Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicShashi Tharoor

Topic: Shashi Tharoor

Congress choice for chief is between ‘think tomorrow’ Tharoor and ‘president not leader’ Kharge

As the Congress presidential election reaches its final stage, the onus is with the Gandhis. Will this be a new Congress or will the family writ continue to loom large?

Why Congress’ G-23 is backing ‘Gandhi candidate’ Kharge for party president over Tharoor

Leaders of party's dissident group Friday signed Mallikarjun Kharge's nomination form. Tharoor, it is learnt, 'never spoke to G-23 to seek support'.

Kharge vs Tharoor in final race for Congress chief as deadline to file nominations end

The stage is set for Congress to get a non-Gandhi president after 24 long years.

Shashi Tharoor gets nomination forms collected to contest for Congress president poll

Tharoor’s close aide Aalim Javeri collected the forms from the office of the party’s central election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry at the AICC headquarters.

Congress leader Gourav Vallabh hits out at Shashi Tharoor, backs Ashok Gehlot as party chief

Vallabh said, 'If Rahul Gandhi remains steadfast on his decision & one has to choose between the two names appearing in public discussion, then there is no comparison between the two'.

The hazards of moral policing & ‘dial 1-800-BJP to get CBI off your back’

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Beware, Mr Tharoor, farrago ahead & how too many semi-conductors spoil the broth

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In meeting with Tharoor, Sonia says Congress state units’ resolutions not authorised by her

During the meeting between the two leaders, sources informed that Sonia Gandhi said she will remain ‘neutral’ during Congress' election process.

Five Congress MPs write to Mistry over concerns about ‘transparency’ in party chief’s election

In a joint letter on Tuesday, Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari, Karti Chidambaram, among others demanded a list to verify who is entitled to nominate a candidate and vote.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is planning to contest party president polls: Report

Elections for the post of Congress president is scheduled on October 17 and the results will be declared on October 19.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.