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Kolkata Court issues bailable arrest warrant against Shashi Tharoor for 'Hindu Pakistan' remark

While addressing an event in Thiruvananthapuram, Tharoor had said the BJP will write a new Constitution which will pave the way for a nation, much like Pakistan, where the rights of minorities are not respected.

Shashi Tharoor shares morphed photo of him as Shakespeare and Netizens can't stop laughing

The picture quickly garnered a lot of attention online. While many found it hilarious, others found it quite "unsettling".

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'You are not alone': Shashi Tharoor, Chidambaram lend support to J&K leaders under house arrest

Chidambaram said he had warned the government of any misadventure in J&K but they seem determined to embark upon one.

Ahead of CWC meet: Tharoor wants interim chief; Deora proposes Pilot, Scindia for top job

The CWC has decided to take a call on the new Congress president during its next meet on August 10, the first after Rahul Gandhi stepped down from the position of the Congress president after the Lok Sabha elections.

Kerala Muslim outfit challenges new law on triple talaq in Supreme Court

The newly enacted law deems instant talaq or talaq-e-biddat as a criminal offence, carrying a sentence of up to three years for Muslim men who give instant talaq (divorce) to their wives.

Vacancy at top causing chaos: Congress leaders

Several senior leaders admitted that the confusion over leadership is hurting the party.

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Priyanka Gandhi 'excellent choice' for Congress president: Captain Amarinder Singh

The Punjab CM's statement comes a day after Shashi Tharoor said Priyanka Gandhi's 'natural charisma could galvanise the party'.

Kerala Cong rejects Tharoor's remarks on party leadership, says Rahul still engaged in day-to-day affairs

"Being a Congress worker, Tharoor has expressed the sentiment of the common Congress man... But it does not mean the party lacks leadership," Venugopal said.

Lack of clarity on leadership after Rahul's resignation hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor said he hopes that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will throw her hat in the ring when the call for elections for the party chief's post is made, but added it was up to the Gandhi family to decide on whether she will contest for the post.

Education is most important for upholding human rights, says Shashi Tharoor

About the education system in India, Tharoor, who was a former minister of state for human resource development, said "we are suffering from the systemic problem of skill mismatch between qualifications and jobs undertaken".

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Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

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Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor on Monday faced severe criticism after he said that no "good Hindu" would want a Ram temple built at a spot after demolishing somebody else's place of worship.

Idea Exchange With Shashi Tharoor

A Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor has been vocal in his criticism of the government’s demonetisation policy, calling it an “ill-conceived” strategy. The standoff led to a complete washout of the Winter Session of Parliament, with the Opposition insisting on a vote. While the former diplomat has been critical of disruptions in Parliament, he […]

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Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor's Delhi Home Burgled: Here's What Happened

Several valuable items, including idols and “copper Gandhi glasses” gifted to him by PM Modi, were stolen from Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor’s home in the early hours of November 29. Police are yet to identify the accused. Following a complaint by Tharoor, a case has been filed under IPC section 380/457 […]

Sunanda Pushkar died due to anti-anxiety drug overdose: Swamy

Kochi, Jan 22 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday stated that Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's died “due to poison”. He added that she died due to an overdose of anti-anxiety drug, Alprax, which if given in high dose, causes heart failure. He further said that Tharoor statement to the police was contradictory, which shows that he is hiding something, and now he has become the prime suspect in the investigation.

Tharoor should be taken into custody for questioning: Swamy

Jaipur, Jan 16 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) report found presence of heart-arrest injectable poison Lidocaine in wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Sunanda Pushkar’s body. He added that the Delhi police had categorically asserted that the cause of Pushkar’s death was not natural, and police should immediately take Tharoor into custody for questioning.

Sunanda Pushkar’s death was a sudden unnatural death: AIIMS

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Dr. Sudhir Gupta, head of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) forensic department, on Saturday alleged that medical report reveals that death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, was a sudden unnatural death and this had been said from the very beginning by the medical board. He added that the report was under consideration and the matter would be investigated accordingly.

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Evidences indicate Sunanda Pushkar's death was unnatural: Bassi

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday said that as far as evidences were concerned until now, Sunanda Pushkar's, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, death was unnatural. He added that the Delhi police have received medical board’s advice on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) lab report on viscera samples of Sunanda Pushkar to identify the cause of her death. Pushkar, 52, was found dead in a room in a south Delhi Hotel on January 17, 2014.

Marine 'not returning' to India violation of solemn undertaking by Italy: Tharoor

Trivandrum /Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Condemning the Italian Government's stand that the marine accused of killing Indian fishermen off the Kerala Coast would not return to India, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the matter and said that the people must be able to trust the sovereign word of a sovereign government.Reiterating similar views, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wedneday said that the government should take a note of this issue.

Marine 'not returning' to India violation of solemn undertaking by Italy: Tharoor

Trivandrum /Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Condemning the Italian Government's stand that the marine accused of killing Indian fishermen off the Kerala Coast would not return to India, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the matter and said that the people must be able to trust the sovereign word of a sovereign government.Reiterating similar views, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wedneday said that the government should take a note of this issue.

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