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Sunanda Pushkar


Life after Sunanda Pushkar

August 21, 2021 7:55 am

Sunanda Mehta writes: Trial by media has taken a toll and tested the tenacity of her family and friends.

Delhi court verdict in Sunanda Pushkar case affirms due process: Facts and evidence matter, not primetime bullies

August 20, 2021 9:22 am

The megaphones of the powerful might wish to convince the gullible otherwise, but the court has reaffirmed that justice is arrived at by a consideration of facts and evidence. The rest is noise.

Congress MP discharged in case: Nothing to suggest Shashi Tharoor drove wife to suicide, says court

August 20, 2021 8:35 am

Pushkar was found dead in the suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014. The Delhi Police initially registered an FIR against unknown persons on charges of murder on January 1, 2015.

Sunanda Pushkar death case: ‘Nothing whatsoever to show offence of murder’, says court

August 20, 2021 1:01 am

The court stated that the Psychological Autopsy Report submitted in 2017 had also ruled out that the cause of death could be homicide.

Timeline: A look back at important arguments in the Sunanda Pushkar death case

August 20, 2021 8:35 am

For three years Shashi Tharoor’s lawyer senior advocate Vikas Pahwa and the state prosecutor, Atul Kumar Shrivastava, have been arguing on the point of charge in this high voltage case which went through various twists and turns.

‘Weathered dozens of unfounded accusations, media vilification patiently’: Shashi Tharoor

August 20, 2021 8:35 am

A Delhi court Wednesday discharged Tharoor who was booked under sections of subjecting a woman to cruelty and abetment to suicide in connection with the death of Pushkar.

Sunanda Pushkar death case against Shashi Tharoor: A timeline

August 19, 2021 11:17 am

Following the virtual hearing in which Special Judge Geetanjali Goel pronounced the order, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor told the court that the period after his wife’s death had been “seven-and-a-half years of absolute torture”. 

Sunanda Pushkar case: Court clears Shashi Tharoor in wife’s death, he says long nightmare over

August 19, 2021 11:18 am

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor was booked under sections of subjecting a woman to cruelty and abetment to suicide in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

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.


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.