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Non-NET fellowship: Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor raises issue in parliament; demand hike in fellowship

The non-NET researchers in India get a stipend of Rs 8,000 a month, with a contingency of Rs 10,000 an annum for science subjects and Rs 8,000 for humanities and social sciences

Published on 8th December 2023

MP Shashi Tharoor introduces bill to protect medical personnel, dedicates it to Dr Vandana Das

"If passed, my Bill should be known as the Vandana Das Act, in honour of the brave young medical martyr," the MP's tweet read

Published on 5th August 2023

Research scholars' fellowship hike demands find voice in Shashi Tharoor's tweet

Recently, several protests were staged by research scholars from all over India over their demands

Published on 31st May 2023

Unemployment rate among Kerala youth huge despite education: Shashi Tharoor

The MP said that many youngsters are going outside the state for job opportunities and that should be seen as a loss for Kerala

Published on 2nd January 2023

SAU expels two more students amid protest. Students call admin 'insensitive'; Shashi Tharoor responds

A student who was earlier rusticated by the varsity for participating in the ongoing hunger strike has been admitted to a hospital since November 22 following a seizure and a heart attack

Published on 30th November 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Elections for Congress' next President coming up. Who will replace Sonia Gandhi?

Rahul Gandhi is looking for a non-Gandhi President for the party while interim President Sonia Gandhi shows an inclination toward Ashok Gehlot

Published on 1st September 2022

#ThinkEdu2022: Hinduism was not merely about tolerance but of acceptance: Shashi Tharoor

Dr Tharoor said that there was something wrong with the system that does not allow qualified students to pursue medical education in India

Published on 8th March 2022

Child pornography cases reported in India increase by more than 600 per cent in 2020: What does this mean?

Now, this data also shows a sharp increase in the number of child pornography cases from 2019, where only 103 cases were registered. In 2018, at the same time, the numbers were only 44

Published on 15th December 2021
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Shashi Tharoor marks Vidyarambham; initiates toddlers into the world of education

The 65-year-old has always marked the occasion in the right spirit and he shared glimpses of it on social media this time

Published on 15th October 2021
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NEET PG conducted for 1.6 lakh students today. Students complain to Shashi Tharoor about inconvenience

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor claimed that over 100 students had written to him complaining about inconvenience due to change in exam centre, and delay in issuing admit cards

Published on 11th September 2021

Overflowing vanity and misplaced sense of entitlement of a failed Yuvraj: How Dharmendra Pradhan schooled RaGa for #PostponeNEET tweet

Pradhan took to social media to criticise Gandhi's comment on NEET. "Rahul Gandhi perceives himself to be an expert on everything without having an iota of knowledge," he said

Published on 9th September 2021

What The FAQ: What was the Sunanda Pushkar-Shashi Tharoor mysterious case all about?

From why a suicide turned into a murder and how Tharoor got involved, we put together the case all under one roof

Published on 18th August 2021

Twitter officials depose before parliamentary panel over prevention of misuse of the platform

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology, chaired by Tharoor, had last week summoned Twitter over issues related to misuse of the platform and protection of citizens' rights

Published on 18th June 2021
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Why University students in Kerala are making memes praising Shashi Tharoor now?

The university examinations in Kerala are postponed until further orders considering a surge in fresh COVID cases in the state

Published on 19th April 2021

What the FAQ: What is sedition now that Shashi Tharoor been booked for it 

Here, we try to make sense of the sedition law, what it lays down and why people in the past and recently have been charged with sedition

Published on 29th January 2021

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