Biography of the Author Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

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

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  1. FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the parliament house to attend the

    Commentary: India cosying up to Pakistan is latest move in a regional chess game with China

    With pressures mounting on the northern frontier, India knows it cannot afford escalating tensions to its west, says Shashi Tharoor.
  2. The US formally begins withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan on Saturday

    Commentary: US withdrawal from Afghanistan is hollow victory for Pakistan

    The groups Pakistan has nurtured in supporting the Taliban could strike at its own breast, says Shashi Tharoor.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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, ...
  5. 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, ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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, ...
  9. 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.
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    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.