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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | File photo | ANI

No definite opinion on cause of Sunanda’s death, Tharoor tells court as he seeks discharge

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought discharge in the case, saying there was no evidence against him to prove the offence punishable under either section 498A or 306 of IPC.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (L) and Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai (R)

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai & 5 journalists over ‘misleading’ tweets

The court sought responses from Centre and others on the petitions filed by Tharoor, Sardesai and journalists Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath, Vinod K Jose and Anant Nath.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (L) and Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai (R)

Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai move SC against FIRs over tweets about farmers protest

Journalists Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath and Anant Nath also approached the top court Tuesday against FIRs over their tweets on violence during farmers' tractor rally.

Congress slams BJP over FIRs filed against Shashi Tharoor, 6 journalists

The opposition party also alleged that the BJP, both at the Centre and in states, is hell-bent on 'brutally and blatantly silencing' every contrarian or dissenting voice 'by hook or by crook'.
Journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pande, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor |

MP Police files FIR against Tharoor, Sardesai & 5 other journalists for their tweets

The complainant accused these people of posting false and misleading tweets from their accounts during the farmers' protest on January 26 in the national capital.
Journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pande, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor |

Tharoor, Rajdeep, other journalists booked for ‘sedition’ in UP over Delhi violence posts

FIR registered by Noida police said accused were booked for spreading 'fake news' regarding the death of a protester during 26 Jan tractor rally.
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Indian nationalism works in practice, but not in theory: Shashi Tharoor

In ‘The Battle of Belonging’, Shashi Tharoor writes that Indian nationalism is a rare animal — you can be many things and one thing
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Congress cannot afford to become BJP-lite, says Shashi Tharoor

At ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says party will end up becoming ‘Congress Zero’ if it tries to emulate BJP. He also said the post-liberalisation Congress has not been left of centre.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | File photo | ANI

Aaj Tak, NewsX call out Tharoor’s self goal, Amit Shah defends farm bills on News18 India

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.
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Bihar DGP’s retirement, Dia Mirza defends herself, Tharoor-Gambhir’s cricket bonhomie

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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Pakistan’s economy can come alive if it addresses the problem of ‘dead capital’

Like physical capital, a lot of intellectual capital-related business ventures in Pakistan die because the laws required to facilitate them are not present.
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Covid essentials get GST relief, but rift between Modi govt & Congress-ruled states persists

Punjab FM termed exclusion of Congress-ruled states from GoM that decided GST rate cuts on Covid goods as 'preposterous'. Sitharaman said groups not constituted on political affiliations.

Defence

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Under new policy, India could declassify military operations within 25 years unlike earlier

The new policy, formulated Saturday, mandates constitution of a committee headed by defence ministry's joint secretary and comprising representatives of Services among others.

China’s Wuhan story unravels as world’s finest, including from India, nail Covid lab-leak proof

The global hunt for where the virus behind pandemic came from shows science, democracy and a sense of inquiry can overcome politics, ideology and omerta codes.