Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor spreads Christmas cheer, sings 'Silent Night', meets little Santas - Watch

Shashi Tharoor spreads Christmas cheer, sings 'Silent Night', meets little Santas - Watch

In the photos shared by Shashi Tharoor, he can be seen meeting children who were dressed up as Santa Claus and even participated in the prayers.

Dec 25, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
Delhi's Patiala House Court takes cognisance against Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark

Delhi's Patiala House Court takes cognisance against Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Friday took cognisance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Nov 16, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor defends 'chai-wala' remark, says spoke on PM Modi's humble background

Shashi Tharoor defends 'chai-wala' remark, says spoke on PM Modi's humble background

Tharoor triggered a controversy after claiming that it is because of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru that a ‘chai wala’ is the PM today.

Nov 16, 2018, 00:03 AM IST
It's because of Nehru that a 'chaiwala' is Prime Minister of India: Shashi Tharoor

It's because of Nehru that a 'chaiwala' is Prime Minister of India: Shashi Tharoor

Former prime minister Nehru created the institutional structures which enabled any Indian to aspire to reach the highest office, said Shashi Tharoor.

Nov 14, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Nehru's legacy being undermined by those in power, save the democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Nehru's legacy being undermined by those in power, save the democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Gandhi was speaking at an event to relaunch Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's book 'Nehru: The Invention of India'.

Nov 13, 2018, 23:16 PM IST
Twitter makes 'grammar Nazi' Shashi Tharoor realise English faux pas

Twitter makes 'grammar Nazi' Shashi Tharoor realise English faux pas

Realising the error, the grammar nazi later tweeted, "Yes alas : That should have been "Innovation" or better still, "Indovation"!"

Nov 11, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi may not be PM candidate in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, hints Shashi Tharoor

Rahul Gandhi may not be PM candidate in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, hints Shashi Tharoor

The Kerala Congress MP said that the decision on PM candidate would be taken collectively.

Nov 05, 2018, 09:23 AM IST
After 'scorpion' remark, Shashi Tharoor calls Narendra Modi 'a hero on white stallion with unpraised sword'

After 'scorpion' remark, Shashi Tharoor calls Narendra Modi 'a hero on white stallion with unpraised sword'

Modi is a one-man government and everybody dancing to what he says, said Shashi Tharoor.

Nov 03, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Defamation complaint filed against Shashi Tharoor in Delhi court over Shiv Linga remark

Defamation complaint filed against Shashi Tharoor in Delhi court over Shiv Linga remark

In his complaint, Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar said his religious sentiments were hurt.

Nov 03, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Statue politics: Shashi Tharoor questions why no honour for Mahatma like for disciple Sardar Patel

Statue politics: Shashi Tharoor questions why no honour for Mahatma like for disciple Sardar Patel

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor questioned BJP government stating why Patel has bigger statue than his guru Mahatma Gandhi.

Oct 31, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor sends legal notice to RS Prasad over Shiv Linga remark

Shashi Tharoor sends legal notice to RS Prasad over Shiv Linga remark

The war of words between Shashi Tharoor and BJP leaders has escalated in recent days and on Wednesday, the Congress leader sent a notice to RS Prasad seeking an apology for him.

Oct 31, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Prakash Javadekar

Rajiv Gandhi had dubbed opposition scorpion in 1984: Prakash Javadekar

He also accused the Congress of "indirectly supporting" Maoists and said the BJP governments at the Centre and in Chhattisgarh were determined to finish the Naxal menace in the coming years.

Oct 29, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
'Shiv bhakt' Rahul must apologise: BJP fumes as Tharoor uses 'scorpion on shivling' metaphor for PM Modi

'Shiv bhakt' Rahul must apologise: BJP fumes as Tharoor uses 'scorpion on shivling' metaphor for PM Modi

Shashi Tharoor recalled an old quote mentioned in a story published in 2012 where an unnamed RSS member had used a metaphor to criticise PM Narendra Modi.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Narendra Modi is like a 'scorpion sitting on a Shivling': Shashi Tharoor quotes an unnamed RSS member

Narendra Modi is like a 'scorpion sitting on a Shivling': Shashi Tharoor quotes an unnamed RSS member

Tharoor recently published a book "The Paradoxical Prime Minister" critical of the dispensation under Narendra Modi.

Oct 28, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor alleges 'malicious distortion' of his 'good Hindu' remark on Ram temple

Shashi Tharoor alleges 'malicious distortion' of his 'good Hindu' remark on Ram temple

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor claims he said, "No good Hindu would want it to be built by destroying another’s place of worship".

Oct 15, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor at it again, describes his new book as floccinaucinihilipilification

Shashi Tharoor at it again, describes his new book as floccinaucinihilipilification

Shashi Tharoor has written a new book titled The Paradoxical Prime Minister - Narendra Modi and his India.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor to remain out of jail, HC dismisses plea to cancel his bail

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Shashi Tharoor to remain out of jail, HC dismisses plea to cancel his bail

The plea was filed by advocate Deepak Anand seeking the cancellation of Tharoor's anticipatory bail which was granted by a sessions court on July 5. 

Oct 09, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj mentioned PM Modi 10 times, spoke about India only 5 times in her UN speech: Shashi Tharoor attacks BJP again

Sushma Swaraj mentioned PM Modi 10 times, spoke about India only 5 times in her UN speech: Shashi Tharoor attacks BJP again

Tharoor said that the EAM mentioned the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name 10 times during her address while she spoke about India only five times.

Oct 03, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj's UN speech aimed at BJP voters, not to improve India's image: Shashi Tharoor

Sushma Swaraj's UN speech aimed at BJP voters, not to improve India's image: Shashi Tharoor

The EAM came down heavily on Pakistan for glorifying terrorists and providing them with a safe haven.

Sep 30, 2018, 17:12 PM IST