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14 Aug 2018


Is China printing Indian currency? China hasn't denied it yet

China has yet to deny a report by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) which claimed that China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC) was printing currency notes for India and several other countries.

12 Aug 2018


Encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers around North-Doklam: Parliamentary panel

India should encourage Bhutan to ensure an increase in the deployment of soldiers around Northern Doklam in the Sikkim sector to check China's military activities in the sensitive region, a parliamentary panel suggested.

10 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

In an embarrassment to the ruling NDA, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged (deleted from records) PM Modi's remarks which he made on Thursday in the Upper House.

01 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi-court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

A Delhi court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case, to travel abroad.

19 Jul 2018


Rajnath passes buck to states on lynching, Opposition walks out

Condemning the lynching incidents across India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today passed the onus of it on state governments prompting a walkout by Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha.

16 Jul 2018


BJP activists vandalize Shashi Tharoor's office following 'Hindu Pakistan' comments

On Monday, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor alleged that BJP Yuva Morcha "vandals" had trashed his constituency office at Thiruvananthapuram, and even tied a banner which read "Hindu Pakistan".

14 Jul 2018


For 'Hindu Pakistan' statement, Shashi Tharoor summoned by Kolkata court

A Kolkata court has summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'Hindu Pakistan' remarks and has asked him to appear on August 14.

13 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

'Hindu-Pakistan': Aligarh youth offers Rs. 11,000 for blackening Tharoor's face

After Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark, a Muslim youth leader from Aligarh has announced a reward of Rs. 11,000 for anyone who blackens his face.

12 Jul 2018


Tharoor says BJP win in 2019 will create 'Hindu Pakistan'

Delivering a lecture on 'Threats Faced by Indian Democracy and Secularism' in Thiruvananthapuram, eminent Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said Bharatiya Janata Party will create a 'Hindu Pakistan' if voted to power after Lok Sabha elections of 2019.

05 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety

Two days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, Delhi's Patiala House court has granted his request on a surety of Rs. 1L.

04 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi-court reserves order on Tharoor's anticipatory-bail-plea

A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order on Congress party leader Shashi Tharoor's anticipatory bail plea for Thursday in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.

03 Jul 2018

Virat Kohli

No 'lambs' were sacrificed: Rathore slammed Tharoor over PM's video

Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore slammed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for spreading a report that claimed Rs. 35 lakh was spent to film PM Narendra Modi's fitness challenge video.

03 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor moves court for anticipatory bail

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetting Sunanda Pushkar's suicide, today moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking anticipatory bail.

05 Jun 2018

Delhi Police

Shashi Tharoor summoned as accused in Sunanda Pushkar death case

Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor has been summoned as an accused in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death by a Delhi Court on Tuesday.

05 Jun 2018


Marijuana should be legalized in India, Shashi Tharoor writes why

In an opinion piece written for The Print, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor argued why it is important to legalize marijuana in India, the land of bhang.

28 May 2018

Delhi Police

All I pray for is death, Sunanda wrote to Tharoor

"I have no desire to live...all I pray for is death," Sunanda Pushkar wrote in an e-mail to her husband Shashi Tharoor nine days before she was found dead in a luxury hotel room in Delhi, police told a court in the national capital.

24 May 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar death: Court fixes May 28 for next hearing

A Delhi court has transferred the Sunanda Pushkar death case to the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate.

18 May 2018

Mount Everest

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.

Shashi Tharoor's harassment, flirtatious-behavior drove Sunanda to suicide: Chargesheet

Delhi Police recently wrapped up its most expensive probe, the Sunanda Pushkar death case, after 1,577 days and many twists and turns.

14 May 2018

Delhi Police

Sunanda's death: Shashi Tharoor booked for 'abetment to suicide'

In a major development in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, the Delhi police charged Congress MP Shashi Tharoor with abetment of suicide.

06 May 2018


The moment when even Shashi Tharoor didn't check facts

Shashi Tharoor, like many others, felt proud on learning former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was appointed as governor of Bank of England.

29 Apr 2018


Rahul Gandhi now the most followed Congress leader on Twitter

Congratulations are in order for Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi. He has finally overtaken Kerala MP Shashi Tharoor to become the most followed Congress leader on Twitter.

15 Apr 2018

Crime Against Women

Delhi: Man stalks teen, kidnaps her, rapes for 10 days

After Kathua and Unnao, tales of horror continue to emerge from more places. A 19-year-old woman in Delhi was allegedly kidnapped, held captive in Aman Vihar for 10 days and raped repeatedly by a 'friend.'

29 Mar 2018


Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

Shashi Tharoor, or as you may call 'The man who gives a complex to Oxford Dictionary', wished Mahavir Jayanti on Twitter by posting a picture of (wait for it) Gautam Buddha.

25 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Stalked, harassed by neighbor, police aspirant hangs herself

Unable to cope with the constant stalking by her neighbor, a 17-year-old of Delhi's Rohini hanged herself in her house two days ago.

16 Mar 2018


Reports of PM Modi having 60% fake followers false: Twitter

Twitter has discredited the reports of top Indian politicians like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi having fake followers on the micro-blogging platform.

07 Jan 2018

West Bengal

32-year-old man arrested for stalking, harassing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter

A 32-year-old man from West Bengal has been arrested for stalking and harassing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara.

22 Dec 2017


Hyderabad stalker sets woman afire on the street, victim dies

In a shocking case, a 22-year-old woman in Hyderabad was set on fire in public by a stalker yesterday evening.

14 Dec 2017


'Rodomontade': The latest English lesson from Shashi Tharoor

Remember how Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sent India into a tizzy with one tweet on "farrago"?

20 Nov 2017


India battles Britain to get its candidate re-elected to ICJ

The UN General Assembly (GA) and Security Council (SC) will be convening to hold the 12th round of voting to break the deadlock between India's Dalveer Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood for re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

20 Nov 2017


Shashi Tharoor's tweet on Manushi Chhillar irks Twitterati

Call it a "farrago" of humor or "distortion" of freedom but Shashi Tharoor's tongue-in-cheek remark on Miss World Manushi Chhillar came as a rude-shocker to many of his followers.

18 Nov 2017


Padmavati row: Smriti Irani taunts Shashi Tharoor over "Maharaja" comment

The recent "Padmavati" row has gotten more dramatic as Shashi Tharoor and Smriti Irani exchanged barbs.

26 Oct 2017

Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda Pushkar death: HC junks Swamy's plea for CBI probe

Delhi HC has dismissed a plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a CBI investigation in the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife.

12 Oct 2017

Rahul Gandhi

The woman who awakened Congress' sleeping social media cell

Till a few months ago, the Congress was struggling to maintain a positive image. Amid a string of electoral defeats, it was far from easy.

24 Jul 2017


Now states can have their own flag, says Tharoor. Really?

With Karnataka opening a fresh debate on whether states could have their independent flags, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor recently said that as long as one observed a system of checks and balances it could be allowed.

23 Jul 2017

Sunanda Pushkar

Delhi: NH24 traffic signal develops glitch, leads to 6-hour jam

Things turned chaotic for commuters at NH 24-Noida Link Road on Saturday when a traffic signal developed a glitch leading to six-hour traffic jam. The signal, usually green throughout the day, was functioning in 30-seconds cycle.

30 May 2017

Sunanda Pushkar

Arnab Goswami issued notice in Tharoor's defamation plea

On Monday, the Delhi High Court issued notices to Arnab Goswami and Republic TV with regards to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's defamation plea against them.

26 May 2017

Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda's murder tapes: Tharoor files defamation case against Arnab Goswami

Almost 20 days after release of a series of tapes by Republic TV alleging that Shashi Tharoor was involved in the murder of his wife, Sunanda Pushkar, he has now filed a defamation case against Arnab Goswami.

13 May 2017

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar Murder tapes - Severe flaws in investigation

After an expose on the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Republic has now released a document alleging severe flaws in investigation.

09 May 2017

Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar Murder tapes- Perjury, lies... the list goes on

Republic TV exposed nine inconsistencies between their aired tapes and testimony presented to police by Shashi Tharoor and his right-hand man, Narayan, in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case.