Tag: Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to US

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to US

New Delhi: A special court here on Tuesday allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from travelling abroad pending decision in his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case. Tharoor moved an application seeking permission to visit the US in May to attend some conferences[Read More…]

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor injured while offering prayers at a temple; hospitalised

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was taken to hospital after he suffered injuries while making a Thulabharam offering at the Gandhari Amman Kovil temple in Thampanoor in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. As per the early reports, Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha candidate Tharoor was sitting on a weighing scale, which broke following which the leader fell. He was[Read More…]

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel to US

Tharoor cries ‘lack of support’ in Thiruvananthapuram, writes to party high command

Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is seeking re-election from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, has written to the party high command complaining about the local party leaders’ lack of interest in his election campaign. The two-time Congress MP is facing BJP leader and former Mizoram Governor Kummanem Rajasekheran[Read More…]

West Bengal: BJP releases list of candidates for assembly bye-elections

After Tom Vadakkan, now Shashi Tharoor’s aunt, uncle join BJP

Kochi: A day after Congress spokesperson Tom Vadakkan joined the BJP, Thiruvananthapuram Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor’s aunt and her husband took membership of the BJP here on Friday. Sobhana Sasikumar, Tharoor’s mother’s sister, as well as her husband Sasikumar and 13 others were welcomed into the party by[Read More…]

False from start to finish: Shashi Tharoor on story about “lack of support in Thiruvananthapuram”

Bihar: Case filed against Shashi Tharoor for hurting religious sentiments

A case has been registered against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor before Patna Chief Magistrate for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. A hearing in the case will take place on Friday. गंगा भी स्वच्छ रखनी है और पाप भी यहीं धोने हैं। इस संगम में सब नंगे हैं! जय गंगा मैया की![Read More…]

False from start to finish: Shashi Tharoor on story about “lack of support in Thiruvananthapuram”

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tables bill for online gaming

New Delhi: Thiruvananthapuram MP and senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has introduced a Private Members Bill, titled the Sports (Online Gaming and Prevention of Fraud) Bill in the lower house of parliament. The bill, which was introduced on Friday, aims to introduce an effective administration to maintain the integrity of[Read More…]

This time, vocab master Shashi Tharoor uses 35-letter word to apologise for puzzling readers with 'Floccinaucinihilipilification'

After ‘Floccinaucinihilipilification’, vocab master Shashi Tharoor gives us next 35-letter word

After leaving everyone puzzled with the word ‘Floccinaucinihilipilification’ that he used in a tweet on October 10 to announce his latest book, The Paradoxical Prime Minister, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted the next 35-letter word putting Twitterati in a fix. Taking it to the Twitter again, vocab master Tharoor promised his[Read More…]


Expectations from a secular opposition

It is not very often that a journalist has to actually tell his/her source about his religious identity, but in the times we are living in abnormal has become the new normal. Recently while I was strolling through Central Delhi, I stopped by a tea seller sharing political gossips with[Read More…]

False from start to finish: Shashi Tharoor on story about “lack of support in Thiruvananthapuram”

Global perception of India has taken a beating

For a decade and a half now I’ve been a tireless advocate of India’s soft power, arguing that in the information age, it is not the side with the bigger army that wins, but the side that tells the better story. In the past India has successfully managed to be[Read More…]

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