Sunanda was found dead on Saturday, Jan 17 in her room at the Leela Hotel in Delhi. While police investigations are underway, Tharoor's personal secretary told reporters that 'there is no foul play' and that Tharoor had found Sunanda dead in the hotel room.
Her death comes a day after her ugly spat with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar on social networking site Twitter. Pushkar had alleged that Tarar was stalking Tharoor and claimed that she was an 'ISI agent'.
Friends and families close to the couple described Sunanda as 'a lovely individual, who lived her life every day.' Close friends told TV channels that it was hard to come to terms that she was no more.
Pushkar was said to be sufferring from Lupus, according to CNN-IBN. Many friends of Pushkar said that she was on medication and not in the best of her health.