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2016-11-11T16:50:03+05:30

Bihar
A Baba Rhyme

This year, former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, who unfailingly celebrates Chhath puja, gave it a miss. After the marriage of all her seven daughters, she apparently has no one to help her with the puja. She is likely to resume only after finding suitable bahus for her two minister-sons, Tej Pratap and Tejashwi Prasad. The grapevine has it that a hunt is on for brides for the two eligible bachelors. There’s talk that Tej Pratap may marry yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s niece, strengthening ties between the Baba and Lalu Prasad Yadav, who had earlier this year endorsed one of Patanjali’s beauty products.


Uttar Pradesh
Me, Myself, My Voice

This year, Sahara’s Diwali gift drew a few titters—a wire basket (filled with the usual chocolates and sweets) that lit up on touch and had a spherical Bluetooth-enabled speaker. No prizes for guessing what the speaker would play: the voice of Saharashri Subrata Roy, who is well known for promotional sprees...

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