Posts Tagged ‘ satire ’

Drabu to don Ladishah costume to lend human touch to budget

Mar 9th, 2015 | By

Jammu: The PDP-BJP coalition government’s first budget is all set for a human touch with the finance minister Haseeb Drabu, who also heads the culture ministry, wearing a Ladishah costume during presentation. Ladishah is a traditional folk satire artist in Kashmiri culture. Finance ministry officials have roped in noted theatre director M K Raina to
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Scandalous body thanks Sonia for appointing Mir as state chief

Mar 6th, 2015 | By

The Council for Upliftment and Rehabilitation of Scandalous Elements (CURSE), a body of high profile scandal hit people, has thanked the Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi for appointing G A Mir as the president of JK Pradesh Congress Committee. Mir, an executive member of CURSE, was let to work and struggle in the shadows following his
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Modi’s garments to go under hammer to boost Indian economy

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By

New Delhi: Buoyed by the successful auction of his monogrammed suit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he would sell off all his clothes to boost country’s ailing economy. Describing the auction of his histroic suit – with pinstripes spelling out Modi’s full name – as a historic moment for India, Modi revealed his
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Shiv Sena demands apology from Sachin for watching Sharapova play

Jul 8th, 2014 | By

SRINAGAR: Rightwing Marathi party Shiv Sena has asked cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to apologise to the nation for bringing disgrace to it by watching the Wimbledon game of Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova. Uddhav Thackeray, the Sena chief told Dapaan that Tendulkar’s blunder was an affront on Mumbai and a disgrace to the nation. “If she doesn’t
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JK Govt brings Facebook, twitter under Disturbed Areas Act, extends AFSPA in cyberspace 

May 12th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: The J&K government has brought Facebook and Twitter under the purview of its popular Disturbed Areas Act (DAA) and extended Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to cyberspace to keep social network under control in the state. The decision was taken during a high level unified command meeting in Srinagar, following intelligence reports that
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