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Lack of jobs, pollution: Issues raised on Congress helpline ahead of Delhi polls

January 20, 2020 3:50 am

As part of the Congress campaign — Dilli Ke Dil Ki Baat Congress Ke Saath — people were provided six platforms to communicate with the state unit and give their suggestions.

Facing flak over 'eunuch' remark against Kejriwal, Shashi Tharoor apologises

January 14, 2020 12:17 pm

Shashi Tharoor, who had said that Kejriwal "wants power without responsibility, which has been the prerogative of eunuchs for ages", explained that he had quoted an old line from British politics, but added that he realised its use today was inappropriate and was withdrawing it.

Quran, Kirtan & Bible as thousands gather at Shaheen Bagh protest, Tharoor drops by to lend support

January 13, 2020 9:14 am

The slogan that has now become associated with the movement at Shaheen Bagh — Awaaz do, hum ek hain — rang out over and over again as women and men took a tiranga march through the lanes of the colony.

From JNU, Jamia, Shaheen Bagh, Shashi Tharoor takes on govt on CAA

January 12, 2020 10:42 pm

For nearly a month now, women residents of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh have been staging a sit-in on Kalindi Kunj Road to protest against the CAA and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

St Stephen's students reignited historic tradition by boycotting classes over JNU violence: Shashi Tharoor

January 12, 2020 1:37 pm

Hitting out at the central government, Shashi Tharoor said it was unfortunate that the ruling dispensation saw protests as "a threat"

Shashi Tharoor takes aim at Kejriwal over ‘silence’ on CAA protests

January 11, 2020 7:49 am

He claimed Kejriwal had earlier said Delhi Police did not stop the violence in JNU as it had orders not to intervene, and asked who was stopping him from taking a stand and showing sympathy with the students.

Evening news briefing: PM Modi speaks on CAA and NRC, Reliance Jio Wi-Fi calling service goes live; and more

December 22, 2019 8:08 pm

From PM Modi speaking on CAA and NRC to Reliance Jio Wi-Fi calling service going live, here are the top news this evening.

Will move court to get clarification on arrest warrant: Shashi Tharoor

December 22, 2019 7:52 pm

The case against Tharoor relates to a book he had authored 30 years ago, titled 'The Great Indian Novel'. The complainant alleged that a section of the book is defamatory to 'Nair' women. 

Shashi Tharoor and Nand Kishore Acharya among writers to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

December 19, 2019 8:28 am

While Tharoor won the award for his book "An Era of Darkness" in English, Acharya will receive the recognition for his book of Hindi poetry, "Chheelatey Hue Apne Ko".

Shashi Tharoor wins Sahitya Akademi Award, says not in favour of 'award-return frenzy'

December 18, 2019 9:03 pm

While Tharoor won the award for his book "An Era of Darkness" in English, Acharya will receive the recognition for his book of Hindi poetry, "Chheelatey Hue Apne Ko".

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Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

July 19, 2014 4:42 pm

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

SHASHI THAROOR VIDEOS

Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

October 16, 2018 7:02 pm

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

December 19, 2016 4:37 pm

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

January 22, 2016 12:13 pm

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

January 16, 2016 8:18 am

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

January 16, 2016 8:17 am

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.

Evidences indicate Sunanda Pushkar's death was unnatural: Bassi

January 15, 2016 10:44 am

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

January 13, 2016 9:33 am

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

January 13, 2016 9:33 am

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.