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'Get real': Opposition slams PM Modi's appeal for lighting candles on April 5, calls it 'symbolism'

April 03, 2020 12:21 pm

BJP leader B L Santosh slammed the opposition, likening PM Modi to a "guardian" who is "instilling confidence & hand holding the countrymen."

COVID pandemic has exposed fragility of global society, governance — and pointed to the way forward

March 28, 2020 10:34 am

Shashi Tharoor, Samir Saran write: Many will find in this pandemic an opportunity to close themselves off to the international community. India must defy such impulses. If anything, Indian leadership in these times — and a new resolve for global governance — may be just the vaccine that the international community needs to navigate a new decade.

Delhi Confidential: Passion For Ayurveda

March 20, 2020 1:51 am

While speaking on The Institute of Technology and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had a long speech to make.

Tharoor, Singhvi join the chorus: Congress seen to be adrift, time for action now

February 24, 2020 2:52 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor said the “perception” that the party is “adrift” is hurting it as it is driving voters towards other political alternatives, and three-time MP Abhishek Singhvi said the time for “discussion and words” is over.

Shashi Tharoor: ‘We need to find new president to fill vacuum after Rahul resignation’

February 24, 2020 12:21 pm

We do need to find ourselves a new president to fill the vacuum created in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation, says Shashi Tharoor.

Leadership debate on, Congress hits out at Shashi Tharoor, Sandeep Dikshit

February 21, 2020 8:40 am

Shashi Tharoor and Sandeep Dikshit were rebuffed by the Congress party even as a senior leader asserted that Rahul Gandhi, who had stepped down as party president following the Lok Sabha election defeat, is set to return to the helm “very soon”.

Tharoor backs Sandeep Dikshit over remarks on next Congress chief, Nirupam disagrees

February 20, 2020 2:15 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sandeep Dikshit had accused senior leaders of failing to find a new president after all these months because they are “scared who will bell the cat”.

British MP Debbie Abrahams' deportation necessary, she is a 'Pakistan proxy': Abhishek Singhvi

February 18, 2020 2:45 pm

“Every attempt that tries to attack India’s sovereignty must be thwarted," Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi tweeted. Shashi Tharoor, on the other hand, asked, "if things are fine in #Kashmir, shouldn't the Govt encourage critics to witness the situation themselves to put their fears to rest?"

Jinnah hasn't won yet, but is winning: Shashi Tharoor on CAA

January 26, 2020 8:03 pm

"From wherever Jinnah is, he would say he was right about Muslims deserving a separate nation because Hindus can't be just towards Muslims," Tharoor added.

‘Gandhi has been reduced to his glasses’: Shashi Tharoor at Jaipur Literature Festival

January 24, 2020 7:27 pm

“The Hindutva movement explicitly rejected the Constitution. They agreed with the Muslims who created Pakistan — that religion should determine nationhood,” Tharoor added.

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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

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.