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Justice Markandey Katju’s career has hit a new high with America’s premier crime fighting superhero comic outfit, the Justice League, asking him to dump his current post as Press Council Chairman and join their ranks as a superhero to further the cause of justice. Batman and Wonder Woman moved the resolution to replace Superman with [...]

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Reeling under attempts by Chinese hackers to hack DRDO computers and access highly sensitive information, DRDO has decided to move all its confidential data to the IRCTC server. The move has been lauded by cyber-security experts as a fool-proof method to secure computers from hackers. “I just can’t see Chinese attackers cracking this one. Just the excruciating [...]

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Buoyed by the positive feedback from part I, Sagarika went back to tweet about the latter half of India’s independence movement. Picking up from where she left off, Sagarika arrived in the year 1921 to witness the elevation of Mahatma Gandhi to the top post in the Indian National Congress. Gandhiji launched the non-cooperation movement, [...]

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With Justice Katju refusing to take a hint – the retired Supreme Court judge went ahead and shot off yet another letter to the President of India even after Sanjay Dutt said he is not interested in a pardon and wants to serve out his sentence – the sheepish Bollywood actor requested the President to [...]

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Given Sagarika’s unique ability to go back in time to conduct ‘live interviews’, The Unreal Times commissioned the acclaimed television news anchor and tweeter par excellence to ‘live tweet’ about seminal moments from India’s colonial past. Sagarika commenced on her quest to tweet India’s history by travelling back to the battle that opened the doors [...]

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Press Note An appeal to His Excellency the Governor of Rajasthan to pardon Saif Ali Khan under Article 161 of the Constitution (Through the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan) Your Excellency, The media has reported today that Saif Ali Khan has charges framed against him which could lead up to 6 years imprisonment by the [...]

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With the DMK pulling out from the UPA, Karunanidhi’s Facebook Wall became the epicenter of frenzied political activity. Realizing its significance for students of political science, the Kalaignar was kind enough to share a few snapshots of his Wall with The Unreal Times political correspondent, Rajnidhi Sarkarwala: (With inputs from Diogeneb and Matthew, originally published in India Today)

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On a visit to the Yojana Bhawan, Unreal Times correspondent Chatur Nath slipped into the building’s brand new bathroom cum toilet complex to check it out. As he stood admiring the sprawling jacuzzi, his eyes suddenly fell on a piece of paper nearby. Turns out, the paper was a draft of Planning Commission Deputy Chairman [...]

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The stand-off between the DMK and UPA may end amicably in the wake of UPA chairperson, Smt Sonia Gandhi, gifting the DMK patriarch, Thiru Mu Karunanidhi, a special set of Google Glasses. The glasses have been specially customized to suit the Kalaignar’s chromatic needs, in addition to the usual array of features. Karunanidhi’s eyes welled up with [...]

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The week has been abuzz with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar projecting his state as backward state and mounting pressure on the UPA government to allot “special status” for it. How did Nitish manage to leverage the ongoing UPA-DMK standoff to his advantage ? Special correspondent Atul Baskarbe brings you the story in pictures:   [...]

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