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The PMO has taken a dim view of TIME magazine’s latest cover story on Dr. Manmohan Singh, terming it as ‘a breach of faith and in poor taste’. “This is unacceptable,” scowled a feckless PMO bureaucrat. “These TIME folks said they wanted to do a piece on the PM as an under-achiever. We interpreted it [...]

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After days of heated discussion and protracted deliberations, the Bharatiya Janata Party finally seems to have found an effective solution to the seemingly insurmountable leadership crisis in Karnataka that may be acceptable to all the factions within the party. The solution has been inspired from none other than Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who [...]

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Feeling chuffed and vindicated after the Supreme Court quashed a CBI probe against her in the 9 year long disproportionate assets case, BSP supreme and former UP chief minister Mayawati has decided to open a coaching center for politicians at her residence in Lucknow on how to be on the right side of the law [...]

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Even as the world exults over the discovery of the elusive Higgs-Boson, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has demanded that the long-sought particle be renamed the Higgs-Bongo particle, since the credit for conceptualizing its existence should go to all Bengalis, not just Professor SN Bose, the Bengali physicist, who laid much of the groundwork for the theory [...]

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The on-going “jail bharo” agitation by M Karunanidhi’s Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) against “unfair” arrests of their party members has gained fresh momentum, with the patriarch himself announcing that he also would contribute his 2G 2 cents for the cause by courting “house arrest”. With Kanimozhi, MK Stalin and Dayanidhi Maran courting arrest at various [...]

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Amidst much hype and fanfare over the seemingly soon to be discovered Higgs-Boson or the “God particle”, Indian politician and Congress general secretary has stunned the nation, by announcing the discovery of his own version of “The God particle”, or the “Diggs-RaSon” particle as he calls it. Addressing the mainstream media outside his residence, Singh [...]

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A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s controversial grant of permission to MLAs to buy cars costing up to Rs 20 lakh from their Local Area Development (LAD) funds, the MLAs have refused the offer and have instead requested for petrol equivalent of the same amount. The BJP was the first to decline [...]

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The Congress Working Committee (CWC), which convened today to take stock of recent developments, held desultory discussions on sundry issues before ending the meet on a conclusive note by unanimously passing a resolution crediting AICC general secretary Shri Rahul Gandhi for Italy’s fine run in the Euro2012 championship which culminated with a 0-4 drubbing in [...]

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Incensed by the results of the Facebook poll conducted by Chetan Bhagat (the question being “Who should be India’s PM?”), Rahul Gandhi has decided to hit back by conducting his own poll as to “Who is the Prime Writer of India – Chetan Bhagat or Shobha De?” Tearing a few pages of Chetan Bhagat’s latest [...]

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A meme is defined as ‘an element of culture or behaviour that may be passed from one individual to another via non-genetic means, especially imitation’. Enterprising individuals (particularly those at www.quickmeme.com), however, have stretched this definition and created “memes” about practically everything. We thought it was time we had one on our dear yuvraj.

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