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The battle of perceptions of who is doing more to aid stranded pilgrims in Uttarakhand was joined by none other than Rahul Gandhi, who flew in from Europe and plunged straight into the thick of things. Even as Rahul baba rolled up his sleeves to do his thing, Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi were also [...]

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The past week saw the broadcast of popular Indian news channel CNN IBN’s new promotional ad, ‘Putting journalism first’, featuring its star team of news anchors mouthing punchlines that seem to take digs at rival news channels, especially one whose star anchor keeps demanding answers. However, it wasn’t a smooth takeoff for the ad with [...]

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JDU-BJP ties hit a new low, perhaps beyond the point of no return, after the BJP released a new video in which Sharad Pawar can be seen and heard showering lavish praise on Nitish Kumar. BJP had earlier raised Nitish’s hackles by sharing a 2003 video of Bihar CM praising his bête noire, Narendra Modi. [...]

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After successfully completing an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of Uttarakhand, UPA chairperson Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh today jointly embarked on another survey, of the Arial kind, by poring over hundreds of news reports on the precipitous slide of the domestic currency. With the rupee plunging to new lows, trading at Rs. [...]

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s unhappiness scaled new heights today as she refused to eat lunch at a posh restaurant during its happy hours. The news was confirmed by Sonia Gandhi’s secretary Ahmed Patel, who told journalists of several news organizations, “I have never seen madamji this upset. The rupee plunge, the Uttarakhand floods, Karadashian and Kayne naming their [...]

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A new wave of the highly infamous Nigerian scam has begun, this time on the microblogging site, Twitter, with the victims being tweeters who proclaim themselves to be fans of CNN-IBN anchor and deputy editor, Sagarika Ghose. Several twitter users from various parts of the country have now approached the police, filing cases of cheating. The UnReal [...]

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It is Dr. Nitish Kumar, henceforth. The Bihar Chief Minister has been conferred with a honorary doctorate in secularism by, fittingly enough, Dr. Manmohan Singh. The scholar turned Prime Minister had earlier called Nitish Kumar a secular leader and then SMSed ‘theek hai?’ to 10,Janpath to which the reply was ‘NOT theek hai. Anyone who [...]

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Another weekend, another dramatic turn of events. Well, perhaps not that unexpected, but given the length of time the BJP and the JD(U) have been mulling over taking a call on the alliance, people got the impression that the indecisiveness would last as long as romantic tension sometimes does in television soaps (read Geet). All [...]

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After Suraj Pancholi’s arrest, it may be the turn of the Congress party to face the wrath of law enforcement authorities. The Mumbai police have booked the Congress for abatement to political suicide after Congress dubbed JD(U) as a “likeminded, secular” party and said doors were open for alliance between the two parties. “It is [...]

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With 2014 General Elections approaching and in the wake of increasing frequency of ‘breaking news’, Times Now is reported to have decided to create multiple clones of Arnab Goswami. Each Arnab will cover a story in parallel while some other clones will be kept as a ‘standby Arnab’ in case the real Arnab is temporarily [...]

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