Sunday Exhale: Modi’s B’Day Cake; AAP Gayab; Ganpati Bappa & More
Sundaying much? Catch The Quint’s compilation of its best feature stories through the week, and add some more sassiness to your weekend.
Satire: We Baked a C.A.K.E for Modi Ji’s 66th Happy Birthday
For our beloved most best Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi’s 66th Birthday, we baked him a cake straight from the heart.
#HindiDiwas: Sanganak? Kunji Patal? How ‘Shudhh’ Is Your Hindi?
Last year, we went around Delhi asking people some ridiculously hard words, straight out of a shabdkosh, and the results were hilarious. Check this video.
Watch: Ganpati Celebrations Turn Into Garbage Dumps Post Visarjan
Maharashtra’s favourite festival is also India’s most toxic. While devotees believe that the ocean will take care of their beloved Bappa, the truth is no where close to that holy thought.
Baba Ramdev’s Desi Jeans Available in Saffron and Neelkanth Blue
The businessman in Baba Ramdev has woken up and the Yoga guru has decided to broaden his horizons and test waters in the international market. Baba Ramdev’s latest entrepreneurial venture is jeans and office wear.
The apparel brand, Paridhaan, will produce desi jeans, which promise to be a fusion of modernity and spirituality. Baba ji ki Jai!
How Pammi Aunty Went Viral and Landed a TV Show in 4 Months
She’s now a regular star on almost every handheld device near you. With her trademark shocking pink goggles, hair in a towel and face pack in place, Pammi aunty has been going viral and how.
Pammi aunty aka Ssumier Pasricha is the latest internet star who has shone bright enough to have been noticed by a TV channel. The 36-year-old will now soon be on Comedy Nights Bachao which airs on Colors and he’s all excited about it.
QRant: Here’s Our Bhojpuri Twist to the SP’s Yadav Pari-War
After UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stripped his Uncle Shivpal Yadav of key positions in the state cabinet, The Quint’s very own Bhaiyya Ji goes on a rant and asks the Samajwadi Party leaders questions that #UPWantsToKnow.
FYI Satyendar Jain, Chikungunya Is out of Control and It Kills
Five deaths, 90% rise in cases in one week. Stop the politics Satyendra Jain, and read this Chikungunya fact sheet.
Ronnie Screwvala on Bollywood: Even If It Ain’t Broke... Fix It
Ronnie Screwvala pens down his thoughts on business in Bollywood and the way ahead.
With #AAPGayab, Here Are Postcards From Delhi to Fight Dengue
With Arvind Kejriwal and other prominent ministers of the Delhi Government out of the city, a few citizens write postcards to support him in such a tough time. With the number of dengue and chikungunya cases rising, the Aam Aadmi Party should find consolation in these lovely messages. Read #PostcardsToKejriwal below.
MufflerMan’s Latest Radio Ad Warns Against This “Dangerous Being”
We all know that MufflerMan won’t be talking for a while as he recently underwent a surgery for a chronic cough in Bengaluru. Just before he decided to go silent, he recorded a radio advertisement where he addressed the issue that Delhi has been battling with. Watch this video to find out more.
Exclusive: Sidharth Malhotra On the Failure of ‘Baar Baar Dekho’
Though Sidharth Malhotra is only six films old he has forged his own place in Bollywood. His latest release Baar Baar Dekho has under-performed at the box office. But the actor is in no way discouraged or daunted.
Curios Hyderabad: Stories from a Curio Store
Hyderabad, geologically, is one of the oldest places on the planet, with rock formations over 2,500 million years old. But The Quint’s writer was more curious about its recent past. And this is what he gathered, from a curio store.