Archive for May, 2009

Now that the votes are in, astrologers are the losers

By Shaikh Azizur Rahman, May 28. 2009 KOLKATA // Fortune tellers flopped in their quest to predict the outcome of this year’s election, with groups dedicated to their demise saying the results prove they are frauds. Two rationalist groups, which preach against irrational blind faith and superstition, organised competitions for astrologists and other fortune tellers, […]

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RESULTS of ‘INR 25,00,000 challenge to all astrologers to forecast result of Parliament Election 2009’

Science and Rationalists’ Association of India (Bharayatiya Bigyan o Yuktibadi Samiti) challenged all astrologers to forecast following results / information regarding Parliament Election 2009:– How many seats will be acquired by Congress, BJP, TMC, CPI(M), BSP, RJD, Samajbadi Party, DMK, AIDMK? How much differences in votes will remain to win/lose for Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, […]

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15 responses received to our challenge to ‘Astrologers’

(Many have not given their addresses. Nos 14 and 15 seem to be those well-advertised astrologers of Kolkata, Bengal — Sree Gautam amd Vrigu.) 1) Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 13:30:42 +0530 Subject: election results From: sandeep.madana143@gmail.com To: sumitra_humanist@hotmail.com congress=179 bjp=198 cpi=24 cpm=40 bsp=13 rjd=19 dmk=13 samaazwadi=32 others=25 2) Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 16:32:35 […]

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25 lakh prize for poll prediction

By Pooja Chakrabarty Kolkata, 15 May: Election results are on everyone’s mind, and a city-based NGO has challenged astrologers to predict the winners before poll results are declared on Saturday. The prize is a hefty Rs. 25 lakhs. The Science and Rationalists Association of India (SRAI) has put two questions to astrologers. First, to predict […]

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INR 25,00,000 challenge to all astrologers to forecast result of Parliament Election 2009

Science and Rationalists’ Association of India (Bharayatiya Bigyan o Yuktibadi Samiti) challenges all astrologers to forecast following results / information regarding Parliament Election 2009:– How many seats will be acquired by Congress, BJP, TMC, CPI(M), BSP, RJD, Samajbadi Party, DMK, AIDMK? How much differences in votes will remain to win/lose for Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, […]

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Dahal dubs videotape scandal a ploy against peace process; claims Maoist military strength to be much higher Organising press conference over a videotape of his lecture to PLA commanders some 16 months ago, which has caused quite an uproar in the political circle, outgoing Prime Minister and Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Wednesday said his […]

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