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Stung by PM Modi once again raking up Robert Vadra’s shady land deals during election campaigning, a highly incensed Congress leadership has threatened to withdraw Rahul baba from the election campaign trail if Modi does not mend his ways. “If BJP thinks they have a trump card in cracking jokes about our first son-in-low, then [...]

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In what seems to be the beginning of a new trend in Indian politics, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has decided to switch parties, but only for a little while – the preeminent Gandhi dynasty loyalist has announced that he would be briefly interning with the AIADMK to improve his sycophantic and devotional skills. [...]

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The Congress party has lambasted the Modi government for allowing Doordarshan to telecast RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech, and termed the move as a violation of the unwritten principles of remote control governance. “This is not how you do things,” lamented Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi, shaking his head. “Where’s the subtlety? Where’s the sophistication? The [...]

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The first move of the new Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam was to arrest Amma’s numerologist, upon whose advice the Tamil Nadu ex-chief minister had added a second ‘a’ at the end of her name and removed the dot from the initial ‘J’ in the year 2001. This, the numerologist had then assured Amma, would remove [...]

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BJP leader Yogi Adityanath lashed out at George Clooney for marrying long time fiancé, Amal Alamuddin, at a private ceremony in Venice, calling it an instance of “international love jihad”. “I always maintained that love jihad was a pressing national issue, having originated in Kerala and then spread to Western UP. But now it seems [...]

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The AAP denounced Rajdeep Sardesai’s behaviour after the AAP core committee went through raw footage of the altercation between Rajdeep Sardesai and the crowd at Madison Square. ”Our first instinct was to trend #IstandwithRajdeep,” Manish Sisodiya told The UnReal Times, “what with lot of people insinuating that Rajdeep was behaving like an AAP leader and all [...]

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The AIADMK Legislative Board has unanimously nominated Dr Manmohan Singh as the new Tamil Nadu CM following Amma’s conviction in the so called disproportionate assets case. “Some other names like a chap called Paneerselvam as the candidate to take over as the acting CM was doing the rounds but we were all unanimous that we [...]

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The mahabreakup – Shiv Sena, BJP dissolving their 25 year old relationship followed by NCP ending its 15 year old dalliance with the Congress – has sent shock waves through both the secular and communal camps across India. Addressing a joint press conference, a distressed Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav appealed to the Congress [...]

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On the morning of his 82nd birthday, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, after resisting the reflexive urge to call 10, Janpath to receive his birthday wishes, walked out to the balcony to find a heap of greeting cards and gifts from his admirers. Later, his man Friday, Happy Singh, who’s a fan of The [...]

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Averting what would have likely been a major crisis for the party, the Congress restrained Bandra MLA Baba Siddique from attempting to patch things up between the Shiv Sena and BJP, who have more or less dissolved their political marriage. “Phew! Taking a leaf out of the recent bypoll results in UP and Bihar, the major part [...]

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