Shashi Tharoor

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'This Is Petty & Shameful', Says Tharoor As Munawar Faruqui's Show Cancels

The cancellation of stand up comedian Munawar Faruqui's show in Bangalore reportedly led him to say goodbye to his passion. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said, Stifling freedom of expression takes many forms but threatening a stand-up comedian's venue is "petty and shameful." The Bangalore show had… read-more

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 02:23 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Dr Shashi Tharoor, Munawar Faruqui, Stand up Comedy, Bangalore, trending

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Vir Das

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Kangana Ranaut Calls Comedian Vir Das A 'Criminal'

Comedian Vir Das has been taking rounds on social media platforms due to his performance on "Two Indias" at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Although he was supported by Congress leaders, Kapil Sibal and Shashi Tharoor, Kangana Ranaut called him a "criminal" for the video. Ranaut further took to Instagram stating that he should be arrested. However, Tharoor said, "A stand-up… read-more

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 10:34 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Vir Das: For India, Kangana Ranaut, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Stand up Comedy, trending

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

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Twitter, IT Ministry Officials To Meet Indian Parliamentary Committee

After Twitter failed to comply with new IT rules, an Indian parliamentary panel headed by Shashi Tharoor met the Twitter officials and IT Ministry on June 18. However, safeguarding the citizens' rights, preventing misuse of e-news media platforms and Women's security were the issue of discussion. Twitter was provided "multiple opportunities to comply" but it chose the path of "deliberate defiance", said Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad… read-more

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: IT Rules, Indian government, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP, Twitter

Courtesy: NDTV

Shashi Tharoor

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Senior Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor Tests COVID Positive

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, along with his 85-year-old mother and sister, has tested positive for coronavirus on April 21. The 65-year-old Kerala MP took to Twitter to share that he and his family were fully vaccinated before contracting the virus and are currently resting. "Hoping to deal with it in a 'positive' frame of mind, with rest, steam and plenty of fluids," tweeted the MP. 

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 09:28 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Dr Shashi Tharoor, Coronavirus, Corona Virus Vaccine, infection

Courtesy: NDTV

Shashi Tharoor

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MP Tharoor Warns Health Ministry Over Approval Of Premature Covaxin

Reacting to emergency approval of COVID-19 vaccines, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said the premature authorization of ‘Covaxin’ may be unsafe as it is still undergoing the Phase-3 clinical trials.  Moreover, he requested Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to wait for the final stage of Covaxin, meanwhile resort to the AstraZeneca vaccine. Earlier, Indian Drug Controller General had announced emergency and restricted use of COVID vaccines from Serum… read-more

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 07:04 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Serum Institute of India, Bharat biotech, Covaxin, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Dr Harsh Vardhan

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Court to Arnab: Show some restraint

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Sunanda Pushkar Case: Can't Have Parallel Probe by Media, HC tells Arnab

Delhi High court has expressed its displeasure over the parallel investigation being run by the Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, in connection with INC leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case. The judge told that parallel investigation cannot be conducted by the media once the criminal case is under police investigation. The Judge added that pread-more

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 07:14 AM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Delhi High Court, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Sunanda Pushkar, Arnab Goswami

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Shashi Tharoor and Nishikant Dubey

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Revoke Panel Meeting on 4G Internet Services in J&K, Says BJP's Nishikant Dubey

BJP MP and member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT Nishikant Dubey on August 26 asked the committee's chairman Shashi Tharoor to cancel a meeting regarding the suspension of 4G internet in J&K. Dubey reminded Tharoor about the advisory issued by the Lok Sabha speaker on committees's functioning. Reportedly, the advisory has asked committees to maintain confidentiality on … read-more

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 12:43 AM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Dr Shashi Tharoor, Nishikant dubey, BJP, Indian National Congress

Courtesy: News 18

Shashi Tharoor

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Letter Signed by 23 Congress Leaders, Discussed in Dinner Hosted by Shashi Tharoor

A letter was signed by 23 leaders of the Congress party, and was sent to party's interim President Sonia Gandhi. The letter demanded reforms in the party's leadership and to re-elect the Congress Working Committee (CWC). Reportedly, the discussion on the matter began at a dinner hosted by MP Shashi Tharoor, which took place in March. P Chidambaram, Mani Shankar Aiyar, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Sachin Pilot… read-more

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 09:23 PM / by Tania Mukhopadhyay

Tags: Dr Shashi Tharoor, Indian National Congress, Sonia Gandhi, CWC

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