Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (File Photo)

Modi, Shah can defuse anti-CAA protests, but won’t: Tharoor

Kozhikode: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah can defuse the protests over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act if they wish, but do not have any such intentions. At the last day of the four-day Kerala Literature Festival here, Tharoor said: “Protests can be defused if […]

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (File Photo)

Citizenship Bill fundamentally unconstitutional: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, calling it “fundamentally unconstitutional” and contending that it violates the basic idea of India. Tharoor’s remarks came hours after the Union Cabinet gave its nod for the Bill that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and […]

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (File Photo)

Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor over scorpion remark on PM Modi

New Delhi: A Delhi court has issued a bailable warrant against senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar over the former’s scorpion remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The order was pronounced on Monday by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Kashyap as the main judge hearing the case […]

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (File Photo)

Tharoor repeats: ‘Don’t criticise Modi for everything’

Jaipur: Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be “criticised over everything,” but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism. “We should not criticise Modi on each and everything. However, being in the Opposition, we need to find out reasons for his […]