Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicShashi Tharoor

Topic: Shashi Tharoor

Internet suspension rules ‘grossly misused’, caused huge economic loss, says Parliament panel

In a report tabled Wednesday, Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT admonished the govt for what it described as vagueness of the rules and lack of safeguards.

‘Done in good humour,’ says Shashi Tharoor as photo with ‘attractive’ women MPs gets him trolled

On the first day of Parliament's winter session, Shashi Tharoor posted a photo with women MPs, saying 'Who says the Lok Sabha isn’t an attractive place to work?' 

Make paid news electoral offence, create legal options to counter fake news: IT panel to govt

The standing committee on IT has unanimously adopted its report on Ethical Standards in Media. The report will be tabled in the winter session of the Parliament.

‘Hold Tharoor in highest regard’ says Telangana Congress chief, day after calling him a donkey

Revanth Reddy apologised to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor after facing flak for his ‘donkey’ remark. Tharoor had praised Telangana CM KCR’s son and IT minister KT Rama Rao.

Hindutva founders did little for azadi. Hijacking history in ICHR poster is what BJP can do

Excising Nehru from India’s freedom struggle is rationally impossible; omitting him from an ICHR poster is the best they can do.

Non-BJP Hindu writers are correcting Nehruvian history. With little space for modern Muslims

Recent books by authors like Shashi Tharoor and Pavan Varma invoke Hindu subjugation by Muslims to construct a ‘real’ history of India.

Tharoor can’t be compelled to face ‘rigmaroles of trial’, court says as it cites lack of evidence

The court says there was 'nothing on record' to prove that Tharoor had acted to 'irritate or annoy Pushkar' till she reacted and took the step of killing herself.

Faith in judiciary vindicated, says Shashi Tharoor after order in Sunanda Pushkar death case

Taking to Twitter, Tharoor said, "This brings a significant conclusion to the long nightmare which had enveloped me after the tragic passing of my late wife Sunanda."

Delhi court clears Shashi Tharoor of all charges in Sunanda Pushkar death case

Thanking special judge Geetanjali Goel for the order, Congress leader Tharoor said it was an 'absolute torture' for last 7.5 years.

Hopeful IT panel will take up Pegasus issue going forward, says Shashi Tharoor

The Congress leader said the panel’s last meeting on 28 July was disrupted by BJP members and the officials who were to testify that day appear to have been instructed not to attend.

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White House list of Biden-Harris achievements reads like an Indian election manifesto

‘Restoring global alliances’ is the ironic part of Biden’s achievement. If China and Pakistan are the 'partners’, then Quad members must plan an alternative security architecture.
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Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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