Indian politician's wife found dead in hotel room

  • A bizarre political scandal in India took a tragic turn when government minister Shashi Tharoor's wife, Sunanda Pushkar was found dead after being involved in a fight on Twitter. 

    The 52-year-old Pushkar had earlier accused a journalist of stalking and said she was after her husband. Sunanda Pushkar also used Tharoor's Twitter account to post messages sent to him by the journalist Mehr Tarar. 

    "I have nothing to say to a woman clearly out of her mind," Tarar said in her response. She mentioned that she was shocked at hearing about Pushkar's death. "So tragic I don't know what to say. Rest in peace," she tweeted.

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