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Modi not suited to a diverse democracy: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 00:50

Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoor has said that BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has not been able to "attend to the interests of a diverse democracy" and appealed to youth to vote for an "idea of India" where nobody is discriminated against. He also said India`s 150 million first-time voters would determine the outcome of the polls.

Election Commission should take cognizance of Shashi Tharoor`s `bleeder` remark: BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 17:47

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday demanded that the Election Commission should take cognizance of Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor`s comments that India does not need "a bleeder or a pleader" as Prime Minister.

‘No vacancy’ for leadership role for Priyanka Vadra in Cong: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 07:40

With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor today said amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation.

Don`t politicise Armed forces: Congress retorts on Army chief`s appointment

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:50

Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to BJP`s suggestion to postpone the decision on appointment of the next Army Chief till the elections are over, saying the opposition party should not politicise the armed forces.

`No vacancy` for leadership role for Priyanka Gandhi in Congress: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:19

With Sonia and Rahul Gandhi at the top, Congress has "no vacancy" for a leadership role, party leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said amidst speculation that Priyanka Gandhi could assume a bigger responsibility in the organisation.

Sanjaya Baru`s book fundamentally contradicting: Shashi Tharoor

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 23:43

Terming Sanjaya Baru`s book on Manmohan Singh "fundamentally contradicting", Shashi Tharoor questioned how details could be true when author himself was not associated with PMO during UPA-II.

Oommen Chandy, Shashi Tharoor cast vote in Kerala

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:08

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday cast his vote for the Lok Sabha elections.

Stage set for 3rd phase of LS poll covering 11 states, 3 UTs

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 21:45

Leaders of major parties on Tuesday hit the campaign trail for a final bid to woo voters as staggered Lok Sabha elections is set to gather pace under phase 3 polling covering 92 seats spread across 11 states and three union territories on April 10.

Family of Sunanda wants an to end speculation over her death

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:46

Family members of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor, today asked all concerned to stop their unfounded speculations over the death of Sunanda.

Tharoor facing twin challenge in Thiruvananthapuram

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 13:39

Looking to defend his Lok Sabha seat, Union minister Shashi Tharoor is facing a twin challenge from CPI and BJP in Thiruvanathapuram as the campaign gains momentum in this sprawling constituency which has a reputation for throwing up surprises and upsets.

Shashi Tharoor facing twin challenge in Thiruvananthapuram

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:42

Looking to defend his Lok Sabha seat, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor is facing a twin challenge from CPI and BJP in Thiruvanathapuram.

VS Achuthanandan raises Sunanda`s death in poll meeting

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 02:09

Raising the issue of death of Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar, CPI(M) stalwart VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday said the Union Minister owed answers to several questions.