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.


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

China complicates Indo-Russia bonds

There is increasing talk that the yuan will be Russia’s main trade currency

By Shashi Tharoor May 07, 2023

How Centre is using money as a weapon

India is now led by a government that is inclined towards coercion and control

By Shashi Tharoor April 09, 2023

Debunking Deepak Bagla’s hype

Beyond claims of high FDI, why are our own businessmen afraid to invest in India?

By Shashi Tharoor March 12, 2023

Pride, not prejudice, is the way forward

For India story to continue to glow, BJP must abandon politics of minority-bashing

By Shashi Tharoor February 12, 2023

What makes Indians succeed in the west

Shashi Tharoor looks at the rise of the Indian diaspora

By Shashi Tharoor January 15, 2023
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