SHASHI THAROOR

  • Union Budget 2015: Shashi Tharoor calls it anti-poor, Smriti Irani says pro-people 2 days ago

    Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this...
  • This Budget was all about words, rhetoric: Congress 2 days ago

    "This Budget was all about words, rhetoric," said Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. On the other hand, Smriti Irani said that the Budget was pro-people. "Budget is not just corporate-friendly. The opposition is doing nothing but spreading misinformation," she said. ...
  • A pro-corporate, anti-poor, disappointing Budget: Opposition 2 days ago

    New Delhi: On expected lines, Opposition leaders have criticised the Union Budget 2015 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday, with party president Sonia Gandhi terming it as a "pro-corporate" one. Congress Lok Sabha MP Kamal Nath said this has only been the Budget of commissions, committees and...
  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...
  • Would have been good if Rahul Gandhi attended Budget session: Shashi Tharoor 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said it would have been good if Rahul Gandhi had attended the Budget Session but expressed confidence that the Congress vice president would return from his break with an agenda for change. "Very seriously, it would be good if Rahul Gandhi had attended...
  • Sunanda murder probe: SIT records former I&B minister Manish Tewari's statement February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) recorded statement of former Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case. Reportedly, Tewari was quizzed for over two hours by the SIT. Tewari was infact in the same flight enroute to Delhi which was also boarded by...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death probe: Delhi Police official tasked with studying facilities in FBI labs February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A senior Delhi Police official, who has carried the viscera samples of Sunanda Pushkar to an FBI lab in the US, has been tasked with studying facilities in forensic labs there and also the working in police stations so that some practices can be replicated back in India....
  • Sunanda death: Tharoor accuses media for concocting baseless stories against him February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Caught in the middle of the probe into the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has accused media of conducting a witch hunt against him. He blames media, espicially Kerala channels for planting false stories against him for the sake of TRPs. "Revolted by the...
  • Shashi Tharoor quizzed by SIT for 7 hours, Sunanda viscera sent to US February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday was quizzed for nearly seven hours, spread over two rounds including for two hours late in the night by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Delhi Police in connection with the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar during which he faced...
  • News 360: China says will back India for UN Security Council permanent membership February 12, 2015

    Ahead of Narendra Modi's Beijing visit, China on Thursday softened its stand on India's bid for a permanent membership in United Nation's Security Council. After decades of denial, it is for the first time that China said it supported India's bid. A senior Chinese official said Beijing has no problem...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 12, 2015

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  • Sunanda death probe: SIT quizzes Shashi Tharoor for second time on Thursday February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former union minister Shashi Tharoor was questioned for a second time on Thursday by the Special Investigative Team (SIT) at the Vasant Vihar Police Station over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Earlier in the day, Tharoor was questioned by the SIT along with other...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor quizzed again February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was questioned once again by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Tharoor was quizzed at the SIT office in Vasant Vihar in south Delhi on various aspects leading to Sunanda's death. This is the second time that...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: SIT to quiz Shashi Tharoor on Thursday February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader and former union minister Shashi Tharoor on Thursday will be questioned once again by Delhi Police's SIT over the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Tharoor will be reaching the SIT office soon. Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon was questioned by the SIT on February...
  • Shashi Tharoor to be quizzed on Thursday in Sunanda Pushkar murder case February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will be called in for another round of questioning on Thursday in the murder case of her wife Sunanda Pushkar last year in the national capital. The questioning will be held days after Sunanda's son Shiv Menon was quizzed in connection with her mysterious...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 9, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 9, 2015

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  • News 360: Eight people arrested in Rohtak rape-murder case February 9, 2015

    Eight people, including one of Nepali origin, have been arrested in the rape and murder of a mentally-challenged woman in Rohtak. ...
  • Congress distances itself from Shashi Tharoor comment on Afzal Guru hanging February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday distanced itself from party MP Shashi Tharoor's controversial remarks that Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging was both "wrong" and "badly handled". "Due process of law was followed. Supreme Court convicted him and the execution was the culmination of the judicial process. In no way, any...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: Shashi Tharoor likely to be summoned again by SIT, says Delhi Police chief February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be summoned again by the Delhi Police in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Delhi Police is likely to examine him following the interrogation of Pushkar's son Shiv Menon. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said...
  • Afzal Guru's hanging 'wrong': Shashi Tharoor February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In remarks that could fuel a controversy, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday said Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging was both "wrong and "badly handled". "I think the hanging was both wrong & badly handled. Family should have been warned, given a last meeting & body returned," Tharoor...
  • Sunanda's son quizzed, police may call Shashi Tharoor again February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon on Thursday was questioned by the SIT in connection with her mysterious death even as the police are likely to question former Union minister Shashi Tharoor and his domestic help again to reconstruct the chain of events in the case. Menon reached the ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon interrogated by Delhi Police SIT today February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon recorded his statement on Thursday in connection with his mother's death probe. He was summoned earlier this week by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case but could not appear as he was out of the country. The SIT had been formed...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon to be interrogated by Delhi Police SIT today February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon is to be interrogated by Delhi Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday. "Shiv Menon will be interrogated by Wednesday afternoon," said Delhi Police Commissioner, BS Bassi. Menon could not be a part of the murder probe last week as he was out...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Political nominees February 2, 2015

    Year 2014 saw the biggest political battles, clashes which produced heroes or demolished the established stars. Nominees for the politician of the year are - BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Odisha Chief Minister...
  • Master communicator at work: Shashi Tharoor says of PM Modi February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who only recently earned the party's wrath for praising Narendra Modi, says in the Prime Minister "we are all seeing a master communicator at work" but hit out at BJP for "promoting a nakedly bigoted Hindutva agenda". Noting that communication has been a major strength...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon likely to record his statement on Sunday: Sources February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon is likely to record his statement on Sunday in connection with his mother's death probe. Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Sunanda Pushkar death on Wednesday examined former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh. Singh had claimed that Sunanda had accepted the blame for IPL...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

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  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • Sunanda murder: Will consider Tharoor innocent unless proved guilty by court, says Amar Singh January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Sunanda Pushkar death case on Wednesday examined former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh for about two hours and asked 20 questions. Emerging out of the interrogation, Singh refused to divulge the contents of the questions which were asked by the SIT. "The...