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Delhi Confidential: A Positive Move

August 10, 2020 7:23 am

The Lok Sabha secretariat recently informed that three automatic sanitary pad dispensing machines have been installed in the Parliament House Complex.

Cong must find full-term president to arrest perception of being 'rudderless': Shashi Tharoor

August 09, 2020 10:00 pm

Tharoor also said that he certainly thinks Rahul Gandhi has the "mettle, capability and aptitude to once again lead the party", but if he does not wish to do so then the party must "take action" to elect a new chief.

Shashi Tharoor is coming up with a new book to teach some new words

August 07, 2020 3:52 pm

In his new book, Tharoorosaurus, he will be sharing 53 examples from his vocabulary. Published by Penguin Random House India, there will be one such word from every letter of the alphabet

Omission of 8 crore people in Ayodhya speech worrying after CAA, NRC: Tharoor's dig at PM Modi

August 07, 2020 9:13 am

"PM Modi congratulated 130 crore Indians when he spoke at the Ram Mandir yesterday. But India's population is estimated at 1,38,00,04,385 in mid-2020, according to UN data," Tharoor said in a tweet on Thursday.

Life has triumphed over death in Hiroshima, but memories and stories remain

August 07, 2020 10:12 am

Shashi Tharoor writes: When the museum commemorates its 65th anniversary this year, 75 years to the day after the A-bomb fell, it will help the world to keep its own memories intact — so that humankind can, through these searing reminders, ensure it never suffers or witnesses the horror of nuclear bombing again.

Wonder why Home Minister chose private hospital, not AIIMS: Tharoor on Amit Shah testing Covid-19 positive

August 03, 2020 7:28 pm

The Congress leader further said that public institutions need the “patronage of the powerful if they are to inspire public confidence”.

Explained Ideas: Why it's time for India to adopt the presidential form of government

July 27, 2020 9:06 am

Shashi Tharoor says the disrepute into which the political process has fallen in India, and the cynicism about the motives of politicians, can be traced to the workings of the parliamentary system.

Changing to a presidential system is the best way of ensuring a democracy that works

July 25, 2020 9:04 am

Shashi Tharoor writes: It has never been clearer. The disrepute into which the political process has fallen in India, and the cynicism about the motives of politicians, can be traced to the workings of the parliamentary system.

Delhi Confidential: Welcome Remarks

July 15, 2020 1:39 am

The Standing Committee on Information Technology that met on Tuesday had seven out of eight attendees from the ruling party and panel chairman Shashi Tharoor was the only Opposition member.

Shashi Tharoor reaction to comedian Saloni Gaur’s video leaves netizens looking for dictionary

June 15, 2020 10:35 am

The Thiruvananthapuram MP was replying to comedian Saloni Gaur’s video imitating him when he used the word ‘hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia’, ‘garrulous’ and ‘sesquipedalian ‘—all in one sentence.

SHASHI THAROOR PHOTOS

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

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.