Why Shashi Tharoor is getting "condolences calls" today

In a major goof-up, news channel Times Now  mistakenly declared Congress leader Shashi Tharoor dead. In a tweet which was a tribute to veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor who died on Monday, the channel wrote ‘Shashi Tharoor’ instead of Kapoor.

Here’s the screenshot of the tweet which was later removed:

Screenshot of the Times Now tweet which was later removed

But people were quick to spot the blunder:

 

 

 

 

Even Shashi Tharoor himself took notice of it:

And so did former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah:

Times Now apologised for the ‘typographical error’:

 

However, Tweeps were in no mood to let it go and Times Now ended up enduring a whole lot of sarcasm.

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