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In India, a high society tragedy amid decline of elite

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – When Shashi Tharoor’s wife was found dead in a swanky Delhi hotel last week after their marital strife had been splashed on Twitter, the colorful career of a jet-setting minister looked in doubt and another symbol of India’s elite lost its sheen.

A magistrate who conducted an inquest has ordered police to investigate the death of Tharoor’s wife, Sunanda Pushkar. She died on Friday just days after she accessed his Twitter account to accuse him of adultery with a Pakistani journalist and getting into a public spat with the woman.

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