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Shashi Tharoor lauds Imran Khan for Tipu Sultan tweet, BJP says his love for neighbours well known

"One thing I personally know about Imran Khan is that his interest in the shared history of the Indian subcontinent is genuine and far-reaching. He read; he cares. It is disappointing, though, that it took a Pakistani leader to remember a great Indian hero on his punyathithi," Tharoor tweeted.

When you are sick, you need it: Shashi Tharoor on BJP's 'khichdi govt' jibe

"I have no doubt that the country will resoundingly cure our nation's political sickness by showing the door to the BJP by the 23rd of May," Tharoor said.

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Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

In his application, Tharoor had claimed that he has to attend certain press conferences there. While granting him bail in the case, the court had directed not to leave the country without its prior permission.

Delhi court summons Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion on shivling' remark

Last year, speaking at the Bangalore Literature Festival, Congress leader Tharoor claimed that an unnamed RSS leader had compared Modi to “a scorpion sitting on a Shivling”.

Delhi court reserves order on summoning Shashi Tharoor in defamation complaint

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Tharoor by Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who has said his religious sentiments were hurt by the Congress leader's statement.

Thiruvananthapuram no cake walk for Shashi Tharoor; triangular contest promises a photo-finish

Two-time MP Shashi Tharoor of the UDF will try to retain his seat against competition from CPI leader C. Divakaran and BJP's Kummanam Rajasekharan in the Kerala capital

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Nirmala Sitharaman visits Shashi Tharoor in hospital, Congress MP says 'civility rare in Indian politics'

Shashi Tharoor sustained injuries on his head, which required six stitches, when the hook of a weighing scale came off and its iron panel hit his head while performing 'thulabharam' ritual at a temple.

Shashi Tharoor gets six stitches on his head after accident at Thiruvananthapuram temple

Hospital authorities said that Shashi Tharoor received six stitches on his head and his condition is stable. He also underwent tests to rule out internal injuries.

Will PM Modi have courage to fight from Kerala or Tamil Nadu, asks Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor also slammed Modi and the BJP for suggesting that Gandhi chose Wayanad to "run away" from majority dominated areas.

Shashi Tharoor has total assets of over Rs 35 crore

Shashi Tharoor mentioned in his affidavit that his sources of income were the Member of Parliament salary, United Nations pension, Books and Articles Royalty and fee for speeches.

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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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