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SC ban on neta photos in govt ads flops as Jaya shows how to get around it

May 26, 2015

SC ban on neta photos in govt ads flops as Jaya shows how to get around it

There is no picture of Jaya in the ad, but can anyone be in any doubt who the ads really celebrate? The ads hail the dynamic leadership of Puratchi Talaivi (Revolutionary Leader) Selvi J Jayalalithaa, hoping that her four glorious years in power will ensure that the electorate extends Ammas rule forever. How is the non-use of Jaya's picture going to end the cult of personality that the Supreme Court wanted to end? #Modi 365 #SC Ban on Politicians' Photos #Jayalalithaa Ads
Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mind

May 10, 2015

Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mind

Veteran lawyer, seasoned politician, parliamentarian and former Union minister after all this Kapil Sibal has added a new descriptor to his name: lyricist. The hard-nosed lawyer is into writing lyrics in Hindi. Romantic duets, qawwalis, political satire-based songs and item numbers penned by Sibal will soon be part of Hindi films and some albums. #Bollywood #Congress #Kapil Sibal #VeryCloseUp #politician #lawyer #Lyricist #song writing
Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election

May 08, 2015

Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election

Britain marked the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on Friday with events to be attended by top politicians despite chaos in some party ranks following the Conservatives' shock election triumph. #Elections #NewsTracker #Britain #Politicians #World War II #VE day
Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit

May 05, 2015

Badal Inc: Punjab CM's family wealth knows no limit

In just five years, the extended family of Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal has grown its wealth enormously. Did the family use its poiltical clout to further its business prospects? #Shiromani Akali Dal #disproportionate assets #Punjab2012 #Sukhbir Singh Badal #Prakash Singh Badal #Akali Dal #indian politicians
Rs 3 cr in 30 seconds: Here is why I-T sleuths should slap a notice on BJP MP Poonam

Apr 20, 2015

Rs 3 cr in 30 seconds: Here is why I-T sleuths should slap a notice on BJP MP Poonam

Poonam Madam, the BJP MP from Jamnagar, Gujarat, managed to get a whopping Rs 3 crore in 30 seconds at a Bhagwat Katha function in Verawal where she danced for a few minutes. #Politics #India #Gujarat #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Jamnagar #indian politicians #Income Tax Sleuths #Poonam Madam
Champion of the Dalits, BR Ambedkar, honoured with Google doodle on 124th birth anniversary

Apr 14, 2015

Champion of the Dalits, BR Ambedkar, honoured with Google doodle on 124th birth anniversary

Google has honoured the B R Ambedkar, the "Father of the Indian Constitution," with a google doodle on his 124th birth anniversary today. #Google #NewsTracker #Google doodle #politician #BR Ambedkar #Ambedkar #Ambedkar jayanti #Social reformer
Ruskin Bond feels "stumped and stymied" by the thought of writing about politicians

Apr 08, 2015

Ruskin Bond feels "stumped and stymied" by the thought of writing about politicians

Ruskin Bond feels "stumped and stymied" by the thought of writing about politicians or media tycoons saying he cannot "breathe life" into these subjects. #India #Politicians #Padma Bhushan #writer #Mussoorie #Ruskin Bond
BJP's National Executive meet: Advani may not address party in Bengaluru

Apr 03, 2015

BJP's National Executive meet: Advani may not address party in Bengaluru

As BJP commenced its largest strategy meet since coming to power at the Centre, leader LK Advani is not likely to address the national executive meet. #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Bengaluru #LK Advani #D. V. Sadananda Gowda #senior BJP leader #India Politicians #BJP National Executive meet
'Best example of foot in mouth': Twitter has mixed reactions to Giriraj Singh's Sonia remark

Apr 01, 2015

'Best example of foot in mouth': Twitter has mixed reactions to Giriraj Singh's Sonia remark

Giriraj Singh's comments on Sonia Gandhi created an immediate whiplash on twitter, leading to mixed reactions #India #Twitter #Sonia #News #politician #Comments #Giriraj Singh #Nigerian #Racist #white skinned
As Minister Uma Bharti runs late, supporters stop train

Mar 11, 2015

As Minister Uma Bharti runs late, supporters stop train

A train was allegedly stopped by supporters of Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti at Jhansi station after the minister was late by a few minutes, even as authorities denied such an incident. #Politics #ThatsJustWrong #India #Indian Railways #Uma Bharti #Politicians #Jhansi