Articles about Shashi Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician who is serving as an MP in Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He had also served as international Diplomat. He is a member of INC. He is also a writer and author for publications such as NY Times and TOI. Some of his books are 'The Great Indian Novel' and 'Why I Am A Hindu'. https://twitter.com/shashitharoor
10 May 2022Entertainment
On Monday, Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files (TKF) that portrays the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley was banned in Singapore.
06 Apr 2022Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's strong independent position in the midst of the Russia-Ukraine conflict has allowed it to prioritize its national interests without succumbing to global pressure.
30 Sep 2021Politics
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today voiced support for his colleague Kapil Sibal, a day after some party workers protested outside the latter's house and damaged his car.
25 Sep 2021India
Eminent women's rights activist, poet, and author Kamla Bhasin passed away on Saturday. She was 75.
20 Sep 2021India
Former Union ministers Jairam Ramesh and Shashi Tharoor on Monday slammed the UK's COVID-19-related travel rules under which Indians vaccinated with Covishield would still be treated as unvaccinated.
18 Aug 2021India
Indian National Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was on Wednesday discharged in the case pertaining to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.
12 Aug 2021Politics
The Indian National Congress on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Twitter accounts of the party and several of its leaders were locked.
28 Jul 2021Politics
A meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Technology was put off on Wednesday due to a lack of quorum as panel members from the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to sign attendance.
22 Jul 2021Politics
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has ruled out the possibility of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the alleged Pegasus scandal.
21 Jul 2021Politics
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary Committee on Information and Technology (IT) will take up the Pegasus scandal for inquiry on July 28.
18 Jul 2021Politics
In a major reshuffle of Congress' Parliamentary groups, party chief Sonia Gandhi reconstituted its Parliamentary hierarchy in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha ahead of the Parliament's monsoon session.
06 Jul 2021Politics
Attacking the central government over the glitches in the new Income Tax portal, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor alleged that even after spending Rs. 4,200 crore on the new I-T portal, the government had "failed" to make it user-friendly and created a "mess" instead.
30 Jun 2021Business
We previously reported that a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology had summoned executives of Silicon Valley giants Facebook and Google to discuss the safety of citizens and their rights online.
28 Jun 2021Business
The Indian government's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology has requested officials from Google and Facebook to convene for a meeting on June 29 (Tuesday) to discuss how citizens should be safeguarded online.
25 Jun 2021India
Triggering a fresh controversy, microblogging platform Twitter on Friday blocked Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad's account allegedly over complaints of violation of the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
25 May 2021Politics
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, urging him to disqualify Congress party leader Shashi Tharoor from the Indian Parliament.
23 Apr 2021Politics
Former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan wants current speaker Om Birla and the federal government to take note of the fake news about her demise.
29 Jan 2021India
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six journalists have been booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence during farmers' tractor rally in Delhi.
22 Jan 2021Politics
The standing committee of the Parliament on Information Technology grilled officials of Facebook and Twitter at a meeting on Thursday over their views on the prevention of misuse of online platforms.
08 Jan 2021World
Wednesday's attack on the United States Capitol drew global attention, as thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the building, accusing the Democrats of stealing the election.
06 Jan 2021India
Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor has suggested canceling the Republic Day festivities saying getting crowds to cheer the parade, as usual, would be irresponsible, after the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled his India visit due to the coronavirus situation in the UK.
05 Jan 2021Entertainment
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has voiced her disagreement over actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's idea of recognizing housework done by homemakers as a salaried profession, which was recently appreciated by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.
19 Dec 2020Politics
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
31 Oct 2020Politics
From Kevadia, Gujarat, where he went to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the opposition for their stand on the Pulwama attack, after a minister from Pakistan admitted his country's hand in the dastardly crime.
13 Oct 2020Business
Popular jewelry brand Tanishq, from the house of Tata, withdrew an advertisement for its latest collection Ekatvam after the clip triggered immense outrage on social media for glorifying "Love Jihad."
23 Sep 2020India
A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.
22 Sep 2020Politics
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
12 Sep 2020Politics
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
07 Sep 2020Politics
Congress, eyeing a resurrection in politics, on Sunday evening announced seven committees for Uttar Pradesh polls, which are still two years away. Unsurprisingly, it handed over a major snub to notable leaders like Jitin Prasada and Raj Babbar, who had signed the letter to party President Sonia Gandhi demanding the party's re-haul.
03 Sep 2020Politics
Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.
02 Sep 2020Business
Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up Unacademy has joined the elite unicorn club of India.
02 Sep 2020Politics
The government's decision to disallow question hour during the monsoon session of Parliament, which begins on September 14, has brought it at the receiving end of criticism from the opposition.
31 Aug 2020Politics
India's former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus,
29 Aug 2020Politics
The Congress party has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, asking him about the steps taken by the social media giant to investigate the recent hate speech allegations.
27 Aug 2020Politics
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spent most on advertisements on "social issues, elections, and politics" on Facebook India, followed by Congress, an Indian Express report said today.
25 Aug 2020India
A Delhi panel is planning to summon Facebook executives amid allegations that the social media platform did not act against hate speech on its platform by politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
25 Aug 2020Politics
The idea of the unprecedented letter sent to Congress President Sonia Gandhi earlier this month was seeded nearly five months ago at a dinner hosted by Shashi Tharoor, who represents Thiruvananthapuram in the Lok Sabha, a report in HT said.
24 Aug 2020Politics
At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.
23 Aug 2020Politics
Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.
20 Aug 2020Politics
Two Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarians have sought the removal of Shashi Tharoor as the chief of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology.