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Shashi Tharoor

Indian politician, diplomat, author and member of congress

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Shashi Tharoor: Indian politician, diplomat, author and member of congress
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian former international civil servant, diplomat, bureaucrat, politician, a noted writer and public intellectual who has been serving as Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He is the present Chairman of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers. He was formerly an 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. He has about two dozen titles to his credit and was awarded by World Economic Forum as "Global Leader of Tomorrow".

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Mizoram Election Highlight: Shashi Tharoor Dances to 'Secret Crush' in Aizawl | Oneindia News [Video]

Mizoram Election Highlight: Shashi Tharoor Dances to 'Secret Crush' in Aizawl | Oneindia News

Politician Shashi Tharoor shows off his dance moves in Aizawl, the heart of Mizoram! Watch him groove to 'Secret Crush' and hear why he believes the Mizoram campaign is the best experience of his..

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Opposition Leaders in India Allege Government Hacking Attempts After Apple Alerts| Oneindia News [Video]

Opposition Leaders in India Allege Government Hacking Attempts After Apple Alerts| Oneindia News

Opposition leaders in India, including Mahua Moitra and Shashi Tharoor, received Apple alerts warning of potential state-sponsored hacking attempts on their iPhones. The government attributed it to an..

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Israel War: Shashi Tharoor clarifies his statement after former Israeli envoy reacts | Oneindia [Video]

Israel War: Shashi Tharoor clarifies his statement after former Israeli envoy reacts | Oneindia

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor clarified his statement on Hamas as it created a row on social media projecting an impression that Tharoor was shying away from calling Hamas a 'terrorist'..

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Israel-Palestine War: Shashi Tharoor on why Congress extended support to Palestine | Oneindia [Video]

Israel-Palestine War: Shashi Tharoor on why Congress extended support to Palestine | Oneindia

In the wake of the surprise attack by Hamas in Israel, Congress extended its support for Palestine. Congress called for an “immediate cease-fire” between Israeli forces and Hamas militant group...

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Cash-for-query case: Mahua Moitra should get a chance to speak in her defence, says Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra should be given a chance to speak in her defence after the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee submits its report in the cash-for-query case...
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Massive rally in Kerala: Congress stands firm in solidarity with Palestine, condemns Israeli aggression

Thousands join mass rally by KPCC in solidarity with Palestine in Kozhikode; CPI(M), IUML, and other parties also organized rallies against Israeli war; AICC General Secretary and CWC member criticize..
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INDIA alliance will work for people, not 'leader's image': Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor believes that the opposition INDIA alliance is the solution if the citizens of India want a government that prioritizes the welfare of the people over the image of..
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Bihar's ruling Grand Alliance targets Centre over Apple’s ‘warning’ to opposition leaders

The Grand Alliance in Bihar criticized the Indian government after several opposition leaders received warnings from Apple about "state-sponsored attackers" targeting their phones. Leaders such as..
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Shashi Tharoor, CPM leader out of pro-Palestine event

The organisers of a Palestine solidarity event in Thiruvananthapuram, scheduled on Monday, have removed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and CPM politburo member MA Baby from the list of speakers and had..
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Shocked and dismayed: Shashi Tharoor after twin blasts rock prayer meet in Kerala

Congress leader Sashi Tharoor condemned the twin explosions that occurred at a convention centre in Kerala, expressing shock and demanding swift police action. He called the incident tragic and urged..
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'Media picked one sentence and criticised him': Congress on Shashi Tharoor's Israel-Palestine remark

Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala expressed support for Shashi Tharoor following criticism of his speech at a pro-Palestine rally. Chennithala commended Tharoor's participation and clarified that..
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Shashi Tharoor, IUML clash over who the terrorist in Gaza conflict is

Thousands of people gathered at Kozhikode beach in India for a pro-Palestine rally. The rally, organized by IUML, saw activists chanting slogans and holding banners in solidarity with Palestine. IUML..
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Priyanka, Ramesh, Tharoor to campaign for Congress candidates in Mizoram

Senior Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Jairam Ramesh, and Shashi Tharoor are expected to visit Mizoram to campaign for party candidates in the state assembly polls on November 7. Priyanka..
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Shashi Tharoor terms circulation of his cropped image with Mahua Moitra 'cheap politics'

Congress Working Committee member Shashi Tharoor has criticized the circulation of cropped images showing him with Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra, calling it "cheap politics." Tharoor clarified..
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'Nehru/Gandhi family's DNA...': Shashi Tharoor clarifies his statement calling Congress a 'family-run party'

"What I left unstated is that I have no doubt that Rahul Gandhi would be the overwhelming choice of Congress party workers in any poll within the party," Shashi Tharoor said.
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Shashi Tharoor reveals his pick for Prime Minister if Congress win 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Shashi Tharoor said there could be a surprise result in the election next year as there is an opposition coalition and there are chances of the INDIA alliance coming to power at the Centre by trouncing..
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India-Canada relationship important, we have to rebuild : Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has emphasized the importance of rebuilding the relationship between Canada and India, stating that it goes beyond any one incident or government. Tharoor highlighted the..
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'Proud moment for India at G20': Shashi Tharoor hails India's G20 Sherpa for Delhi Declaration consensus


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BJP attacks Congress 'bid to sully India image', Tharoor junks X post

BJP on Thursday accused Congress of using an old hoarding and lashed out at the opposition party for attempting to run down the country's image when it is hosting the G20 summit under its presidency.
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India in Reserve Bank's name should be replaced with Bharat: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has suggested renaming institutions like the Reserve Bank of India to 'Reserve Bank of Bharat'. He believes that the word 'India' and practices associated with..
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'We could call ourselves ...': Shashi Tharoor suggests new name for opposition bloc amid India-Bharat row

With the "India-Bharat" name row turning into a heated debate between the government and opposition, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday proposed an interesting solution.In a swipe at the..
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Rahul Gandhi shouldn’t be projected as PM candidate: Shashi Tharoor


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Team Kharge: Ahead of Rajasthan election, Sachin Pilot makes it to CWC; Anand Sharma, Tharoor also in

​The apex decision-making body is packed with veterans as well as young “field politicians” across states like Sachin Pilot, Gaurav Gogoi, Jitendra Singh, Yashomati Thakur, Manickam Tagore,..
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'Humbled, grateful to be part of this institution': Shashi Tharoor after CWC inclusion

Shashi Tharoor has been included in the CWC committee.
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Congress president Kharge forms new CWC, includes Shashi Tharoor, Sachin Pilot in new team

The new CWC has 39 regular members, 32 permanent invitees, including some in-charges of state, and 13 special invitees, including presidents of the Youth Congress, the National Students' Union of..
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Congress leaders welcome Supreme Court verdict staying Rahul Gandhi’s conviction

Top Congress leaders on Friday reacted immediately to the Supreme Court order staying the conviction of former party MP Rahul Gandhi's conviction in the Modi surname case. Welcoming the decision, they..
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BJP misusing suffering of women in Manipur to promote 'whataboutery': Shashi Tharoor


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Shashi Tharoor pays moving tributes to former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy

Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has posted moving tributes on the passing away of former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy. His tributes are a reflection of his attachment with..
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Congress’s all out attack on Centre over Manipur violence, Shashi Tharoor favours lifting internet ban

Even as senior Congress leaders have been demanding some comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing violence in Manipur since May 3, party MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday spoke in favour..
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SC to hear on Manipur internet shutdown: Shashi Tharoor hopes apex court will uphold citizens' rights


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Politics over ICC World Cup 2023 schedule: Mohali, Kerala excluded from venue list, Shashi Tharoor says this

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor talked about how Ahmedabad is becoming the "capital of cricket" while a significant stadium was left out of the list of venues.
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Shashi Tharoor lauds Modi govt for popularising Yoga in response to Congress's tweet

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday acknowledged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's contribution in promoting Yoga around the world in response to a Congress tweet crediting..
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Congress can't be complacent, assume what worked in state will work nationally: Shashi Tharoor


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Renaming of Rajpath to Kartavya Path 'pure politics', says Shashi Tharoor

The renaming of the historic Rajpath to Kartavya Path was "pure politics" as 'Rajpath' itself is a Hindi word, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said. He also said that he was in favour of renaming of..
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Salman Rushdie 'greatest living Indian writer', Nobel is long overdue: Shashi Tharoor


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The Kerala Story controversy: Shashi Tharoor's strong one-liner amid calls to ban 'propaganda film'

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor took to social media and slammed the upcoming movie 'The Kerala Story', as calls grow louder to ban the screening of the movie.
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'Delighted': Shashi Tharoor after Centre announces Vande Bharat train for Kerala


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Serious attempt to undermine every institution: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said right across the spectrum there is a “serious undermining” of every autonomous institution and it seems the government has only the "loyalty"..
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'What a disgrace': Tharoor on removal of Maulana Azad references from NCERT textbook

References to freedom fighter and India's first education minister Azad have been removed from the new class 11 political science textbook by the National Council of Educational Research and Training..
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Disappointing to see Congress netas going to ‘dark side’: Tharoor


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Karnataka tired of 40% commission, wants 100% commitment: Shashi Tharoor

In poll-bound Karnataka where the assembly election is just a month away, the Congress has been accusing the BJP-led state government of collecting 40 per cent commission from contractors, unaided..
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Shashi Tharoor targets govt over 'mother of democracy' slogan on G20 hoardings


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Jaishankar's remark on West: Shashi Tharoor urges him to 'cool a little bit'

Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday urged external affairs minister S Jaishankar to "cool a little bit" after the latter's remark about the West's "bad habit" of commenting on..
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'Absurd': Tharoor dismisses BJP's charge of Cong 'exerting pressure' on judiciary with leaders' move to accompany Rahul to court


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Cong de facto 'fulcrum'; if in leadership, I would encourage smaller party to play convenor of opposition alliance for 2024: Shashi Tharoor


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Congress leader Tharoor urges government to take up security of Indian missions with host nations after UK vandalism


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At no point Rahul Gandhi called foreign countries to intervene, said anything remotely anti-national: Shashi Tharoor


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There is nothing for which Rahul Gandhi needs to apologize, says Shashi Tharoor over Cambridge row

While talking to media persons in the Parliament premises, Tharoor said, "This is blatant kind of politics because Rahul Gandhi didn't say what he's accused of. He specified that 'we'll solve issues..
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Be clear on ‘inclusive India ideology’: Shashi Tharoor


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Congress could have been more vocal on issues like Bilkis Bano, murder in name of cow vigilantism: Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the Congress should be absolutely clear in its ideological stance in favour of an inclusive India and pointed out that party could have been more..
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Solution to Naga peace talks long overdue, Congress is hope for development: Shashi Tharoor

Addressing an election rally at Congress Bhavan in Kohima, Tharoor said Nagaland lacks basis amenities such as water, electricity, health and road infrastructure even after 60 years of attaining..
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2024 polls will be exciting, BJP will face 'tough time' if opposition coalesces around one candidate in every seat: Shashi Tharoor

Predicting that the 2024 general elections will be "exciting", senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said if the opposition by and large coalesces around one candidate in every constituency to take..
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‘Made the point with AICC polls’: Shashi Tharoor rules out CWC contest

In an interview on the Congress’ upcoming plenary session in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur, Tharoor said the convention comes at an “inflection point” in the party’s history as it is being held after..
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If Musharraf was anathema, why did BJP govt sign joint statement with him in 2004: Shashi Tharoor on tweet backlash


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