23 November, 2020

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there

What better way to send the message across—a staffer from the New Delhi district magistrate’s office plays the god of death at a Mask Ya Yamraj awareness campaign against COVID-19
Mixed Shots

Last Drink Before 10

Sitting round late at night drinking was, er, considered high-spirited performance in the British Parliament. But politicians will have to curb their imbibement. Bars and restaurants in the UK have been ordered to shut at 10 pm as part of anti-coronavirus measures, but catering facilities in Parliament were exempt under a loophole that allows workplace canteens to keep longer hours. After a backlash, a parliamentary spokesman clarified that no alcohol “will be sold after 10 pm anywhere on the parliamentary estate”. How would Churchill have reacted? “I’ve gotten more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.”

The Wife-Beater Cop

Madhya Pradesh DGP (prosecution) ­Purushottam Sharma...



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