After a hiatus, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi returns to claim back the title of Dude of the Week. Readers with a keen eye for detail and no other work whatsoever must have realised by now this is the same guy who claimed the prevention of rape in the country’s capital was almost impossible because there were too many beautiful women.
This time around his statement was directed at the victims of the recent earthquake in Italy :
Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, has advised traumatised earthquake survivors to view living in emergency tent accommodation as like being on a “camping weekend”.
Closer home near Mumbai, a certain individual by the name of R.R. Patil was heard exclaiming “Bhaiyya !!” (not to be confused with the Raj Thackeray vareity variety .. <- consequences of not proof-reading) .