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In a rare instance where television news scored over social media, Bharat Adhikari, a young Indian politician, after hours of persistent searching on social media, had to resort to watching a TV news channel to determine what caste he was from. “It was insane. I met my girlfriend’s family and her grandfather asked me what [...]

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Somaliai Narayanan, a man who just had one simple desire for a long time, that of trending on Twitter, finally saw his dream realized after becoming the top trending topic – all thanks to his participation on Times Now’s The Newshour debate with Arnab Goswami. “Trending on Twitter was a long-cherished dream of mine. Over [...]

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It appears PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan isn’t the only thing BJP leader Satish Upaddhyay reduced to a photo-op. It has now been revealed that the party’s Delhi state unit President had begun his Run for Unity only a couple of meters before the finish line. “When Modiji flagged off the run, Satishji was with [...]

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Within hours of Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay being caught on camera clearing garbage that was purposely dumped for a photo opportunity, Arvind Kejriwal has nominated him as the BJP’s Delhi CM candidate and his principal opponent for the upcoming Assembly polls, in lieu of Jagdish Mukhi. “Doston, there is a change in plans. It [...]

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In a move that would likely go a long way in endearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his secular detractors, the PMO has decided that he would gift a copy of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography, “Playing it my way” to all the foreign heads of state he meets in future. “A lot of [...]

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Subramanian Swamy’s manhandling of Arnab Goswami on his own show on Tuesday night seems to have won him new admirers, some from unexpected quarters. In a small function convened on Wednesday morning in Delhi’s India Habitat Center, the anti-corruption crusader was felicitated by Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha, Samajwadi Party spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia, BJP spokesperson Meenakshi [...]

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Arvind Kejriwal’s string of accusations and exposes may have left his targets fuming but have elicited high praise and admiration from premier intelligence agencies such as CIA and Mossad. “Brilliant! Kejriwal is simply brilliant,” raved CIA director John O Breenan. “From keeping tabs on finances to unraveling the enemy’s sinister designs, Kejri sir is always [...]

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“Delhi will go to polls,” declared Lt Governor Najeeb Jung. And just like that, a gong sounded somewhere. Party leaders set up their war rooms, got into a huddle and began to formulate their strategies to conquer Delhi. In this all-new war room series, The UnReal Times investigative correspondent Sumit Shah brings you exclusive insights [...]

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In a shocking display of insensitivity, wannabe satire portal The UnReal Times called former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh a lameduck, dehati aurat, poodle, worst-PM-ever, Robot on microblogging site Twitter, while Tweeters all around them were doing the decent thing by congratulating him for being chosen for Japan’s second-highest civilian award. Japan’s love affair with [...]

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The past month has marked a new low for Indian secularism and a dealt a blow to the “Idea of India”. Prior to this, communal forces had formed a government in Maharashtra just once and that too with support from others. Maharashtra has always demonstrated a deep rooted faith in secularism. However, the fact that [...]

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