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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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The BJP has announced that the vice-president of its Delhi unit, Sher Singh Dagar, who has been caught on tape trying to bribe an AAP legislator in a sting operation by the AAP, would be moved to the BJP’s “Marg Darshak Mandal” with immediate effect. “That’s right, the Marg Darshak Mandal has space for a [...]

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It was only a matter of time before the Book Bucket Challenge caught on with politicians. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first to set the ball rolling, listing his 10 favourite books, and daring his friends to read them within a week. Soon, Kejriwal, Nitish, Rahul and many others followed suit, listing their favourite [...]

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Smriti Irani attended Modi’s informal pathshala and added another fanciful degree to her already creative resume. The HRD minister declared that as of yesterday she has an integrated master’s degree in epistemology, child psychology and philosophy.  Obliquely referencing the Pradhan Sevak of the country, she swore on an affidavit that she has a degree from [...]

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In a major blow to The UnReal Times, star satirist Ashwin Kumar announced a break from writing satire, and took off to the US. Within hours of his announcement, reactions came pouring in from various folks who had been at the receiving end of Ashwin’s satire. In tweets:               [...]

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