Mimicry

  • Government cracks the whip on RJs for mimicking MPs: Are we becoming a humourless society? August 14, 2014

    The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. ...
  • No jokes please, we are politicians! Government to act against RJs airing jokes on MPs, mimicking them August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. "The language used by radio jockeys on private...
  • Standup comedy is finding its feet in India February 7, 2013

    "My friend Imran Ahmed said to me, 'Man, Bal Thackeray dying is the worst thing he's done-now the Swedish House Mafia gig is cancelled!' I said to him, is that really the worst thing he could have done?" This is a small stage in a 300-seater auditorium in a glitzy Mumbai...
  • Lalu mimics Mamata, elicits laughter at public rally November 23, 2009

    Ranchi: In yet another run-in with Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, the ebulient RJD strongman Lalu Yadav on Sunday appeared to mimic the Trinamool Congress leader over her appeal to Naxals to spare Rail property. Injecting some humour at a rally herre in poll-bound Jharkand, the former Railway minister laid emphasis on...
  • Nature’s call: A blackbird that mimics ring tones July 12, 2008

    If you are in resort town of Weston-Super-Mare in the UK and you hear a mobile ring tone, listen again. The call may actually be from the wild. ...