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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......

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......

Will the REAL Shashi Tharoor stand up please?

Will Indian democracy benefit from the potential that Shashi Tharoor stores in his mind, spirit and intellect?Or will it be the saga of another leader who promised much but delivered too little,......

BJP targeting 'particular community' with population debate: Tharoor

Amid a push for a population control policy by some Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday alleged the BJP's motive of raising the issue is political......

China has built military base in Arunachal: BJP MP

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao on Tuesday claimed that it was during Congress' regime China occupied Sumdorong Chu Valley in Tawang and added that the then army chief......

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......

Forget IPL. Wanted, a JPC to probe tax havens!

Nothing could trivialise the sanctity of Parliament than a JPC on the IPL. We need a JPC to cover the tax havens and its impact on the Indian economy, says M R Venkatesh. The tagline could not......

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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