World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 7, 2017
Indian-Americans Dr. Bharat Barai and Dr. Sampat Shivangi have been selected for the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, the highest civilian award given to overseas Indians and people of Indian origin. They are scheduled to receive the award from President Pranab Mukherjee in Bengaluru on January 9, the last day of the Pravasi Bharatiya Di...
Thiruvananthapuram News | NDTV NEWS DESK | Friday January 6, 2017
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was arrested this afternoon and released soon after. He was heading a protest of about 500 party workers today in his constituency of Thiruvananthapuram to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive. Mr Tharoor and the others were demonstrating at the office of the Reserve Bank of India or RBI...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 12, 2016
Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor today took exception to continued disruption of Parliament and said those disrupting the House should be suspended automatically.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 7, 2016
Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor's house in the posh Lutyens area here was burgled and valuables including an "antique Nataraja idol" have been stolen, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 24, 2016
With China not budging from its position on India's NSG bid, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has called for a "sensible and pragmatic" conversation between the two sides on how "not accommodating" each other's aspiration was detrimental to the overall relationship.
Delhi News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 3, 2016
More than a fortnight after a student went missing in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University, opposition leaders made a beeline for the prestigious institution. From Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to Shashi Tharoor of the Congress, a host of leaders addressed the students.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 22, 2016
Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor, who made an unsuccessful bid for the post of UN Secretary General a decade ago, has said contrary to perceptions China did not oppose his candidature and in fact voted for him in the first "straw poll" of the UN Security Council.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday September 28, 2016
Police cases have been filed against 15 political activists from the youth wing of Kerala Congress(M) who had killed stray dogs and hung them on a pole as part of their protest on Monday. The autopsy report shows 8 dogs were killed by repeated hammering on their heads, the police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 26, 2016
Delhi Police today approached Canada's Department of Justice seeking details of deleted chats from the phones of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former External Affairs Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was found dead in a hotel in 2014. Ms Pushkar was a Canadian citizen.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 22, 2016
Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, who committed suicide in 2014, have been brought back from the US by the members of a Delhi Police team probing the high-profile case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 20, 2016
A Delhi Police team probing the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, is in the US to collect her viscera samples that have been lying with an FBI lab for nearly a year now.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 6, 2016
Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has alleged that BJP is trying to "hijack" Indian history for political purposes and said that the Congress will not let it reduce the country to a "Hindu Pakistan".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 21, 2016
National security does not get compromised when a few people shout slogans, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today said, defending Karnataka home minister G Parameshwara's clean chit to Amnesty International in a case of alleged sedition slapping which he contended was a "big mistake".
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2016
"Tales on Tweet", published by HarperCollins India in a 'micro' size, has 98 micro stories.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 10, 2016
There is no proposal at present before the Centre to study the feasibility of lateral entry into the civil services as such issues require political consensus, government said in Lok Sabha today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 5, 2016
A Delhi Police team investigating the mysterious death of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, is likely to visit the US by the month end to bring back her viscera samples lying with the FBI for nearly an year.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 4, 2016
Over two years after Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in her suite at a luxury hotel in Delhi, a police team is in the US to meet the Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI for answers.
India News | Agencies | Monday July 18, 2016
Mehr Tarar, the Pakistan-based columnist who sparred on Twitter with Congress politician Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar days before she was found dead in a hotel suite in 2014, was reportedly questioned by the Delhi police earlier this year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 15, 2016
A New Delhi-bound Air India flight with 134 people, including former minister and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, on board made an emergency landing this evening at the airport soon after taking off following oil leakage in its landing wheel.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 7, 2016
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today pitched for separating religion from politics, saying the "relics" of medieval history, religious wars and crusades, have come back to haunt the world with the rise of ISIS.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Friday June 3, 2016
Shashi Tharoor shares his simple recital of bare facts - one for each of Mr Modi's months in office to date, juxtaposed with the related Moditva slogan.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Saturday May 21, 2016
Though I spent much of Election Day (19 May) before the national English and Hindi media discussing the electoral debacle of the Congress, I did not do so in an official capacity. I am not a party spokesman, a member of the Congress Working Committee, nor of any of its decision-making bodies. But as an individual member and elected MP of the Congre...
Kerala News | Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday May 19, 2016
The Congress needs to "move beyond this cliched introspection business into some serious action", said Shashi Tharoor, one of the party's 44 parliamentarians as the election results today collated another massive failure for the Congress.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2016
BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy has sought Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention in setting up a court-monitored SIT to take forward the probe into mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2016
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of acting like a political campaigner instead of behaving as the premier of the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 15, 2016
The idea of Indian nationalism emerged from ancient civilisation and youngsters should strive to preserve pluralism which is essential for "survival" of the country, senior Congress leader and former minister Shashi Tharoor said today.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday April 11, 2016
Our attitude has become that it is always easier to obtain forgiveness than permission.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2016
India took a "180-degree turn" in its approach towards Myanmar from being pro-democracy and anti-junta when Jaswant Singh was External Affairs Minister as it could not afford to surrender its influence on the country to China and Pakistan, former Union minister Shashi Tharoor today said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 25, 2016
Days after he drew flak for comparing Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar with Bhagat Singh, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said the student leader has never said he is not proud to be an Indian.
Opinion | Chandan Mitra | Tuesday March 22, 2016
How does Kanhaiya match up in comparison? His sole achievement has been to go to jail for a few days. Thus, the comparison is odious, flies in the face of historical facts, and is also an outright insult to the bravery and martyrdom of Bhagat Singh.