Guest Column

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

An author, politician, and former diplomat, Shashi Tharoor is a Lok Sabha MP. Former Minister of State for Human Resource Development in the Government of India, Tharoor has also served as the United Nations Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information.


I played twice against Hollywood Cricket Club

Cricket undoubtedly has a future in the US

By Shashi Tharoor June 30, 2024

Some political vocabulary with Shashi Tharoor

Word to describe misrule of the last 10 years? Kakistocracy!

By Shashi Tharoor June 02, 2024

Let us not surrender the 'idea of India'

The Preamble is the most eloquent enumeration of the 'idea of India'

By Shashi Tharoor May 05, 2024

Hard work a way of life for Indians

As world becomes interconnected, Indian ethos of hard work beacon of inspiration

By Shashi Tharoor April 07, 2024

Why I have profound respect for French democracy

Art of deliberation and discussion is on daily display in France

By Shashi Tharoor March 10, 2024

Newspeak seems to be back in today’s world

In geopolitical conflicts, are countries misusing language?

By Shashi Tharoor February 11, 2024

Death or debt is the question

People are poor because they have ill-health

By Shashi Tharoor January 14, 2024

Don’t snub the dollar

De-dollarisation is no panacea. As long as no US sanctions

By Shashi Tharoor December 17, 2023

I plead that you read

Those who read very little are the ones vulnerable to manipulation

By Shashi Tharoor November 19, 2023

Can an Indian succeed Pope Francis?

Baselios Cleemis, major archbishop-catholicos of Trivandrum, could be a candidate

By Shashi Tharoor October 22, 2023

Why China is in distress

Xi Jinping has plenty to do at home

By Shashi Tharoor September 24, 2023

Chandrayaan-3: New horizons beckon beyond the stars

A bright future awaits. India's space programme is set to skyrocket

By Shashi Tharoor August 27, 2023

Four observations I made at a convocation in Kerala

Hunger for education is widespread

By Shashi Tharoor July 30, 2023

How technology enabled and destroyed a sunrise industry

Medical transcription saw significant growth in India at the cusp of the millenium

By Shashi Tharoor July 02, 2023

Biden vs Trump again?

Biden and Trump have been pro-Indian in orientation, and hostile to China

By Shashi Tharoor June 04, 2023
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