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False news of death gives person longer life... can make this viral too: Sumitra Mahajan

April 24, 2021 7:37 am

Two days ago, the 78-year-old former Lok Sabha Speaker was admitted in Indore’s Bombay Hospital with mild fever. Since her grandson, granddaughter and daughter-in-law had tested positive for Covid, she also underwent a test.

Shashi Tharoor apologises for his wrong tweet on Sumitra Mahajan

April 23, 2021 7:14 pm

Shashi Tharoor and few media organisations had on Thursday announced the demise of Sumitra Mahajan (78). However, the Congress MP and others had later deleted the tweets after BJP leaders pointed out that she was fine.

Delhi confidential: Timely Intervention

April 19, 2021 2:29 am

His efforts to persuade the state authorities were backed by Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, who instructed the universities to defer the dates in the backdrop of the rising Covid cases.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on April 29

April 12, 2021 3:55 pm

The court will pronounce its verdict on April 29. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is an accused in the case. 

'Mum' on Indira Gandhi: Gehlot accuses Modi of ignoring her role in liberation of Bangladesh

April 05, 2021 7:47 pm

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had made a similar charge but apologised later, conceding on Twitter that Modi did refer to the former prime minister when he participated in the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh's independence.

The World Citizen as boy next door: In Palakkad, Tharoor and Tharoorisms

April 02, 2021 12:19 pm

Ever since he joined politics back in 2009 as a Lok Sabha candidate for Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi has spoken to his home state in the language he is least fluent in, his mother tongue Malayalam.

BJP's scare-mongering over 'love Jihad' will never go far in pluralist Kerala: Tharoor

March 28, 2021 3:34 pm

In an interview with PTI, Tharoor said the trend in Kerala is clearly in favour of the UDF and he expects a "strong victory" when the results are announced on May 2.

No evidence of torture: Tharoor’s counsel to court

March 27, 2021 2:17 am

The submissions were made by senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, who told Special Judge Geetanjali Goel on Friday: “How can there be a question of abetment? When they have not established if it is a suicide... first prove suicide then prove abetment.”

Tharoor clarifies he has no connection after learning app claims 'speak English as fluently’ as the Kerala MP

March 24, 2021 2:01 pm

"I will take legal action to stop the misuse of my name & image for commercial purposes," Tharoor added

Tharoor couldn’t hurt a fly: Pushkar son to police

March 24, 2021 1:55 pm

The statement, read out in court Tuesday by Tharoor's counsel, senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, details Pushkar’s relationship with Tharoor, her personal struggles and her fear of an early death.

SHASHI THAROOR PHOTOS

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.