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Step 1: Be a concerned citizen Now that the cause of liberalism has been lost to fascist forces, it is extremely important to disguise oneself as a concerned citizen (Please note: As always it is important to look concerned than be concerned). As an eminent concerned intellectual, it is your sacred responsibility to subvert the democratic [...]

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Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has been anything but peaceful for the search engine giant, Google. Unable to cope with the load of over 500 million Indians simultaneously searching for information about the Indian 2014 Nobel peace prize laureate, Google’s servers crashed on Friday. “Our servers have never experiences [...]

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The New York Times: The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to an Indian and Pakistani, just as the two countries are engaged in a bloodbath of horrific proportions, is a welcome decision. South Asia is the least integrated and most dangerous region in the world. The election of the firebrand Indian politician Narendra Modi as [...]

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An under fire Shashi Tharoor today sought to firmly clear any misapprehensions about his loyalties to the Congress by assuring 10, Janpath that “there is no question of his being nuanced when it comes praising Rahul Gandhi.” Tharoor emphasized that unlike in the ambiguous case of Modi, he is crystal clear about Rahul Gandhi’s awesomeness. [...]

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Stung by PM Modi once again raking up Robert Vadra’s shady land deals during election campaigning, a highly incensed Congress leadership has threatened to withdraw Rahul baba from the election campaign trail if Modi does not mend his ways. “If BJP thinks they have a trump card in cracking jokes about our first son-in-low, then [...]

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In what seems to be the beginning of a new trend in Indian politics, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has decided to switch parties, but only for a little while – the preeminent Gandhi dynasty loyalist has announced that he would be briefly interning with the AIADMK to improve his sycophantic and devotional skills. [...]

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Step 1: Origins: DO NOT be born in a rural or semi-urban family with limited means. Only the following permutations of parentage are recognized: – Urban rich (Bentley rich) – Urban upper middle class – One parent in administration – Both parents in administration (bonus points) Step 2: Education: DO NOT be educated in a [...]

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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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The Congress party has lambasted the Modi government for allowing Doordarshan to telecast RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech, and termed the move as a violation of the unwritten principles of remote control governance. “This is not how you do things,” lamented Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi, shaking his head. “Where’s the subtlety? Where’s the sophistication? The [...]

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