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Delhi High Court

Shashi Tharoor issued bailable warrant for remarks against PM Modi

The Rouse Avenue court in Delhi today issued a bailable warrant against former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor in the criminal defamation complaint filed by...

India that is Bharat

Above: Image by Pexels from Pixabay By Dilip Bobb When Congress leader and India’s acknowledged ace wordsmith Shashi Tharoor made his now famous remark about...
Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case

Sunanda Murder Case: Prosecution says body bore injury marks several days old

As a Delhi court heard the case on the framing of charges against Shashi Tharoor in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, the...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court grants bail to Tharoor in Scorpion remark case

A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 in Scorpion sitting on a...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi court allows Tharoor to travel abroad

A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor to travel to USA from May 5 to May 20. Tharoor is facing charges for...
Arnab Goswami

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi court orders filing of FIR against Arnab Goswami on Tharoor’s...

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had alleged that Arnab Goswami illegally accessed confidential documents relating to the probe in Pushkar’s death The Patiala House Court has...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Sunanda Pushkar death case transferred to sessions court

The trial of the Sunanda Pushkar death case will be adjudicated by Additional Sessions Judge Arun Bhardwaj as the offence under Section 306 (abetment...
Shashi Tharoor

Bill that seeks to remove outdated provisions in anti-blasphemy, obscenity laws introduced in Parliament

By Naved Ahmed Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor has brought forward a private bill named “Freedom of Literature Bill” in the Lok Sabha. The private...
Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda Pushkar death case adjourned to Jan 9

Patiala House court on Monday deferred the hearing of Sunanda Pushkar death case to January 8 owing to further compliance under section 207 CrPC. The...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Swamy’s Plea to Prosecute Tharoor In Sunanda Pushkar Case: Matter adjourned to Dec 24

The Patiala House court will pronounce the verdict in Sunanda Pushkar's death case on Monday,  December 24.  The court was expected to give its...
Sunanda Pushkar

Hand Over Documents To Tharoor: Court To Delhi Police in Sunanda Murder Case

A Delhi court has directed the police in the capital  to hand over some documents to former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in the...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Tharoor Files Criminal Complaint Against Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad For Calling Him “Murder Accused”

Shashi Tharoor, former union minister and the sitting Congress MP Monday filed a criminal complaint against Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad allegedly for making...
Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com

Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi court reserves order on Swamy’s plea to produce vigilance inquiry...

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on BJP leaders Subramanian Swamy’s application seeking that police be directed to present the vigilance inquiry...

The New Dictionary

By Dilip Bobb In an age of Wikipedia and Google and Shashi Tharoor, etymology, or the study of words, would appear to be a science...
Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court takes cognizance on defamation complaint against Tharoor over his ‘scorpion’ remark

A Delhi court has taken cognizance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor over his ‘scorpion’ remark on Prime Minister...
Statue of Unity

MEDIA WATCH

Patel Rap The huge publicity blitz over the approximately Rs 3,000 crore statue of Sardar Patel in Gujarat which was unveiled by the Prime Minister,...
M J Akbar

DELHI DURBAR

INTERNAL RELATIONS Despite his aggressive approach and filing of a defamation suit ag­ainst one of his many accusers, Mobashar Jawed Akbar, the external affairs minister...
Tharoor allowed to visit Geneva to visit Kofi Annan’s family

Tharoor allowed to visit Geneva to visit Kofi Annan’s family

Patiala House Court on Monday (August 20) allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to visit Geneva, Switzerland, to meet the family of former United Nations...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Patiala House Court grants regular bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, to scrutinise documents consider Subramanian Swamy’s application on July 26 Two days after he...
Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor granted anticipatory bail

The Patiala House Court on Thursday (July 5) granted anticipatory bail to accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar death case. The Court...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Judge reserves order on Tharoor’s anticipatory bail application

Reacting to a plea filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s application for anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case where he has been...
Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case

Sunanda Pushkar murder: Tharoor moves anticipatory bail plea

The accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case on Tuesday (July 3) has moved an application in the Patiala House Court...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar

Shashi Tharoor Case: A Labyrinthine Mess

Above: Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar The chargesheet against MP Shashi Tharoor accuses him of abetment to suicide and cruelty but can the Delhi police...
Satire: Some Favourite Yoga Poses in Indian Politics

Yoga Hoga

~By Dilip Bobb We are being led to believe that yoga is India’s greatest contribution to global wellness and will usher in international peace and...
Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants

Legalising Marijuana: An Intoxicating Affair

Above: Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants Over the past four years, support for de-criminalising...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Dutt’s Not the Way This government—and its army of trolls—has made no bones about its animosity towards NDTV and in particular, former NDTV anchor Barkha...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (June 5) issued summon to accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case after Delhi Police...
Sunanda Pushkar’s death case transferred to fast-track court

Sunanda Pushkar’s death case transferred to fast-track court

The trial of the Sunanda Pushkar’s death case has been transferred to Patiala House special fast-track court. The next hearing of the case is...
Sunanda Pushkar Case: Crime and Abetment?

Sunanda Pushkar Case: Crime and Abetment?

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor vows to fight “vigorously” the Delhi Police’s chargesheet, which he terms “preposterous”   ~By Aabad Ponda   More than four years after Sunanda Pushkar...
Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor charged with abetment of suicide

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor charged with abetment of suicide

The Delhi Police on Monday (May 14) submitted the charge-sheet in the Sunanda Pushkar death case at the Patiala House Court. The incident happened...

Television Noose

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb The tyranny of TRPs had changed the entire edifice on which television news was built on. It...
Sunanda Pushkar death case

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC issues notice to Delhi Police on Swamy’s plea

Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and AM Khanwilkar issued the notice but said question of maintainability of Subramanian Swamy’s plea still open Weeks...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Delhi High Court had earlier rejected BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea for a SIT probe in the case and termed it a political interest...
Black Coated Oratory

Black Coated Oratory

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb There is nothing more archaic and convoluted than the language in which courtroom proceedings are conducted in India,...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

New Year Resolutions

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s now almost traditional among people of all faiths to faithfully record their resolutions for the year ahead and resolve issues that...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi HC refuses to restrain Arnab, Republic TV from airing news on Sunanda Pushkar

The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) refused to put any restrain on Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV from broadcasting news...
Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com

No need to involve ED now in Pushkar case, says Delhi HC

Above: Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com The Delhi High Court on Thursday (September 21) refused the request of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...
Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

The Delhi High Court’s single judge bench of Justice Manmohan on Friday refused to pass an interim order on Shashi Tharoor’s plea to restrain Editor Arnab...
Domestic workers demand a separate central legislation during a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in 2014 to ensure that their work gets due recognition. Photo: Anil Shakya

Maid in India

Above: Domestic workers demand a separate central legislation during a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in 2014 to ensure that their work gets...
Republic TV: Failing the Muckraker Test

Republic TV: Failing the Muckraker Test

Above: Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV have been relentlessly pursuing the Sunanda Pushkar case. The Delhi High Court pulled up the news channel...
Respect Tharoor’s right to remain silent, Delhi HC tells Republic TV

Respect Tharoor’s right to remain silent, Delhi HC tells Republic TV

Above:  (L-R) Arnab Goswami and Shashi Tharoor While not actually ordering a gag, the Delhi High Court’s Justice Manmohan on Friday (August 6) asked Arnab...
Swamy claims Sunanda Pushkar’s son in the case because of property

Swamy claims Sunanda Pushkar’s son in the case because of property

Above: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s counsel raised the issue of Shiv Menon’s citizenship while arguing in the Sunanda Pushkar case. Photo: UNI Delhi High Court...
Lack of legal status denies domestic helps lawful benefits

Lack of legal status denies domestic helps lawful benefits

Above: Domestic workers protesting in New Delhi for a central legislation to guard their interests. Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Lilly Paul Why were the maids...
Sunanda’s son asks what locus standi does Swamy have

Sunanda Pushkar’s son asks what locus standi does Swamy have in the death case

Above: Shashi Tharoor with relatives and friends alongside the body of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in New Delhi. Photo: Amarjeet Singh On Thursday (July 20),...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar appearing for a book launch (file picture). Photo: UNI

Sunanda Pushkar case: More time for Delhi Police to submit report

Above: Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar appearing for a book launch (file picture). Photo: UNI BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has presented a PIL at the...
Arnab Goswami

Tharoor defamation case: Delhi HC summons Arnab, asks him “cut the rhetoric”

Judge points out: “You are saying that he (Tharoor) is running from you and not coming for an interview. He has a right to...
Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor files Rs 2 crore defamation suit against Arnab Goswami

Personal barbs by news anchor Arnab Goswami and his news channel Republic TV against Congress MP and renowned author Shashi Tharoor have come in...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The Republic of SlickSpittle

  ~By Dilip Bobb And so it came to pass that the Avenging Knight reappeared for the sequel to this historic epic, armed and ready...
The proposed Bill seeks to extend prohibition of discrimination to many disadvantaged sections of society. (Clockwise from extreme left) Miss Wheelchair India 2015 Priya Bhargava; Members of the All Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association staging a protest demonstration (UNI); members of a khap panchayat

Let’s Be Fair to All

A Private Member’s Bill by Shashi Tharoor promises remedies against all sorts of discrimination. But will it be passed in parliament? ~By VenkatasubramanianPrivate Members’ Bills...

Cherished Home of Democracy

History of parliament must-read for scholars By Bhartruhari Mahtab After a long night of darkness, India has emerged, in over seven decades, as the largest and...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

'Shashi Tharoor' - 51 News Results

Delhi High Court

Shashi Tharoor issued bailable warrant for remarks against PM Modi

The Rouse Avenue court in Delhi today issued a bailable warrant against former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor in the criminal defamation complaint filed by...

India that is Bharat

Above: Image by Pexels from Pixabay By Dilip Bobb When Congress leader and India’s acknowledged ace wordsmith Shashi Tharoor made his now famous remark about...
Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case

Sunanda Murder Case: Prosecution says body bore injury marks several days old

As a Delhi court heard the case on the framing of charges against Shashi Tharoor in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, the...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court grants bail to Tharoor in Scorpion remark case

A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 in Scorpion sitting on a...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi court allows Tharoor to travel abroad

A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor to travel to USA from May 5 to May 20. Tharoor is facing charges for...
Arnab Goswami

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi court orders filing of FIR against Arnab Goswami on Tharoor’s...

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had alleged that Arnab Goswami illegally accessed confidential documents relating to the probe in Pushkar’s death The Patiala House Court has...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Sunanda Pushkar death case transferred to sessions court

The trial of the Sunanda Pushkar death case will be adjudicated by Additional Sessions Judge Arun Bhardwaj as the offence under Section 306 (abetment...
Shashi Tharoor

Bill that seeks to remove outdated provisions in anti-blasphemy, obscenity laws introduced in Parliament

By Naved Ahmed Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor has brought forward a private bill named “Freedom of Literature Bill” in the Lok Sabha. The private...
Sunanda Pushkar

Sunanda Pushkar death case adjourned to Jan 9

Patiala House court on Monday deferred the hearing of Sunanda Pushkar death case to January 8 owing to further compliance under section 207 CrPC. The...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Swamy’s Plea to Prosecute Tharoor In Sunanda Pushkar Case: Matter adjourned to Dec 24

The Patiala House court will pronounce the verdict in Sunanda Pushkar's death case on Monday,  December 24.  The court was expected to give its...
Sunanda Pushkar

Hand Over Documents To Tharoor: Court To Delhi Police in Sunanda Murder Case

A Delhi court has directed the police in the capital  to hand over some documents to former Union Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in the...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Tharoor Files Criminal Complaint Against Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad For Calling Him “Murder Accused”

Shashi Tharoor, former union minister and the sitting Congress MP Monday filed a criminal complaint against Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad allegedly for making...
Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com

Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi court reserves order on Swamy’s plea to produce vigilance inquiry...

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on BJP leaders Subramanian Swamy’s application seeking that police be directed to present the vigilance inquiry...

The New Dictionary

By Dilip Bobb In an age of Wikipedia and Google and Shashi Tharoor, etymology, or the study of words, would appear to be a science...
Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court takes cognizance on defamation complaint against Tharoor over his ‘scorpion’ remark

A Delhi court has taken cognizance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor over his ‘scorpion’ remark on Prime Minister...
Statue of Unity

MEDIA WATCH

Patel Rap The huge publicity blitz over the approximately Rs 3,000 crore statue of Sardar Patel in Gujarat which was unveiled by the Prime Minister,...
M J Akbar

DELHI DURBAR

INTERNAL RELATIONS Despite his aggressive approach and filing of a defamation suit ag­ainst one of his many accusers, Mobashar Jawed Akbar, the external affairs minister...
Tharoor allowed to visit Geneva to visit Kofi Annan’s family

Tharoor allowed to visit Geneva to visit Kofi Annan’s family

Patiala House Court on Monday (August 20) allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to visit Geneva, Switzerland, to meet the family of former United Nations...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Patiala House court grants regular bail to Tharoor

Patiala House Court grants regular bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, to scrutinise documents consider Subramanian Swamy’s application on July 26 Two days after he...
Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor granted anticipatory bail

The Patiala House Court on Thursday (July 5) granted anticipatory bail to accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar death case. The Court...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Judge reserves order on Tharoor’s anticipatory bail application

Reacting to a plea filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s application for anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case where he has been...
Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case

Sunanda Pushkar murder: Tharoor moves anticipatory bail plea

The accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case on Tuesday (July 3) has moved an application in the Patiala House Court...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar

Shashi Tharoor Case: A Labyrinthine Mess

Above: Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar The chargesheet against MP Shashi Tharoor accuses him of abetment to suicide and cruelty but can the Delhi police...
Satire: Some Favourite Yoga Poses in Indian Politics

Yoga Hoga

~By Dilip Bobb We are being led to believe that yoga is India’s greatest contribution to global wellness and will usher in international peace and...
Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants

Legalising Marijuana: An Intoxicating Affair

Above: Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants Over the past four years, support for de-criminalising...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Dutt’s Not the Way This government—and its army of trolls—has made no bones about its animosity towards NDTV and in particular, former NDTV anchor Barkha...
Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Patiala House court summons accused Shashi Tharoor on July 7

The Patiala House Court on Tuesday (June 5) issued summon to accused MP Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case after Delhi Police...
Sunanda Pushkar’s death case transferred to fast-track court

Sunanda Pushkar’s death case transferred to fast-track court

The trial of the Sunanda Pushkar’s death case has been transferred to Patiala House special fast-track court. The next hearing of the case is...
Sunanda Pushkar Case: Crime and Abetment?

Sunanda Pushkar Case: Crime and Abetment?

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor vows to fight “vigorously” the Delhi Police’s chargesheet, which he terms “preposterous”   ~By Aabad Ponda   More than four years after Sunanda Pushkar...
Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor charged with abetment of suicide

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor charged with abetment of suicide

The Delhi Police on Monday (May 14) submitted the charge-sheet in the Sunanda Pushkar death case at the Patiala House Court. The incident happened...

Television Noose

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb The tyranny of TRPs had changed the entire edifice on which television news was built on. It...
Sunanda Pushkar death case

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC issues notice to Delhi Police on Swamy’s plea

Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and AM Khanwilkar issued the notice but said question of maintainability of Subramanian Swamy’s plea still open Weeks...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Delhi High Court had earlier rejected BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea for a SIT probe in the case and termed it a political interest...
Black Coated Oratory

Black Coated Oratory

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb There is nothing more archaic and convoluted than the language in which courtroom proceedings are conducted in India,...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

New Year Resolutions

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s now almost traditional among people of all faiths to faithfully record their resolutions for the year ahead and resolve issues that...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi HC refuses to restrain Arnab, Republic TV from airing news on Sunanda Pushkar

The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) refused to put any restrain on Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV from broadcasting news...
Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com

No need to involve ED now in Pushkar case, says Delhi HC

Above: Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com The Delhi High Court on Thursday (September 21) refused the request of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...
Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

The Delhi High Court’s single judge bench of Justice Manmohan on Friday refused to pass an interim order on Shashi Tharoor’s plea to restrain Editor Arnab...
Domestic workers demand a separate central legislation during a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in 2014 to ensure that their work gets due recognition. Photo: Anil Shakya

Maid in India

Above: Domestic workers demand a separate central legislation during a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in 2014 to ensure that their work gets...
Republic TV: Failing the Muckraker Test

Republic TV: Failing the Muckraker Test

Above: Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV have been relentlessly pursuing the Sunanda Pushkar case. The Delhi High Court pulled up the news channel...
Respect Tharoor’s right to remain silent, Delhi HC tells Republic TV

Respect Tharoor’s right to remain silent, Delhi HC tells Republic TV

Above:  (L-R) Arnab Goswami and Shashi Tharoor While not actually ordering a gag, the Delhi High Court’s Justice Manmohan on Friday (August 6) asked Arnab...
Swamy claims Sunanda Pushkar’s son in the case because of property

Swamy claims Sunanda Pushkar’s son in the case because of property

Above: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s counsel raised the issue of Shiv Menon’s citizenship while arguing in the Sunanda Pushkar case. Photo: UNI Delhi High Court...
Lack of legal status denies domestic helps lawful benefits

Lack of legal status denies domestic helps lawful benefits

Above: Domestic workers protesting in New Delhi for a central legislation to guard their interests. Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Lilly Paul Why were the maids...
Sunanda’s son asks what locus standi does Swamy have

Sunanda Pushkar’s son asks what locus standi does Swamy have in the death case

Above: Shashi Tharoor with relatives and friends alongside the body of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in New Delhi. Photo: Amarjeet Singh On Thursday (July 20),...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar appearing for a book launch (file picture). Photo: UNI

Sunanda Pushkar case: More time for Delhi Police to submit report

Above: Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar appearing for a book launch (file picture). Photo: UNI BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has presented a PIL at the...
Arnab Goswami

Tharoor defamation case: Delhi HC summons Arnab, asks him “cut the rhetoric”

Judge points out: “You are saying that he (Tharoor) is running from you and not coming for an interview. He has a right to...
Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor files Rs 2 crore defamation suit against Arnab Goswami

Personal barbs by news anchor Arnab Goswami and his news channel Republic TV against Congress MP and renowned author Shashi Tharoor have come in...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

The Republic of SlickSpittle

  ~By Dilip Bobb And so it came to pass that the Avenging Knight reappeared for the sequel to this historic epic, armed and ready...
The proposed Bill seeks to extend prohibition of discrimination to many disadvantaged sections of society. (Clockwise from extreme left) Miss Wheelchair India 2015 Priya Bhargava; Members of the All Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association staging a protest demonstration (UNI); members of a khap panchayat

Let’s Be Fair to All

A Private Member’s Bill by Shashi Tharoor promises remedies against all sorts of discrimination. But will it be passed in parliament? ~By VenkatasubramanianPrivate Members’ Bills...

Cherished Home of Democracy

History of parliament must-read for scholars By Bhartruhari Mahtab After a long night of darkness, India has emerged, in over seven decades, as the largest and...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

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