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Phase-3 Lok Sabha polls
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Phase-3 Lok Sabha polls

April 23, 2019

PM Modi, L.K. Advani, Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Shashi Tharoor among VVIPs to cast vote 37.94% voting recorded till 2 pm across 117 seats in country; 36.74% in Karnataka New Delhi / Bengaluru:  Polling began this morning for the third and largest phase of Lok Sabha election in 117 seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat…

Defence Minister calls on Tharoor
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Defence Minister calls on Tharoor

April 18, 2019

New Delhi: Social media has lauded the gesture of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who, burying the political differences, visited senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram candidate Shashi Tharoor in a hospital and enquired about his health. Sitharaman, after completing her visit to Thiruvananthapuram and returning to Delhi, visited the hospital where Tharoor was undergoing treatment after…

Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’
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Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’

July 17, 2018

By T.J.S. George The furore over Shashi Tharoor’s remarks over the possibilities of India becoming a “Hindu Pakistan” must have surprised his enemies and his friends in equal measure. It also reminds us, yet again, that we live in a politically surcharged atmosphere where battles can suddenly break out over a gesture, a phrase, a…

Tharoor charged with abetting Sunanda’s suicide
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Tharoor charged with abetting Sunanda’s suicide

May 15, 2018

New Delhi:  Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been charged with abetting the suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead at a five-star hotel in Delhi in 2014. Tharoor, a Parliamentarian from Kerala, has also been accused of cruelty to his wife, in a Police charge-sheet submitted in a Delhi court yesterday. Tharoor,…

Importance of washing bottoms!
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Importance of washing bottoms!

March 19, 2017

Sir, Congratulations to Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem on his highly interesting and socially relevant article ‘Let Clean Bottoms Come First!’ in SOM dated Mar.17. Here is a quotation from Shashi Tharoor’s latest book ‘An Era of Darkness’ on the British Empire in India, which is related to the same subject: The East India Company had…

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