Shashi Tharoor
India  /  Published 30.03.19

Shashi Tharoor's "squeamish" tweet kicks off controversy

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor found himself on a sticky wicket Saturday as his tweet following a visit to the fish market here kicked up a row, with the ruling CPI(M) and BJP alleging he had insulted the...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Unsung but unforgettable

Some lessons need to be told and retold when collective amnesia is on the prowl.As many as 40 per cent of the survivors in a study on the Partition-era violence had said the members of the other commu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Original sinner Nehru did it!

The BJP on Thursday suggested that Jawaharlal Nehru was “the original sinner” who had paved the way for China to block the UN’s efforts to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist this week....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 14.02.19

Debate rages on Churchill legacy

Was Winston Churchill a hero or a villain?A senior Labour politician — the shadow chancellor of the exchequer John McDonnell — has provoked widespread outrage by labelling Churchill a “villain...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 14.02.19

Govt push to remove Cong from trust on Jallianwala

The government on Wednesday pushed through a bill in the Lok Sabha that seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial, prompt...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Will move court for arrest warrant clarification: Tharoor

Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said he would move court to get clarification about the news of an arrest warrant issued against him in a defamation case filed by a lawyer for allegedly defam...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Congress sharpens Rafale attack

The Congress has dismissed defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s justification of the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets as “lies” to protect Prime Minister Narendra Modi and instructed the part...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Data privacy bill row

The Personal Data Protection Bill was on Wednesday referred to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament amid strong protests from the Opposition, which said citizens’ right to privacy w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Citizen bill: what’s at stake for Assam

The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), introduced in Lok Sabha by Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday, proposes to allow citizenship to select non-Muslim religious minorities facing per...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.18

Tharoor files defamation case against Prasad

Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor has filed a criminal defamation case against Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for saying the Congress MP has been “chargesheeted in a serious allegation of mur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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