Delhi court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over ‘scorpion’ remarks

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A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged ‘scorpion’ remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application. The court was… Read more »

Delhi court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

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New Delhi : A Delhi court Wednesday allowed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, accused in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death, to travel abroad. Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj granted permission to Tharoor to go to the United Kingdom and France from June 2 to July 1. In his application, Tharoor claimed he has… Read more »

Defamation complaint filed against Shashi Tharoor in Delhi court

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New Delhi: A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court here for his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his complaint, Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar said his religious sentiments were hurt. “I am a devotee of Lord Shiva… However, the accused (Tharoor) completely disregarded the… Read more »

Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad in Sunanda Pushkar case

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New Delhi: A Delhi court today grands permission to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death in a luxury hotel, to travel abroad. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal allowed Tharoor’s application seeking permission for eight visits to five countries, including the US, Canada and Germany, till December…. Read more »

Sunanda Pushkar death case transferred to designated court

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A Delhi court today transferred the Sunanda Pushkar death case, in which her husband and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been chargesheeted for abetting her suicide, to a special court designated to try lawmakers. Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh transferred the case to Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, who will take up the matter on… Read more »

Can air news on Pushkar but respect Tharoor’s silence: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today refused to restrain journalist Arnab Goswami and his Republic TV from airing news or debates relating to the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar but said it has to be “tempered and balanced”. The high court also held that Tharoor has a “right to silence” under… Read more »

Delhi HC asks Arnab, Republic TV to respect Tharoor’s silence

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The Delhi High Court today refused to restrain journalist Arnab Goswami and his Republic TV from airing news or debate on Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case but asked them to respect the Congress MP’s “right to silence”. Justice Manmohan said the right to air the story cannot be taken away but a balance… Read more »

Tharoor urges HC to stop Goswami from misreporting on Pushkar

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today urged the Delhi High Court to stop journalist Arnab Goswami and his news channel Republic TV from “misreporting” his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death, saying his “right to be left alone” and “right to silence” must be respected. The submission was made before Justice Manmohan, who reserved the verdict on Tharoor’s… Read more »

No ‘name calling’ in Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today asked a TV channel and the kin of Sunanda Pushkar not to indulge in “name calling” in connection with her death case but said there could be a possibility of some posturing from both sides. The court was hearing Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s plea seeking to restrain journalist Arnab Goswami… Read more »