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Kannada News Channels Lost Their Shit Covering A Crow Sitting On The Chief Minister's Car

And you thought the Snapchat story was ridiculous.

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Even by their standards, this past week has been pretty damn ridiculous for Indian TV news channels, with Snapchat face-swaps being the dominant story on the airwaves.

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But perhaps the most bizarre story was seen on Kannada news channels when a baby crow dared to land on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s car and chill for 10 whole minutes.

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Networks went into a tizzy covering the crow that literally refused to budge, even as the minister's entourage tried their best to shoo it away.

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Apparently, crows are considered inauspicious, and anchors on multiple channels sullenly assessed what this could mean for the CM's future.

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One channel actually brought in a real life astrologer to tell viewers about what a bad omen this calamitous event was for the CM and the state.

Reminder: The calamitous event is a crow sitting on a car.
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Reminder: The calamitous event is a crow sitting on a car.

In case you wondering how the story eventually panned out, one baller crew member literally had to lift the crow off the hood of the car

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Welcome to 2016, folks.

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