Arvind Kejriwal: Because he came, he saw and he conquered Delhi. After achieving (the unexpected) land slide victory in February the muffler man has been in news from tackling corruption to pollution
Bangistan: For banning beef, meat, 50 shades of grey, kissing scene in Spectre (the #sanskaribond),diesel cars, cuss words in movies (that made Angry Indian Goddesses even more angry), alcohol in Bihar and Kerala and also the documentary on the Nirbhaya Rape case.
Chennai Floods: Because it was a man-made disaster, claiming more than 100 lives, making thousands homeless and stranded. It demonstrates that Indian cities can only dream to be like London, Paris and Manhattan.
Delhi Pollution: For being cited as the most polluted city in world, with air pollution causing thousands of excess deaths and breathing related health problems
Election In Bihar: For the mahagathbandhan where foes Nitish and Laloo turned in to friends thus proving everything is possible in politics. Mr. Yadav’s daughter Misha poked him to join hands with Mr. kumar his disciple and former friend. Mr Yadav’s Charisma and Mr. kumar’s work as a former CM led to the land slide victory of the coalition. (So behind every successful man there is a woman)
Fabulous Indian Cricket Team: For winning the test match series against South Africa. Indian cricket team under the leadership of Virat kohli won an unlikely series.
Google: After announcing Sundar pichai as the new CEO of Google, Larry page announced the reorganization in Google Inc in to Alphabet Inc. The establishment of Alphabet was prompted by a desire to make the core Google internet services business “cleaner and more accountable” while allowing greater autonomy to group companies that operate in businesses other than internet services. (Wikipedia)
Holy cow:Because it was the most talked about controversial image of 2015, may be ,more than Salman Khan. Because, Shashi Tharoor said that cows in India are safer than Muslims in India and because it split the country in to two, tolerant and intolerant Indians.
Indrani Mukherjea: Because this case has many more twists and turns than Game of thrones. Finally she got arrested for killing her own daughter with her nth husband.
Judiciary in India: For letting go Salman Khan again and again and yet again. For releasing one of the rapists of the Nirbhaya rape case.
Kalam: A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Bharat Ratna and the former president of India, the driving force behind the missile program died while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong. From Missile Man to the peoples president he left this world with 2500 books, a wrist watch, six shirts, four trousers, three suits and a pair of shoes.
Lead in Maggie: For being in news for almost 5 months of course for the wrong reason, for being detected with lead and MSG contents, for making us believe that adulteration can be found even in the most trusted and loved brands. Though it has come back, the ban on it is lifted, the only question arises, do we still trust Maggie? I don’t!
Miss Universe: Because the goof up by the host was trending for days on the social media and was broadcasted on all the television channels over and over again. So who was the winner Miss Columbia or Miss Philippines, well they all are beautiful with sassy legs so it hardly matters!!
Nepal Earthquake: Two earthquakes in two months tore through Nepal, killing about 8000 people, injuring 21000 people and destroying half a million homes. (India Today)
Oil Prices: The oil prices fell from $140 in 2014 to $36 in 2015. This made many companies to shut down their operations, assets and major operating units. This affected people working in the industry, from roustabout to the CEO everyone’s job is in danger
Paris: Paris was the center of two issues, terror and climate change. On November 13th IS attacked Paris claiming about 130 lives. Another attack, another city, another set of people but working for the same agenda, terror. Later in the same month the world leaders met at the COP21 summit, however they came up with no solutions.
Quota: Because the patidars in Gujarat raised their voice to demand for reservation (quotas) in education and government jobs under the leadership of 22 years old Hardik Patel. Currently, Patel is in Lajpore Central jail, on charges of sedition, but has manged to blow the BJP government in Gujarat led by Anandiben patel,
Rahul Gandhi: For going on vacation without informing media, for being in news for the National Herald case, for having an embarrassing moment while addressing the students in Bangalore. He was also trending for the comedy video with Jacky Shroff aka Jaggu Dada. For those who have missed it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9DMMZpmnN0
Start-ups in India: Because India is becoming the start-up hub surpassed only by USA and UK. Because people have started to talk more about Sachin Bansal than about Sachin Tendulkar, because investors are taking plunge in Indian markets like never before
Toor Daal: Because 1Kg of Toor dal was around Rs180. Because it was one of the discussion of debate in the Lok Sabha
Unwinding the World Afghanistan, Bangladesh ,Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Kazakhstan,Kyrgyzstan,
Malaysia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka,
South Korea, Tajikistan, Turkey,Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan. This list isn’t to flaunt my general knowledge about various countries. This is the list of the countries that our PM visited in a span of 1 year.Yes he has travelled so many countries. Jet lag, travel schedule, a 58 year old man..Gosh!! Wish I were the PM of India
Vypam Scam: Because it involved senior politicians including senior politician, senior officials and businessmen in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This again has posed a question on the examination system in India.
War of Words: Bihar elections and then raid on Kejriwal’s scretary’s office made the politicians to open their foul mouth leading to the war of the words. Check out some of the words used by our leaders: Psycopath, coward, mahapisach, nar bhakshi, chara chor, shaitan.
X-Factor: Narendra Modi for his bromance and the mazing talent of popularising selfie worldwide.
Yakub Menon: Because he was was convicted over his involvement in the 1993 Bombay bombings and was the brother of one of the prime suspects in the bombings, Tiger Memon. His appeals and petitions for clemency were all rejected and he was executed by hanging on 30 July 2015 in Nagpur jail.[ (Wikipedia)
Zuckerberg: For free basics (internet.org) which many think (including me) will be violating net neutrality, for the Zuckerberg charity that he announced at the birth of his daughter Max.