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Shashi Tharoor: Indian politician, diplomat, author
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, writer and a former international diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He was formerly Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and contested for the post of Secretary-General in 2006.

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Switching off lights could lead to grid collapse : Tharoor on PM Modi's call


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No vision of future, just feel-good moment curated by 'Photo-Op PM': Shashi Tharoor on PM Modi's video message


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Rahul, Antony, Tharoor provide MPLAD funds to fight corona


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Shashi Tharoor heaps praise for shopkeeper who has innovative way to maintain social distancing

To maintain at least 1-meter distance with his customers, a shopkeeper from Kerala has come up with an innovative solution.
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Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws allegation against Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader says taking back case


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Coronavirus: Robots are dispensing sanitiser in Kerala to raise awareness, Shashi Tharoor shares video

The government has deployed computer-programmed robots to distribute sanitizers and spread Coronavirus pandemic awareness.
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Shashi Tharoor in high court against summons in defamation case

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has moved the Delhi high court, challenging a trial court order summoning him in a defamation complaint over his remark that an unnamed RSS leader had compared Prime Minister..
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This English-speaking dadi wows the internet, netizens want Shashi Tharoor to meet her

The video is appreciated by everyone on social media.
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Shashi Tharoor writes to S Jaishankar, seeks evacuation of stranded Kerala fishermen from Iran

In a letter to S Jaishankar, Shashi Tharoor said certain fishermen groups from India, including many from his Lok Sabha constituency of Thiruvananthapuram, are currently stranded in Iran following the..
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Congress feels time is right for Rahul Gandhi to return as party chief: Harish Rawat

His remarks come when party leaders like Shashi Tharoor and Sandeep Dikshit have called for fresh elections to the Congress' top post, respecting Rahul Gandhi's decision to opt out. Rawat said Rahul..
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Resolving leadership issue key for Congress revival: Shashi Tharoor

The Congress must fix its leadership issues on top priority to address the growing perception among the people that the party is "adrift", senior leader Shashi Tharoor said on Sunday and asserted that..
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Growing perception that Congress 'adrift'; party must resolve leadership issue for revival: Shashi Tharoor


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Congress needs to find a leader urgently: Shashi Tharoor

"The urgent need is to find a new president and I am confident that if we do so through a transparent, democratic electoral process internally, the workers will at the end of the day throw their might..
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Delhi Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had moved an application in a Delhi court on Tuesday, seeking permission to travel abroad. Shashi Tharoor is an accused in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case and is..
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Congress again in turmoil over leadership

After a brief lull, Congress on Thursday was seized by a fresh burst of discontent with demands that the party put an end to the leadership vacuum, with senior MP Shashi Tharoor saying elections be..
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War of words in Congress: Now, Sandeep Dikshit raises 'leadership question'; gets Shashi Tharoor's support

The differences within the Congress after the party's drubbing in the recently concluded Delhi assembly elections refuse to die down. Sandeep Dikshit, who is the son of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit,..
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CWC must hold leadership elections to energise workers: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday urged the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to hold leadership elections to "energise workers and inspire voters". Tharoor's appeal came in support of..
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Shashi Tharoor moves application in Delhi court to travel abroad


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Court serves summons to Ravi Shankar Prasad in defamation suit filed by Shashi Tharoor


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No answers on who was responsible for Pulwama attack even after 1 yr an 'insult' to martyrs: Tharoor


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National narrative becoming Hindi-speaking: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the south and northeast of India will become "irrelevant" in comparison to the north, as the national narrative is increasingly becoming a..
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Facts gave way to fiction in President's address, says Tharoor


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India's soul being partitioned by govt: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday attacked the government in Lok Sabha for "partition of India's soul" in 2020 and slammed its "failures" on various fronts, saying it should name its schemes..
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Jinnah's idea winning in India: Shashi Tharoor on CAA

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said if the CAA leads to the implementation of the NPR and the NRC, it would be a complete victory for Pakistan's founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He said..
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Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking at a panel discussion in Jaipur Literature Festival, Tharoor said, "The first advocate of the two-nation theory was actually VD Savarkar, as head of Hindu Mahasabha, who called upon India to..
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Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor


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BJP's priority is not development, but to create Hindu rashtra: Tharoor


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Tukde-tukde gang does exist, they are running govt: Shashi Tharoor


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Muslim would be asked documents to prove their nationality: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking at the Kerala Literature Festival, Tharoor also said that during the National Population Register (NPR) enumeration, Muslims would be asked to produce documents to prove their nationality...
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Shashi Tharoor apologises for 'power without responsibility' remark on Kejriwal


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Shashi Tharoor visits Jamia, Shaheen Bagh, JNU; says CAA against Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of unity

He said the December 15 police action against the students in Jamia is a "blot on the nation". After visiting the university, he visited Shaheen Bagh to express solidarity with the protesters.
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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, party's Delhi chief Subhash Chopra join anti-CAA protest in Shaheen Bagh, Jamia

Accompanied by Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra, Tharoor became one of the most high profile opposition leaders to visit the two protest sites in Delhi.
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Police action on Jamia students a blot on nation, CAA discriminatory: Shashi Tharoor

Expressing solidarity with Jamia Millia Islamia students, protesting against recent changes in the citizenship law, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the December 15 police action against..
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Shashi Tharoor takes metro to reach JNU to talk on CAA

"Message to JNU students awaiting me: Decided to give up battling the traffic near ShaheenBagh & have taken the metro instead to get to you. Will still be late, but not as late as if I'd stuck to four..
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St Stephen's students reignited college's historic tradition by boycotting classes over JNU violence: Shashi Tharoor


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Shashi Tharoor: Don’t give communal colour to stir


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Will move court to get clarification on arrest warrant: Shashi Tharoor


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Arrest warrant issued against Tharoor over 1989 novel


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Arrest warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor for 'defaming' Hindu women in his book

A Trivandrum court on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in connection with a case filed against him for allegedly defaming Hindu women in one of his books. After Tharoor..
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Congress steps up campaign against CAA in Kerala

Senior Congress leaders including Ramesh Chennithala, K C Venugopal, Mullappally Ramachandran and Shashi Tharoor are participating in the campaign, capturing the mood of the people in the state against..
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Shashi Tharoor posts distorted map of India, gets trolled, deletes tweet

Tharoor, on Friday, had tweeted about his participation in a rally at Kozhikode on Saturday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC). "My first event tomorrow..
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Tharoor, 22 others picked for Akademi Award 2019


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No question of refusing Sahitya Akademi award: Shashi Tharoor

On winning the prestigious award for his book 'An Era of Darkness' in a non-fiction category in English language, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said that "there is no question of refusing..
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Shashi Tharoor, Nand Kishore Acharya among writers to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

Politician-writer Shashi Tharoor and playwright Nand Kishore Acharya are among 23 writers who will be bestowed with the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019. While Tharoor won the award for his book "An Era of..
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Send bill to IT panel instead: Tharoor


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Govt introduces data protection bill in LS, to send it to joint select committee

The government has proposed sending the Personal Data Protection Bill to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament amid protests by the opposition, which said the right to privacy of..
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Was not paying attention in history classes: Shashi Tharoor's dig at Amit Shah over partition remark

Hitting back at Union home minister Amit Shah for holding the Congress responsible for India's partition on religious lines, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said the BJP president was "not..
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Shashi Tharoor submits notice in Lok Sabha to oppose introduction of CAB

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday submitted a notice in the Lok Sabha to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at the introduction stage on the grounds that it "violates" the..
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Tharoor hails US lawmakers over J&K resolution on curbs, gets criticised by BJP leaders


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Passage of citizenship bill in Parl will mark victory of Jinnah's thinking over Gandhi's: Tharoor


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