File Photos: Union HRD Minister Shashi Tharoor's Wife Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor Found Dead : News Photo

File Photos: Union HRD Minister Shashi Tharoor's Wife Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor Found Dead

NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 7: (File photo) Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor and Shashi Tharoor, External Affairs Minister, during a friendly cricket match between FICCI and Ministry of External Affair (MEA) at Modern School Barakhamba on March 7, 2010 in New Delhi, India. Sunanda Pushkar, the 52-year-old industrialist wife of Union HRD minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead on Friday at a seven-star hotel where the couple had checked in together a day earlier, the police said. News of her death emerged late in the evening, coming within two days of her Twitter spat with a Pakistani journalist, Mehr Tarar, over an alleged affair with the minister. Pushkar, who has business interests in Dubai and was the Congress minister’s third wife, was found dead in the bedroom of The Leela Palace suite number 345 around 8.15pm. Mehr Tarar, a columnist with Pakistan’s Daily Times, reacted to the news of Pushkar’s death in two consecutive tweets: What the hell. Sunanda. Oh my God and I just woke up and read this. Im absolutely shocked. This is too awful for words. So tragic I dont know what to say. Rest in peace, Sunanda. (Photo by Ronjoy Gogoi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 7: (File photo) Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor and Shashi Tharoor, External Affairs Minister, during a friendly cricket match between FICCI and Ministry of External Affair (MEA) at Modern School Barakhamba on March 7, 2010 in New Delhi, India. Sunanda Pushkar, the 52-year-old industrialist wife of Union HRD minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead on Friday at a seven-star hotel where the couple had checked in together a day earlier, the police said. News of her death emerged late in the evening, coming within two days of her Twitter spat with a Pakistani journalist, Mehr Tarar, over an alleged affair with the minister. Pushkar, who has business interests in Dubai and was the Congress minister’s third wife, was found dead in the bedroom of The Leela Palace suite number 345 around 8.15pm. Mehr Tarar, a columnist with Pakistan’s Daily Times, reacted to the news of Pushkar’s death in two consecutive tweets: What the hell. Sunanda. Oh my God and I just woke up and read this. Im absolutely shocked. This is too awful for words. So tragic I dont know what to say. Rest in peace, Sunanda. (Photo by Ronjoy Gogoi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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File photo Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor and Shashi Tharoor External... News Photo 463457839Cricket,Delhi,Emergencies and Disasters,Friendly,Horizontal,India,New Delhi,Politics,Shashi TharoorPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesNEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 7: (File photo) Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor and Shashi Tharoor, External Affairs Minister, during a friendly cricket match between FICCI and Ministry of External Affair (MEA) at Modern School Barakhamba on March 7, 2010 in New Delhi, India. Sunanda Pushkar, the 52-year-old industrialist wife of Union HRD minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead on Friday at a seven-star hotel where the couple had checked in together a day earlier, the police said. News of her death emerged late in the evening, coming within two days of her Twitter spat with a Pakistani journalist, Mehr Tarar, over an alleged affair with the minister. Pushkar, who has business interests in Dubai and was the Congress minister’s third wife, was found dead in the bedroom of The Leela Palace suite number 345 around 8.15pm. Mehr Tarar, a columnist with Pakistan’s Daily Times, reacted to the news of Pushkar’s death in two consecutive tweets: What the hell. Sunanda. Oh my God and I just woke up and read this. Im absolutely shocked. This is too awful for words. So tragic I dont know what to say. Rest in peace, Sunanda. (Photo by Ronjoy Gogoi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)