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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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The Nation’s Times Now editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami stormed into the Guinness Book of World Records last night, by anchoring a Newshour episode with just empty chairs and, yet, generating much higher Television Rating Points (TRPs) than his rival channels. The Times Now newsroom erupted in celebrations, with the channel releasing a new advertisement featuring a [...]

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So deeply saddened is Mamata Banerjee over cinestar turned TMC MP Tapas Pal’s callous remarks that the TMC has decided to tap the services of former Sonia Gandhi aide, Ahmed Patel, to convey the magnitude of emotional turmoil Didi is going through to the public through a series of plants in the mainstream media. “Our [...]

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India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party organized an extensive 2-day training program for its MPs, at Surajkund on June 28th and June 29th. A lot of what happened during the program was kept under wraps, as the party had apparently issued a strict diktat to all its MPs against divulging anything to the ever-hungry media. However, [...]

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The Modi government has decided to set up a separate Ministry for Clarifications with its own secretariat dedicated to issuing clarifications on statements issued by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The move is expected to ease the load on the PMO which has been on a clarification spree ever since Dr Harsh Vardhan publicly held forth, first on the [...]

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According to a What Ho! survey, a small but growing number of bhakts are uncertain as to how much longer they should keep Narendra Modi’s picture as their profile pictures on social media. According to Manish Patel, a staunch Modi supporter who spoke to What Ho!, “I changed my profile pictures on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn [...]

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The Congress lashed out at Metropolitan magistrate, Gomati Manocha, for issuing summons to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul Gandhi, for allegedly misappropriating funds of the National Herald newspaper, saying it reflected a complete ignorance of the Congress ethos of taking collective responsibility for screwups while letting the Gandhis take all the credit [...]

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In a tectonic shift, leading lights of journalism and power couple, Rajdeep Sardesai and Sagarika Ghose, currently on an indefinite sabbatical from CNN-IBN, have indicated that that they will be joining The Unreal Times. “We were very skeptical initially about their claims of placing sense over sensationalism, credibility over chaos and the usual spiel,” Rajdeep said, ”but when [...]

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The 14% hike in railway passengers announced by the new government has left many Modi fans confused as to whether they should be happy or angry about it. “I was told we should be very happy since this move smacked of good economics,” wailed one diehard fan. ”So I began reading an Economics textbook to [...]

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