Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicSunanda Pushkar

Topic: Sunanda Pushkar

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.

Court defers order on framing charges against Shashi Tharoor in Sunanda Pushkar death case

Delhi court's special judge had adjourned the matter for 18 August, while allowing the prosecution to file certain documents which include judgements from the SC and high courts.

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.

Shashi Tharoor approaches Delhi HC to direct police to preserve Sunanda Pushkar’s tweets

The application said the Twitter timeline of Pushkar is important in the case & as she is not alive, there is an apprehension that the account may be deleted.

Delhi HC seeks AAP govt stand on Tharoor’s plea for production of Sunanda Pushkar’s tweets

Delhi High Court said Sunanda Pushkar's tweets were available in the public domain and Shashi Tharoor can access it from there and place it before the trial court.

Kerala court summons Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Tharoor defamation case

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had filed a defamation case against Prasad in December 2018 for passing derogatory remarks on his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.

Days before her death, Sunanda Pushkar said this was the only man she ever truly loved

Life began to look up for Sunanda Pushkar in her second marriage. But that too would come to an end with a death under mysterious circumstances.

Sunanda Pushkar wanted to be in politics, family doesn’t suspect Tharoor of murder: New book

New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar, the late wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, harboured political ambitions and was even keen to contest from Kashmir on a BJP ticket, a new...

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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