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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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In what seems to be a bug in Facebook’s new feature that marks fake news reports with the “Satire” tag, the popular social network has tagged a serious report by Times Of India journalist Sagarika Ghose as “Satire”. An outraged Sagarika Ghose took up the issue with Facebook’s Help Center and sent as many as [...]

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In the end, The Times Group edged out its arch rival, The UnReal Times, to tie up with leading US based news and opinion website Huffington Post in what industry insiders say was a very tight race. Management of both groups showcased their content to Ariana Huffington, who had a hard time trying to decide [...]

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Famed columnist Fareed Zakaria, under scrutiny after being accused of plagiarism by an anonymous internet watchdog, may embark on a new career as an assistant to famous Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt. Confirming the news, Zakaria told The UnReal Times, “As soon as the plagiarism charges broke out, Bhatt sahab sent me a dozen SMSes expressing [...]

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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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Today is the 70th birth anniversary of one of India’s tallest leaders, the late Shri Rajiv Gandhi. While Congress leaders are commemorating the day with sombre ceremonies, newspaper owners and editors all over the country are also remembering the leader but for slightly different reasons. And that’s because for the first time in ten years, [...]

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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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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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