Thiruvanthapuram, May 21 : Former union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has again courted controversy, this time by accusing the media of being “self-appointed liars and scum”. However, as his comments Wednesday kicked up a furore, he sought to clarify that he had attacked “only those who put exploitation of tragedy above justice”. “I’ll speak to the police, not to self-appointed liars and scum,” he remarked while responding to a mediaperson’s querry here.The lawmaker was asked why his aides were allegedly not speaking the truth in the case relating to the mysterious death of his wife Sunda Pushkar, in the wake of a Delhi court allowing the police Wednesday to conduct a lie-detector test on three “suspects” in the case. (IANS)
Tharoor attacks media, calls it 'self-appointed liars'