Noticed some people lamenting on social media about the absence of a Google doodle to mark the first International Day of Yoga (Google celebrated Father’s Day instead). A day late, but the International Yoga Day unofficial Google doodle is here and it is also animated to boot. Identify the asana.
After tests find lead and MSG in samples of Maggi, many state governments have placed temporary bans on the sale of the immensely popular instant noodles. So how do Maggi fans feel about the ban? This emoji tells us how. Suggested reading: A nostalgic Maggi post from 8 years ago.
You might have read the reviews, or better still, watched the ‘motion picture’. Shoojit Sircar’s Piku brings out the poop (or rather the lack of it) obsession from the Bangali bhadrolok’s household to the silver screen, much to the amusement of us Bangalis and oBangalis (non-Bengalis) alike. Not sure if any other community is as [Read more]
RK Laxman, India’s best-known cartoonist, died on January 26, 2015. He was 93. I had the opportunity to meet the legendary cartoonist once, as a student in Bhopal, but I (and we all) knew him best through his cartoons. Cutting the Chai pays tribute to the man, in the form of an unofficial Google doodle. [Read more]
Yet another Cutting the Chai image that got massively shared online. While the parody poster of Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming film PK starring Aamir Khan, attempts to depict the evolution of the audio player, it in itself also went through an evolutionary process. This is what I photoshopped almost immediately after seeing the poster. A quick [Read more]
BBC News quotes a Cutting the Chai post in a feature on Indian political parties with strange names. The Election Commission can reject the application if certain conditions aren’t met, he adds, – for example, if the name has an obvious caste or religious reference. The Religion of Man Revolving Political Party of India managed [Read more]
Now that the aam aadmi has got a party, the aam bachcha also needs to learn the letters of Indian politics much earlier than ever before. Here’s an educational tool in an age-old format for netas of tomorrow – an alphabet chart with Indian political party and election symbols. (Also see: Indian political party election [Read more]
Like many of you, I haven’t had the best of experiences with courier services and the situation is now such that I am actually surprised if something I sent is delivered on time. But when this email from eBay.in landed in my inbox, I had to sit up and take notice and quickly type out [Read more]
“Don’t underestimate the power of a common man” How Congress’ 2004 Lok Sabha elections campaign slogan turned true in Delhi 2013.
The idea first came as a tweet last night and transformed into a comic this morning. The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology Kapil Sibal is finally tweeting (had invited him for a conversation two years ago) and this calls for a comic (pun intended).
A sign for the times.