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
25 May 2020
Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action
Several members of a right-wing group, Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) on Sunday vandalized a film set erected at Aluva in Kerala's Ernakulam district.
14 Apr 2020
Lockdown extended: Amit Shah assures there's enough food and medicines
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown for almost three more weeks today, Home Minister Amit Shah, the second-most important man in the BJP-led government, put out a series of tweets saying that the country has enough stock of food, medicines, and other essential commodities.
29 Feb 2020
Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read
Today is February 29, an extra day life has given us. And, how do I utilize that extra day? By giving unsolicited gyaan to people who would never listen to me.
20 Feb 2020
Sandeep Dikshit rants about Congress' leadership, Shashi Tharoor backs him
After Congress faced yet another election defeat, this time in the state that it ruled for fifteen years, several leaders assessed the debacle.
28 Jan 2020
They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors
With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.
25 Jan 2020
Journalist Deepak Chaurasia heckled at Shaheen Bagh, FIR registered
Delhi's Shaheen Bagh has grabbed the attention of world media with praises being heaped on women, who are leading the protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
22 Jan 2020
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi
After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.
15 Jan 2020
Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'qatil' remark at Shaheen Bagh sparks row
Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has a penchant for landing in news. And ironically, his words help his political rival, the BJP, reap electoral benefits.
16 Dec 2019
Payal Rohatgi sent to jail for 8-days, over Nehru-Gandhi video
Actor and model Payal Rohatgi has been sent to judicial custody for eight days in connection with her controversial remarks on the Nehru-Gandhi family on social media.
14 Dec 2019
Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months
National Conference Chairperson Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by three months.
09 Dec 2019
Amit Shah to table Citizenship (Amendment) Bill today: Details here
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will table the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
04 Dec 2019
Cleared by Cabinet, Citizenship Bill exempts Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram
On Wednesday morning, the Union Cabinet cleared the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had earlier said the Bill is a top priority for the government, deeming it as significant as revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
27 Nov 2019
Ahead of SC hearing, Chidambaram visited by Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi
Ahead of his hearing in the Supreme Court in the INX Media corruption case, Congress leader P Chidambaram was visited by party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at the Tihar Jail in Delhi on Wednesday morning.
12 Nov 2019
Scorpion on Shivalinga remark: Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor
On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection to a criminal defamation suit filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar.
29 Oct 2019
EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy
A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.
14 Sep 2019
BJP leaders will head key parliamentary panels, Congress gets Home
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has decided to keep the chairmanship of key parliamentary panels, to itself. The parliamentary panel which will overlook the Home Ministry will be headed by Congress.
14 Sep 2019
Stalin, Mamata disagree with Shah's 'Hindi for all' idea
The Hindi language took center stage in Indian politics on Saturday after Home Minister Amit Shah linked it with country's unity.
24 Aug 2019
Modi, Amit Shah, and other politicians condole Arun Jaitley's death
Two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital following complaints of breathlessness, former Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66.
09 Aug 2019
Congress to pick party chief at tomorrow's CWC meet
In a possible conclusion to the leadership crisis of the Indian National Congress, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, scheduled to be held on Saturday, will pick a new party chief, sources said.
09 Aug 2019
Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?
Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
04 Aug 2019
Amid Congress's leadership crisis, CWC schedules meeting for August 10
Over two months after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President, the party said on Sunday that its top-decision making body will hold a meeting on August 10.
28 Jul 2019
Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor
Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP, Shashi Tharoor, said that lack of clarity on leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the party.
23 Jul 2019
Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament
US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir dispute created a furor in India, prompting Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to clarify Centre's stand in the Parliament.
23 Jul 2019
Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies
Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.
21 Jun 2019
Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha: All details here
Days after winning general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP got to work in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
18 Jun 2019
Congress names Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as leader in Lok Sabha
The 2019 Lok Sabha elections spelled trouble for Congress as the party failed to improve its previous tally of 44. Despite five years of BJP rule, Congress won only 52 seats, casting doubts on the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
28 May 2019
Rahul wants to resign, Sonia tells him "Gandhis don't quit"
The results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls jolted Congress and shattered its President Rahul Gandhi. Under his leadership, the party won just 52 seats.
26 May 2019
Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha
The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.
22 May 2019
Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms
The counting for Lok Sabha elections will begin on Thursday, and Opposition parties don't want to leave anything to chance.
19 Apr 2019
Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates
Days after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, a group of three friends have kick-started an initiative to ensure queer issues get political precedence.
16 Apr 2019
Civility a rare virtue in Indian-politics: Tharoor on Sitharaman's visit
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today called on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is in hospital after suffering head injuries while performing a ritual at a temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
20 Mar 2019
Shashi Tharoor, known for impeccable English, trolled for wrong spelling
Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, is known for his marvellous command over English.
12 Feb 2019
Media celebrates FIR against Arnab Goswami. Here's why it's troubling
On Monday, a Delhi court ordered registration of FIR against Arnab Goswami, the editor-in-chief of Republic TV on the complaint of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. And, Goswami's critics collectively rejoiced.
06 Feb 2019
Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why
Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
01 Feb 2019
#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'
The interim budget presented by acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday invited a flurry of reactions in the country.
10 Jan 2019
Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal
Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sparked outrage with BJP and netizens slamming him.
07 Jan 2019
Surat: This couple comes up with WhatsApp-themed wedding card
In the midst of the wedding season in India, soon-to-be-wed couples are coming up with unique ideas to spice up their wedding celebrations.
04 Jan 2019
Women, who entered Sabarimala, were dressed as transgenders: Meenakshi Lekhi
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi came down heavily on Kerala government, led by Pinarayi Vijayan, on Friday after two women entered the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa.
19 Dec 2018
Elections are won on perception: 5 leaders Modi should sack
The opposite of sadness is not happiness, but the opposite of darkness is light. May not be bright, orange light, but light.
17 Dec 2018
#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.