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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 20, 2014 AT 21:01 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 21:01 IST

There's never a dull moment on Times Now.

While the nation had given up wanting to hear even a word more of the 'analyses' on the MaHa results  and the BJP's stupendous performance in Maharashtra and Haryana last night, the Congress party fielded a new spokesperson, intriguingly named Americai V. Narayanan.

Informed by the same spirit of enquiry the channel is justifibaly famous for, the editor in chief of Times Now, Arnab Goswami, asked, on behalf of the nation, whether the Congress party has been punished for supporting corruption. Mr Americai responded:

"If you ask me if there has been corruption in the UPA, hell yeah!"

Hell yeah, it has not stopped trending yet.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 20, 2014 AT 21:01 IST, Edited At: Oct 20, 2014 21:01 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 08, 2014 AT 23:47 IST ,  Edited At: Oct 08, 2014 23:47 IST

Things got rather heated over radical Islam and Islamophobia on the HBO show 'Real Time with Bill Maher' on Friday, October 3. when Maher and his guests —author Sam Harris, Gone Girl star Ben Affleck, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Michael Steele— discussed ISIS and radical Islam. 

Maher essentially continued from the programme the week before when he had contended that "if we're giving no quarter to intolerance, shouldn't we be starting the mutilators and the honour killers?"

Since Ben Affleck, who objected to Bill Maher's "gross, racist, disgusting," ideas has been in the news even otherwise, we thought we should place on record what he actually said on the programme.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Oct 08, 2014 AT 23:47 IST, Edited At: Oct 08, 2014 23:47 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 29, 2014 AT 14:05 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 29, 2014 14:05 IST

Mr Modi is in New York and John Oliver is in fine form:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 29, 2014 AT 14:05 IST, Edited At: Sep 29, 2014 14:05 IST
POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Sep 10, 2014 AT 21:25 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 10, 2014 21:25 IST

In the end, Al Jazeera decided to merely laugh it off with a tweet:

They needed to clarify further:

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POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Sep 10, 2014 AT 21:25 IST, Edited At: Sep 10, 2014 21:25 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 06, 2014 AT 02:35 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 06, 2014 02:35 IST
“All schools may make arrangements to assemble students from 2.30 pm to 4.45 pm in order that the children may view the prime minister’s address on TV.... A feedback would be taken immediately after on the number of children and schools who were able to view or listen to (it).”

—Aug 27 circular sent by the HRD ministry to state education secretaries

Was attending school for the PM's Teacher's Day speech mandatory? Was it not? It didn't matter. It all happened on Twitter, starting with a Delhi school announcing a test on the speech:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 06, 2014 AT 02:35 IST, Edited At: Sep 06, 2014 02:35 IST
     
 
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