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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.


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

Education policy-makers should not forget digital divide: Shashi Tharoor

Some readers may recall a story from last year’s lockdown that is seared into my

By Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2021

Everyone must follow international rules, even the US, says Shashi Tharoor

On June 24, the United Nations General Assembly voted for the 29th time in a row to

By Shashi Tharoor August 22, 2021

Free our universities: Shashi Tharoor

Universities are meant to be hotbeds of argument, debate and dissent

By Shashi Tharoor July 25, 2021

Indo-Pacific will remain hub for maritime, economic cooperation: Shashi Tharoor

It is fascinating for old hands of global diplomacy when new terms of art emerge and

By Shashi Tharoor June 27, 2021

Moditva doctrine is all about autocratic concentration of power: Shashi Tharoor

Is democracy under threat in India? Indeed, has India already ceased to be

By Shashi Tharoor May 30, 2021

Shashi Tharoor on the need to avoid a Cold War between US and China

Even as the world continues to grapple with the ravages of the Covid pandemic,

By Shashi Tharoor May 02, 2021

Kerala should end over-dependence on remittances: Shashi Tharoor

As I write these words, my state is riven in a bitter election campaign, with harsh

By Shashi Tharoor April 04, 2021
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