Shashi Tharoor said awards are “society’s tributes to the achievements of writers and neither the achievements nor the tributes can be rolled back.”
Unfazed by criticism, former union minister Shashi Tharoor today opposed death penalty even for terrorists saying it was an “obsolete practice” and they should instead be put behind bars for the rest of their lives without parole.
Tharoor had complained in a letter to Gandhi that his “sincere” services to the party have “neither been seen nor appreciated.”
“Why on earth would I have spoken to the media to undermine myself and my standing within the party?” Tharoor asks in the letter.
Shashi Tharoor’s comments came on Twitter shortly after the execution of Yakub Memon at Nagpur Central Jail
Tharoor’s speech gelled with the feelings of patriotic Indians on the issue and also shows what impression one can leave with effective arguments by saying the right things at the right place, Modi said.
At a meeting of Congress Lok Sabha MPs, party leader Shashi Tharoor is learnt to have expressed his disapproval over the ‘stalling tactics’.
Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor’s arguments during a debate at the Oxford Union has gone viral on Facebook and YouTube
Varun said capital punishment was ‘politically counterproductive’ since it ‘created martyrs’.
In his licence application, Tomar attached only his school leaving certificate, and not his ‘fake’ college degree.
Modi has been billed for a little over Rs 1 crore for the two rooms he booked for himself during the four-month period.
Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday was apparently referring to V K Singh’s prolonged legal battle over the issue of his age when he was the Army Chief four years back.
On January 20, the Delhi Police had handed over two laptops and four mobile phones to Gujarat DFS to retrieve the data.
Sunanda was involved in a spat with Mehr Tarar on Twitter over the latter’s alleged affair with Shashi Tharoor.
CAT clears Shashi Tharoor of allegedly putting pressure on AIIMS doctor to submit a “tailor-made autopsy report”.