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Shashi Tharoor


Shashi Tharoor is right, Ramayana and Mahabharatha must be celebrated for their literary brilliance

February 20, 2017 8:46 pm

To read the two epics as a work of religion is unwarranted and nothing but politically motivated.

Shashi Tharoor in Lok Sabha: No positive impact of demonetisation on economy

February 07, 2017 5:51 pm

Attacking government over demonetisation, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said that there has been no positive impact on the economy due to note ban.

Narendra Modi paying lip-service to Mahatma Gandhi: Shashi Tharoor at JLF

January 22, 2017 7:08 pm

Tharoor said it was "unfortunate" that Shakespeare was taught in schools and colleges in India whereas there was not enough emphasis on the teaching of Kalidasa.

Kerala: Shashi Tharoor, Congress workers staging protests against note ban arrested, later released

January 06, 2017 3:47 pm

"We were sitting on a peaceful dharna outside RBI office but we were arrested by Police and were later released," Tharoor told ANI.

Kerala Police detain Shashi Tharoor, other Congress leaders after demonetisation protest

January 06, 2017 1:52 pm

Shashi Tharoor had criticised the government for the faulty implementation of demonetisation

Winter session: Standstill in Parliament can be reflection on where the country is headed

December 16, 2016 8:20 pm

The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we've sent to represent us in Parliament

Demonetisation an ill-conceived, mis-implemented strategy: Shashi Tharoor

December 10, 2016 8:43 pm

Tharoor also criticised the authorities concerned with lack of planning in printing the same size notes that had been withdrawn to suit existing ATMs.

Shashi Tharoor’s Delhi home burgled, copper Gandhi glasses gifted by PM Modi stolen

December 07, 2016 12:27 am

Several idols, Gandhi glasses gifted to him by PM Modi were among the items reported stolen. An investigation is underway.

Tharoor to introduce private member’s bill for more power to mayors, corporators

May 19, 2016 12:27 am

Appreciating the Swachh Bharat Mission, Tharoor said that he had supported the mission as the issue of awareness was raised by none other than the Prime Minister.

Liberal arts education makes better citizens: Tharoor

May 18, 2016 3:15 am

Tharoor was delivering the keynote address on the second day of the conference-The Future of Liberal Arts and Science Education.


Shashi Tharoor faces heat over remarks on Ram temple

June 18, 2020 2:33 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.

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.