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The TOI-Crest honours list for the newsmakers who made 2011 interesting.
THE NAVJOT SIDHU AWARD For reasoned political discourse. And that's not an RSS feed
THE HOME ALONE AWARD For getting isolated by some Cabinet colleagues not to mention the opposition
THE RAMANUJAM AWARD For theorising that dividing UP into four states will multiply her votes
THE DON CORLEONE AWARD For trying to show the world that the family comes first
THE ANNA HAZARE 'FARE PLAY' AWARD For flying economy while charging business class
THE PRAKASH KARAT AWARD For placing Marx over Spencer and blocking retail FDI and pension reforms
THE HAWKINS AWARD For showing that pressure can bring things to a boil very 'fast'
L K ADVANI
THE MICHAEL SCHUMACHER AWARD For making a comeback on the yatra circuit and unsettling younger rivals
THE DIWAN-E-KHAS AWARD
For getting its own Raja and an entire durbar of VIPs
THE FAIR & LOVELY AWARD For campaigning against black money while looking fetching in a salwar kameez
THE SHOONYA SAMRAT AWARD India may have discovered the zero, but Sibal discovered zero loss
B S YEDDYURAPPA
THE FEVICOL AWARD For sticking to his chair. Yeddy, steady, wouldn't go till he was kicked out
THE SUNNY LEONE AWARD For hogging the limelight while keeping her shirt on
THE GRAND-PA PRIZE For beating Aby to the buzzer in announcing the baby. Cho tweet
THE DALE CARNEGIE AWARD For winning friends and influencing people
THE MEN-WHO-PAUSE AWARD For keeping over a billion people waiting for that elusive hundred
THE CHRIS GAYLE AWARD For maintaining his flamboyance even when all seems lost
MONTEK SINGH AHLUWALIA
THE MONEYPENNY AWARD For showing how far Rs 32 can go
THE CHARACTER ACTOR AWARD For his repeated 140-character invitations to controversy
THE DHRITARASHTRA AWARD For fathering a hundred with
ease but losing the war
THE SILK CUT AWARD For stirring up the perfect storm in a D-cup
THE WILDLIFE AWARD For campaigning to put the elephant on the endangered list
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