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HindustanTimes Wed,24 Sep 2014

Shashi Tharoor's Twitter account hacked, wacky tweets sent to Pakistan journalist

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, January 15, 2014
First Published: 18:35 IST(15/1/2014) | Last Updated: 18:52 IST(15/1/2014)

A string of bizarre tweets were sent out from minister of state for human resource development Shashi Tharoor’s Twitter handle on Wednesday evening, creating an instant buzz on social media websites.


The hacked tweets, with wacky mention of a romantic connect between Pakistan columnist Mehr Tarar and Tharoor, were followed by a tweet from the minister’s wife Sunanda Pushkar’s account, which also seemed to have been hacked.


A surprised Tarar also tweeted as she sought to clarify the incident from her standpoint. The minister later told his followers that his microblogging account had been


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