Sunanda Pushkar, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife was found dead in mysterious circumstances at hotel The Leela in New Delhi. A drug overdose is rumoured to be cause of her death, though the post-mortem report is yet to be made public. Later, she was cremated even as doctors called her death unnatural and sudden.
The doctors add that it is an unnatural, sudden death and that there were some injuries on the body. The area SDM is probing the incident under IPC Section 176 as her marriage with Shashi Tharoor was less than seven years old.
According to those in the know, Sunanda had been suffering from emotional turmoil as well as physical ailments like Lupus and stomach TB. The recent online war with Mehr Tarar, a Pakistani woman, had exposed the chinks in her 3-year old marriage, which was the third for both Shashi and Sunanda. Her tragic death has sent shockwaves through the capital.