Shashi Tharoor had once shared an Urban Dictionary term for those who believe in whatever that the Internet throws their way without fact-checking — Webaqoof. And seeing his latest post on Facebook, it seems Tharoor might have just had his own ‘webaqoof’ moment.
“I would like to reiterate my position that I find charges preposterous and baseless, the product of a malicious and vindictive campaign against myself. I will continue to vigorously contest these charges…” Shashi Tharoor said.
Calling the chargesheet in the case preposterous, Tharoor reiterated that it was the product of a malicious and vindictive campaign against him. The Lok Sabha MP further said truth would prevail and he would contest the charges vigorously.
In a 3,000 page chargesheet, the Delhi Police, which told the local court that there was sufficient evidence against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, charged him with abetment to suicide.
After taking a vocabulary test in Hindi, Congress politician Shashi Tharoor recently shared a video of him reciting Ghalib’s shayaris (couplets) at an All-India Professionals’ Congress in Lucknow recently.
This time, Shashi Tharoor has tweeted out what is nothing less than a wake-up call for a generation obsessed with their smartphones and almost on the verge of being diagnosed with FOMO or the fear of missing out.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal fixed June 5 to decide whether or not he will take cognizance of the chargesheet.
The Delhi Police had on May 14 accused Tharoor of abetting Pushkar’s suicide and told a city court that he should be summoned as an accused in the four-and-half-year-old case, claiming there was sufficient evidence against him.
Sunanda Pushkar death case: The Delhi Police had on May 14 accused Tharoor, the Lok Sabha MP representing Thiruvananthapuram, of abetting Pushkar’s suicide and told a city court that he should be summoned as an accused in the four-and-half year-old case.
A report on Wednesday said the Congress leadership has stopped sending funds required to run its offices in various states.
While describing the amenities available inside the chamber of the Lower House in the Malaysian Parliament, Shashi Tharoor also drew a comparison with the facilities provided (or not) to the MPs sitting in the Lok Sabha of our Parliament.
Tharoor, who has seldom minced words about the damage caused by the British before Independence, narrated the heart wrenching story of the Jallianwala Bagh at the Auckland Writers Festival.
Pushkar was found dead in a five-star hotel room in Delhi on January 17, 2014. The chargesheet also dropped murder charges. Initially, an FIR was registered by the Delhi Police on January 1, 2015.
The SIT has also submitted a report of the AIIMS medical board, which states she died of poisoning due to an overdose of the anti-anxiety drug Alprax.
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor has been charged under sections 498 A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC).