Category Archives: General/ Politics/ Social/ Slapstick

Satire: Quacks call for Papaya Tree to be canonized as “Saint Papaya Tree” for miraculous role in “curing” dengue.

Asansol, Feb 29th, 2015. By an honest reporter. Every noble deed is followed by a slew of opportunists trying to cash in. A delegation of quack practitioners eking a living out of various “belief systems” (i.e. non-scientific and devoid of any sense) systems of … Continue reading

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What do Doctors have to do with “doctored” videos and photos?

It is usually agreed that the origin of the word “doctor” lies in old English or French- meaning a “learned person” or a “respected teacher”. Gradually, healers- those considered among the most learned and of much use to society, began … Continue reading

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Satire: Big Boost to “Make in India” programme, major cities to be developed as “African Safari hubs”

Bengaluru, 16 Feb 2016. In a major boost to the “Make in India” initiative, the government has announced that a few Indian cities will be developed as “African Safari” hubs to boost tourist potentials, starting with Bengaluru. “It was a … Continue reading

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Satire: New Year Bonanza! Newspapers to be free in 2016, say “we mint enough from ads anyway”.

In a development that smacks of the impending good times, leading newspapers in the country have announced that readers won’t have to pay for them anymore. “Yes, its true”, revealed Mr Fulpej Adkar, Director (Marketing), The Achche Times of India. … Continue reading

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Satire: Quacks jump on to “rising intolerance” bandwagon, say “its a medical fact”

Asansol, 29th Feb 2015 In a major boost to the “rising intolerance” movement, several quack practitioners  in the country have stood up in support. This correspondent caught up with Dr. Jackup Northy, the wiliest quack in the country . The … Continue reading

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