Vivek Agnihotri Takes Dig At Shashi Tharoor Over Mughal Tweet
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri hits back at Shashi Tharoor, the senior leader for his recent meme-worthy Mughal tweet. The Kashmir Files director said, "Your logic is like some Mr. G invades your house, captures it, kills your family, makes your wife/daughter war trophy." Agnihotri lashed out at Tharoor for claiming… read-more
Tags: Vivek Agnihotri, filmmaker, Shashi Tharoor, Congress, Mughal Tweet
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Shashi Tharoor Becomes Meme Guy, Shares Sarcastic Aadhar -PAN Tweet
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor shared a sarcastic meme in regard to Aadhar-PAN linkage. Taking a dig at the ruling BJP Government, Tharoor shared a picture of Akbar-Birbal having a conversation regarding same. In the shared tweet, Birbal said, "Did you know? Mughal chapters were removed from history books" to which Akbar said, "May be our Adhaar card is not attached with Pan". He captioned this as "Be warned."
Tags: Congress, Shashi Tharoor, Sarcasm Tweet, Meme, BJP
Shashi Tharoor Reacts To Comments Of S Jaishankar, Advises To Cool Down
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor urged External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to “cool a little bit” over the Union minister’s criticism of the West for its habit of commenting on internal matters of other countries. Tharoor said, “We need not be so thin-skinned. I think it's very important that as a government we take something in our stride. If we react to every comment, we are doing ourselves a disservice."
Tags: Shashi Tharoor, External Affairs, S Jaishankar, Indian Politics, Comment
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Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor Shares Sarcastic Tweet Over Cow Hug Day
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took a dig at Animal Welfare Board over 'Cow Hug Day, announced to be celebrated on February 14. Although the board withdrew its order, Tharoor shared a sarcastic tweet. "Was the Government cow-ed by the jokes made at its expense or was it merely cow-ardice. Valentine’s Day: let them hug their guy” & the last word was misheard by a HindiRashtravadi as gaay!" said Tharoor.
Tags: cow hug day, Shashi Tharoor, animal welfare board, Congress, Valentine's Day
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Shashi Tharoor Reacts To BJP's Criticism On His Pervez Musharraf Tweet
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reacted to the BJP's criticism with his condolences to the former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf. "I was raised in an India where you are expected to speak kindly of people when they die. Musharraf was an implacable enemy &was responsible for Kargil but he did work for peace w/India." said Tharoor. BJP criticised Tharoor for calling Pervez an implacable foe of India.
Tags: Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader, Pakistan President, BJP, Twitter
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Shashi Tharoor Appointed As Parliamentary Chemicals and Fertilizers Chairperson
Indian National Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been appointed as chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers. On October 12, the Lok Sabha Secretariat issued a notification in this regard, after the Congress leadership suggested his name. The recommendation came at a time when the diplomat-turned-politician is contesting the Congress presidential election against his party colleague Mallikarjun Kharge… read-more
Tags: Shashi Tharoor, appointment, AICC, Congress Presidential Polls, Lok Sabha Secretariat
Congress Issues Guidelines For Party Prez Elections On Oct 17
The Indian National Congress (INC) issued guidelines for the party presidential elections, scheduled on October 17. As per the guidelines, issued on October 3, any AICC general secretaries/In-charges, secretaries, joint secretaries, PCC presidents, CLP leaders, heads of frontal organisations, chiefs of departments, cells and all official spokespersons are not allowed to campaign for candidates, and if wishes need to resign first. Shashi… read-more
Tags: Indian National Congress, Presidential Elections, guidelines, Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Shashi Tharoor
Mallikarjun Kharge, KN Tripathi File Nominations For Congress President Election
Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge filed his nomination for the Congress president election. Shashi Tharoor and Jharkhand Congress leader KN Tripathi also filed nominations for the top post in Congress party. The nominations will reportedly be open till September 30, and the results will be announced on October 18. Currently Sonia Gandhi is serving as the party’s interim president.
Tags: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress, Shashi Tharoor, KN Tripathi, Sonia Gandhi
Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor Files Nomination For Congress Prez Elections
Shashi Tharoor, the Thiruvananthapuram MP filed his nomination for the Congress Presidential elections, on September 30. He filed his papers at the Indian National Congress headquarters and submitted his papers to AICC election authority chairman Madhusudhan Mistry, and made a grand entry at the AICC Headquarters. Moreover, the Congress Presidential elections are scheduled on 17 October, whereas the results of the elections will be out on… read-more
Tags: Shashi Tharoor, Nomination Papers, Madhusudan Mistry, Congress President Elections, Indian Politics
Digvijaya Singh To Run For Congress President, To File Nomination
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has joined the race for Congress president, and will contest in the party elections. He was seen collecting the nomination form from the office. Apart from Singh, Shashi Tharoor has also declared his candidature for the post. The nominations will be open till September 30, and the election will reportedly take place on October 17.
Tags: Digvijaya Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Shashi Tharoor, Madhya Pradesh