POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 20:55 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 20:55 IST

It showed up first in a weekly gossip column some 10 days back:

In Gujarat, Modi kept a close watch on what his Cabinet colleagues and others in the party were up to. The PM seems to have developed an effective feedback mechanism in Delhi as well. Recently, the son of a minister was reportedly asked to come to Modi’s residence. The PM praised him for his good work, but then slipped in a remark that had the young man rattled. Modi said it had come to his knowledge that some money had exchanged hands for the posting of an official. Modi asked him to return the money. The son and his father certainly got the message.

The rumours in the Delhi grapevine had of course done the rounds earlier, but once it reached the mainstream press gossip columns, it was soon on Twitter, with the ever-faithful Modi bhaktas presenting it as the great deed of their Great Leader.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 20:55 IST, Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 20:55 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 19:46 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 19:16 IST

A video purportedly showing BJP's controversial Loksabha MP from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath, making incendiary comments has brought the focus back on the BJP's Hindutva agenda and the attempts to polarise people on religious and communal lines.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 19:46 IST, Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 19:16 IST
POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 18:33 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 18:33 IST

The ASL Ice Bucket Challenge to spread the awareness for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) has been making headlines for quite some time now, with celebrities putting up videos of themselves dumping a bucket of ice water over their heads.

So how could Poonam Pandey possibly overlook such an opportunity to grab some eye balls?

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 27, 2014 AT 18:33 IST, Edited At: Aug 27, 2014 18:33 IST
POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 26, 2014 AT 01:16 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 26, 2014 01:16 IST

Alia Bhatt, whose stint on Karan Johar's chat show 'Koffee with Karan' turned her into the butt of online jokes, has now indulged in a bit of self-mockery by featuring in a parody titled 'Alia Bhatt-Genius of the Year'.

Alia is often teased by fans for her lack of general knowledge after she failed to name the president of India on Johar's show.

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 26, 2014 AT 01:16 IST, Edited At: Aug 26, 2014 01:16 IST
POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 24, 2014 AT 02:14 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 24, 2014 02:14 IST

After a day of much tension at the International border with Pakistan firing on border posts and villages and the Indian Home Minister asking the BSF jawans to give effective replies, here is a gentle reminder by Indian-American artist Zeshan Bagewadi that we are essentially the same people.

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POSTED BY News Ed ON Aug 24, 2014 AT 02:14 IST, Edited At: Aug 24, 2014 02:14 IST
     
 
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