Criminal defamation charge against me frivolous: Tharoor

Criminal defamation charge against me frivolous: Tharoor

Kolkata, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday termed as “frivolous” the criminal defamation complaint filed by the BJP against him in a Delhi court and alleged that it was an attempt to “throttle the freedom of expression”. Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar filed the complaint against Tharoor’s alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and […]

Tharoor calls BJP ‘narrow-minded’

Thiruvananthapuram : Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday dubbed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as ‘narrow-minded’. Tharoor also accused the BJP of ‘dividing people on the lines of religion’. “There is a perception that the BJP, in any case, will turn the elections towards religious polarisation if not now than closer to the election dates,” Tharoor told ANI. The MP from Thiruvananthapuram said that the Congress party […]

Kolkata court summons Tharoor over ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark

Kolkata : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was on Saturday summoned by a Kolkata Court over his controversial ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark. Kolkata-based advocate Sumeet Chowdhury, in his petition, said that Tharoor’s comments had hurt religious sentiments of the countrymen, insulted the Constitutionand that they were intended to create great conflict and disharmony based on the religious divide. A case has been filed under Section 153A and 295A […]