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Mizoram first NE state where Congress will win after 2014: Shashi Tharoor

Aizawl, November 4: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday exuded confidence that his party will form the next government in Mizoram. Addressing a press conference in Aizawl, the Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala asserted that Mizoram will be the first state in the Northeast where the Congress will return to power after 2014 when the BJP formed the government at the Centre. Mizoram was the last Congress-ruled state in the Northeast before the party lost power to the Mizo National Front (MNF) in the 2018 assembly polls....

Tharoor slams BJP over Manipur situation, calls for imposition of President’s rule

New Delhi, May 7: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the voters of Manipur are feeling "grossly betrayed" just a year after putting the BJP in power and called for the imposition of President's rule in the state that has witnessed violent clashes. Violent clashes had broken out in Manipur last week between tribals and members of the majority Meitei community, which has so far displaced thousands of people and killed at least 54. In a tweet, Tharoor said, "As the Manipur violence persists, all right-thinking Indians must...

Shashi Tharoor condoles Musharraf’s demise, calls him ‘foe-turned-real force for peace’; BJP slams Cong

New Delhi, February 5: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday condoled the passing away of Pakistan’s former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, saying that ”once an implacable foe of India, he became a real force for peace” between 2002 and 2007. Tharoor’s social media post condoling Musharraf’s demise evoked a sharp response from the BJP which accused the Congress of ”Pakistan parasti (worshipping)”. Musharraf passed away on Sunday in a Dubai hospital, according to media reports. “Pervez Musharraf, Former Pakistani President, Dies of Rare Disease’: once an implacable foe...
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