Biography of the Author Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Virus Outbreak India

    Commentary: How did India go from exporting vaccines to reeling from COVID-19?

    With more than 300,000 new cases a day and the death toll evidently much higher than reported, India is no one’s idea of a global leader, says ...
  2. India's prime minister Narendra Modi taking a home-grown COVID-19 vaccine on Mar 1, 2021

    Commentary: What’s behind India’s generous vaccine diplomacy?

    At a time when most richer countries are criticised for hoarding vaccine doses, India stands out for having sent 33 million to poorer countries, ...
  3. Election 2020 Harris

    Commentary: The incredible rise of the Indian-American voter

    Indian-American voters may seen like they will shift support to Donald Trump but Joe Biden’s campaign has been actively engaging this segment, ...
  4. United Nations Equality for Women

    Commentary: Is COVID-19 the final straw for the United Nations?

    If the United Nations can’t rally again, its 75th anniversary may be remembered as the moment when a lethal virus destroyed the idea of our common ...
  5. 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.
  6. 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, ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
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    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.
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    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 ...