Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor
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Shashi Tharoor: Minister's wife Sunanda Pushkar 'found dead'

The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor has been found dead, following reports that he was having an affair, Indian media have said.

Sunanda Pushkar's body was reportedly discovered at a hotel in Delhi.

It comes one day after the couple were embroiled in controversy over a series of Twitter messages that appeared to reveal his alleged infidelity.

The couple insisted they were happily married, blaming "unauthorised tweets" for the alleged scandal.

The BBC's Shilpa Kannan reports from outside the Delhi hotel where Sunanda Pushkar's body was discovered.

  • 17 Jan 2014