Shashi Tharoor

  • Confident that I will be re-elected from Thiruvananthapuram: Tharoor 10-04-2014 10:34 AM

    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 07-04-2014 09:10 PM

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  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    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 07-04-2014 07:35 PM

    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 01-04-2014 08:50 AM

    Minister of State for Human resources Shashi Tharoor owns assests worth over 23 crore. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning 24-03-2014 11:29 PM

    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 24-03-2014 10:40 PM

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  • News 360: MH370 crashed into southern Indian Ocean, says Malaysian PM 24-03-2014 08:43 PM

    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? 24-03-2014 08:05 PM

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

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  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    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? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    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 13-03-2014 10:06 PM

    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 21-02-2014 10:52 AM

    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 18-01-2014 11:17 PM

    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 18-01-2014 10:05 PM

    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...
  • 2012 interview: Sunanda Pushkar on her love, life and marriage 18-01-2014 08:17 PM

    Sunanda Puskar belonged to Kashmir and was the daughter of an Army officer. She came into the spotlight and controversy over the IPL issue. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose in October 2012, Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar talked about her love, life, marriage and more....
  • Sunanda's post-mortem report says death unnatural: AIIMS 18-01-2014 04:49 PM

    The doctors at AIIMS hospital who conducted the autopsy report on Sunanda Pushkar claim her death was unnatural. Forensic Head at AIIMS, Dr. Sudhir Gupta also added that the toxicology analysis results are awaited and will be used to ascertain whether this a case of poisoning. ...
  • Nalini recalls her last call with Sunanda, says she was crying 18-01-2014 12:52 PM

    Senior journalist Nalini Singh expresses shock over the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar and told about her last conversation with Sunanda. Nalini said, "Sunanda called me on the intervening night of January 16-17 at 12.10 am and I was taken aback. She was extremely distraught and...
  • Sunanda Pushkar was a lively person, says family friend 18-01-2014 09:14 AM

    Pranay Gupte, a family friend of Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar, said, "Sunanda has an image of a party girl, not in a negative sense, but in the sense of being a very lively person. She was a very very sought after guest." ...
  • Shashi Tharoor's Twitter row a personal mess on public platform? 16-01-2014 09:26 PM

    A catfight on Twitter between Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda and Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar turned into a full blown controversy today. While the Tharoors issued a statement to say 'all is well', the drama could be another turning point in his political career. ...
  • Kerala: CPI demands Tharoor's resignation 16-01-2014 03:49 PM

    Kerala state executive member of Communist Party of India (CPI) C Divakaran said on Thursday that Shashi Tharoor should resign from the post of minister. He also said that his party will take the issue before the people and explain to them on what he has actually done. ...
  • FTP: Do private lives of politicians affect their public image? 16-01-2014 12:59 AM

    The very public tweets and comments on the personal lives of Union HRD Minister Shashi Tharoor, his wife Sunanda Tharoor and Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar have become a sensation on social media. Do the private lives of politicians affect their public image? ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 17-12-2013 11:23 PM

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  • Is India justified by acting strongly against US over diplomat's arrest? 17-12-2013 10:42 PM

    As the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government and the political class hardened its stand over the arrest, strip-search and ill-treatment meted out to Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York police on the charges of visa fraud, the India-US bilateral relations have been severely hit after New Delhi...
  • News 360: India hits back at US over diplomat's arrest, cuts embassy security 17-12-2013 09:42 PM

    India has hit back strongly at the United States of America over the public arrest and strip-search of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York Police as Delhi Police removed barricades from outside the US Embassy in Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had requested the police to...
  • Giving Bharat Ratna to Sachin an overdose of honour: RTI activist 18-11-2013 02:30 PM

    Right to Information (RTI) activist Subhash Agarwal said giving Bharat Ratna to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is an oversode of honour. He said, "Sachin has been given Bharat Ratna against the existing rules. He was given the highest honour in sports and also a Rajya Sabha seat. I think it...
  • PM's anger a sign of strength or weakness? 30-08-2013 09:06 PM

    The Rajya Sabha on Friday witnessed a rare sight when an agitated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh questioned the continuous disruptions and the conduct of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. Manmohan Singh not only took on the opposition for not only insulting him, but went on to say that the...
  • Tharoor hits out at the Opposition, says this is no time for politics 30-08-2013 03:22 PM

    Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor blamed the Opposition for the lack of cooperation and for forcing the delay in economic reforms. "This is a moment when the nation must come together. This is not a time for petty politics," he said. On the allegations of the...
  • Shashi Tharoor on social media's role in upcoming elections 21-08-2013 04:16 PM

    Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Member of Parliament from the Thiruvananthapuram and one of the most popular Twitterati in India Shashi Tharoor talks about social media's role in upcoming elections and its campaign. ...