n18
Menu
NEWS|Politics 
   |

This evening a curious set of tweets by the normally diplomatic Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor caught the attention of Twitterati and the minister later clarified that his Twitter account has been hacked.All the tweets were bizarrely enough directed at Pakistani Columnist Mehr Tarar, who was understandably surprised by the sudden attention from the ministerAfter a set of bizarre tweets, Tharoor tweeted: Sorry folks, my @Twitter account has been hacked & will be temporarily deactivated. Bear with me while we solve this.— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) January 15, 2014Here are the tweets that emerged from the minister's account that had many RT'ing it and gave him many more followers:@mehrtarar I love you, Shashi Tharoor. And I go while in love with you, irrevocably, irreversibly, hamesha. Bleeding, but always your Mehr,@mehrtarar sadly my wife @sptvrock who gave up everything for me found out about my affair with u MehrShashi. I'm not crying any more. I'm not falling to pieces. I'm more lucid than ever. How little I knew you became visible to me.@mehrtarar@mehartarar says if you don't end me the bbms by the time I wake up, I will get your message loud and louder. That is @sptvrock 's bbmsYou unfollowed me. You don't RT me and you don't answer me on twitter. I can live with your favourites. I have your personal validationhave your personal validation of my words, I don't need any public one. For that I will wait until we are together publically really mehrMeanwhile the Pakistani columnist was understanably perturbed over the tweets and replied:Okay. What's going on? Who's tweeting to me? I had an 'affair' with Shashi Tharoor and he's tweeting to me??? How does that work?— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) January 15, 2014I know Shashi T& respect him greatly. Hv tweeted/written abt it openly.Feel awful abt wht's being tweeted. Maybe @TwitterIndia shld check?— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) January 15, 2014Here's a screengrab of the tweets from the account:

Cauvery row: BJP to boycott all party meet called by Karnataka CM Siddaramaih

from firstpost

Cauvery row: BJP to boycott all party meet called by Karnataka CM Siddaramaih

Bengaluru: BJP has decided to boycott the all-party meeting called by Chief Minister Siddaramaih on Wednesday to discuss the future course of action following Supreme Court's order directing Karnataka...


Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu reallocates Cabinet portfolios

from firstpost

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu reallocates Cabinet portfolios

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has shuffled the portfolios of his ministers following the hop-skip-and-jump politics in the state last week.Khandu, who defected along with 42 l...

Mulayam Singh Yadav takes strategic risks with Amar Singh before UP polls, but will his party back him?

from firstpost

Mulayam Singh Yadav takes strategic risks with Amar Singh before UP polls, but will his party back him?

The "outsider" who was written off as the collateral damage in the Yadav clan clash has returned andemerged victorious.Delivering a stinging blow to his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief M...

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested in sexual harassment case

from firstpost

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested in sexual harassment case

New Delhi:Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amanatullah Khan was on Wednesday arrested after a sexual harassment complaint by his brother-in-law's wife, police said."We arrested Khan today (We...

DCW recruitment case: Kejriwal named in FIR, lashes out at PM Modi

from firstpost

DCW recruitment case: Kejriwal named in FIR, lashes out at PM Modi

New Delhi:On Wednesday Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged that ACB has registered an FIR against him at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the "administrative a...

Cabinet approves early Union Budget, merger of Rail Budget: Here's how it will impact

from firstpost

Cabinet approves early Union Budget, merger of Rail Budget: Here's how it will impact

The Union Cabinet has approved advancing the date for presenting the Union Budget by a month, paving way for one of the major overhaul of the budgeting exercise in the last several years, according to...

Navjot Singh Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab will not be a political front, will be open for alliance

from firstpost

Navjot Singh Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab will not be a political front, will be open for alliance

The fogaround Navjot Singh Sidhu's political future doesn't appears to be clearing any time soon as the former cricketer and Punjab politician seems to be sending mixed signals. Sidhu, who had recentl...