Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor defiant amid criticism

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sparked off a controversy with his statement that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power again, it will rewrite the Constitution that will eventually create a “Hindu Pakistan.”

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022
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Young Bangladeshi couple in London helps Shashi Tharoor, gets shout-out

Indian lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has thanked a young Bangladeshi couple for helping him grab a cab from outside the British Library in London that ended his 45-minute wait.

July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018

Tharoor defiant amid criticism

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sparked off a controversy with his statement that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power again, it will rewrite the Constitution that will eventually create a “Hindu Pakistan.”

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

India's Tharoor charged over wife's death

A prominent leader of India's opposition Congress party, Shashi Tharoor, rejects police charges against him for abetment in the suicide of his wife in a case that has led to political mudslinging.

September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016

India's prohibition hypocrisy

Last month, 18 people in the Gopalganj district of India's Bihar state died after consuming illicit alcohol, highlighting – once again – the peculiar relationship between morality and tragedy in India.