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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. 

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.

No definite opinion on cause of Sunanda's death, Tharoor tells court; seeks discharge

March 18, 2021 4:46 pm

Tharoor, represented by Senior Advocate Vikas Pahwa, sought discharge in the case, saying there was no evidence against him to prove the offence punishable under either section 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) or 306 (abetment of suicide) of IPC.

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Sunanda Pushkar case: Can’t have parallel probe by media, HC tells Arnab Goswami

September 11, 2020 7:58 am

The court was hearing an application filed by Shashi Tharoor, Sunanda Pushkar’s husband and Congress leader, who alleged that Arnab Goswami had continued to flout the undertaking recorded before the court in 2017.

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

November 14, 2019 8:35 pm

Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar granted permission to Tharoor to visit Dubai from November 14 to 18. Tharoor had told the court that he was invited there to attend a meeting of Sir Bani Yas Forum.

Police yet to establish Sunanda's cause of death despite 'adventurous route': Shashi Tharoor tells court

October 17, 2019 8:44 pm

Tharoor, the sole accused in the case, made the submissions through senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, who accused the agency of not disclosing the entire truth before the court.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi police pushes for prosecution of Tharoor on murder charge

August 31, 2019 5:05 pm

The maximum punishment for the offence listed in the charge sheet is 10 years of imprisonment. However, if convicted for 302 (murder), the maximum punishment is death penalty while the minimum is life imprisonment.

Sunanda Pushkar’s biography, launched in Delhi, chronicles her tumultuous life and controversial death

August 22, 2019 9:42 pm

The author, Sunanda Mehta who has worked with The Indian Express for over two decades and was the Resident Editor of the newspaper’s Pune edition, was in conversation with journalist Nalini Singh and retired IPS officer Meeran Chadha Borwankar.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Blunt force injuries... produced in a scuffle, Delhi Police tells court

August 21, 2019 1:21 am

While the post-mortem report claimed the cause of her death was poisoning, there were also 15 ante-mortem injuries on her body, which were 12 hours- to four-days-old, and were “produced in a scuffle”, the court was told.


Sunanda Pushkar cremated

January 21, 2014 6:46 pm

Doctors said that Sunanda Pushkar's death was a case of "sudden, unnatural death".


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.