Biography of the Author Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

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  1. India's PM Modi speaks to media in New Delhi

    Commentary: India shows how not to hold a parliament session

    The country's highest legislative body may be reduced to a noticeboard for government decisions, says Shashi Tharoor.
  2. A Hindu man takes a selfie during a live screening of the stone laying ceremony of the Ram Temple b

    Commentary: Has India lost its way?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has already, in effect, inaugurated a 'second republic' by upending the key assumptions of the first, ...
  3. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Himalayan region of Ladakh

    Commentary: Will India have to kowtow to China?

    India once shunned US-led efforts to contain China, but this has played into Beijing’s hands, says Shashi Tharoor.
  4. A Chinese official adjusts a Chinese flag before the start of a meeting between Foreign Minister Wa

    Commentary: Is this the end of China’s peaceful rise?

    China’s latest military stand-off with India suggests that it wants to demonstrate its power to the world, says Shashi Tharoor.
  5. Outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kolkata

    Commentary: India’s handling of COVID-19 a man-made tragedy

    In an attempt to address the pandemic, the government has created a humanitarian crisis, says Shashi Tharoor.
  6. Protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur

    Commentary: India’s citizenship law a second partition spurring a political crisis

    The new citizenship Bill is an affront to the fundamental tenets of equality and religious non-discrimination enshrined in its constitution, says ...
  7. India is ranked as the world's sixth-biggest economy just behind Britain and ahead of France

    Commentary: Nothing could slow the great India growth train. Until now

    Indian economic growth is expected to slow to 5 per cent this year, with bad news in most sectors, says the National Indian Congress' Shashi Tharoor.
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    Commentary: The shock and awe of India's move on Kashmir

    Last week, India PM Narendra Modi shocked India with the announcement that Kashmir's special status will be abolished, says Shashi Tharoor.
  9. Exposing fake news before it spreads is a herculean task in India, where an estimated quarter of a

    Commentary: Social media an indispensable tool in India's elections. That's where the trouble starts

    Political parties have been turning to social media extensively this year, says Shashi Tharoor.
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    Commentary: India gearing up for the biggest election, when 900 million go to the polls

    Still, voter participation remains a key concern when only 66.4 per cent of the electorate voted in the last election, says Shashi Tharoor.