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G-23's Shashi Tharoor has a vision for Congress, will others see it?

By filing his nomination as Congress president on Friday, Shashi Tharoor has shown he is no ’quockerwodger' -- a word he introduced into our lexicon which means someone acting on the......

With Queen's death, Twitterati wants Kohinoor's return to India

The death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II has rekindled social media chatter demanding the return of the Kohinoor diamond to India. With her son Prince Charles succeeding......

High time PM breaks 'silence' on Islamophobic incidents: Tharoor

Amid outrage over the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad by the Bharatiya Janata Party's now-sacked two functionaries, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said it is high time Prime......

At MEA meet, a rare political consensus: All agree on UNGA abstention

Congress leaders have supported the Union government's stand of abstaining from voting in the anti-Russia resolution in the United Nations General Assembly, informed sources on Thursday. IMAGE:......

India's Kuwait mission slams Tharoor for retweeting anti-India post

The Indian embassy in Kuwait on Friday slammed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for retweeting what it said was an "anti-India tweet" by a "Pakistani agent", and asserted that such anti-India elements......

Austerity drive: Govt bans creation of new posts

Faced with the worst economic performance in nine years, the government today launched an austerity drive banning creation of new posts and holding of its meetings in five-star hotels besides......

Patel, Scindia among richest ministers in India

Defence Minister A K Antony and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee have total assets of nearly Rs 100,000 and Rs 600,000 respectively in contrast to their colleagues like Praful Patel and......

Jairam Ramesh ko gussa kyon aata hai?

It seems odd that someone as erudite, articulate and suave as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh should get entangled in to one controversy after another, in quick succession. Take the latest one......

Glad at not being in IPL: Lakshmi Mittal

Non-Resident Indian billionaire Lakshmi Mittal has said he does not want a cricket team in the Indian Premier League, and was "glad" for not having bought one already, given the recent controversy......

How Lalit Modi delayed signing of Kochi IPL team

Lalit Modi did everything possible to delay signing of Kochi franchise papers: book IMAGE: Several meetings were convened but each time Lalit Modi would ask for changes in the......

Lodha verdict a big relief, but the damage is irreparable

Masterminded by the now suspended Lalit Modi, the IPL eventually succeeded in its endeavour. However, while the idea behind having such a tournament may have been good, the execution definitely......

BCCI's circle of deceit and confusion

The Supreme Court needs to step in and order an independent inquiry into the whole IPL scandal, conflicts of interest between office-holders of the BCCI, team-owners of the IPL and even members and......

Lata, Bhupathi pay tribute to Tendulkar

Accolades continued to pour in for Sachin Tendulkar with the Indian iconic batsman becoming the first cricketer to score 50th Test centuries in the history of the game. India's dashing batsman......

Tharoor exudes hope IPL Kochi will be a reality

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor is hoping that the Kochi IPL team will be able to compete in the fourth edition, following the BCCI's decision to postpone a final decision on its fate to......

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