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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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Covid update: Ayodhya priest worried; South Korea on India, vaccines; gym rules [Video]

Covid update: Ayodhya priest worried; South Korea on India, vaccines; gym rules

From another Ayodhya priest testing positive days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, to the government issuing guidelines for gymnasiums and yoga centres ahead of their reopening from..

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‘New Education Policy gives highly-regulated, poorly-funded model’: Sisodia [Video]

‘New Education Policy gives highly-regulated, poorly-funded model’: Sisodia

Politics over the New Education Policy continues as Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia said the policy had two problems. Welcoming some of the reforms, Sisodia also..

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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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National policy on 'Covid-free' certification for expats returning home needed: Tharoor


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Parl panels cannot meet virtually without amending rules; oversight stymied: Shashi Tharoor


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HC issues notice to Delhi Police on Shashi Tharoor's plea seeking to preserve Sunanda Pushkar's Twitter account

Shashi Tharoor has moved the court to preserve the Twitter account of Sunanda Pushkar, submitting that the account details were of utmost importance.
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Self-reliant India Mission is nothing but repackaged version of Make in India: Shashi Tharoor

He tweeted a Hindi couplet to express his views on the subject. The couplet roughly translates to: "He sold the old couplet/lion with a new name; He sold piles of dreams again." The Prime Minister had..
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Shashi Tharoor raises concerns with PM over protocols for repatriation of stranded Indians from abroad


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Covid-19 must not become excuse for creation of 'surveillance state': Shashi Tharoor on Aarogya Setu app

The government making the Aarogya Setu mobile application mandatory for all employees raises serious data protection questions, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on Monday.
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Anti-Muslim incidents bound to attract negative attention abroad; need to change domestic reality: Shashi Tharoor

What matters is not what the government says but how it is perceived because of what it does, or let others do, Tharoor said, and alleged that the Modi government has "shamefully failed" to curb the..
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Shashi Tharoor urges PM to facilitate return of Indians stranded in GCC nations


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Shashi Tharoor slams govt over 'faulty' rapid test kits, calls for indigenous production

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday attacked the govt over reports of India getting faulty rapid antibody test kits from China and asserted that solution lies in indigenous development of..
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​​Covid-19: Tharoor writes to FM, seeks GST tax exemption for all diagnostic equipment, PPEs


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Shashi Tharoor backs PM Modi's decision to extend lockdown till May 3

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to extend the nationwide lockdown till May 3, saying that the gains made during the lockdown could not be..
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Shashi Tharoor writes to PM Modi, seeks rollback of govt's decision to suspend MPLAD funds

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the Centre's decision to suspend MPLADS funds for two years, saying they have a demonstrable potential..
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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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