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Shashi Tharoor

Virat Kohli 'Always Led From The Front': Shashi Tharoor, Ravi Shastri Hail Ex-India Captain

Jan 15, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Resigned as the T20I captain, then sacked as the ODI captain, Virat Kohli was fighting a protracted war with the BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly before stepping down for the second time.

Digital Communication, Broadcasting Platforms Saw Significant Changes In 2021

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

To celebrate 75 years of the country's independence, Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav was launched, as a part of which, several exhibitions were held across the country, featuring major landmarks of India's struggle for independence

Tharoor now convinced about UDF's concerns regarding Silver Line: LoP

Satheesan said Tharoor, on Monday, gave a reply to a letter which he sent to him attaching the study report prepared by the UDF about the project and also detailing the concerns raised by them regarding that.

Opposition To Take Out March Over Suspension Of Rajya Sabha MPs

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Opposition parties on Tuesday decided to take out a protest march in support of their demand for revoking the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs and sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra whose son has been arrested in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Silver Line Rail Project: Criticism Mounting In Cong Against Tharoor

While attending a programme here on Thursday, Tharoor praised Vijayan, saying he, as an administrator, was trying to change the impression that the southern state was not investment-friendly.

17 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Adjourned For The Day

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The proceedings of Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day soon after the laying of papers on Friday, with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urging the government and opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.

14 December, 2021

Economic Revival Uncertain Due To Govt's Short-Sighted Policy Decisions, Covid: Tharoor

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"Our nation's economy continues to battle the significant forces of disruption that were set in motion by the COVID-19 pandemic and which can trace their way back in our country to the disaster of demonetisation," Tharoor said.

14 December, 2021

‘Word Of The Day’: Shashi Tharoor Takes Jibe At PM Modi. Here Are The Other Times

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor once again tweeted 'word of the day' in a jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Here are the other times he did the same.

06 December, 2021

After Priyanka Chaturvedi, Shashi Tharoor Resigns As Host Of Sansad TV Show


As 12 Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended during the winter session of the Parliament, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor resigned from hosting the Sansad TV talk show, 'To The Point'.

03 December, 2021

Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

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Two bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday to extend the tenures of Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate up to a maximum of five years from the present two years amid strong protests from opposition members.

29 November, 2021

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

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Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".

29 November, 2021

Activists Lashes Out At Shashi Tharoor For His Tweet On Women MP's Of Lok Sabha

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Tharoor on Monday posted a selfie with the women MPs on Twitter with a controversial caption that triggered public outrage, with many netizens accusing him of sexism and objectification.

28 October, 2021

Pegasus Issue: Supreme Court Can't Be Stymised By Witnesses Failing To Appear, Shashi Tharoor Says

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Referring to how the Parliamentary Committee on IT was thwarted from looking into pegasus issue by a lack of quorum, the chairperson Shashi Tharoor said, Supreme Court can't be stymised.

10 October, 2021

Parliament Committees Reconstituted, Chairmen From Congress Retained

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BJP member Jual Oram will retain the chairmanship of the Committee on Defence, in which Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continues to be a member.

11 September, 2021

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

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The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.

08 September, 2021

'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

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On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.

28 August, 2021

Omission Of Nehru’s Image From ‘Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Creates Uproar

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The Opposition parties slammed the government over the issue, terming it as ‘petty and atrocious’.

08 August, 2021

Government Has Made Mockery Of Democracy: Shashi Tharoor

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Congress leader Tharoor hit back at PM Modi’s remark that Opposition is insulting Parliament.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz