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Harshal Gupta, a middle-class boy studying in Yet Another College of Engineering (YACE) has developed some tastes of the elite class, or at least that’s what he believes. Thinking that it is a fad to visit Starbucks, check-in on Facebook and leave without...

"I don't make jokes. I just watch the Government and report the facts." — Will Rogers

BJP declares elections as the real winner in Delhi elections

After suffering a staggering loss in the Delhi elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has declared that the elections are the real winner in Delhi. Claiming it to be the victory of democracy and the rights of people, the BJP not once mentioned its defeat. The party flatly refused to acknowledge AAP’s victory saying that “the real winner is the spirit in which the elections were fought.” “Hona...

Indian expatriates to swim back from Saudi Arabia

With the Nitaqat row, lakhs of Indians in Saudi Arabia are under threat of being deported, arrested or simply sent back to their land of origin. Reports claim that the number of Indians involved in this crucial showdown is about 75,000, but we know better through empirical derivations and common...

Time Magazine’s cover page declares Rahul Gandhi as “The Over-Achiever”

Here comes the latest issue of the Time magazine. Gracing its cover page is a photograph of Rahul Gandhi, the Prince of Nehru–Gandhi dynasty. Mr. Gandhi, following his recent swearing in as the Vice President of the Congress, has been dubbed “The Over-Achiever”...

Government to award Bharat Ratna to those who praise its policies

In a notification issued today by the (Godly) Government of India, the Bharat Ratna will now be awarded to “any person for exceptional performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour that praises the government’s policies”. This new...

Teen visits Starbucks just to “check-in” on Facebook

Harshal wallowing in his own mediocrity

Harshal Gupta, a middle-class boy studying in Yet Another College of Engineering (YACE) has developed some tastes of the elite class, or at least that’s what he believes. Thinking that it is a fad to...

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Two young boys arrested in Delhi for killing a penguin in Antarctica

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It took one blow of an old rusted axe to horrify the capital last night. Had it not been for the quick action of the police, cruel chaos would have shaken the most insensitive of men. Despite their desperate pleas of innocence, two young men were handcuffed and marched into the police station. If rumours are to be believed, the two youth were driven by greed...

Filmmaker decides to make movie without item song; faces risk of writing a logical script

A popular Bollywood director has apparently taken up the daring job of working on a commercial “masala” movie that will surprisingly have (wait for it) not a single item song. He confirmed this yesterday: “Though this...

In unusual market trend, rakhi sales shoot up as Valentine’s Day approaches

Shopkeepers across the nation have been left dumbfounded this Valentine’s season. Never before in the history of this day has such a phenomenon been noted: an increasing demand for Rakhis by girls all over the country. There have...

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, young couple commits suicide after failing to get any privacy

Two suicides were reported in Thane last night. A young couple, Kishore (20) and Sheela (19) (names changed), were found dead in a hotel room. Investigations are on, but the local police station have confirmed the deaths as suicides. When...

What being gay in India really means!

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Before judging someone, before belittling their pain, before shunning them, we ought to, at least once, walk a few miles in their shoes. We ought to feel what they feel, see what they see to understand...

Farmers deserve suicide for their poor career choice: Elite Class

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So the farmers are killing themselves. Who cares! They asked for it, didn’t they, when they chose to grow grapes over getting a degree, getting jobs and getting rich? Food is just a luxury, iPhone...

10 reasons why L.K.Advani did not resign

In conversations with Lal Krishna Advani’s driver Digvijay Singh (who is the namesake of the congress man), Marco Materazzi(who has a surprising grasp on all ‘Italian’ politico) and...

A Guide to Successful Facebook PR Strategies

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There are always a few social network celebrities in all our friend lists whose updates simply refuse to disappear from our news feed. You are forced to know everything about them, be it when they woke...

The Weekly Review: Beni vs. Mulayam, Karuna vs. UPA, Bollywood vs. Justice

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Recently Congress leader Beni Prasad called Mulayam Singh Yadav a dacoit. He accused him of supporting UPA “in return of commissions”, of being a goonda, and what not. Our leaders were quick...

The Italian con-job, the suicide of Ram Singh, and other minor news of the week

Another week of blunders, not just by the usual suspects Sushil Kumar Shinde (link) and the UPA government, but also by the supposedly infallible Supreme Court who was party to this particular Italian...

[Ads Watch] When a kid exchanged his parents’ mobile phones for the Idea ad

Have you ever wondered what would have happened if there were no advertisements during the breaks while you were watching your movies on your television sets? What if there weren’t any 2-minute Maggi...