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Shashi Tharoor Shashi Tharoor DOB: March 9, 1956

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He is a former career international diplomat. He is a member of Indian National congress and at present serves as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs and All India Professionals Congress. Tharoor was a former Minister of State in the Government of India for External Affairs during the period of 2009-2010. Tharror as a writer have authored eighteen best selling works including fiction and non fiction both and he is also author of hundreds of columns and articles in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post etc.Tharoor was appointed as Director of Communications Executive Assistant to Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 1996. Tharoor became Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information (UNDPI) on 1 June 2002. Tharoor was in controversy when her wife Sunanda was found dead in room number 345 of the Leela Palace hotel in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

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"Would like clear cut decision soon," says Shashi Tharoor on Congress leadership

Politics | Aug 10, 2020, 11:24 PM IST

Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor on the end of Sonia Gandhi's tenure as party interim president said that we should be clear about our leadership going forward. Shashi Tharoor said, "We should be clear about our leadership going forward.

Congress wants PM Modi to speak on Delhi violence in Parliament: Shashi Tharoor

Politics | Mar 02, 2020, 05:51 PM IST

While speaking to ANI in the national capital outside Parliament premises on March 02, the Congress leader Shashi Tharoor spoke on Delhi violence.

Political and combating speech: Shashi Tharoor reacts on PM Modi's LS speech

News | Feb 07, 2020, 06:13 AM IST

Congress veteran leader Shashi Tharoor on February 6 reacted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha.

Tharoor terms Budget a 'sit down India budget' but gives thumbs up to 'middle class tax cut'

News | Feb 01, 2020, 11:22 PM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor shared his views on the Union Budget presented earlier in the day by Union Finance Minister Sitharaman in the Parliament.

Jamia shooting: Govt responsible for creating climate of hatred, says Shashi Tharoor

News | Jan 31, 2020, 06:35 PM IST

Speaking on Jamia firing where miscreant shot at student during anti-CAA protest, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor asserted that government is responsible for creating climate of hatred.

Shashi Tharoor slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue

News | Oct 17, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Kashmir is an internal matter and the Indian delegation "rejects outright and strongly condemns" such references, Shashi Tharoor said at Asian Parliamentary Assembly meet.

Kerala Congress seek explanation from Shashi Tharoor for praising PM Modi

Politics | Aug 27, 2019, 02:50 PM IST

Kerala Congress seeks explanation from Shashi Tharoor for praising PM Modi. The future course of action will be decided based on his explanation.

Votes cannot be won with the blood of our security personnel: Shashi Tharoor

News | Mar 07, 2019, 04:21 PM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor slammed Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday for politicising the sacrifices made by Army personnel for the country.

Shashi Tharoor takes a jibe at UP CM's holy dip in Sangam (Debate)

News | Jan 30, 2019, 06:20 PM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took to Twitter to take a swipe at UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath over his cabinet’s holy dip at the Kumbh Mela on Tuesday

BJP slams Shashi Tharoor for making a controversial remark against CM Yogi Adityanath

News | Jan 30, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

BJP slams Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for making a controversial remark against CM Yogi Adityanath

Kurukshetra | Nov 14, 2018 | Shashi Tharoor's 'Chaiwala' remark at PM Modi triggers controversy

Kurukshetra | Nov 14, 2018, 07:53 PM IST

Kurukshetra | Nov 14, 2018 | Shashi Tharoor's 'Chaiwala' remark at PM Modi triggers controversy

Shashi Tharoor's 'scorpion' remark against PM Modi sparks row, BJP demand apology from Rahul

Politics | Oct 29, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has triggered a massive war of words with the BJP over a political jibe he directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Why does PM Modi refuse to wear Muslim caps, questions Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

News | Aug 06, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

Why does PM Modi refuse to wear Muslim caps, questions Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in Aap Ki Adalat

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

Watch IndiaTV Chairman Rajat Sharma questioning Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in Aap Ki Adalat programme

Aap Ki Adalat: This what Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on national security issue

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 06:53 PM IST

Aap Ki Adalat: This what Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on national security issue

Aap Ki Adalat: There should be a mutual respect between the political rivals, says Shashi Tharoor

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 07:45 PM IST

Aap Ki Adalat: There should be a mutual respect between the political rivals, says Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor on Aap ki Adalat: I am often trolled for my vocabulary

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 05:39 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor on Aap ki Adalat: I am often trolled for my vocabulary

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor refuses to comment over Sunanda Pushkar's death case

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 05:27 PM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor refuses to comment over Sunanda Pushkar's death case

Shashi Tharoor in Aap ki Adalat: Here's what he said on Imran Khan

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 05, 2018, 12:00 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor in Aap ki Adalat: Here's what he said on Imran Khan

Respect PM Modi for boosting India's 'soft power': Shashi Tharoor in Aap Ki Adalat

Aap Ki Adalat | Aug 04, 2018, 01:23 PM IST

Respect PM Modi for boosting India's 'soft power': Shashi Tharoor in Aap Ki Adalat

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