'An own-goal Smritiji', says Shashi Tharoor after her speech in LS over no-trust motion
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He also said that Union Minister for Women and Child Development Irani’s speech focused entirely on what-aboutery as it indirectly supported the Opposition’s claims of the central government’s failures.
Hope citizens' rights are upheld, says Tharoor as SC to hear Centre's appeal against relaxation of Manipur internet ban
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He went on to add that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology had sharply observed in 2022 that there is no justification provided by the government that demonstrates in any way that internet shutdowns actually impede, let alone prevent, violence or terrorism anywhere. 
Will it be Tharoor vs Nirmala Sitharaman in Thiruvanthapuram in 2024?
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The name of Sitharaman has been doing the rounds ever since she came down and went around the Ockhi hit coastal hamlets in the state capital city in 2017 and when many thought she would be fielded in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Another advantage for Sitharaman is she hails from nearby Madurai in Tamil Nadu and speaks Malayalam also. 
Shashi Tharoor 'wrestles' with PT Usha over grapplers' protest
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Some of India's top wrestlers, including Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik along with Asian and Commonwealth Games medallist Vinesh Phogat are protesting at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, seeking action against WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for alleged sexual harassment of women grapplers.
Will caste factor keep Shashi Tharoor out of the CWC?
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In the outgoing CWC, there were three members from Kerala - K.C. Venugopal, A.K.Antony, and Oommen Chandy. Out of them, the last two might not return due to their age and bad health, while Venugopal has increased his stock in the party by being the closest aide of Rahul Gandhi.
Tharoor slams Jaishankar for China 'bigger economy' remark
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"It is shocking to hear from the External Affairs Minister that China is too rich to stand up to," Tharoor said while speaking on the international resolution passed by the Congress during the party's 85th plenary session being held here. Tharoor said the future of India is bright as long as the Congress fights the good fight and we have to send a message from here.
Tharoor hits back at BJP on Musharraf tweets issue
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"Question to BJP leaders frothing at the mouth: if Musharraf was anathema to all patriotic Indians, why did the BJP Government negotiate a ceasefire with him in 2003 & sign the joint Vajpayee-Musharraf statement of 2004? Was he not seen as a credible peace partner then?" Tharoor tweeted. Tharoor on Sunday condoled the demise of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.
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