Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Thursday October 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is back from the US, and to read some of the encomia showered on him, view the breathless coverage on Indian media, and listen to the over-the-top pronouncements of government and BJP spokesmen, it would seem that this second trip to America was nothing short of the Second Coming.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Keeping aside political differences, Rahul Gandhi extended birthday wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 65 today.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Swachh Bharat should not be reduced to one more Modi public-relations gimmick, more visible in the headlines than in the streets.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Tuesday September 15, 2015
With all the understandable (and justified) focus on OROP, the media appears to have missed another major development in the Ministry of Defence - a decision to extend Short Service Commissions for 14 years.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
Thousands of people from the Indian diaspora converged here today to celebrate India's 69th Independence Day at one of the largest parades outside India, attended by Harayana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and Bollywood celebrities.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi has triggered a controversy after saying that there are "one or two terrorists" in Parliament in remarks that appeared to be targeting lawmakers who opposed the execution of 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday August 5, 2015
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval today defended the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, saying it was wrong to claim that Yakub was penalised as his brother Tiger Memon, the mastermind of the attack, was not caught.
Opinion | Phiroze Vasunia | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The issue here is not just poor cataloguing or preservation, but the will of functionaries and politicians to open up records to scrutiny and judgement.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was recently snubbed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, today said he had "never disclosed private matters" on or off record as he feels that doing so is "indecent."
India News | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Saturday August 1, 2015
A letter addressed to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi refers to partyman Shashi Tharoor being rebuked by her for leaking his comments about party matters to the media, denies he is guilty of that transgression, and claims that he served the party's interests "with sincerity and to best of my ability, while often feeling that this has neither been seen ...
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Thursday July 30, 2015
Should our society be practising the philosophy of 'an eye for an eye'?
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
British Indian MP Keith Vaz today called for the world-famous 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's UK visit in November.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Our media sees every debate in the binary terms made famous by George W. Bush: "are you with us or against us?"
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 27, 2015
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, snubbed by party president Sonia Gandhi last week, was seen today in deep in conversation with Rahul Gandhi, who was leading the party's attack in Parliament against the government.
India News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday July 27, 2015
Kerala government's decision to cull 'dangerous' and 'rabies-infected' street dogs has a backlash in the state, the country and abroad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
At a time when Parliament is witnessing a stalemate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the world closely observes whatever decisions are taken in India and asked lawmakers to take a larger view of issues as they could have an impact globally.
India News | Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday July 23, 2015
A day after he was told off sharply by his boss, Sonia Gandhi, Congressman Shashi Tharoor was publicly praised by the Prime Minister.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has earned a strong reprimand from an angry party president Sonia Gandhi after his comments at a party meeting went public. Mr Tharoor had reportedly said yesterday he was not in favour of disrupting Parliament over the party's demand for the resignation of three top BJP leaders.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor again praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, saying he leaves a "positive impression" during his foreign visits and that he does a "right thing" in which ever country he travels.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday July 13, 2015
It is time we put development ahead of politics and embraced the bid in order to develop the project without any further delay, in the best interests of the people of Trivandrum -- and of India as a whole.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday July 6, 2015
The Dalai Lama calls himself "a simple Buddhist monk" bound by 253 different vows, but he has proven himself to be anything but simple and so much more than a monk.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Friday July 3, 2015
A by-election in Kerala has political pundits all excited, because it seems to point to a dramatic new trend in national politics.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
A Delhi University aspirant today filed a writ petition before the Delhi High Court challenging the varsity's admission guideline to deduct 10 per cent marks from the best of four subjects of candidates from boards with different marking patterns.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 2, 2015
Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has sought Delhi University Vice Chancellor's intervention in reviewing the marks weightage policy for state board students seeking admission to its colleges.