Tharoor upset with media, shocked at PM Modi’s tweet


New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has hit out at a section of the media for hounding him over the murder of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, saying some anchors were behaving like “prosecution, judge and jury”.

“I been advised not to take any legal action against the media by my lawyers,” Tharoor told CNN-IBN in an interview.

The Congress MP said he enjoys certain rights as a citizen of India and he does not need any special privileges.

“Some anchors are behaving like prosecution, judge and jury. We will take stock of the situation when the time comes. I am not seeking any rights than that I already have as citizen of India,” Tharoor told the news channel.

Commenting on the tweet by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi he admitted that he was “taken aback”.


PM Narendra Modi had congratulated him after he won the Lok Sabha elections, especially after a remark the prime minister had made about his wife Sunanda Pushkar.