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'Pakistani delegation now searching for a translator': Netizens laud Shashi Tharoor's reply on Kashmir

Shashi Tharoor, who was a part of the Indian delegation at the international forum, slammed the neighbouring country for raising an issue that is "internal to India.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor’s lawyer rejects prosecution claim

The court was hearing arguments on framing of charges, the court set November 15 as the next date of hearing.

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Police yet to establish Sunanda's cause of death despite 'adventurous route': Shashi Tharoor tells court

Tharoor, the sole accused in the case, made the submissions through senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, who accused the agency of not disclosing the entire truth before the court.

Shashi Tharoor writes to PM Modi: Don't let your 'mann ki baat' become 'maun ki baat'

In a two-page letter, Tharoor also appealed the Prime Minister to "affirm the constitutional principle of Article 19" and guarantee freedom of speech and expression. 

Hindutva politics is assault on life-affirming religion of Hinduism: Tharoor

Tharoor says he feels "ashamed" of what the Hindutvavadis have been doing while claiming to be acting in the name of his faith.

After Twitter 'kerfuffle', Shashi Tharoor sets record straight with footage from Nehru's US visits

Hoping to silence trolls, Tharoor shared YouTube video links of footage showing Nehru meeting various US presidents.

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Shashi Tharoor slams Hindutva, BJP

While criticising BJP, Tharoor said Prime Minister Narendra Modi deserves respect when he visits foreign countries as India’s representative, but when he is in the country, people have the right to question him.

PM deserves respect when he represents India abroad: Shashi Tharoor

"The prime minister deserves respect in foreign countries as (there) he is a representative of our nation. But when he is in India, we have the right to ask him questions," Tharoor said, speaking at a session organised by the All India Professional Congress in Pune.

Pakistan 'least qualified' to criticise India on Kashmir: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor, who was speaking at the Pune International Literature Festival, said, "I feel Pakistan is the least qualified country to criticise India on the Kashmir issue. Look at what they have done to PoK (Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir)".

Politics in India 'polarised' due to ruling party's actions: Shashi Tharoor takes a dig at BJP

Speaking at a session titled 'Truly Yours', the author of the book "Why I Am A Hindu" went on to state that there was "no Hindu way", though there is "my or his or her" Hindu way.

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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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