Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor )

Shashi Tharoor

Bio MP for Thiruvananthapuram. Author of 20 books. Former Minister of State,Govt.of India. Former UnderSecretaryGeneral,UnitedNations. RTs do not imply endorsement
Location New Delhi & Thiruvananthapuram
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Account created 16-03-2009 15:12:51
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iPhone : I passionately believe that our country needs a genuinely liberal party headed by centrist professionals committed to inclusive politics and respectful of India’s pluralism. All who believe in the founding values of the Republic must work to strengthen Congress not undermine it

Twitter Web App : An amusing candid paean to the newspaper, that endangered item in our locked-down lives: adipocha.blogspot.com/2020/07/the-ne…

Twitter Web App : Lovely piece by William Dalrymple about how India has opened his mind. Can't wait to read his next book, which sounds absolutely fascinating! [Ignore the cliched photo that NatGeoPics chose to illustrate the piece, though]
nationalgeographic.co.uk/travel/2020/07…

Twitter Web App : Dr.Shashi Tharoor’s near superhuman amount of work and countless tasks during the lockdown times well documented in Mathrubhumi ! Must read for all my Malayali friends.

iPhone : People at Poonthura in Keralas Thiruvananthapuram welcome health workers with flower showers and bouquets. Apologise, say what happened with a health team there earlier, is not acceptable and that it wont happen again. Shailaja Teacher Shashi Tharoor NCW NDTV

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iPhone : This is a video of the warm reception given by the people of Poonthura to Health Workers today. They also apologized for the unfortunate incident that had occurred earlier. Let’s all move on. facebook.com/27828828894601…

iPhone : Belated birthday wishes to my boyhood hero! No one not following cricket in 1970-71 can possibly understand how much he meant to us. SunilGavaskar widened the horizons of the possible for Indian cricket. He showed us that we could stand up to the mighty on their own turf—&win.

Twitter Web App : Excellent piece by Aditya Sharma on the plight of foreign students (including many Indians) attending American colleges, who are badly affected by the US administration’s decision to change visa rules in light of some colleges’ decisions to go online for the fall semester. twitter.com/AdityaNSharma/…

Twitter Web App : തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തെ പാർലമെന്റിൽ ഏറ്റവുമധികകാലം പ്രതിനിധീകരിക്കാനായ വേളയിൽ എന്റെ അതിവിശിഷ്ടനായ മുൻഗാമിയും മൂന്ന് തവണ തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തിന്റെ #MPThiruvananthapuram ആയിരുന്ന എ.ചാൾസിനെ ഞാൻ കൃതജ്ഞതാപൂർവ്വം സ്മരിക്കുന്നു. Shashi Tharoor

Twitter Web App : Amid a post #Covid19 realignment of supply chains, can India devise a new digital version of the #Atmanirbharta mantra compatible with the latest version of globalisation?
Samir Saran & Akhil Deo think so: orfonline.org/research/by-gl…

Twitter Web App : Congratulations to the government& people of Singapore on the successful conduct of the country’s 13th general election. Best wishes to leehsienloong as he begins his 5th term as Prime Minister. Singapore remains our close & reliable friend in the region. Vivian Balakrishnan

Twitter Web App : Troop disengagement agreed at Hot Springs and Pangong Tso, but on terms that allow Chinese to remain on Indian soil.

After 1 km conceded to China in Galwan; now 1-3 km in Hot Spring, and 8-10 km in Pangong Tso. God only knows how much will go in Depsang!

ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2020/07/troops…

Twitter Web App : The Chinese have sussed Modi out. They think 1 Modi is only about optics & headline management. 2 Modi is trapped in his “56 inch” image & won’t act even if India’s security is in peril twitter.com/sonaliranade/s…

Twitter Web App : My column for Project Syndicate on India's strategic options: kowtow to China or align itself with a broader international coalition aiming to curb its neighbour's geopolitical assertiveness. project-syndicate.org/commentary/chi…

Twitter Web App : Now that's called effective opposition! Congratulations to @NSUI Ruchi Gupta @incIndia on raising the students' voice so courageously! #SpeakUpForStudents twitter.com/guptar/status/…