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Congress President Polls Live Updates: Rahul Gandhi was asked to request me to withdraw from election, says Tharoor

October 05, 2022 12:21 pm

INC President Polls, Congress President Election Live Updates: As Tharoor campaigns in home state Kerala, it’s young leaders for him vs veterans for Kharge; a Kharge win may just be what party’s Karnataka unit needs.

Rahul Gandhi refused to ask me to withdraw from Congress presidential polls, says Shashi Tharoor

October 05, 2022 8:44 am

Tharoor also said that he has seen a "partiality" on the part of some top party leaders and while he respects all senior leaders, their vote has the same value as that of any other Congress member or worker

As Tharoor campaigns in home state Kerala, it's young leaders for him vs veterans for Kharge

October 05, 2022 6:46 am

Gandhi family's hand on Kharge, his Dalit credentials, the K C Venugopal factor all at play; Tharoor reiterates won't back down

Shashi Tharoor’s winning idea

October 04, 2022 4:05 am

Both the articulation of the Congress's problem and the proposal of possible solutions will be a significant legacy of the ongoing contest. Even if, as is likely, Tharoor loses this so-called election, the party should listen to him

Delhi Confidential: Peace talk at Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar's dinner for floor leaders

October 04, 2022 7:03 am

On Monday, Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar hosted a dinner for floor leaders of parties which was attended by Leader of the House Piyush Goyal and leaders of Congress, YSRCP, AAP, BJD, TDP, RJD, AIADMK, DMK and JD(U).

There never was any G-23 group. It was just media's idea: Shashi Tharoor

October 03, 2022 12:33 pm

On Sunday, Mallikarjun Kharge, too had made a similar statement saying: "Now there is no G-23. All those people are working unitedly… they want to save the party."

Kharge launches bid, says spoke to Tharoor on consensus name

October 03, 2022 7:13 am

Kharge’s remarks are interesting as Tharoor had quoted Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi as having told him that “a democratic contest will only strengthen the party”.

Mallikarjun Kharge launches bid, says spoke to Tharoor on consensus name

October 03, 2022 10:27 am

'Won't stop anyone who wants to contest'; 'Will consult Gandhi family and others, but doesn't mean I didn't learn anything in 50 yrs'

From the Opinion Editor: An election for the Congress party

October 02, 2022 5:34 pm

As the Congress presidential poll hots up, our Opinion Editor gives an insight into the fight between Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge

Entered Congress president poll race to strengthen party: Mallikarjun Kharge

October 02, 2022 1:56 pm

Kharge said that in line with 'one person, one post' principle of the party, he resigned as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha on the day he filed the nomination.

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Congress president poll: It's Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor, nominations filed

September 30, 2022 7:10 pm

Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor Friday framed the contest between him and party veteran Mallikarjun Kharge as a choice between “change” represented by him and continuation of status quo and business as usual by Kharge. (Express)

Pranab Mukherjee offers prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple

July 19, 2014 4:42 pm

Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.

SHASHI THAROOR VIDEOS

Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

June 22, 2020 6:13 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

June 22, 2020 7:17 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.

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