Shashi Tharoor

  • Watch: All political reactions to Vaidik-Saeed meet July 15, 2014

    Reacting to the Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Opposition party leaders demand his arrest. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 17 arrested over techie's murder in Pune, Centre seeks report June 5, 2014

    The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. ...
  • It is but natural: Tharoor on Modi-Obama meet June 14, 2014

    Speaking on the Modi-Obama meet, former Union Minister Shashi Throor told CNN-IBN, "It is but natural that a meeting between our PM and President Obama would happen,US being one of our important allies." ...
  • Watch: Shashi Tharoor congratulates Modi and BJP for this remarkable victory May 16, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that he is shocked by the magnitude of Modi's victory but he congratulates him and BJP for this remarkable victory. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Tharoor said that there is no need to Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to resign, Congress will be constructive...
  • Confident that I will be re-elected from Thiruvananthapuram: Tharoor April 10, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor cast his vote at a polling booth in Thiruvananthapuram. The Congress candidate is confident that he would be re-elected from Thiruvananthapuram. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura April 7, 2014

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • Shashi Tharoor's assets include 32 lakh worth of jewellery April 1, 2014

    Minister of State for Human resources Shashi Tharoor owns assests worth over 23 crore. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning March 24, 2014

    Even after two months, there is no headway in the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The viscera report is inconclusive, but rules out poisoning. It says she was on anti-depressants, but doesn't attribute her death to an overdose. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: MH370 crashed into southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM March 24, 2014

    A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Has BJP betrayed Jaswant Singh? March 24, 2014

    Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. ...
  • I admire Jaswant Singh, says Shashi Tharoor March 23, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said, "I personally admire Jaswant Singh. BJP doesn't respect good leaders but at the same time I want a Congress candidate to win from that constituency." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi March 19, 2014

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? March 19, 2014

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • Pawan Bansal, Veerappa Moily feature in Congress's second list March 13, 2014

    Congress released its much awaited second list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. The list featured some big as well as some controversial names like Pawan Bansal and Veerappa Moily. ...
  • There should be no compromise with terrorism: Tharoor on Rajiv killers February 21, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor speaks on the Prime Minister coming out strongly against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers calling it an attack on the soul of India. ...
  • Nalini Singh recalls Sunanda Pushkar's tearful phone call January 18, 2014

    Senior journalist Nalini Singh who was a friend of Sunanda Pushkar, Shashi Tharoor's wife who died on Friday evening, recalled the tearful phone call she received from Sunanda on Thursday night. Nalini said that Sunanda was angry at Pakistani columnalist Mehr Tarar whom she suspected of being in a relationship...
  • Sunanda Pushkar cremated, doctors say her death unnatural and sudden January 18, 2014

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi even as doctors who conducted her post-mortem called her death unnatural and sudden. Sunanda's body was sent on Saturday morning to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for post-mortem. The doctors...