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Shashi Tharoor

Indian politician, diplomat, author

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Shashi Tharoor: Indian politician, diplomat, author
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, writer and former international diplomat who has been 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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PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary

Leaders remembered Jawaharlal Nehru on his 131st birth anniversary. PM Modi took to twitter to pay tribute to India's first Prime Minister. Congress' Rahul Gandhi paid floral tribute to Nehru at..

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Nationalism, Patriotism and Polls: Shashi Tharoor [Video]

Nationalism, Patriotism and Polls: Shashi Tharoor

In the midst of key elections in the US and India, comes a new book by Politician and author Shashi Tharoor. The book called ‘Battle of Belonging’ explores the differences between these ideas and..

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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and other politicos pay tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan [Video]

Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and other politicos pay tribute to Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan at his residence in Delhi. Communist Party of..

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BJP, oppn clash over J&K net clampdown at panel meet

A meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on information technology headed by Shashi Tharoor saw a sharp exchange between BJP and opposition over whether “national security” issues can be..
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Sonia Gandhi sets up panel on economy, foreign affairs and national security, Manmohan Singh part of all three

While former finance minister P Chidambaram, and party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Digvijaya Singh will be part of the economic affairs committee, Jairam Ramesh will be its convener. The committee..
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Veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel admitted to ICU weeks after contracting COVID-19

On hearing Ahmed Patel being admitted to ICU, congress leaders including Anand Sharma and Shashi Tharoor wished the 71-year-old speedy recovery.
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Tharoor finds competitor for English! 10th grader speaks tongue-twisting words he has never heard of

It was the turn of Tharoor to get surprised when recently he made an appearance on a radio segment and virtually met a class X student named Diya from Kerala, who has mastered tongue - twisting English..
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Secularism as principle and practice in India is in 'danger': Tharoor


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Triumph of Hindutva movement would mark end of 'Indian idea': Shashi Tharoor


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Still figuring out what Congress needs to apologise for? Shashi Tharoor slams BJP for queries over Pulwama attack

The attack on the CRPF convoy, moving from Jammu towards Srinagar on February 14, 2019, at Pulwama, with an IED-laden vehicle had claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel and grievously injured many..
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India needs to fix domestic issues, economy to face world with more credibility: Tharoor

Underlining that India has been more of a "rule taker" than a "rule maker" at the UN, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said the country needs to fix its domestic issues, including that..
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Goddess killing coronavirus: Shashi Tharoor all praises for COVID-19 themed Durga idol

Sharing a picture of the idol on Twitter, Tharoor said the COVID-19 themed Durga Puja creativity is brilliantly appropriate.
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BJP’s Dubey wants to be out of Tharoor-led IT committee


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BJP’s ‘Lahori’ jibe at Rahul Gandhi after Shashi Tharoor's remark at Pak event


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Tharoor's remarks at Lahore event spark BJP-Congress spat

The BJP and the Congress were engaged in a war of words on Sunday over MP Shashi Tharoor's remarks at a Lahore event, as the ruling party accused him of "demeaning and discrediting" India and wondered..
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Pakistan handled COVID-19 better than India, says Shashi Tharoor at Lahore Lit Fest

Tharoor did not stop at this, he went on to accuse the Modi government of unnecessarily targeting Tablighi Jamaat.
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Activists under detention for their words: Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said a large number of people, including activists Varavara Rao, Sudha Bharadwaj and Anand Teltumbde, are under detention for their words, although none of..
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HC stays criminal defamation proceedings against Tharoor for 'scorpion on shivling' remarks

Tharoor, represented through senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Vikas Pahwa, has sought setting aside of the trial court's April 27, 2019 order by which he was summoned as accused in the criminal..
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Tharoor-led panel asks Prasar Bharati, NBA to share views on media ethics


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NDA means 'No Data Available': Shashi Tharoor takes dig at Centre


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'We have worst of both worlds': Shashi Tharoor lashes out at Centre's response to COVID-19, 'mismanagement' of economy

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 54-lakh mark with a spike of 92,605 new cases and 1,133 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
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Anurag Thakur's remarks in worst possible taste, government trying to distract attention of people: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday alleged that there is an attempt by the BJP-led government to distract the attention of people from real issues being faced by the people.
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Support for armed forces beyond debate, but govt accountable to Parliament: Shashi Tharoor


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People must take course in criminal trial before joining journalism, remarks HC

People must take a course in criminal trial and then get into journalism, was how an annoyed Delhi High Court remarked while expressing displeasure over the alleged parallel investigation being run by..
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Parliamentary panel 'discussion' with Facebook to continue: Shashi Tharoor

A Parliamentary panel looking into alleged misuse of social media platforms has decided to continue its "discussion" with representatives of Facebook, after a meeting that lasted for almost three and..
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Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, headed by senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, had called representatives of Facebook to hear their views "on the subject of..
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Government seeks to reduce Parliament to 'notice board': Tharoor on 'no Question Hour'

Reacting to the development, Tharoor said, "I said four months ago that strongmen leaders would use the excuse of the pandemic to stifle democracy and dissent." "The notification for the delayed..
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Facebook officials set to appear before Tharoor-led House panel


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Parliamentary panel would like to be apprised of impact of internet suspension in J&K: Shashi Tharoor to Speaker

Congress leader and chairman of Parliamentary standing committee on Information and Technology Shashi Tharoor has written to the Lok Sabha Speaker that the panel would like to be apprised of the impact..
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Section in Congress Kerala unit comes out in Tharoor's support


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Shashi Tharoor a 'guest artist' in Congress, says KPCC working president

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who was among the "group of 23" that wrote to Sonia Gandhi seeking urgent organisational overhaul, has come under attack from some leaders in Kerala, with a senior MP..
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BJP MP urges Tharoor to cancel committee meeting on 4G in J&K


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Tharoor-led panel may be hit as Speaker shows rule book

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has written to all parliamentary panel heads not to discuss issues which are sub judice and also abide by the rules of not disclosing the agenda or deliberations until the..
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Some of 23 Congress leaders who wrote to Sonia Gandhi meet after CWC

Some senior Congress leaders, including Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, met at their senior colleague Ghulam Nabi Azad's house here on Monday evening after the Congress Working Committee debated their..
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Airport privatisation: Shashi Tharoor sticks to stand; says it will expand potential

Unfazed by criticism over his stand favouring Centre's decision to lease out the airport here to Adani Enterprises, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday privatisation would help..
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Remove Tharoor as chief of House IT panel: BJP MP

The parliamentary standing committee has summoned representatives of the ministry of electronics and information technology over reports of Facebook’s alleged right-wing bias. The schedule followed..
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Facebook row: BJP MP Dubey requests LS Speaker to replace Tharoor as head of parliamentary panel on IT


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BJP MP writes to LS Speaker, urges him to remove Shashi Tharoor as chairman of IT panel

Nishikant Dubey's letter to Speaker Om Birla comes after Shashi Tharoor said he would summon Facebook officials over allegations of bias favouring the BJP and its leaders.
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Facebook row: BJP's Rathore writes to LS Speaker against Shashi Tharoor


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BJP MP Nishikant Dubey petitions Lok Sabha Speaker seeking privilege motion against Shashi Tharoor


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Tharoor gives 'breach of privilege' notice against BJP MP for 'disparaging remarks'

Dubey's remarks came after Tharoor had said on Sunday that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology would like to hear from Facebook about a media report on its conduct and what..
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Tharoor plan to summon Facebook before panel stirs row


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Facebook issue: BJP MP in war of words with IT parliamentary panel chief Shashi Tharoor, Mahua Moitra


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House IT panel would wish to hear from FB, says Tharoor on Rahul Gandhi's allegations on BJP, RSS

Responding to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who shared media reports and alleged that BJP and the RSS control Facebook and Whatsapp in the country, party MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said that the..
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Unfair on Sonia, Congress must find full-term chief: Shashi Tharoor

Exactly a year to the day when Sonia Gandhi completed a year in office as interim president of Congress, Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor has said it was “unfair” to her to carry the “interim..
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Congress must find full-term president to arrest perception of being 'rudderless': Shashi Tharoor


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Lord Ram not the 'property' of BJP: Shashi Tharoor


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Wonder why home minister chose private hospital, not AIIMS: Tharoor on Amit Shah testing Covid-19 positive

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday questioned Union home minster Amit Shah's choice of a private hospital over a government one after he tested positive for Coronavirus on Sunday. Taking to Twitter,..
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Sad to see Sachin Pilot 'leave' Congress: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said he was sad to see Sachin Pilot "leave" the Congress and asserted that instead of "parting", the former Rajasthan deputy chief minister should have..
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Tharoor-led parliamentary panel holds deliberations on banning of Chinese apps

They said the officials also briefed the committee on the reasons for banning the Chinese apps. The government on June 29 banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat, terming them..
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Shashi Tharoor uses old tweet to take a swipe at PM Modi over LAC row


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Religious intolerance, majoritarian politics shouldn't be allowed to undermine India's soft power: Shashi Tharoor


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Union minister accuses Shashi Tharoor of 'lying' over donation of MPLADS fund to SCIMST


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