Shashi Tharoor

  • Watch: All political reactions to Vaidik-Saeed meet 1 week ago

    Reacting to the Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Opposition party leaders demand his arrest. ...
  • 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...
  • Election of Tharoor, three others challenged in Kerala HC June 30, 2014

    Kochi: Petitions challenging the election of former union minister Shashi Tharoor and three others in recent Lok Sabha polls were filed on Monday in the Kerala High Court. Jose K Mani of Kerala Congress (Mani-Kottayam), Anto Antony (Congress-Pathnamthitta) and P Karunakaran (CPIM-Kasaragod) are the others against whom the election petitions were...
  • Shashi Tharoor writes to Congress, explains his praise for PM Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Congress distanced itself from party leader Shashi Tharoor's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the leader has now written to the party, explaining his remarks. Tharoor has told the Congress that he didn't intend to defend Modi and only raised the larger point of governance. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Didn't defend Modi, raised only governance points: Tharoor June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who came under fire for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday defended his remark and wrote to the party explaining his position. Tharoor wrote to the party, "I didn't defend Modi. I only raised the larger point of governance." Earlier, party general secretary Digvijaya...
  • Don't jump to conclusions on Modi: Digvijaya tells Tharoor June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor, who has come under fire from party leaders for praising Narendra Modi, on Friday got a piece of advice from party general secretary Digvijaya Singh "not to jump to conclusions". "Modi Avtar 2? Let's not jump to conclusions but wait and watch," Digvijaya Singh said...
  • Shashi Tharoor defends himself over his article praising Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has defended himself after his article in Huffington Post on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to rebrand himself as inclusive sparked controversy. He has now said that the media misrepresents what it reads. "I think the problem with our media is that it misrepresents...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • My comments on Modi have been misrepresented: Shashi Tharoor June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Defending himself over the recent controversy over his remarks praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor said that his statements have been taken out of context. "Either the media misrepresents, it reads very hastily, doesn't read at all or it is reading paraphrases of my article....
  • 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. ...
  • Congress distances itself from Shashi Tharoor's comment praising Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has distanced itself from party spokesperson Shashi Tharoor's views on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress said that the views expressed by Tharoor about Modi and the government are his personal views and it was too early to comment on the functioning of the government "Congress party...