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BJP's scaremongering over 'love jihad' won't go far in pluralist Kerala, says Shashi Tharoor
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BJP's scaremongering over 'love jihad' won't go far in pluralist Kerala, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor also dismissed suggestions that not having a chief ministerial face could dent the UDF's chances in Kerala

Legality of new rules framed by govt to regulate OTT, social media platforms questioned by parliamentary panel
India

Legality of new rules framed by govt to regulate OTT, social media platforms questioned by parliamentary panel

Some members and the chairman of the parliamentary committee asked a number of questions to the officials like whether these rules are in conformity with the legal framework.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10
Arts & Culture

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021: From Avni Doshi to Philip Pullman, our picks of sessions to attend from Day 6-10

Here is a list curated by Firstpost of online talks and discussion to tune into and participate in at the virtual JLF 2021.

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 journalists for 'misleading' tweets on Republic Day tractor violence
India

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 journalists for 'misleading' tweets on Republic Day tractor violence

'Nothing is going to happen. Where is the danger,' said the apex court bench headed by CJI SA Bobde. The matter has been adjourned for two weeks

Republic Day violence: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai move SC against FIRs over ‘misleading’ tweets
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Republic Day violence: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai move SC against FIRs over ‘misleading’ tweets

Tharoor and six journalists were booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence during the farmers' tractor rally

Farmers' protests: Delhi Police detains freelance journalist Mandeep Punia at Singhu, claims he 'misbehaved' with cops
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Farmers' protests: Delhi Police detains freelance journalist Mandeep Punia at Singhu, claims he 'misbehaved' with cops

The Delhi Police has filed cases against several journalists covering the two-month-long farmers' protest since the violence that broke out on Republic Day

Delhi Police files cases against Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai for 'misleading public' over Republic Day violence
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Delhi Police files cases against Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai for 'misleading public' over Republic Day violence

Earlier, Tharoor and six journalists had been booked by the Noida Police for sedition, among other charges, over the violence that broke out in Delhi on 26 Jan

Farmers' tractor rally: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai and 5 other scribes booked for sedition
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Farmers' tractor rally: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai and 5 other scribes booked for sedition

The FIR was lodged following a complaint by a resident who alleged that 'digital broadcasts' by these people were responsible for the violence during a tractor rally by farmers in Delhi

Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials over misuse of social media platforms on 21 Jan
India

Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials over misuse of social media platforms on 21 Jan

The summons comes amid a raging debate after messaging platform WhatsApp updated its privacy policy. The panel, chaired by Shashi Tharoor, will hear the representations from 4:00 pm

Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN
India

Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN

India's drugs regulator on Sunday also approved the Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield', manufactured by the Serum Institute for restricted emergency use in the country, paving the way for a massive inoculation drive

Sonia Gandhi meets 'letter writers'; 'ready to take any responsibility given by party,' says Rahul
India

Sonia Gandhi meets 'letter writers'; 'ready to take any responsibility given by party,' says Rahul

The meeting was significant as it was the first effort by the Congress leadership for a rapprochement with the 23 leaders who had written to Sonia in August, raising questions over the leadership

Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels
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Congress downplays strife, asserts Rahul Gandhi best suited to lead party ahead of Sonia's meet with rebels

The assertion comes ahead of Saturday's meeting between Sonia Gandhi and many of the 23 leaders who wrote to her in August demanding an active leadership and maintained that Gandhis will always be a 'guiding force'

Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan
India

Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan

Mohan was summoned by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, led by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to discuss the data safety of users

Writer Salil Tripathi's Twitter account restored after brief suspension over poem on Babri demolition
India

Writer Salil Tripathi's Twitter account restored after brief suspension over poem on Babri demolition

Tripathi is a senior journalist and chairperson of the PEN International's Writers in Prison committee

PInarayi Vijayan asks Centre to reconsider decision to name RGCB after RSS ideologue MS Golwalkar
India

PInarayi Vijayan asks Centre to reconsider decision to name RGCB after RSS ideologue MS Golwalkar

LDF and Congress leaders like Shashi Tharoor and Ramesh Chennithala also slammed the decision to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in Thiruvananthapuram while questioning Golwalkar's contribution to science

The Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Jeffrey Archer, Nobel Laureate Roger Penrose among Day 4 speakers
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The Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Jeffrey Archer, Nobel Laureate Roger Penrose among Day 4 speakers

Author Jeffery Archer will share his thoughts on writing, while the day will end with a talk on human consciousness by Nobel laureate and physicist Roger Penrose

Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Ian McEwan to Shashi Tharoor, writers to look out for on Day 1
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Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: Ian McEwan to Shashi Tharoor, writers to look out for on Day 1

The festival will be inaugurated on the evening of 16 November, and will host eighty-three sessions, six performances, and multiple workshops.

Shashi Tharoor explores idea of nation in new book; says 'Hindutva's ethno-religious nationalism will deny India to many Indians'
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Shashi Tharoor explores idea of nation in new book; says 'Hindutva's ethno-religious nationalism will deny India to many Indians'

Are some Indians more Indian than others? Dr Shashi Tharoor examines the ideas of nationalism, patriotism, and what it means to be Indian in 'The Battle of Belonging'.

Shashi Tharoor's remarks at Lahore event trigger spat; does Rahul Gandhi want to contest polls in Pakistan, asks BJP
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Shashi Tharoor's remarks at Lahore event trigger spat; does Rahul Gandhi want to contest polls in Pakistan, asks BJP

Tharoor recently posted a link to Lahore Think Fest, in which he criticised the Modi government's handling of the coronavirus crisis and also spoke of alleged "bigotry and prejudice" against Muslims during the pandemic.

IPL 2020: Sanju Samson turns down comparisons with MS Dhoni, says no one can and no one should try to play like him
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IPL 2020: Sanju Samson turns down comparisons with MS Dhoni, says no one can and no one should try to play like him

"No one can" and "no one should try" to play like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson said.