News That Matters Not was an Indian news satire website. An international award winning venture, NTMN was active during 2009–2015 and was known for its witty takes on social issues, media, youth, politics of the day, popular culture, and everyday life.
WELCOME TO THE ARCHIVE SITE OF NEWS THAT MATTERS NOT.
The archive site will help you browse through some of the best satirical news stories published on the Indian web in the early years of this decade. Just so you know, before all the newbies hijacked your internet and you went gaga over them, there was NTMN. For nearly six years.
This website celebrates the legacy of some of the sharpest satire published on the Indian web before comic videos went viral and fake news became evil. Here’s your reading list:
Best of NTMN – Volume #1
(topics: Human Quirks, Men & Women, Sanskaar)
Best of NTMN – Volume #2
(topics: Civic Issues, Education, Poor & Rich, Sexual Violence)
Best of NTMN – Volume #3
(topics: College Life, Love & Dating, Entrepreneurship, Popular Culture)
- Bidding goodbye: Founder’s NoteLooking back at NTMN’s legacy – as one of the earliest satirical websites in India and a premier youth platform during some of millennial India’s defining moments
- Man takes it upon himself to correct stranger’s grammar on the internetRamesh Tandon, lovingly known as “that annoying little prick” among his friends and enemies alike, has taken it upon himself to correct other people’s grammar on the internet.
- Cooking classes take a hit as Maggi makes a comebackThe return of Maggi has destroyed the business of cooking classes, which emerged briefly after the ban on the popular instant noodles. The market that catered to hostellers, bachelors and women planning to get married is finding few takers after the ban was lifted last month.
- Guest speaker forgets promise of “keeping lecture interactive”At least thirty students fell asleep and four others made paper aeroplanes when a guest speaker at a college fest forgot his promise of “keeping the lecture interactive”.
- Purchase parking spots before you buy cars: Delhi governmentThe Delhi government has said it will commercialize parking spaces in the capital. One will now have to purchase a parking space before buying a vehicle.