coal production targets but has won accolades from environmental groups such as Greenpeace for its stellar, albeit unwitting, role in reducing the overall carbon footprint in the process. So much so that the United Nations Environment [...]

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Taking a cue from the ALS Ice Bucket challenge that has helped raise several million dollars for the ALS association, the Modi government has launched the Yamuna bucket challenge to meet fiscal deficit targets for the ongoing financial year. “The rules of the Yamuna Bucket challenge are quite simple,” said Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, at [...]

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After outlining several Rs. 100 crore schemes in the budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been looking for sources of revenue to fund these schemes, with little success. Until PM Modi came to his rescue. The UnReal Times has independent confirmations from Finance Ministry as well as PMO sources that the government is mulling producing [...]

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