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The Congress party has now dropped its demand for the Leader of Opposition status. Instead it has now drafted a four page letter stating the reasons why it is entitled to the post of the Prime Minister of India. Elaborating on the party’s demand, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, “We may not have the required [...]

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In what seems to be one of the biggest auctions in recent times, the fallen wisdom tooth of controversial footballer Luis Suarez is all set to go under the hammer, for what experts predict could be a price in the billion dollar ballpark. “Years ago, when I extracted this tooth from this little boy, I never knew [...]

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The joint session of Parliament for Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s maiden budget speech is jam-packed with all MPs in attendance, even the Nehru-Gandhis. First term BJP MPs are seated in the front rows, eagerly awaiting what is touted to be a game-changer budget. A solemn looking Arun Jaitley gets up, gingerly arranges his papers, [...]

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Patru, a friendly monkey that had spent the last few years hopping from one tree to another outside the CNN-IBN office in Noida, was recently spotted dangling from a tree outside the India Today Mediaplex, according to some CNN-IBN journalists who had befriended the little simian and went looking for it when they couldn’t find it. [...]

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There has been a change in thinking on part of the BJP. No longer insisting on technicalities, the ruling party is not averse to recognizing the Congress as the principal opposition party provided Rahul Gandhi is anointed the Leader of the Opposition. “The Leader of Opposition is a very important post and must be occupied [...]

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Parliament was adjourned indefinitely after Dr Manmohan Singh rushed to the well of the House in a joint session of the Parliament and screamed “theek nahi hai” at the top of his voice, presumably to convey his displeasure over rising prices, leaving even members of his party stunned. New Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to take a [...]

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Former Supreme Court judge and Press Council of India chairman, Justice Markandey Katju, has lashed out at the people of India, after getting to know that Sajid Khan’s latest venture, Humshakals, has raked in a whopping 50 Crore within 6 days of it’s release. In a scathing letter addressed to the people of the nation, [...]

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The USA lost in the 2nd round of the FIFA soccer world cup. They were beaten by Belgium. Before that they lost to Germany, drew with Portugal and beat Ghana. A decent mid-tier performance. Accordingly, the US media focused on the following points: Interest in soccer is increasing. More people watched the USA-Portugal match than [...]

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Laila, the class V student, who had earlier written to RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, along with a $20 bill to shore up the falling rupee, has shot off another email, this time offering to do her bit to check rising food inflation, especially the spiralling prices of onions. We reproduce below the email correspondence between young Laila and [...]

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Barely a week after ordering an arrest warrant against Indian captain Mahrendra Singh Dhoni for hurting religious sentiments by appearing on the cover of a magazine as a blue skinned Lord Vishnu with various brands in his many hands, an Andhra Pradesh court has now taken suo moto cognizance of Maria’s Sharapova’s statement “Who is [...]

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