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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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Under fire from the National Human Rights Commission after reports of children swimming to school due to lack of a bridge across the river, the Gujarat government has hit back, saying that the issue is, in fact, an exercise in skill development. “Under the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modiji, it was decided to make [...]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered government officials to prioritize measures to cut unemployment in the country, after hashtags related to Bollywood superstars Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan continuously dominated Twitter’s trending topics. “Initially, when the PM logged on to Twitter and saw these trends, he was quite nonchalant,” an official from the Finance [...]

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In a first for any city in India, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has announced that it will be starting a sleeper bus service between Hebbal and Silk Board, thus making it India’s first intra-city sleeper-bus service. The BMTC has announced that the service will be inaugurated by ace sleeper and former Prime Minister [...]

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In an inspired move, a group of NGOs working in India have come together to form the mother of all NGOs – an umbrella organization called ‘India against Development (IAD)’. Having worked tirelessly for years on obstructionist activism, the organizations have decided to pool their resources to counter the development agenda of the new government. [...]

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The UPSC agitation may be in sight of an amicable compromise: the government is mulling replacing the CSAT paper II, which tests a candidate’s proficiency in English, with a revised format that tests the aspiring civil servant’s comprehension of passages from Chetan Bhagat’s novels. Former bureaucrats and academics have welcomed the move, saying it balances [...]

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Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti founder and retired school teacher, Dinanath Batra has upped the ante, and demanded the resignation of Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and the appointment of Bollywood’s sanskaari babuji Alok Nath in her place. “If the upcoming generations are to be cultured, we need a leader who practices Bharatiya sanskaar in all [...]

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In what could likely send another round of shock waves through the country, silencing devices and sound jammers were unearthed from the Prime Minister’s office, barely a day after reports of listening devices at Union Transportation Minister Nitin Gadkari’s residence flooded the news space. “We have found a large number of audio signal jammers and [...]

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In a move that could send ripples down the Indian judiciary, the government is mulling the option of replacing it with Aap Ki Adalat, the famous show hosted by Rajat Sharma. The decision for such a huge change has come after a recent exposure by Justice Katju, which has put a question mark over the [...]

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