Wednesday, March 5, 2014

I Don't Know, Son! - 75

Tough Assignments for UP Police!
Son: The police Department in UP is said to be a worried lot nowadays, dad,
Father: How come? Go on, son.
Son: They say they are getting tough assignments one after another, dad.
Father: Like what? Go on, son.
Son: They first got the assignment to trace the seven missing buffaloes of senior minister Azam Khan in Rampur, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: Now they were ordered by the Supreme Court to arrest the controversial Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, dad!
Father: Go on, Son.
Son: The police authorities are said to be, however, happy that they could handle both the ‘sensitive cases’ successfully, dad!
Father: I don’t know, son!
The Good and Bad News for Sons!
Son: Two pairs of father & son are in the news for good and bad reasons respectively, dad.
Father: How come? Go on, son.
Son: The good news is that the former Chief Minister of UP, ND Tiwari, has accepted 35-year old Rohit Shekhar as his son, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: Rohit had dragged Tiwari to court with a paternity suit, dad.
Father: True. What is the bad news then?
Son: Now the former Chief Minister of UP, Mulayam Singh Yadav, has chided his son the present CM of UP Akhilesh Yadav, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: He has asked his son to mend his ways and keep a distance from sycophants, dad.
Father: I don’t know, son!
The Script for a New Film!
Son: Well known Bollywood personalities have defended the arrested Sahara Chief Subrata Roy at a press meet in Mumbai, dad.
Father: True. Go on, son.
Son: They include director Ramesh Sippy, actor Fardeen Khan & Johny Lever, singers Nitin Mukesh, Sadhna Sargam, Sapna Mukherjee and Rahul Vaidya, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: However, Ram Gopal Verma, the well known director could not attend the press meet, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: When asked for the reasons for his absence, sources revealed that Verma was right now busy with a script for his upcoming film, dad.
Father: Go on, son.
Son: They told in confidence that the script will be based on the real-life story of a famous industry personality who is right now in jail as per Supreme Court orders, dad!
Father: Go on, son.
Son: When pressed further, they revealed that the person owned an airline and an IPL cricket team previously, dad!
Father: I don’t know, son!
Government’s Generosity for Small Savers!
Son: The Government has announced a ‘substantial’ hike in interest rates on small savings schemes in post offices, dad.
Father: True. Go on, son.
Son: The hike in rates vary from 0.1% to 0.2%, dad!
Father: Go on, son.
Son: However, the government has left the interest rates on schemes for Senior Citizens untouched, dad.

Father: Go on, son.
Son: When asked for reasons for keeping this section out of the benefit of hike, the spokesperson was said to be quite outspoken, dad!
Father: Go on, son.
Son: He told that this particular section is always fishy and touchy, dad!
Father: What does he mean? Go on, son.
Son: He appears to have told that the elderly persons would definitely attribute this largesse by the government as an election stunt, dad!
Father: I don’t know, son!
A V Krishnamurthy
5th March 2014


5 comments:

Narain said...

This weekly update is welcome and very refreshing. Thanks AVK!

AVK Murthy said...

Thanks NN.

n.srinivasan N SRINIVASAN said...

subjects differ in this blog. Keep it up !

n.srinivasan N SRINIVASAN said...

subjects differ in this blog. Keep it up !

AVK Murthy said...

Thank you NS.