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Quomodocunquize: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor takes dig at Railways Ministry with head-scratcher
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Quomodocunquize: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor takes dig at Railways Ministry with head-scratcher

Tharoor, who is known for throwing in rarely-used English words into Twitter lexicon, helpfully shared the meaning, 'to make money by any means possible'

Shashi Tharoor clarifies Rahul Gandhi's comment on regional parties as allies upset
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Shashi Tharoor clarifies Rahul Gandhi's comment on regional parties as allies upset

In his address at his party's 'Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that regional parties cannot fight the BJP and the RSS as they lack ideology

Congress Chintan Shivir: Views passionately debated, amicable solutions found, says Shashi Tharoor
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Congress Chintan Shivir: Views passionately debated, amicable solutions found, says Shashi Tharoor

Posting a photo with members of the political committee, set up Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Tharoor said it was an excellent opportunity to catch up with party colleagues from across the country

Shashi Tharoor and Vivek Agnihotri, Anupam Kher spar on Twitter over 'The Kashmir Files'
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Shashi Tharoor and Vivek Agnihotri, Anupam Kher spar on Twitter over 'The Kashmir Files'

The whole controversy started when the MP from Thiruvananthapuram shared a news report on Twitter about the ban on the film in Singapore

Shashi Tharoor pens poem on Arvind Kejriwal's sitting posture during meet with PM Modi, says 'reveals his pandiculation'
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Shashi Tharoor pens poem on Arvind Kejriwal's sitting posture during meet with PM Modi, says 'reveals his pandiculation'

Posting the video of PM Modi's interaction with chief ministers, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) IT cell head Amit Malviya had said, 'Arvind Kejriwal continues to disgrace himself with uncouth mannerism'

Shashi Tharoor teaches meaning of 'Quockerwodger': All the times the Congress MP made people reach for their dictionaries
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Shashi Tharoor teaches meaning of 'Quockerwodger': All the times the Congress MP made people reach for their dictionaries

In 2017, Tharoor voluntarily started giving English lessons by using obscure words in his Twitter lexicon with some political context, including farrago, troglodyte, and rodomontade

Head-on | Why US needs ‘swing’ power India in a rapidly changing world order
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Head-on | Why US needs ‘swing’ power India in a rapidly changing world order

In the evolving new world order, as the 2+2 strategic dialogue and Modi-Biden talks underscored, India is fast emerging as the pivot on which the balance of global power will turn

Amit Shah's Hindi remark triggers 'imposition' debate: Understanding India's history of language politics
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Amit Shah's Hindi remark triggers 'imposition' debate: Understanding India's history of language politics

Home Minister Amit Shah's statement that 'Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English and not to local languages' invited the fury of Opposition leaders, as well as artistes such as AR Rahman and Prakash Raj. They called it an assault on India's pluralism

G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress
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G-23 leader Ghulam Nabi Azad meets Sonia Gandhi, shares suggestions to strengthen Congress

The meet comes a day after members of the dissenting group held two meetings in 24 hours over measures to revamp the party

Amid escalating infighting in Congress, G-23 leaders meet for second time time in 24 hours
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Amid escalating infighting in Congress, G-23 leaders meet for second time time in 24 hours

The Congress G-23 leaders, who had in the past called for sweeping reforms in the party, earlier held a meeting on Wednesday in the wake of the party's debacle in the Assembly polls to five states

The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack
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The G-23 lands a sucker punch, now it’s for Sonia Gandhi to counter-attack

It’s hard to miss how quickly the Gandhis blinked. As champion of the world Mike Tyson said, 'Everybody has a plan till they get punched in the mouth.' Undoubtedly, the Gandhis have been sucker-punched

Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress
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Has the G-23 become G-46? New faces indicate a growing dissent within the Congress

The collective had emerged in 2020 following the Congress’ losing streak in the 2019 general elections and other Assembly polls, demanding an organisational revamp and true introspection of their losses

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Indian Left comes to Moscow's defence; here's how other political outfits reacted
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: Indian Left comes to Moscow's defence; here's how other political outfits reacted

The Russia-Ukraine conflict is raging and so is the blame game. While Left parties in India have condemned the invasion, pointing fingers at NATO for expanding eastward, others have maintained silence or extended their support to the Indian government

'No issue ever resolved on TV debate': Tharoor responds to Imran's offer of talks with PM Modi
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'No issue ever resolved on TV debate': Tharoor responds to Imran's offer of talks with PM Modi

The Pakistani prime minister on Tuesday had said that he would like to have a televised debate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resolve differences between the two neighbouring nations

Indian Embassy in Kuwait slams Shashi Tharoor for retweeting 'anti-India' post
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Indian Embassy in Kuwait slams Shashi Tharoor for retweeting 'anti-India' post

This comes after Tharoor retweeted a tweet which claimed that a group of Kuwaiti parliamentarians have demanded that the government ban the entry of members of the BJP into Kuwait

Must learn to be less thin-skinned, says senior Congress' Shashi Tharoor on row over Singapore PM's remarks
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Must learn to be less thin-skinned, says senior Congress' Shashi Tharoor on row over Singapore PM's remarks

The Congress leader's remarks came after India lodged a strong protest with Singapore over the comments made by its Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

The Malala syndrome: Why liberals are unabashedly taking Islamist position in hijab controversy
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The Malala syndrome: Why liberals are unabashedly taking Islamist position in hijab controversy

At the core the hijab controversy is the tendency among a section of Muslims to look compulsively different from the rest

There’s a good case to ban hijab in schools, but Congress cheers orthodoxy
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There’s a good case to ban hijab in schools, but Congress cheers orthodoxy

The Congress stand, other than smelling predictably of its pathological minoritism, is regressive and hypocritical

Western narrative on Subhas Chandra Bose suffers from poor scholarship, revisionist history and rank hypocrisy
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Western narrative on Subhas Chandra Bose suffers from poor scholarship, revisionist history and rank hypocrisy

The vilification of Bose by the Western elite, reeks of confirmation bias and politicisation of history. Any objective assessment of the move to install the icon's statue would recognise it as a long overdue political recognition

Narendra Modi's YouTube subscribers’ count crosses 1 crore, highest among top world leaders
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Narendra Modi's YouTube subscribers’ count crosses 1 crore, highest among top world leaders

YouTube subscription of world leaders such as Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro is 36 lakh, Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador is 30.7 lakh