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Shashi Tharoor

Articles by Shashi Tharoor

The Complete Covid Chargesheet

The Complete Covid Chargesheet

May 13, 2021 Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor reads it out, point by point. The long list of missteps, gross errors of judgement, and active...

The Assertion Of Hindi

The Assertion Of Hindi

Oct 28, 2020 Shashi Tharoor

The threat of Hindi imposition, the failed three-language formula, a perceived, deeper design and a likely...

Empirically Imperial

Empirically Imperial

Oct 16, 2019 Shashi Tharoor

Dalrymple marshals facts masterfully to detail how the British—scheming, suborning, menacing—swooped down...

Arun Jaitley: Everyone’s Favourite BJP Man

Arun Jaitley: Everyone’s Favourite BJP Man

Aug 29, 2019 Shashi Tharoor ON Arun Jaitley

A fine public servant, a minister of rare distinction, a Delhi insider

Shashi Tharoor Pens Tribute, Says Arun Jaitley Was Every Non-BJP Person’s Favourite BJP Person

Shashi Tharoor Pens Tribute, Says Arun Jaitley Was Every Non-BJP Person’s Favourite BJP Person

Aug 25, 2019 Shashi Tharoor

With Arun Jaitley's passing, the nation has lost a fine public servant, a minister of rare distinction and a...

Sonia Gandhi: Legend Of The Renunciate | By Shashi Tharoor

Sonia Gandhi: Legend Of The Renunciate | By Shashi Tharoor

Aug 08, 2018 Shashi Tharoor

Sonia Gandhi’s story is extraordinary on every level. Fairytales do no justice, writes Congress MP Shashi...

Chronicles Of The Colonial Loot

Chronicles Of The Colonial Loot

Oct 20, 2016 Shashi Tharoor

Railways only served the ends of imperial loot and barefaced racism

The Twitter  Revolution

The Twitter Revolution

Oct 07, 2016 Shashi Tharoor

The world of 140 characters has captured the imagination of millions, including politicians, in India

We Asked Them For Stories

We Asked Them For Stories

Nov 02, 2015 Shashi Tharoor

You will, woncha? By mid-October? While the goddess is straw still?.... Oh, but to count the bellows of the...

Pure Silence, Like A Solitary Petal

Pure Silence, Like A Solitary Petal

Jun 08, 2015 Shashi Tharoor

Sudeep Sen traverses in this new compendium a range of poetic influences, cultures and concerns, yet retains...

Trying To Discover India

Trying To Discover India

Dec 08, 2014 Shashi Tharoor

Setting sail with Christophorus Columbus, on his grand quest for magnificent El Indio, is a Malayali

Our Key Collaborations

Our Key Collaborations

Oct 07, 2013 Shashi Tharoor

Some connections are much closer than others. This is one such.

The Arriving Millions

The Arriving Millions

May 06, 2013 Shashi Tharoor

Multitudes have to be connected to modernity for our great leap forward

‘I Got My Prof To Offer US History’

‘I Got My Prof To Offer US History’

Nov 05, 2012 Shashi Tharoor

Tulsi Heals Everything

Tulsi Heals Everything

Jul 23, 2012 Shashi Tharoor

In this extract from his book, Shashi Tharoor talks of India’s need to leverage its soft power in pursuit...

A Mushroom-Shaped Doubt

A Mushroom-Shaped Doubt

Jul 02, 2012 Shashi Tharoor

India’s nuclear management is hopelessly addle-brained. Koithara shows up the cracks and ways to repair...

Behold A Phenomenon: Loving, Living, Scheming In Young India

Behold A Phenomenon: Loving, Living, Scheming In Young India

Nov 21, 2011 Shashi Tharoor

A tale of innocence, greed, guile and idealism told in awkward English rings vividly true. Bhagat’s novel...

Welcome To Garden East, A Theatre Of Absurdities

Welcome To Garden East, A Theatre Of Absurdities

Sep 19, 2011 Shashi Tharoor

A satire on the iniquities and inequalities of Pakistan empathises with its characters, but weakens at the end

View From The Eastern Slope

View From The Eastern Slope

Jun 20, 2011 Shashi Tharoor

A timely study of India’s foreign policy: exhaustive, empathetic yet critical of a lack of strategic vision

Rhodes, O’Reilly, Murali...

Rhodes, O’Reilly, Murali...

Apr 18, 2011 Shashi Tharoor

A brilliant first novel on cricket in Lanka is quirky and profound. It also revives the metaphor of sport as...