• Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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Tharoor denies suicide charges

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIAN POLICE ACCUSE CONGRESS LEADER OF ABETMENT IN HIS WIFE’S 2014 DEATH A prominent leader of India’s opposition Con­gress party, Shashi Tharoor, on Monday (14) re­jected police charges against him for abetment in the suicide of his wife in a case that has led to po­litical mudslinging. Tharoor’s wife, Sunanda Pushkar, was found dead in a Delhi hotel in January 2014, prompting an investigation by city police. Her death came days after she was involved in a row with a Pakistani woman journalist over Twitter. On Monday, Delhi police said Pushkar’s death was a case of suicide and brought charges against…

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