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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.


Shashi Tharoor on the rise of electoral autocracies

Some strongmen have fallen, but there are still enough around the world

By Shashi Tharoor November 13, 2022

"Congress must truly become the party of young India": Shashi Tharoor

It should appeal to the large untapped political potential of unemployed youth

By Shashi Tharoor October 16, 2022

Latin Catholics not anti-development; they fear for fishing community's existence: Tharoor

Six decades ago, they gave up a church to establish Thumba rocket launching station

By Shashi Tharoor September 18, 2022

Britain not ready for brown PM, says Shashi Tharoor

No one should underestimate the lingering racism of the general British public

By Shashi Tharoor August 21, 2022

Shashi Tharoor on why India will never have its own BoJo moment

In India, no party has mechanism to recall a leader like Tories did with Johnson

By Shashi Tharoor July 24, 2022

The lessons we can learn from history

It is not history that has led to atrocities

By Shashi Tharoor June 26, 2022

‘This time, Muslims of India will resist’: Shashi Tharoor on Varanasi

Marginalisation of Muslims from the national narrative continues

By Shashi Tharoor May 29, 2022

Our globalised world is less able to cope with war: Shashi Tharoor

The Ukraine war has already affected us in India, and most of the rest of the world

By Shashi Tharoor May 01, 2022

How about virtual museums, asks Shashi Tharoor

Art history comes alive with integration of digital technology

By Shashi Tharoor April 03, 2022

Shashi Tharoor on the rise of mandatory hyper-nationalism

India became illiberal; in the name of authenticity, we risk losing decency

By Shashi Tharoor March 06, 2022

We are seeing dramatic technological progress in five areas: Shashi Tharoor

It may be a cliche, but the speed of change has accelerated remarkably in the

By Shashi Tharoor February 06, 2022

High time for a global pandemic treaty, writes Shashi Tharoor

The global spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has everyone reacting

By Shashi Tharoor January 09, 2022

Assault on our institutions will weaken the very pillars of democracy: Shashi Tharoor

As Constitution Day on November 26 was marked by a boycott of Parliament by

By Shashi Tharoor December 12, 2021

Why a new Parliament, when Modi does not respect the house, asks Shashi Tharoor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched a full-frontal assault on critics of

By Shashi Tharoor November 14, 2021

Pluralism is in very nature of India; BJP is challenging it: Shashi Tharoor

The mounting unpleasantness of communal bigotry in our country prompts me to look

By Shashi Tharoor October 17, 2021
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