Shashi Tharoor

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  • India can learn from Scottish vote: Shashi Tharoor Yesterday

    London: The result of the Scottish referendum gave a "good and healthy signal" to the world and offered a lesson in unity to India, Congress politician and author Shashi Tharoor said on Friday. As Scots voted decisively in favour of staying within the United Kingdom, the Thiruvananthapuram MP said, "There...
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  • Muslims have and will always be loyal to India, says Shashi Tharoor Yesterday

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the al-Qaeda threat being hyped. "Muslims have and always will be loyal to India. Though a section of muslims have been radicalised due to Modi's followers," said Tharoor. ...
  • Only seen good speeches by PM, not good results: Shashi Tharoor September 3, 2014

    Congress has hit out at the NDA government saying that the credit for the 5.7 per cent GDP growth goes to the UPA. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the NDA government has merely renamed UPA schemes and are taking credit for it. ...
  • Tharoor slams Kerala government's decision to ban alcohol, says it will hit revenue, tourism September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kerala government continues to face criticism over its decision to ban alchohol in the state. Congress MP from Kerala Shashi Tharoor has said that the decision will hit revenue and tourism in the state. Tharoor said, "It is a widely popular decision, but there are issues with...
  • BJP using Hinduism as a badge of political identity: Shashi Tharoor August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the alleged "systematic increase" in cases of communal violence since the party came to power and accused it of using Hinduism as a badge of political identity to fit their "political agenda". "The communal violence debate...
  • Kerala High Court notice to Tharoor on election petition July 31, 2014

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court today on Thursday issued notice to Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on a petition challenging his election from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency. Justice Bhavadasan, while admitting the election petition filed by S Suresh, Thiruvananthapuram District President of BJP,...
  • It won't be business as usual within Congress, says Shashi Tharoor July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: It won't be "business as usual" in the Congress after the severe drubbing in the elections and party president Sonia Gandhi would soon fix accountability and take decisions on revamping the party, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said on Wednesday. The decisions will be taken as per her own...
  • Watch: All political reactions to Vaidik-Saeed meet July 15, 2014

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  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy: Dr Gupta indulging in 'publicity gimmick', says AIIMS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressured over senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy. AIIMS said that...
  • Have full faith in judiciary: AIIMS Forensic Department HOD Sudhir Gupta July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The AIIMS Forensic Department Head Sudhir Gupta has expressed full faith in the judiciary ahead of that Central Administrative Tribunal hearing into his plea to continue as the Head of the Department. "I am unbiased and impartial only for the truth. I have full faith in the judiciary,"...
  • Budget 2014: Nothing for poor sector, says Shashi Tharoor July 10, 2014

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that he did not hear any bold project announcement in the Finance Minister's budget speech. "Nothing done for the poor sector and nothing to encourage the people," he said. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death case: Dr Sudhir Gupta hits out at Gulam Nabi Azad July 6, 2014

    In the latest controversy over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. The Head of the Forensic Department of AIIMS Dr Sudhir Gupta who had made allegations of having been pressurised into giving a tailor made report has hit back at Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad. "I am not saddened. He may...
  • Watch: Subramanian Swamy speaks on Sunanda Pushkar's 'murder' July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who has sought a CBI probe into the death of Congress MP Sunanda Pushkar's death earlier this year is confident that the entrepreneur was murdered. ...
  • Did not tamper Sunanda Pushkar's postmortem report: Ghulam Nabi Azad July 5, 2014

    News Delhi: Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has refuted charges of his alleged involvement in the tampering of postmortem report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Congress leader instead questioned the credibility of Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of AIIMS Forensic Department who alleged that he was...
  • Delhi Police awaiting final autopsy report in Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is waiting for the final autopsy report from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) before proceeding in the investigation of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of the former union minister Shashi Tharoor. According to police sources, a Delhi Police team which was formed...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks CBI investigation into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In another twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI investigation into the case. Swamy linked the death of Sunanda Pushkar with the alleged IPL money laundering row. Swamy said that if a SIT under...
  • Sunanda Pushkar probe: Congress dismisses allegations of pressuring Dr Sudhir Gupta July 3, 2014

    The Congress has dismissed allegations that there was pressure from the UPA government on AIIMS doctor Dr Sudhir Gupta to change the autopsy report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. "Different kinds of statements are being made. AIIMS official has said there was no pressure from the UPA...
  • AIIMS doctor sticks to his report on Sunanda Pushkar, says not afraid of any action July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A defiant Dr Sudhir Gupta, AIIMS Forensic Department head, has said that he stands by his autopsy report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. Dr Gupta has said that he is not afraid of any action that could be taken against him. He has said that if...
  • New twist in Sunanda Tharoor death probe: Facts concealed or internal AIIMS politics at play? July 2, 2014

    AIIMS has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. ...
  • AIIMS denies allegations by doctor over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a fresh new twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, the head of AIIMS' forensic department who conducted her post mortem claimed that he was pressurised to change the autopsy report -a claim that AIIMS has flatly rejected. The lead doctor, Sudhir Gupta alleged interference from Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • No pressure on Dr Sudhir on Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report, says AIIMS July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. AIIMS officials claimed that there was no pressure from the institute on Dr Sudhir Gupta to amend Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • Sunanda's autopsy: Harsh Vardhan asks for report on doctor's claims July 2, 2014

    AIIMS forensic department head Dr Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was forced to say that Sunanda Pushkar's death was natural. Seeking details of the case, the Health Minister said, "I have asked the director of AIIMS to send me a detailed report in this matter." he also added that...
  • Tharoor says always backed a thorough probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has spoken out on the row surrounding his late wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. He has said that he has given his full cooperation in the investigation of the case and has always requested for a thorough probe into his wife's death. "Upon the tragic...
  • AIIMS denies charges by doctor over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS has denied the claims of the head of its forensic department Dr Sudhir Gupta that due to vested interests, he was forced to say the death of Sunanda Pushkar was "natural". The hospital authorities have termed the allegations as false and fabricated. A meeting of the officials...
  • Controversy over his wife's mysterious death haunts Tharoor again July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is not new to controversies. Former UN diplomat and a celebrated author Shashi Tharoor's candidature from Thiruvananthapuram in 2009 had led to a huge controversy in Kerala. The local Congress leaders were against an 'outsider' like Tharoor contesting from...
  • Was forced to say Sunanda Pushkar's death was natural, claims AIIMS doctor July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The head of the AIIMS forensic department Dr Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was forced to say that the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's late wife, was "natural". In a statement, Dr Gupta has said that there is a malafide agenda to oust him...