SHASHI THAROOR

  • Subramanian Swamy seeks ban on Prabhakaran's birth anniversary celebration in Tamil Nadu Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain chief of LTTE V Prabhakaran, who was responsible for killing of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. "These celebrations are...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: 3 fake passport holders under scanner, say sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Three fake passport holders have come under the Delhi Police scanner in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, sources said on Tuesday. The trio was staying at the Leela Hotel when Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances, the sources said. The trio...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera likely to be sent abroad for further analysis November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi police may send the viscera samples of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar to forensic laboratories abroad for further analysis, reports suggested on Thursday. A UK-based laboratory has been zeroed in which has advanced technique which can help ascertain whether Sunanda died of poisoning. Sunanda was mysteriously...
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi's Income Tax case - 'make a mountain out of a mole hill' November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: What is common between Shashi Tharoor, Robert Vadra and Abhishek Manu Singhvi? Well apart from the obvious fact that they are associated with the Congress party in some way, directly or indirectly, there is a strikingly similar pattern of how half-truths and innuendos being used by a certain...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Police sends laptop, 3 mobile phones for forensic probe November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have sent former minister of state Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's three mobile phones and a laptop for forensic examination. The bed sheet, carpet on which fluid marks were found and broken glass, which were recently recovered from suite number 345 of Leela Palace Hotel, where Pushkar...
  • Sleuths re-examine Sunanda Pushkar's room, collect more 'evidence' November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The hotel room, where former Union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances on January 17, has been re-examined by police and forensic experts who claimed to have found some fresh evidence. According to police officials, they have stumbled upon fluid marks on the...
  • Subramanian Swamy to file PIL in Sunanda Pushkar's death case November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that he may file a public interest litigation (PIL) demanding court-monitored probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. "I may file a PIL in court seeking a thorough probe into the matter relating to the...
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Centre, says it is petty to forget Indira Gandhi October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Political storm is already brewing a day ahead of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Friday as the Congress has accused the Narendra Modi government of forgetting the death anniversary of prime minister Indira Gandhi. Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the...
  • Tharoor is Clean India brand ambassador, take Swamy's claims on Sunanda death with a bagfull of salt October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, biased TV commentators and professional misery hunters like Dr Subramanian Swamy have taken to a new sport namely "hit and run" where people can be held guilty without trial and where innuendo replaces hard facts. And the latest victim is Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Notwithstanding, the fact...
  • Shashi Tharoor thanks PM Narendra Modi for patting him on clean-up campaign October 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for appreciating the clean-up campaign he launched in his constituency. The Lok Sabha member from the Kerala capital also lauded Modi for bringing the total sanitation drive to the forefront of national consciousness by enlarging the work done by the...
  • Congress MP Shashi Tharoor takes up PM Modi's challenge, cleans beach in Thiruvananthapuram October 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor took up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India challenge and was seen cleaning a beach in Thiruvananthapuram. Tharoor said, "If PMO India is sincere about Swachh Bharat, I have a project to clean up the Parvathy Puthenaar canal in Thiruvananthapuram which will need hundreds of...
  • Shashi Tharoor dares Congress, to take up PM Modi's Clean India challenge today October 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: This is a further boost to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign but the move could spell trouble for Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The Congress leader has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge and will take part in the campaign at a beach in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal October 24, 2014

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Despite Congress's warning, Tharoor takes up PM Modi's Swachh Bharat challenge, to clean Thiruvananthapuram beach on Saturday October 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: He may have been axed as the Congress spokesperson for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has decided to take up the PM's Clean India challenge. Tharoor tweeted on Friday saying that he will take part in the campaign at a beach in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. "Vizhinjam...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha talks to Shashi Tharoor on his pro-Modi stand October 19, 2014

    Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Speaking to Cyrus Broacha, Tharoor talks about his punishment for pro-Modi...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special October 19, 2014

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Shashi Tharoor punished for pro-Modi stand, removed as Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. ...
  • News 360: Cyclone Hudhud leaves massive damage in Andhra, Odisha October 13, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Shashi Tharoor no more Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Cartoon by Neelabh Banerjee. ...
  • Congress leaders justify Shashi Tharoor's removal, say his statements reflected badly on the party October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leaders on Monday justified the high command's decision to sack senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor as the party spokesperson, saying that the Thiruvanathapuram MP's statements were reflecting badly on the party. Bowing under pressure from its Kerala unit, the Congress High Command removed Tharoor as the party spokesperson. Several...
  • Full text: Shashi Tharoor's statement after Congress sacks him as party spokesperson October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. The full text of Shashi Tharoor press release: I have...
  • Not acquired any assets of Sunanda: Shashi Tharoor in statement in HC October 12, 2014

    Kochi: Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has informed the Kerala High Court he had not acquired any assets of his late wife Sunanda Pushkar either individually or jointly with her son or anybody else as her movable and immovable assets are not yet "ascertainable or estimable". In...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son wants speedy end to inquiry into her death October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Pushkar Menon on Saturday asked the Delhi Police to conclude the inquiry into his mother's death expeditiously and impartially and expressed dismay at people "conjecturing" on the cause of her death. In a statement, Shiv, currently in Dubai, termed the recent speculation in the...
  • Have been waiting for police report on Sunanda Pushakr's death, says Shashi Tharoor October 11, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Breaking his silence, former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he has always been cooperating with the police and is awaiting their report on the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. His remarks came days after a new report by the three-member panel of doctors, who...
  • The Sunanda Tharoor case: Trial by the media? October 11, 2014

    New Delh: I write this piece as a very concerned citizen of India. Dispensation of justice is a function of the courts and the legal system. But what happens when (some not all ) TV news channels, ignore easily verifiable records, spin and twist facts to suit their narrative...