Biography of the Author Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. Indian premier Modi insisted last week the decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy was necessary

    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.
  5. 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.
  7. Maulana Masood Azhar, head of Pakistan's militant Jaish-e-Mohammad party, attends a pro-Taliba

    Commentary: India's China problem in Pakistan

    India’s desire to isolate Pakistan internationally for its support of terrorism has foundered on China’s great wall of support for the government ...
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    Commentary: Here’s what India’s move to give farmers US$0.23 a day shows

    India’s budget mask the Modi government’s comprehensive failure to manage the Indian economy by appeasing those sections of society, from farmers ...
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    Commentary: At long last, the Indian National Congress' stunning comeback

    The elections’ outcome has dramatically upended Modi supporters’ complacent prediction that he will easily win the next general election in 2019, ...
  10. Delhi shut all primary schools on November 8 as pollution levels hit nearly 30 times the WHO's

    Commentary: India’s deadly air a national respiratory crisis

    The number of premature deaths due to air pollution is rising, says Shashi Tharoor.