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Shashi Tharoor on Congress Chintan Shivir: ‘Beginning of an important process, but lot depends on how it unfolds’

May 19, 2022 10:32 am

“Losing any valuable member diminishes us... So one of the reasons we wanted these reforms was to give every Congressman and woman a sense of involvement in the party, which clearly Hardik felt he did not have”

Proof of pudding is in eating: Shashi Tharoor on Chintan Shivir outcomes

May 18, 2022 9:29 pm

Shashi Tharoor also said there remains "no doubt" that Rahul Gandhi would be the preferred choice of an overwhelming majority of party workers to take up the mantle of party presidency, but added that the former party chief has not indicated whether he wants the job.

Views passionately debated, amicable solutions found: Tharoor on Shivir's political panel deliberations

May 15, 2022 3:36 pm

The senior Congress leader said the 'Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir was an excellent opportunity to catch up with party colleagues from across the country, including M Pallam Raju and Mani Shankar Aiyar.

'Dragging my late wife Sunanda into this...': Shashi Tharoor responds to Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher's Kashmir Files comments

May 11, 2022 9:27 am

Shashi Tharoor said in a statement that Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher dragging his late wife Sunanda Pushkar into a debate about The Kashmir Files was 'unwarranted and contemptible'.

'Grew up thinking of my mother as critical and temperamental; failed to see the steel beneath signs of her insecurity'

May 09, 2022 7:57 pm

In the prologue to a new book written by his sister Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan, Shashi Tharoor writes about how proximity and age have lent him a new perspective on his mother's self-reliance and drive for excellence

Shashi Tharoor-Vivek Agnihotri battle over The Kashmir Files ban in Singapore, Anupam Kher says 'show sensitivity for Sunanda’s sake'

May 10, 2022 11:26 am

Vivek Agnihotri asked Shashi Tharoor to apologise for his tweet about The Kashmir Files. The filmmaker said that Tharoor must apologise to his late wife Sunanda Pushkar's soul as she too was a Kashmiri Hindu.

Man posts about dosa made of ‘egg water’ at 'Chochi airport'; Tharoor, others weigh in

May 08, 2022 10:03 am

While MP Shashi Tharoor posted a limerick about the man, others pointed out that he may have misheard ‘thanda paani’ as ‘anda paani’.

Hashtag politics: Tharoor’s poem on ‘mannerless’ row; Haryana minister uses ‘Ladki Hoon’ slogan to hit out at Cong

April 30, 2022 7:51 am

The BJP had criticised Kejriwal over his "mannerless" posture during a meeting with PM Modi on the Covid situation; In a major rejig in Congress' Haryana unit, Kumari Selja was replaced as its state unit chief

'Once was CM of Delhi who stretched from his head to belly': Tharoor's poem on 'mannerless' row

April 29, 2022 4:04 pm

The BJP had criticised Kejriwal on Wednesday over his "mannerless" posture during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Covid situation

'Kuch toh log kahenge': Shashi Tharoor responds to memes on his chat with NCP's Supriya Sule

April 10, 2022 10:23 am

Shashi Tharoor explained in a tweet that Supriya Sule was asking him a policy question as she was supposed to speak next. He added that he had to lean to listen to her as she was speaking very softly.

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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.

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Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

June 22, 2020 6:13 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

June 22, 2020 7:17 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.

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