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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha: Modi to Mamata — who said what

December 10, 2019 5:04 pm

While the BJP leaders and most belonging to the parties in the NDA alliance extended support, the opposition party leaders criticised the stand of BJP-led central government to "discriminate the right of citizenship on the basis of religion".

Shashi Tharoor: Passage of Citizenship Bill will be a victory of Jinnah's ideology over Gandhi's

December 08, 2019 4:47 pm

Tharoor opined that religion cannot be the basis of citizenship and by making it a part of the Bill, the BJP has paved the way for Jinnah's idea of a nation — where religion would be intrinsic to nationhood — to take root in India.

Shashi Tharoor: Asking for blood not function of Parliament

December 07, 2019 8:02 am

Our role to be a society is based on the rule of law. Everyone has been clamouring for justice for the victim of the horrible, heinous crime, but at the same time, justice should come through a judicial process, Tharoor told The Indian Express.

Farooq Abdullah replies to Shashi Tharoor: 'We are not criminals... allow us to attend Parliament'

December 06, 2019 2:29 pm

Shashi Tharoor tweeted Abdullah's letter, which was a reply of a letter sent to the latter by the Congress leader on October 21, saying the government should allow the MPs to attend the Parliament session as a matter of parliamentary privilege. 

Delhi court stays bailable warrant against Shashi Tharoor

November 28, 2019 7:42 am

The court had on November 12 issued the warrant against Tharoor after he did not appear before it, nor was he represented by a lawyer, in the complaint filed against him over his alleged 'scorpion on Shivling' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shashi Tharoor: 'Direct police to produce Pushkar tweets'

November 27, 2019 3:16 pm

Tharoor’s counsel, Vikas Pahwa, told court that Pushkar’s Twitter account was important to understand her state of mind before her death.

Shashi Tharoor visits Tihar jail to meet former FM Chidambaram

November 25, 2019 10:00 am

Chidambaram was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the money laundering case on October 16 and is in judicial custody till November 27 under the order of a trial court.

One Mic Stand review: Watch it for Shashi Tharoor's stand-up act

November 16, 2019 1:58 pm

One Mic Stand review: Shashi Tharoor's act on stage is sharp, sarcastic and perfectly displays his wit. He admits being under-prepared but more than makes up for it through his well-written set.

One Mic Stand: Shashi Tharoor tries his hand at stand-up comedy

November 15, 2019 10:23 am

Shashi Tharoor and Kunal Kamra team up in a new stand-up comedy show that goes on air today

One Mic Stand sneak peek: Shashi Tharoor and others test their stand-up comedy chops

November 13, 2019 8:41 pm

One Mic Stand features Shashi Tharoor, Taapsee Pannu, Richa Chadha, Bhuvan Bam and Vishal Dadlani trying their hand at stand-up comedy. The show premieres on November 15 on Amazon Prime Video.

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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.