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  • Parliamentary panel summons to Twitter officials on June 18 Jun 15, 2021 08:22 PM IST

    Parliamentary panel summons to Twitter officials on June 18

    Twitter and the Centre are at loggerheads on several issues for the last few months.

  • After backlash, Delhi govt hospital withdraws 'no Malayalam' order; nurses from Kerala seek apology Jun 06, 2021 10:54 AM IST

    After backlash, Delhi govt hospital withdraws 'no Malayalam' order; nurses from Kerala seek apology

    G B Pant nurses' association president Liladhar Ramchandani claimed it was issued in pursuance of a complaint sent by a patient to a senior officer in the health department, regarding use of Malayalam language at the hospital.

  • Youth Congress leader answers SOS call for oxygen by New Zealand High Commission May 02, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Youth Congress leader answers SOS call for oxygen by New Zealand High Commission

    On May 1, the youth congress leader had also posted a video of his team delivering oxygen cylinders at the Embassy of the Philippines in New Delhi.

  • Shashi Tharoor apologises to Sumitra Mahajan’s son for his wrong tweet on her demise Apr 23, 2021 04:28 PM IST

    Shashi Tharoor apologises to Sumitra Mahajan’s son for his wrong tweet on her demise

    Shashi Tharoor and few media organisations had on Thursday announced the demise of Mahajan (78). However, the Congress MP and others had later deleted the tweets after BJP leaders pointed out that she was fine

  • Sreedharan's impact likely to be 'minimal'; BJP not serious contender in Kerala: Shashi Tharoor Feb 21, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Sreedharan's impact likely to be 'minimal'; BJP not serious contender in Kerala: Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor also said it will be very difficult for the BJP to improve upon its performance of winning one seat in the 2016 assembly polls and the high point of Sreedharan's impact on Kerala elections will turn out to be the announcement of joining the BJP itself.

  • Atrocious, diversionary tactic: Opposition leaders, academics condemn arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi Feb 14, 2021 10:49 PM IST

    Atrocious, diversionary tactic: Opposition leaders, academics condemn arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi

    A group of 79 noted activists and academia members, based in several parts of the country, issued a joint statement calling for the release of Disha.

  • Congress Manifesto | Challenges and opportunities for Shashi Tharoor Feb 09, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Congress Manifesto | Challenges and opportunities for Shashi Tharoor

    Shashi Tharoor, as he sets about framing the Congress election manifesto in Kerala, will have to factor in realpolitik along with principles and sentiments 

  • Damage to India's image by govt's 'obduracy' can't be remedied by cricketer's tweets: Shashi Tharoor Feb 04, 2021 07:24 AM IST

    Damage to India's image by govt's 'obduracy' can't be remedied by cricketer's tweets: Shashi Tharoor

    India hit out at global celebrities such as singer Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg for their support of the farmers' protests. Several Bollywood and cricket stars as well as top ministers also rallied around the government in its pushback.

  • Republic Day violence: Delhi Police files case against Shashi Tharoor, others Jan 30, 2021 10:40 PM IST

    Republic Day violence: Delhi Police files case against Shashi Tharoor, others

    Earlier, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six journalists have been booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence during the farmers' tractor rally in Delhi, officials had said.

  • No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor Jan 26, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor

    Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police and entered the city from various points to lay siege to the Red Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day.

  • Row over R-Day celebrations: Shashi Tharoor, Priyanka Chaturvedi suggest cancelling festivities due to COVID-19, Sambit Patra hits out Jan 06, 2021 05:51 PM IST

    Row over R-Day celebrations: Shashi Tharoor, Priyanka Chaturvedi suggest cancelling festivities due to COVID-19, Sambit Patra hits out

    In response to Shashi Tharoor's suggestion, Sambit Patra took to Twitter on January 6 and said R-Day parade is not just any ‘festivity’ that it ought to be cancelled.

  • Crowd at parade will be irresponsible: Shashi Tharoor suggests cancelling R-Day festivities Jan 06, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Crowd at parade will be irresponsible: Shashi Tharoor suggests cancelling R-Day festivities

    Boris Johnson, who was scheduled to attend the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi as chief guest, has cancelled his visit to India later this month due to the growing health crisis created by the new coronavirus variant in the UK.

  • Approval to Covaxin premature, could be dangerous: Shashi Tharoor Jan 03, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    Approval to Covaxin premature, could be dangerous: Shashi Tharoor

    Earlier today, COVID-19 vaccines of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have been granted permission for restricted use in an emergency situation, said DCGI.

  • Bajrang Dal's content did not necessitate ban, Facebook head tells parliamentary panel Dec 17, 2020 09:08 AM IST

    Bajrang Dal's content did not necessitate ban, Facebook head tells parliamentary panel

    The WSJ report said that Facebook went soft on Bajrang Dal despite the internal security team flagging it as a “dangerous organisation” that should be “banned” from Facebook.

  • Before COVID-19, society became victim of two pandemics - religiosity, strident nationalism: Hamid Ansari Nov 21, 2020 02:17 PM IST

    Before COVID-19, society became victim of two pandemics - religiosity, strident nationalism: Hamid Ansari

    Ansari said that as against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept as it is defensive both militarily and culturally.

  • Shashi Tharoor has breached panel confidentiality rules, BJP MP writes to LS Speaker Oct 19, 2020 05:56 PM IST

    Shashi Tharoor has breached panel confidentiality rules, BJP MP writes to LS Speaker

    The letter follows Shashi Tharoor's tweets in which he alleged that 'amoral' corporates were funding channels that were 'tearing the country apart'

  • Why Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is all praise for BJP Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Oct 13, 2020 02:01 PM IST

    Why Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is all praise for BJP Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

    Shashi Tharoor said the Thiruvananthapuram-Mukkola stretch of National Highway 66 is one of his “proudest projects” and he worked closely with union minister Nitin Gadkari “to resolve over a hundred issues”.

  • Tanishq takes down 'Ekatvam' campaign advertisement of Hindu-Muslim couple after social media backlash, Shashi Tharoor slams trolls Oct 13, 2020 10:24 AM IST

    Tanishq takes down 'Ekatvam' campaign advertisement of Hindu-Muslim couple after social media backlash, Shashi Tharoor slams trolls

    The Tanishq commercial sparked controversy with several people alleging that it promotes “love jihad”. #BoycottTanishq was also trending on Twitter.

  • Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan grilled by parliamentary panel for two hours Sep 02, 2020 10:53 PM IST

    Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan grilled by parliamentary panel for two hours

    Ajit Mohan had to appear before 18 members of the Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology and answer at least 90 questions concerning the social media platform’s hate speech policy

  • Leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport: Shashi Tharoor backs Union Minister Hardeep Puri Aug 21, 2020 11:22 AM IST

    Leasing out Thiruvananthapuram airport: Shashi Tharoor backs Union Minister Hardeep Puri

    Tharoor said the Kerala government chose to participate in the bidding and started questioning after losing it

  • Facebook row: Shashi Tharoor, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey seek breach of privilege proceedings against each other Aug 19, 2020 10:37 PM IST

    Facebook row: Shashi Tharoor, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey seek breach of privilege proceedings against each other

    Shashi Tharoor is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology while Dubey is a member.

  • Facebook may be summoned over allegations of ignoring hate speeches Aug 17, 2020 09:13 AM IST

    Facebook may be summoned over allegations of ignoring hate speeches

    Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the subject is squarely within the committee's mandate and Facebook has been summoned in the past.

  • Congress must find full-term president to arrest perception of being 'rudderless': Shashi Tharoor Aug 09, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    Congress must find full-term president to arrest perception of being 'rudderless': Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor also said that he certainly thinks Rahul Gandhi has the "mettle, capability and aptitude to once again lead the party", but if he does not wish to do so then the party must "take action" to elect a new chief.

  • Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan: Leaders hope development would pave way for harmony Aug 05, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan: Leaders hope development would pave way for harmony

    Various leaders hailed the historic event, and hoped the country progressed further and that people follow the ideals of Lord Ram.

  • Why was National Education Policy 2020 not discussed in Parliament: Shashi Tharoor Jul 30, 2020 08:39 PM IST

    Why was National Education Policy 2020 not discussed in Parliament: Shashi Tharoor

    Tharoor also highlighted some of the targets set by the Centre, which he felt were 'unrealistic'

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