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Shashi Tharoor

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Shashi Tharoor: Indian politician, diplomat, and author
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian former international civil servant, diplomat, Bureaucrat and politician, writer and public intellectual who has been serving as Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He is the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers. He was formerly Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and unsuccessfully ran for the post of Secretary-General in 2006. Founder-Chairman of All India Professionals Congress, he formerly served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs and on Informational Technology.

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Mallikarjun kharge, first non-Gandhi to hold Congress's President post |Oneindia news * news [Video]

Mallikarjun kharge, first non-Gandhi to hold Congress's President post |Oneindia news * news

Veteran Karnataka leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday defeated his rival Shashi Tharoor to become the first non-Gandhi Congress president in 24 years, and the first Scheduled Caste chief of the..

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DefExpo 2022: PM Modi inaugurates 12th edition of Defence Expo in Gandhinagar | Oneindia News*News [Video]

DefExpo 2022: PM Modi inaugurates 12th edition of Defence Expo in Gandhinagar | Oneindia News*News

PM Modi at Defence Expo in Gujarat says it will strengthen world’s faith in India’s biz skills; Congress presidential polls counting to begin: Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor; NCB report..

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Congress presidential polls counting to begin: Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor | Oneindia News [Video]

Congress presidential polls counting to begin: Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor | Oneindia News

The first non-Gandhi chief of the Congress in more than 20 years will be named today as the counting of votes for the party's internal election takes place. Veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge, is up..

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Congress Presidential Polls: Kharge and Tharoor to battle it out today | Oneindia News *Politics [Video]

Congress Presidential Polls: Kharge and Tharoor to battle it out today | Oneindia News *Politics

The grand old Congress party is all set to vote to elect its next president on Monday with senior party leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor being pitted against each other. This will be the..

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Haryana stops production of cough syrups linked to deaths after WHO warning | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Haryana stops production of cough syrups linked to deaths after WHO warning | Oneindia News*News

Haryana stops production of 4 cough syrups flagged by WHO after inspection; ‘Don’t compare me with Tharoor’, says Mallikarjun Kharge on Congress presidential poll; ₹4 crore cash and documents..

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Now, Shashi Tharoor is doing a Sachin Pilot in Kerala

K Muraleedharan, a senior Congress leader in Kerala, said that Shashi Tharoor's moves could have been spurred by media reports projecting him as a CM candidate.
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I don't fear anyone, no one needs to fear me: Shashi Tharoor


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Shashi Tharoor flouts Kerala Congress’s informal diktat, goes on tour


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Dr Ambedkar was India's 'first male feminist', says Shashi Tharoor

Dr B R Ambedkar was India's first male feminist, who propagated such ideas decades back that could be considered as progressive even for the current generation of politicians, Congress leader and..
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2022 Gujarat elections: Congress knows who or what is best for it, says Tharoor on not being included in star campaigners list


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Himanta Sarma vs Shashi Tharoor: War of words between BJP and Congress over 'courageous' leaders

Talking about those who voted for Tharoor in the polls, Sarma said there are a lot of good-thinking people in the Congress and they will come to the BJP soon. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor responded..
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Expect those who voted for Tharoor in Congress president polls to join BJP: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Speaking to ANI on Saturday, the Assam CM said, "The outcome of the Congress' so-called internal elections was known and declared even before the counting of votes. The only democratic people in the..
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'Voted for Shashi Tharoor so manipulators like you never promoted in Congress...': Sandeep Dikshit on Assam CM remark


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Congress collapse in Assam? CM predicts 1000 Congress delegates will join BJP, Shashi Tharoor reveals who

Shashi Tharoor reacted to the comments made by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma saying that 1000 Congress delegates will switch to BJP.
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Caste consciousness is greater today than in 1950s: Tharoor

There is greater consciousness of caste in Indian society today compared to the decade after independence, Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday. Tharoor, the third-term MP from..
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Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge forms 47-member Steering Committee replacing CWC, Shashi Tharoor not included

None of the special invitees to the previous CWC under Sonia Gandhi have found a place in the new Steering Committee announced by Mallikarjun Kharge.
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Pledged my full support, cooperation to Mallikarjun Kharge in taking Congress forward: Shashi Tharoor


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Congress snubs party leaders PC, Tharoor


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India doesn't need to draw lessons from any other country: Congress rebuffs remarks of Chidambaram, Tharoor on Sunak elevation


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Tharoor 'two-faced', made baseless claims, says Congress poll chief


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'Congress leaders under pressure to back Kharge': Shashi Tharoor claims 'uneven playing field' in prez polls

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has claimed that there is an "uneven playing field" in the Congress presidential elections scheduled for next week.
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Party polls internal matter, contest with Tharoor is for betterment of country and Cong: Kharge


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Congress president polls: Shashi Tharoor, Mallikarjun Kharge meet party delegates, make pitch for top post

Congress presidential poll candidates Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge held separate press meetings on Sunday but a struck common chord as both leaders reiterated that the upcoming election will..
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Gandhi family blessing me and Kharge: Shashi Tharoor


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Kharge vs Tharoor: 67 booths set up for Cong presidential polls


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'Like two brothers at home who are not fighting...': Mallikarjun Kharge on Congress prez poll contender Shashi Tharoor

Kharge said this during an interaction with party delegates at Congress office in Srinagar, where he sought their support for the presidential polls.
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Presidential candidates persons of stature, can’t be ‘remote controlled’: Rahul Gandhi

Weighing in for the first time on the debate that the coming non-Gandhi president in Congress would be a proxy for the Gandhi family, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said both Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi..
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Shashi Tharoor releases election manifesto, pitches for limiting state chiefs' term


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It's secret ballot, no one will know who voted for whom: Tharoor on Congress president poll

In an apparent bid to encourage more Congress delegates to vote for him as he makes an aggressive bid for the party's top post, senior leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday said that it was a secret ballot..
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Congress presidential polls: Shashi Tharoor's manifesto lists ways to 're-energise' party, plan for 2024 polls

Shashi Tharoor released his elections manifesto for the Congress presidential polls, suggesting limiting the term for the state party chiefs.
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Want Congress to be party of young India: Shashi Tharoor

The Thiruvananthapuram MP, on a brief campaign in Chennai, said how his party viewed Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra and the presidential poll, mattered most and not what others outside felt.
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Congress prez race comes down to Kharge vs Tharoor: A look at 12 non-Gandhi party presidents since Independence

The last time the party saw a contest for the coveted post was in November 2000 when Sonia Gandhi defeated Jitendra Prasad by a big margin.
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Rahul Gandhi was asked to request me to withdraw from Congress presidential polls, he refused: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said that he never expected big leaders to support him and does not expect it even now, but at the same time he needs everyone's backing.
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Never expected big leaders' support, but need everyone's backing: Shashi Tharoor on Congress president election


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Congress presidential election: Why Mallikarjun Kharge, Gandhis' 'official' pick, has a clear edge over Shashi Tharoor?

While Kharge is the last-minute "official" pick of the Gandhis, Tharoor is considered as an underdog, owing to the fact that he is from the G-23.
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Shashi Tharoor highlights need for 'renewed, reinvigorated' Congress to take on BJP


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Congress presidential race: Is election process 'rigged' against Shashi Tharoor?


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'G23 doesn't exist, was all media's idea': Congress MP Shashi Tharoor ahead of presidential race

A day after Mallikarjun Kharge's statement on the existence of the G23 camp, Shashi Tharoor said that the group was all "media's idea".
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All in Congress wish to take on BJP, not each other: Shashi Tharoor

"Let me make clear that I agree with @kharge ji that all of us in @incIndia wish to take on the BJP rather than each other. There is no ideological difference between us. The choice for our voting..
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Congress presidential poll: Wanted consensus, Shashi Tharoor insisted on contest, says Mallikarjun Kharge

As his underdog rival in the Congress presidential poll Shashi Tharoor sought a public debate on their visions, Mallikarjun Kharge, the frontrunner and putative successor to Sonia Gandhi, steered clear..
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2 ex-ministers, 4 MPs & G23 neta among Shashi Tharoor backers


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'G23 camp doesn't exist anymore': Mallikarjun Kharge implored by 'senior Congress members' to join prez race

Mallikarjun Kharge will face Shashi Tharoor in the Congress presidential polls, with the former reportedly being backed by the Gandhi family.
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Open to public debate between Congress president poll candidates, will evoke people's interest in party: Shashi Tharoor

Set for an electoral face-off with Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge for the party president's post, Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said he would be open to the idea of a public debate between..
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Congress presidential polls: Amid fight for throne, Tharoor calls for 'public debate' with rival Kharge

With just two candidates standing for the Congress president post, Tharoor suggested a public debate between him and Kharge for the post.
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Congress polls: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot throws his weight behind Mallikarjun Kharge, says Shashi Tharoor belongs to elite class


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Tharoor hints he won't withdraw from fray, Kharge resigns as LoP in Rajya Sabha: Top updates on Congress prez election

The Thiruvananthapuram MP also hinted that he will not withdraw from the poll race, saying he cannot betray his supporters.
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Gandhis have vowed to be neutral: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

The race for the next Congress president narrowed down to two candidates, Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor, on Saturday with Congress’s central election authority chief Madhusudan Mistry..
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'Time to hear the youth in the Congress', says Shashi Tharoor ahead of Congress presidential poll

Shashi Tharoor will face off against Mallikarjun Kharge in the party's presidential election on October 17.
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Tharoor vs Kharge: Differences among Kerala leaders on Congress prez poll


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'Choose Kharge but if you want change I am there': Shashi Tharoor on Congress prez election

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has filed nomination papers to contest the post of president of Congress party
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Congress presidential polls: KN Tripathi's nomination rejected, only Tharoor and Kharge left standing

The Congress presidential polls will be a fight between Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge after KN Tripathi's nomination was rejected.
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Congress president poll: K N Tripathi's nomination rejected, it's Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor


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'Continuity with change,' Salman Khurshid joins issue with Shashi Tharoor


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Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as LoP, Digvijaya Singh or P Chidambaram may replace him; tough road ahead for Shashi Tharoor

On Friday, the last day of filing the nominations, Digvijaya Singh dropped out of the race after it became clear that his senior, Mallikarjun Kharge,
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