close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

No sum can compensate for British cruelties in India: Shashi Tharoor

No sum of reparations by the British, who reduced India to one of the poorest countries in the world, can compensate for the "horrendous" crimes the Raj committed against the Indian people, writer and politician Shashi Tharoor has said.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor admires PM Modi's 'personal energy', says his 'voice and spirit never flags'

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor admires PM Modi's 'personal energy', says his 'voice and spirit never flags'

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Ignoring BRICS is ignoring turn of history: Shashi Tharoor

BRICS is an alternative forum standing up to the dominant communities shaping the world policies and ignoring the BRICS bloc is ignoring the turn of the history, said Shashi Tharoor, MP and Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs.

Viscera samples of Sunanda Pushkar brought back from US

Viscera samples of Congress leader 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.

Congress will not let BJP reduce India to 'Hindu Pakistan': Tharoor

Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has alleged that BJP is trying to "hijack" Indian history for political purposes and said Congress will not let it reduce the country to a "Hindu Pakistan".

Shashi Tharoor makes smart use of Virender Sehwag-Piers Morgan Twitter feud to burn Arnab Goswami

Shashi Tharoor makes smart use of Virender Sehwag-Piers Morgan Twitter feud to burn Arnab Goswami

On Friday however, the Congressman indulged in a bit of Twitter banter. 

Amnesty row: Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara takes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit

Amnesty row: Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara takes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit

Two days after Karnataka minister virtually gave a clean chit to Amnesty International, facing sedition charges for its event on Kashmir, the BJP on Monday held a protest in the state and demanded arrest of those who raised anti-India slogans at the event.

National security won't get compromised by shouting slogans: Tharoor

National security does not get compromised when a few people shout slogans, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday 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".

Sunanda Pushkar case: Shashi Tharoor was in AIIMS when her post-mortem was conducted, claims Swamy

Sunanda Pushkar case: Shashi Tharoor was in AIIMS when her post-mortem was conducted, claims Swamy

Sunanda was found dead inside her suite at a five-star hotel here in January 2014.

Sunanda Pushkar's death: Delhi Police team meets FBI in US to seek answers

Sunanda Pushkar's death: Delhi Police team meets FBI in US to seek answers

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead inside her suite at a five-star hotel here on January 17, 2014. 

Indian Foreign Service recruits' quality falling: Parliamentary panel

A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over "deterioration" in the quality of recruits to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and said it is "imperative" that only the best are selected.

No objection to Rajnath attending SAARC meeting in Pak: Congress

Rajnath would attend the SAARC Home/Interior Ministers meeting in Islamabad on August 3 and 4. ​

Mehr Tarar questioned in Sunanda Pushkar death case; denies 'proximity' with Shashi Tharoor

Mehr Tarar questioned in Sunanda Pushkar death case; denies 'proximity' with Shashi Tharoor

Mehr Tarar, a Pakistani columnist who was under the lens in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, has been questioned, sources in the Delhi Police have said.

Change of guard in Congress? Rahul Gandhi set to take over reins from Sonia Gandhi

Change of guard in Congress? Rahul Gandhi set to take over reins from Sonia Gandhi

With Congress suffering heavy losses in the various Assembly Elections, Rahul Gandhi could be elevated as party president any time soon, media reports said on Tuesday.

Assembly Elections 2016: We pose greatest sense of resilience to bounce back, says Congress

With few voices inside the Congress pitching for a major change in the party in the wake of the disappointing results in the Assembly polls in four states, senior leader Veerappa Moily on Saturday said that the grand old party has the greatest sense of resilience to bounce back.

BJP unlikely to open account in Kerala: Shashi Tharoor

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday said the BJP-BDJS alliance is unlikely to open its account in Kerala, where the saffron party had launched a spirited campaign against the ruling Congress-led UDF and the CPI(M)-headed LDF.

For Shashi Tharoor, Congress-Left alliance in Bengal is to fight 'devil' Trinamool, in Kerala CPM a 'menace'

For Shashi Tharoor, Congress-Left alliance in Bengal is to fight 'devil' Trinamool, in Kerala CPM a 'menace'

Shashi Tharoor said Kerala CM Oomen Chandy has eclipsed his predecessors, even stalwarts like AK Antony.

Shashi Tharoor should already be in custodial interrogation: Subramanian Swamy

 A day after he wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding a court-monitored SIT to take forward the probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday asserted that Congress leader Shashi Tharoor should have been taken into custodial interrogation by now, adding it showed the snail pace of the entire probe.

Sunanda Pushkar's death: Subramanian Swamy seeks Rajnath Singh's intervention for setting up SIT

Sunanda Pushkar's death: Subramanian Swamy seeks Rajnath Singh's intervention for setting up SIT

BJP MP 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.

Tharoor, Sreesanth bury the hatchet at this girl's birthday party, know who is she

Tharoor, Sreesanth bury the hatchet at this girl's birthday party, know who is she

It was a perfect photo-op on Monday when political rivalry took a backseat at the first birthday celebrations of cricketer-turned-politician S Sreesanth `s daughter.