CONGRESS MP SHASHI THAROOR
Resolutions against CAA 'political gesture', states hardly have any role: Shashi Tharoor
In an interview to , the lawmaker said that in the implementation of the National Population Register (NPR) and the proposed nationwide NRC, the states will have a vital part as it will be their officials who will conduct the exercise because the Centre doesn't have the required manpower.
DMK, Congress cool tempers after fissures break over local poll seat-sharing
After meeting DMK chief MK Stalin on Saturday morning, Puducherr...
Police action on Jamia students a blot on nation, CAA discriminatory: Shashi Tharoor
"Whatever happened on December 15, is a blot on nation. ...
Shashi Tharoor submits notice in Lok Sabha to oppose introduction of Citizenship Amendment Bill
The Bill violates the Fundamental Right to Equality prescribed by Article 14 since it infringes upon the principle of "equality before law" and the "equal protection of laws" guaranteed to all persons, including non-citizens,Tharoor said in his notice. Tharoor submitted the notice this morning under Rule 72 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha.
Absolutely no question of Rahul apologising over his comment: Tharoor
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said on Friday Rahul Gandhi has made a "very ordinary statement" and there is "absolutely no question" of him apologising for it.
Will move court to get clarification on arrest warrant: Shashi Tharoor
Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor Sunday said he would move court to get clarification about the news of an arrest warrant issued against him in a defamation case filed by a lawyer for allegedly defaming Hindu women in his book 'The Great Indian Novel' penned in 1989.
Govt proposes to send Personal Data Protection Bill to joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament
Even before the bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government will bring a resolution in the House to refer it to a joint select committee of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. He said the proposed committee could bring out a report before the Budget session, which usually begins in the last week of January.
Sending of data protection bill to joint panel sets 'dangerous precedent': Shashi Tharoor
"The exercise in creating a Joint Select Committee on a matter that rests squarely within the the purview of an existing Standing Committee sets a dangerous precedent since it will allow the government to bypass the designated standing committee in every instance where a contentious bill is under consideration," Tharoor wrote.
Debates on electoral bonds: Something is rotten in this stage, says Shashi Tharoor
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor reacted over ongoing debates on electoral bonds. He said that something is rotten in this ...
Nirbhaya's parents welcome encounter; Tharoor cautions against extra-judicial killings
The mother of Nirbhaya, the 23-year-old paramedic student who died days after being gang raped in December 2012, appealed to authorities to not punish the policemen involved in the encounter. Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, however, said extra judicial killings were not acceptable.
Citizenship Amendment Bill has endorsement of India's 130 crore citizens: Amit Shah
Trying to allay apprehensions of people of the Northeast, Shah said the Narendra Modi Government is committed to protect the customs and culture of people of the region and informed that Manipur will be brought under Inner Line Permit regime, where the proposed law will not be applicable.
Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest in Parliament against BJP's move to form Maharashtra government
Terming the midnight coup in which the BJP formed the government with Ajit Pawar as "murder of democracy", Congress leaders including Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury and Shashi Tharoor raised slogans and held placards criticising the BJP and demanding "justice".
Citizenship Amendment Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
According to the proposed legislation, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.
Exotic vocabulary, A-level humour: Shashi Tharoor’s reply to a student, who asked him to teach him a new word, goes viral
Twitter appreciates Shashi Tharoor for his simple yet profound advice.
Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor for skipping defamation case hearing
Bailable warrant against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has been issued by the Magistrate court as he did not appear in the defamation case for ...
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