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Barely a couple of days after arresting a professor for circulating a cartoon depicting Poschim Bongo Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a satirical manner, the TMC regime has gone a step ahead by enforcing a statewide ban on the “joker” card in all playing card sets, thereby making it clear that anything even remotely resembling [...]

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In response to President Zardari’s invitation to his Indian counterpart to visit Pakistan, the Indian Government has announced that India’s first son-in-law, Robert Vadra, will shortly be leading a 50 member delegation to India’s western neighbour. “Well, protocol demands that Dr. Manmohan Singh accepts the invite but Zardari sahab insists that Robert is his counterpart,” [...]

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Under pressure to respond after the US State Department announced a $10M bounty for information leading to the conviction of Hafiz Saeed, the Indian government announced its own offer – a year’s worth of subsidized petrol for daily commute, which is by far the highest reward ever offered for one of the most wanted men [...]

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After kicking up a storm by threatening to raise the entertainment tax on the IPL if appropriate VIP passes aren’t provided to them for IPL matches at the Chinnaswamy stadium, Bangalore corporators have gone a step ahead and have now targeted the Hard Rock Cafe on MG Road. Headed by Deputy Mayor Harish, the corporators [...]

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While overall poverty head count ratio in the country came down to 29.8% in 2009-10 from 37.2% in 2004-05, it is the sharp poverty decline in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands that has generated the most buzz – the poverty ratio in the archipelago dropped to 0.4 % in 2009-10 implying that only a few [...]

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24, Akbar Road, the headquarters of the Indian National Congress today had a surprise visitor, who claimed to be the ghost of the Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Special polaroid CCTV cameras installed in the office recorded the spooky encounter, the transcripts of which are reproduced below: The man claiming to be the ghost [...]

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After billions of dollars spent on cleaning up the Ganga going down the drain (and mostly into the Ganga in the form of additional garbage), resulting in no reduction in pollution levels, the Center has designed the most ambitious scheme to date to save India’s holiest river: praying to Mother Ganga to clean herself. Rahul [...]

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It increasingly looks like a spineless, feckless bureaucrat from the PMO or MoD has shamelessly leaked the COAS’s confidential communication to the PM  - communication in which the chief highlights critical gaps in arms and ammunition. The leak constitutes an act of treason and it remains to be seen whether the political leadership nails the [...]

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Self proclaimed management guru cum economist cum philosopher, Dr Arindam Chaudhuri has been asked to present his ‘alternate budget for Rahul’ on Monday after the Finance Minister’s official version got a thumbs down from the polity, the punditocracy, and even the aam aadmi. While experts on television studios termed it a timid and vision-less budget [...]

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In what is considered to be the biggest such event in the history of civilization, it has been revealed that the UPA government, supposedly elected to office in 2009 does not exist at all, and that their supposed governance over the last three years is in fact an elaborate hoax engineered by top Congress leaders. [...]

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