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Indian minister testifies in probe into wife's death

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian government minister Shashi Tharoor appeared on Sunday before a magistrate probing the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery. In a case that has become an election-year political embarrassment for the ruling Congress party, Tharoor's wife was found dead in a luxury hotel room in New Delhi after sending tweets that suggested her husband was having an affair with a Pakistan-based journalist.

'Shocked' Indian minister urges swift inquiry into wife's death

Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, whose wife was found dead in a luxury hotel room, called Sunday for a swift inquiry so the truth "can come out as soon as possible", an official said. Tharoor wrote to the home minister on Sunday saying "he was horrified to read the reckless speculation" about his wife's death, which came after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter.

Indian minister's wife died 'unnatural' death, autopsy shows

The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of being unfaithful, suffered an "unnatural, sudden death", a doctor who performed an autopsy on her body said Saturday. "More tests" are needed to determine the cause of Sunanda Pushkar's death, and the final results will not be known for several days, Sudhir Gupta, one of three doctors who performed the autopsy, told reporters.

Indian minister's wife died 'unnatural' death, autopsy shows

The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of being unfaithful, suffered an "unnatural, sudden death," a doctor who performed an autopsy on her body said Saturday. "More tests" are needed to determine the cause of Sunanda Pushkar's death and the final results will not be known for two to three days, Sudhir Gupta, one of three doctors who performed the autopsy, told reporters.

Death of Indian minister's wife 'unnatural' say doctors

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Th death of an Indian government minister's wife was described as "sudden" and "unnatural" following an autopsy on Saturday, a day after she was found dead in a New Delhi hotel room having earlier accused her husband of adultery. Police have launched an inquest into the death of junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor's wife.

Body of Indian minister's wife taken to hospital for autopsy

The body of the wife of an Indian minister, found dead in a luxury hotel days after accusing her husband on Twitter of being unfaithful, was moved to a hospital Saturday for an autopsy. The body was discovered by human resources minister Shashi Tharoor after he returned from a Congress party meeting late Friday, his private secretary Abhinav Kumar said. The death of Sunanda Pushkar, 52, came as a tragic twist in a tale of apparent marital strife that embroiled a Pakistani journalist and played out on Twitter in the full public glare.

Autopsy for Indian minister's wife who died after Twitter row

The body of the wife of an Indian minister, found dead in a luxury hotel days after accusing her husband on Twitter of being unfaithful, was moved to a hospital Saturday for an autopsy. The body was discovered by human resources minister Shashi Tharoor after he returned from a Congress party meeting late Friday, his private secretary Abhinav Kumar said. The death of Sunanda Pushkar, 52, described by friends as the "life of any party", sent shockwaves through New Delhi's social set and came as a tragic twist in a tale of apparent marital strife.

Wife of Indian minister found dead after Twitter adultery row

The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room in New Delhi after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter. The body was discovered by human resources minister Shashi Tharoor after he returned from a party meeting on Thursday, his private secretary Abhinav Kumar said. "She seemed to be sleeping in a normal way but later it was found she was dead," Kumar told reporters, referring to Sunanda Pushkar, a 52-year-old entrepreneur formerly based in Dubai.

Wife of Indian minister found dead after Twitter adultery row

The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room in New Delhi after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter. The body was discovered by human resources minister Shashi Tharoor after he returned from a party meeting on Thursday, his private secretary Abhinav Kumar said. "She seemed to be sleeping in a normal way but later it was found she was dead," Kumar told reporters, referring to Sunanda Pushkar, a 52-year-old entrepreneur formerly based in Dubai.

Angry wife outs Indian minister's 'affair' on Twitter

The furious wife of the Indian government's top-tweeting minister admitted Thursday she had hacked his account to send out messages exposing an alleged affair he was having with a Pakistani journalist. The scandal was splashed on the front pages of several newspapers after a curious series of messages appeared on the Twitter account of the suave thrice-married human resources minister Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday evening.
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