An official spokesperson of Rashtrapati Bhavan said the President called Tharoor and conveyed his condolences.

"I am deeply saddened at your loss. May God give you strength in this hour of grief", Manmohan Singh told Tharoor.

Sunanda Pushkar, who was upset over an alleged extra-marital affair between her minister husband Shashi Tharoor and a Pakistani journalist, was found dead in a five-star hotel room which police suspect may be a case of suicide.

The body of 52-year-old Pushkar, a woman entrepreneur who married Tharoor in August 2010, was found in mysterious circumstances in luxury Leela Palace hotel in South Delhi.


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