POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST

While it may be too early to analyse the reasons for the electoral setback for the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the instant verdict, on at least Twitter, was that it was a resounding rejection of the Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj brand of rabble-rousing and communally polarising campaigning (from Love Jehad to blaming Madrasas for terrorism). Significantly, in UP the absence of BSP ensured that the anti-BJP vote was not divided.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 16, 2014 AT 22:45 IST, Edited At: Sep 16, 2014 22:45 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 14, 2014 AT 16:40 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 14, 2014 16:40 IST

The powers of social media. All it took was a tweet:

The Finding Fanny star, rightly outraged with a "news" item in a newspaper, followed it up with two more tweets:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 14, 2014 AT 16:40 IST, Edited At: Sep 14, 2014 16:40 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 09, 2014 AT 21:39 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 09, 2014 21:39 IST

The U.S. Open is where Martina Navratilova won four singles titles and nine doubles titles during a career considered one of the best ever in tennis. She still holds the record for most singles and doubles titles in the Open era.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 09, 2014 AT 21:39 IST, Edited At: Sep 09, 2014 21:39 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 09, 2014 AT 21:37 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 09, 2014 21:37 IST

While President Barack Obama was busy meeting a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife in the Oval Office on June 23, 2014, the accompanying child seems to have decided to dive into a sofa to alleviate his boredom.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 09, 2014 AT 21:37 IST, Edited At: Sep 09, 2014 21:37 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 08, 2014 AT 00:28 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 08, 2014 00:28 IST

An Indian origin banker, Julian Bharti, the son of a Canadian businessman, paid 50,000 British pounds, equivalent to approximately Rs 48,95,825 for kissing 49-year-old actress Elizabeth Hurley as part of a fundraiser for Elton John AIDS Foundation.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 08, 2014 AT 00:28 IST, Edited At: Sep 08, 2014 00:28 IST
     
 
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