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Arvind Kejriwal dismissed Imran Khan’s ongoing mass agitation on the streets of Islamabad to dislodge the Nawaz Sharif regime as a very pale imitation of AAP’s style of politics. “I am afraid these PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf) people just don’t match up to AAP’s high standards of self-righteousness and probity,” Kejriwal observed, when his views on [...]

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New BJP President Amit Shah’s decision to drop Varun Gandhi from the post of party general secretary may have disappointed the latter but has left many senior Congress leaders livid. “How dare they treat a blue blooded Nehru-Gandhi so shabbily?” Mani Shankar Aiyar harrumphed, terming it a fascist move. “As long as a Nehru-Gandhi was [...]

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AK Antony has submitted yet another report that goes into reasons for the Congress poor showing in the most recent elections. Even though the contents of the report are confidential, our mole in Shri AK Antony’s office was kind enough to furnish a snapshot of the original clean chit template opened in Word in track [...]

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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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On the 68th anniversary of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag and for a short while, it seemed as if the nation put aside everything else and watched in pride. Within minutes, however, politicians and media celebrities were back to their normal selves and reactions came in thick and fast on [...]

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Taking a cue from the title of India’s best-selling author, Chetan Bhagat’s latest book, “Half Girlfriend,” former Outlook editor-in-chief, Vinod Mehta, has announced that he will be penning his account of adventures on Newshour debates, titled “Quarter Whisky”. Mehta, who tasted literary success with his earlier book “Lucknow Boy”, is all the more confident about [...]

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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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Stung by repeated queries of “where are the achche din?” in tones dripping with sarcasm from various quarters, the Modi government is coming under increasing pressure to deliver something tangible. “In hindsight, we should have not raised expectations to unrealistic levels by saying acche din are around the corner. We should have restricted our rhetoric [...]

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Rahul Gandhi’s aggressive act in the Lok Sabha, when he stormed into the well demanding a discussion on communal violence, caused substantial bemusement among the twitterati. Mainstream media, however, took a different view of the incident. Times Now, in particular, went berserk describing Rahul’s action with effusive hashtags like #AllNewRahul and #RahulWakesUp, causing some to wonder [...]

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Finally, some good news for Rahul Gandhi. Delhi metropolitan judge Gomati Manocha has dropped the Nehru-Gandhi scion’s name from the list of accused in the National Herald Case after Congress lawyer Kapil Sibal very cogently argued that Rahul Gandhi was incapable of pulling off something so smart. Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi had earlier been [...]

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