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Arun Shourie


When Arun Shourie joked about being the only editor to be sacked twice from an organisation

April 23, 2022 9:56 pm

Arun Shourie’s new book offers vignettes of the idiosyncrasies that defined the political class and newsrooms of his time and his journey as an editor through it all

Arun Shourie at Idea Exchange: ‘Everybody can be instigated...people haven’t shifted, the lid has been lifted’

April 14, 2022 7:27 am

Arun Shourie on his days at The Indian Express, what has changed since then, what’s new about the current establishment, the media’s challenges and the weakening of institutions. The session was moderated by Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor.

Sempteber 9, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Privilege Motion

September 09, 2021 12:28 am

The speaker, Balram Jakhar, told the Lok Dal member that he would give his ruling on the notice after looking into the facts.

Ex-minister Arun Shourie moves SC against sedition law

July 15, 2021 9:45 pm

Arun Shourie's petition claimed that "the definition of sedition (Section 124-A of IPC) was vague and incapable of accurate appreciation by the common citizen and the law enforcement agencies/ police".

Arun Shourie: Deeper than this govt... systems have decayed over time... (But) Mrs Gandhi had some shame

November 03, 2020 12:46 am

The former Union minister talks about why the decline of courts and democratic institutions in this government is worse, points out differences between Vajpayee and Modi regimes, and reasons why he is not enamoured with numbers in policymaking as situations change. The session was moderated by National Opinion Editor Vandita Mishra.

Laxmi Vilas hotel case: Rajasthan HC stays trial against Arun Shourie, others

October 23, 2020 9:09 am

Appearing through video conferencing, Shourie said the process of disinvestment of Laxmi Vilas Hotel had been challenged twice by the same person before the Division Bench of the Rajasthan High Court, but was dismissed both times—in 2002 and 2006.

Laxmi Vilas hotel case: Arun Shourie furnishes personal bonds in CBI court, HC to hear case today

October 15, 2020 1:17 am

Shourie was Union disinvestment minister in the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government when the ITDC property was sold in 2002.

'Preparing For Death': Arun Shourie's latest is guide to dying peacefully

October 12, 2020 10:19 am

A new book by writer Arun Shourie takes a cue from major religions, philosophy, and spiritual train of thought to help people face their end with equanimity

Laxmi Vilas hotel case: Rajasthan HC stays arrest warrant against Arun Shourie

September 24, 2020 2:27 am

In an interim order passed on Wednesday, the court of Justice Dinesh Mehta said Shourie shall not be arrested in pursuance of the arrest warrant issued by a special CBI court in Jodhpur on September 15.

Explained: The CBI court's order against Arun Shourie

September 18, 2020 12:12 pm

Arun Shourie was not named in the FIR, and CBI found no evidence worth launching prosecution in the sale of the hotel. But the judge has rejected the closure report and ordered that a criminal case should be registered.


'Pray for his long and healthy life': PM Modi meets Arun Shourie at Pune hospital

December 09, 2019 6:44 am

Former union minister Arun Shourie was hospitalised on December 1 after he fainted and injured his head during his evening walk. While initially Shourie was taken to the Hinjewadi branch of the hospital, he was later shifted to the main hospital.


Vajpayee was an inclusive leader. He let colleagues do their job and critics speak up: Arun Shourie

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

As India loses one of its most charismatic prime ministers, former Rajya Sabha MP Arun Shourie talks talks about all that Vajpayee stood for. “When Vajpayee ji made a promise, people believed him. There was a reason for that.”