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Close on the heels of the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government suspending IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal for demolishing an illegal structure based on the allegation that the move threatened the area’s communal harmony, the establishment has now become proactive and has imposed a ban on all IAS officers from playing the hugely popular “Mafia Wars” game [...]

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The air-force has been called in to airlift lakhs of stranded commuters after a gentle drizzle during evening rush hour over many parts of New Delhi brought traffic to a standstill. As soon as the showers began around 5PM, roadside drains, choked with plastic debris, began to overflow and arterial roads, replete with potholes, transformed [...]

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Popular news anchor Arnab Goswami was rendered speechless for a good 30 nanoseconds (the highest record till date) after he received a letter signed by The Nation in which she clarified that she has never demanded any answers and urged Arnab to desist from doing so in her name. Here are excerpts from the letter: [...]

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Impressed by Raj Babbar’s lucid exposition of how it is possible to have a nutritious meal for Rs. 12 in a city like Mumbai, the Planning Commission has invited the ex Bollywood star to chair a new expert committee to come up with a revised methodology for measuring poverty in India. The committee, also comprising [...]

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Popular Bollywood director Ram Gopal Varma, known for his penchant to depict real-life stories on celluloid, has now zeroed in on his next story – a psychological thriller based on the Indian media’s obsession with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The movie has been tentatively titled “Blow,” coherent with the number of so-called “blows” that the [...]

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi created a flutter yet again, yesterday, when an image of a Class V educational guide with a comprehension passage on him, molding innocent school kids into lavishing praise on the Nehru-Gandhi scion went viral on social media. Many politicians who were briefed about the news happened to take the exercise themselves. The UnReal Times correspondent [...]

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While the letter concerning Modi’s American visa is still afresh and making headlines, a related news has gone unnoticed: Sonia Gandhi and 64 other MPs have signed a letter urging the presidents of Spain, Switzerland, and Italy to deny tourist visa to Shri Rahul Gandhi. The Nehru-Gandhi scion, an MP from Amethi, is renowned for [...]

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When Srinivas Shetty, the owner of Aditi restaurant in Parel, Mumbai started printing a footnote lashing out against the UPA government’s luxury tax on his restaurant, little did he realize that this act would make him the talk of the nation. But make the headlines he did, thanks in no small measure to the Mumbai [...]

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It what is perceived to be a major blow to Modi and his “Hindu Nationalist” comment, the UPA government has announced that the State Bank of India would be renamed to Secular Bank of India. At a press conference held to make this announcement, Finance Minister Mr. P Chidambaram said, “The economy is in a [...]

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Rahul Gandhi finally made his debut on popular micro-blogging site, Twitter, by posting a picture of a green whale titled ‘Whale of secularism’. The tweet was immediately re-tweeted over a thousand times by Congress supporters and trended briefly for a few minutes before getting eclipsed by the trend #PappuonTwitter. Initially, there was confusion over what [...]

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