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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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For once, Congress spin-doctors, authorized and unauthorized spokespersons, and loose-cannons like Diggy find themselves in a very pleasant situation: the grand old party has performed not too badly in the by-polls, and these grandees now face the welcome challenge of imaginatively crediting Rahul Gandhi for the electoral wins. “Agreed, we still have our task cut [...]

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After exposing venal politicians and industrialists, Arvind Kejriwal is all set to expose the sleazy ways of main stream media. In partnership with Deepika Padukone, the civil society activist turned moral crusader will take the press through a series of articles by the likes of Rediff, ToI and India Today in which Bollywood divas and [...]

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Finally breaking his silence, an unusually combative Dr Manmohan Singh tore into former auditor Vinod Rai for trying to have his cake and eat it too. “First he had a jolly good time at great cost to my image by authoring those CAG and Coal reports. Now he wants to make money off it too [...]

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Arvind Kejriwal was spotted in the wee hours of dawn yesterday, lovingly holding a iPhone 6 plus in one hand and peering at it with glee. The news has sent shock waves through AAP ranks. “This is even more shocking than Kejri sir initially moving into a fancy five bedroom duplex apartment,” one AAP activist [...]

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Foreword by Ms. Ghose: How the Internet Hindus Became The Nazi Stormtroopers of Modi And Some Other Ruminations On My General Awesomeness. 1. Morning Maalish: The Relationship Between The Media And Congress Before Modi 2. Where I Put Tough Questions To Modi 3. Blow To Modi 4. Yet Another Blow To Modi 5. Truffault’s 400 [...]

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The most devastating floods in 60 years have induced a change in mindset in the ranks of Kashmiri militants. They now feel that global warming, which is being blamed by environmentalists for the erratic rainfall patterns behind the floods, is a bigger issue than abstract notions like ‘freedom from India’. So much so that many [...]

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