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At a Page 3 event, The UnReal Times asked various celebrities a question that has bothered humanity since times immemorial: Why did the chicken cross the road? Each had his or her own take on the issue. Here’s a compilation of their replies. ACP Pradyuman version: Dekh rahe ho Abhijit? Pehle chicken road ke iss [...]

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Jan 24, 2014 Unfortunately, I think I’ll remember this week as the one in which I tried to give a bald man a haircut. Yes, Sushil Shinde and I got into a scrap this week. He got things rolling by having Delhi Police announce that Indian Mujahiddeen had plans to kidnap me. And the way [...]

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From the secret diary of Arvind Kejriwal. Jan 18, 2014 It’s been a crazy week. I’ve heard people say that good things come to those who wait for the law to take its own sweet course. But I think even better things come to those who talk to prosecution witnesses and tamper with evidence. That [...]

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From the diary of Arvind Kejriwal. Jan 13, 2014 Bharat mata ki jai. Yesterday I met Chetan Bhagat. He’s an IIT Delhi boy. I tried to dodge him but he showed up at the doorstep and started ringing the bell like a vacuum cleaner salesman. He also ended up eating my lunch from my dabba. [...]

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As the battle between BJP and AAP heats up over who will form the next Union Government (is Congress even in the picture?), the scales could decisively swing in either party’s favour if they can get that epitome of sanskaar, that paragon of purity, Shri Alok Nath’s endorsement. Both Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal realized [...]

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After Digvijay Singh, yes Digvijay Singh (Seriously, man!), advised Modi to learn humility and austerity from Arvind Kejriwal, The Unreal Times went batshit mental for a day before recovering. So we thought it is only apt to go ahead with a totally mental list of things we want Modi to learn and from who. 1. [...]

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PM Manmohan Singh has written a letter to his beloved citizens advocating who he wants as the next Prime Minister of India on a numbered notepad. While handing over this letter to The Unreal times, Dr. Singh confirmed that it has been okayed by the Congress High Command, and gave a conspiratorial wink, leaving us rather [...]

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As we bid goodbye to an eventful 2013, we quickly take you through the Highs and Lows of various eminent individuals this year. Tarun Tejpal High: In Goa, he said, “Eat, drink, make merry and sleep with whoever you want” Low: They say the same in prision Akash Ambani High: Allegedly fit into an Ashton [...]

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(This is the second part of the year-end compilation) May Many skeletons — no, that is not a reference to Nita Ambani on botox — tumble out of the IPL cupboard as spot-fixing allegations involving players and team owners emerge in shameful profusion. Apparently, betting syndicate had paid huge sums of money to, among others [...]

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Year-end compilations are a great tradition in newspapers, because they allow the editors to fill an entire page without doing any real work. The readers also love them as they have a full-page of stuff that they can conveniently ignore. When it comes to regular news, readers are totally different: They inconveniently ignore. So how [...]

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