Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor admitted in Delhi hospital days after testing positive for COVID-19

Senior Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor, who had tested positive for COVID-19 last week, was on Sunday (April 25) admitted to Apollo Hospital in Sarita Vihar in the national capital.

Apr 26, 2021, 07:41 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor apologises to Sumitra Mahajan’s son for his misinformed tweet on her 'demise'

In his deleted tweet, Tharoor had expressed condolence on the “demise of veteran BJP leader Sumitra Mahajan.” Soon after it, he retracted his statement and wished good health to Mahajan.

Apr 23, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor falls for fake news, tweets about Sumitra Mahajan’s death, deletes it later

Shashi Tharoor had expressed condolence on the “demise of veteran BJP leader Sumitra Mahajan.” The tweet has since been deleted. 

Apr 23, 2021, 00:35 AM IST

'Sorry!', says Shashi Tharoor after slamming PM Narendra Modi's speech in Bangladesh

The Congress MP had commented on Prime Minister Modi's saying that he did 'satyagraha' for Bangladesh's freedom. 

Mar 27, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Kerala Congress MP Shashi Tharoor pulls auto-rickshaw in protest against fuel price hike - WATCH

Kerala Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday protested against the rising fuel prices by “pulling an auto-rickshaw with a rope” in Thiruvananthapuram. Tharoor took to the streets in his constituency and led hundreds of auto-rickshaw drivers.  The Congress MP symbolically pulled a three-wheeler with a rope to express protest against the soaring petrol and diesel prices.

Feb 26, 2021, 14:51 PM IST

Red Fort Violence: Why Controversy over question paper in Chennai?

In the given question paper, it was asked to write an article on the Red Fort violence, but Congress has raised controversy about it.

Feb 23, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

E Sreedharan's impact likely to be 'minimal', BJP not serious contender in Kerala: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor said it would be very difficult for the BJP to improve upon its performance of winning one seat in the 2016 assembly polls. The Congress MP said that he was surprised at the announcement that Sreedharan was going to enter the political fray and join the BJP.

Feb 21, 2021, 18:22 PM IST

Relief for Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, six journalists as SC stays their arrest in sedition case

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six senior journalists had been booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence during farmers' tractor rally on January 26 in Delhi. The FIR against them was lodged at the Sector 20 police station following a complaint by a resident who alleged that "digital broadcast" and "social media posts" by these people were responsible for the violence during a tractor rally by farmers in the national capital.

Feb 09, 2021, 12:19 PM IST

Republic Day violence: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai move SC against FIRs

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai have moved the Supreme Court against multiple FIRs registered against them over their alleged "misleading" tweets on the violence during the farmers' tractor rally here on Republic Day. Journalists Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath and Anant Nath also approached the top court on Tuesday evening against the FIRs.

Feb 03, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, six senior journalists booked for sedition over January 26 violence in Delhi

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six senior journalists have been booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence during farmers' tractor rally on January 26 in Delhi. The FIR against them has been lodged at the Sector 20 police station following a complaint by a resident who alleged that "digital broadcast" and "social media posts" by these people were responsible for the violence during a tractor rally by farmers in the national capital.

Jan 29, 2021, 11:17 AM IST

Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials on January 21

Former union minister and senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is the chairperson of the panel. 

Jan 18, 2021, 07:13 AM IST

Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): Violence in America - Why BJP Vs Congress?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss- Why insult the tricolour against Modi?

Jan 08, 2021, 20:22 PM IST

DNA: Why the demand for ban on the Republic Day parade?

The Republic Day parade is the pride of India but Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has surprised everyone by demanding to ban the parade of 2021.

Jan 06, 2021, 22:54 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): Congress has problems with Republic Day too?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke in which we bring you a panel discussion on concurrent issues. In today's episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' we will discuss- Congress has problems with Republic Day too?

Jan 06, 2021, 20:10 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor suggests cancelling Republic Day Parade, faces flak from government

"Now that @BorisJohnson's visit to India this month has been cancelled due to the COVID Second Wave, & we don't have a Chief Guest on Republic Day, why not go one step farther & cancel the festivities altogether?" Tharoor asked Twitter on Tuesday night.

Jan 06, 2021, 14:16 PM IST

Disgraceful for anyone to politicise such a critical issue: Harsh Vardhan hits out at opposition, shares COVID-19 vaccine details

"Wake up and realise you are only discrediting yourselves," said Harsh Vardhan.

Jan 03, 2021, 22:51 PM IST

Congress leaders raised questions on early approval of Vaccine

Congress leaders raised questions on early approval of COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan 03, 2021, 16:06 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi greet people on New year 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude towards doctors, health workers, pharmacist and other frontline workers in coronavirus pandemic.

Dec 31, 2020, 23:29 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor meets his match! Teenager baffles Congress MP as she tosses words he hasn't heard of

Shashi Tharoor's use of high-sounding words often leave people dumbstruck.

Nov 06, 2020, 01:57 AM IST

India needs to fix domestic issues to face world with more credibility: Shashi Tharoor at UN

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at the UN said India needs to fix its domestic issues, including that of the economy, and have "moral authority" if it wants to be a rules contributor to the world.

Oct 23, 2020, 14:55 PM IST