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A well known election expert has today made a startling confession that he has absolutely no idea what is going on anymore. The expert, who has covered elections for decades and survived even though he got most of his predictions wrong, said that his conscience doesn’t allow him to pretend anymore that he understands Indian [...]

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Recently, MDMK chief, Vaiko, demanded that India be renamed “United States of India” to reflect the country’s federal structure. Other parties immediately followed suit with their versions in keeping with their political ideologies: Congress: Secular, Inclusive, Empowered, Gandhian Republic of India Samajwadi Party: Secular-e-Watan JD(U): Maha Bharat; Anglicized: Special Republic of India VHP: Hinduistic Republic [...]

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“Today we will learn about the infinite geometric series, students,” the maths teacher, Shanta Sharma, said. “Yes, ma’m,” students of the ninth grade of Holy Angels school in Haryana chorused. The class was in full attendance except for one empty bench in the last row. “Where is Master Ashutosh?” Ms Sharma queried. “Is the boy [...]

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Rajpan Pasand, a popcorn seller at INOX cinemas, Mantri Square, Bangalore, has earned more than the salaries of 75% of IT employees in the city this year. Pasand, who has been selling fast food at the multiplex ever since the mall opened in 2010, recently surpassed the yearly earnings of most IT employees in the city, whose [...]

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Thousands of senior Indian housewives all over the country have come together to start a “Revive Bargaining with Street Vendors” campaign  in the wake of an alarming rise in newly married couples buying fruits and vegetables at their opening prices, without any signs of a haggle. “It is shocking and deeply saddening that the marvellous [...]

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It was Noorendra’s wedding with a girl called ‘Kursi’ (chair), which was a matter of great happiness for the village because it was the first one in the second generation. However, as it happens in every Indian marriage, things did not go easy, and problems inevitably cropped up. In this one, it was Lala Krishna [...]

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Come elections, every news portal worth its salt must come out with an article that lists interesting tidbits about the great Indian dance of democracy.  Since The UnReal Times is pretty much the most reputed news source in our nation, how can we be far behind? Candidates will spend a minimum of 10 times the [...]

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It was the year 2050. After decades of virtuous, incorruptible rule that eclipsed even that of the mythical Raja Harishchandra, the AAP leadership decided to make way for the new guard and retire from temporal affairs. Accordingly, Master Pulkit Kejriwal was anointed the next ruler of Delhi. The time had come to put their own [...]

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Aam Kumar, a software engineer working with IT company Technosys, protested in a unique fashion when he was put on the bench, by wearing his ‘Mujhe project chahiye’ cap in the company premises. The disgruntled software engineer has become the talk of the company, appreciated by some, and criticized by some others. Aam Kumar has [...]

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Indian politicians had their own strong and weak subjects during their school days. Which Indian politician shined where and drooped where? The UnReal Times correspondent Atul Baskarbe brings you this exclusive collection of their school report cards: Narendra Modi SUBJECT GRADE COMMENTS English D Hindi A Science B Mathematics B History FAIL Weak, needs to [...]

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