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Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor New Delhi & Thiruvananthapuram

MP for Thiruvananthapuram. Author of 16 books. Former Minister of State,Govt.of India. Former UnderSecretaryGeneral,UnitedNations. RTs do not imply endorsement

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Londoners: My father helped KrishnaMenon establish the IndiaClub on theStrand nearly seven decades ago. Pls save it! https://t.co/TJgSo9iPhl
9/23
2017
Back in Delhi last night. Busy morning of meetings &now flying to Chennai for @ProfCong meeting this evening. Here… https://t.co/DF8LeM6Jpb @ShashiTharoor and I will be in Chennai soon! Look forward to our interaction with fellows of @ProfCongTN https://t.co/i6FxCdFaog
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTamil Nadu @ProfCong conclave "My India, Our India" - a conversation with @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/AashTctfmu
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIt's not about them; it's about you !! Please Vote for you !! @ShashiTharoor @OfficeOfRG @divyaspandana @INCIndiahttps://t.co/qazRgz7UbX
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHa1 I suspect there will be many alternatives offered for the last verse. https://t.co/lHDdePteVPInteresting! It would be instructive to know the categories of reasons for these Govt requests. Abuse? threats? Or… https://t.co/qFWMF5jZBs
9/22
2017
On the "incoherent mess" that was the US president's maiden speech at the UN: @ishaantharoor pulls no punches https://t.co/VEZGj7KuL2How independence referenda in Catalonia&Kurdistan are raising temperatures (&some serious questns) by @ishaantharoor https://t.co/ZCNQYViupp
9/21
2017
@SankalpIYF Refugees are not "illegal migrants". They are people fleeing persecution. Precisely the people we have… https://t.co/mwOb0v4tQcThere are only 40,000 Rohingya refugees in India, and we can easily welcome them in our midst, writes… https://t.co/IpKKs8NdIt
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @OMRcat @Tharoorian_INC @ShashiTharoor @TheWeek @JayasreeVijayan @MATTSMATTS @ramask For easy reading #Tharoorians https://t.co/fIIijTi9Bl
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorLovely & hilarious piece by @ShashiTharoor on interpretations of the "English language"in the @TheWeekhttps://t.co/0LSNYYVD6c
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorhttps://t.co/WcfV5MNvB8On September 21st, Sri Narayana Guru Samadhi, it’s time to rededicate ourselves2his faith in harmonious co-existence https://t.co/fYeSR6qG9MYou can book your seats here: https://t.co/6dUxW3o7Sl Don't lose the opportunity TN , Chennai. @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/qG81g6RIxK
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorRohingya refugees: We should respect the principles of asylum & our own millennial humanitarian traditions: https://t.co/NOcdHUx4E2Wonderful session in Seattle #WordsOnWater @kanishktharoor in conversation w/ Prof Nalini Iyer. The joys of fiction https://t.co/vDxybWOhBa"As a writer of fiction I try2build a house4the reader&hope you will like the paintings on the wall"-… https://t.co/IZu29K1agaignorance&bias dominate the Rohingya debate, my pending Asylum Bill by @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/z7mPWwBYum work… https://t.co/JqEeembj9k
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorOn how "nudging" can be a useful instrument of policy-making, by @VinayakDalmia https://t.co/qxV9G3DTnoSobering analysis by @Ram_Guha of the anti-intellectualism sweeping our public spaces: https://t.co/YhqmjdBj6q😝😝😝 @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/bqs9iQ2lpv
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9/20
2017
As ignorance&bias dominate the Rohingya debate, my pending Asylum Bill: http://164.100.47.4/BillsTexts/LSBillTexts/Asintroduced/3088LS.pdfNo surprise! As I wrote 2 years ago: https://t.co/T7O3RKZkVA "we'll get see more of the thoughtful, reflective pers… https://t.co/jiy0GBXUd7My lengthy analysis of India's #DemonetisationDisaster for @CIRSD: https://t.co/HydB8e3CAl Written before @RBI figures confirmed it's worse!We rented President Trump’s childhood home to welcome refugees. Here’s what happened. https://t.co/QjrpHxj6uW via @OxfamAmerica
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAs world leaders meet at UN, opinion hardens against Myanmar https://t.co/Rc9851PMOc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorCould British diplomats be persuaded to leave their grand colonial edifice&turn it over for a museum of colonialism? https://t.co/hvWMP6W9XWFriends, Post floods in Assam 1000 Mosquito Nets each costing 200/- are needed. Can you sponsor a few? Pls donate o… https://t.co/trnPu4w1SH
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorSeattle/Bellevue book-lovers welcome tomorrow 6.30pm, Bellevue ArtsMuseum! https://t.co/91gcYbVaC9 @kanishktharoor #WordsOnWaterSad that our govt betrays Hindu traditions of asylum by threatening to deport Rohingya refugees,says @aakar_amnesty: https://t.co/gox2tXZ6vRSo @Bloomberg suggests that India cld overtakeChina as the world's engine: https://t.co/ZaqTzWzX4Q But this will depend on skilling Indians!Odd to see a novel represented on a literary site by quotes out of context, but i'm glad still4these from my "Riot": https://t.co/MWVsfhmAPGSorry, the latter link was missing! https://t.co/h4mncDZ7Gc https://t.co/TXCxCnddToTwo more from Australia last month: LateNightLive on @ABCRadio w/ PhilipAdams, https://t.co/IqXCxau1PD &a review of my SydneyOpHouse remarks
9/19
2017
This is wonderful. Through his beautiful religious songs, Yesudas has done more to instil devotion in Hindus than m… https://t.co/2nqwr88xahOn my way to Seattle for this: https://t.co/ZOtDxSncKK Back in India Thursday night. Chennai for @ProfCong Professionals' meet Friday.Will be at @BSftA Museum Seattle for Words on Water: Writers in Conversation tomorrow 6.30pm w/ @kanishktharoor tak… https://t.co/fFzmif20m9'Not a single corruption charge on my govt in the past 3 years': PM Modi Yet, here a scam, there a scam, everywhere… https://t.co/bmvj2Y8rj3
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHundreds of members from #BJP Gujarat have joined Congress today at Ahmedabad. @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/78Gu1plCSS
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAthirampilly waterfalls in Kerala after the heavy rains since the past three days. https://t.co/XQ0TiMNhMq
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorNew cells & depts of @INCIndia buzzing with activity: https://t.co/g7z1m7j1zn @ProfCongBest wishes to Anju Rao G., the only female candidate for the post of President of the Hyderabad Central University… https://t.co/cxkV4YG1OYStudent who'd pursued health benefits for women is candidate for HCUUnion! https://t.co/G4pYs6Q3i7 National Herald: https://t.co/VIS3HPu4RA"it 'had cachet' " was what I said https://t.co/rcXusFKGMcMore & more people are coming up to me to say they voted BJP last time &won't make that mistake again in 2019! https://t.co/Ps9t78u8pMLessons Of Life. https://t.co/6vVLduzPu2
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorInterview with @SadhguruJV ! On @ZeeRajasthan , Monday 6pm. @KumariRukshmani #RallyForRivers Rivers are the vein… https://t.co/fyw1lJG6cp
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorSuch a joy to enjoy a literary festival with my brilliant sons @ishaantharoor & @kanishktharoor. Pleasure2listen2th… https://t.co/EbeetXMvUtGreat to see @kanishktharoor in dialogue with @MichaelRezendes &Suki Kim at #ZEEJLFatBoulder. Fascinating exchange https://t.co/EF0V2Hi8NmFascinating dialogue between @ishaantharoor &senior war correspondent @christinalamb at #ZEEJLFatBoulder https://t.co/YISYEfvZjLIt's been a terrific festival with an amazing turnout for a small town. Not Jaipur but all the more charming for t… https://t.co/2HmyhWzashWonderful conversation brilliantly conducted by @tweeter_anita! Shows the importance of preparation allied with tal… https://t.co/Tr2jtS88cPThe british cut off the thumbs of the master weavers to prevent them from weaving. @ShashiTharoor #zeejlfatboulderhttps://t.co/s95sfAa7m4
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks. I think the desis liked it when I said the @britishmuseum should be called ChorBazaar in Hindi since everyt… https://t.co/3aSLeicUiZ"We missed the bus for the industrial revolution b/c you threw us under the wheels" -@ShashiTharoor about India & Britain #ZEEJLFatBoulder
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @mitra_aditee29 You did. But many tweets coming in advising against it.The british honed the art of saying something and doing something completely different. @ShashiTharoor #zeejlfatboulder
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorNo amount of money will compensate for british colonial rule. But moral compensation would be appropriate @ShashiTharoor #zeejlfatboulder
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIt's an excellent piece, well-argued &heartfelt. But I don't disagree with her. I'd just like to know what i can &… https://t.co/SQNBZL0SRk @pk_9451 I hope you will find a good @INCIndia candidate in your constituency. In a parliamentary system you can on… https://t.co/IxLXRIUUYG
9/18
2017
Never heard of sun-gazing before but its benefits seem amazing: https://t.co/qUvC9mHJXn https://t.co/hCGmWnobom Is this a crank fad or....?How the value of the Internet has transformed the global economy. No one knows what real assets are any more! https://t.co/hxIIr1wOWRA video interview w/ @khaleejtimes on Britain's colonial wrongdoings in India (but the headline is inaccurate): https://t.co/mV5l6I9l7PI agree w/ @ashoswai's analysis but not his conclusion. https://t.co/zHQ1gwINaz No one should begrudge… https://t.co/XbakfRtaIOCongratulations @Pvsindhu1 👏👏👏 @ShashiTharoor HuffPost India: PV Sindhu Makes History, Wins Korea Open Superseries. https://t.co/TMtk1StvIB
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorJust did so. Marshal of the Air Force is equivalent of the army's Field Marshal. We don't appoint either very often. https://t.co/qu8FnXDv2kAbsolutely correct. Tried to abbreviate to fit the 140-character space; shouldn't have https://t.co/j27VM8N7sf @ShashiTharoor HAPPY VISHWKARMA DIWAS to U... !!GM u 2! @alamgirizvi @Tharoorian_INC @jamewils @vidya7281https://t.co/WiqV6jIuY0
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks @UttamTPCC for encouraging more Telengana professionals to join @ProfCong! https://t.co/SalrOnqZj1Do we need the apostrophe? Or as Shaw said, should we stop "peppering pages with these uncouth bacilli?" https://t.co/7Lrf0iywn3Agree totally with @narendramodi on the disgraceful fuel price increases inflicted on ordinary people by our tax-ha… https://t.co/eqqmNyqDbeInteresting new blog by @jamewils, "Ministry of Facts", questions the direct tax collections figures being touted: https://t.co/tNKUlNh8QrWishing our Prime Minister @narendramodi many happy returns of the day. May God grant @PMOIndia joy&blessings on his birthday.Angela Merkel is going to win reelection. That may not be good. https://t.co/g1Cji3ff4X
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor.@ShashiTharoor & @larrypressler along with #JohnElliott at Day 2 of the Greatest Literary Show on Earth, @ZEEJLF. https://t.co/GEWGHTQ7sB
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorDay 2 of #ZEEJLFatBoulder opens with @larrypressler, @ShashiTharoor & @JElliottIndia, discussing the India-Pakistan… https://t.co/JyFEtwG8nD
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorअचानक पतझड़ में वह दिन आता है— जब सड़ चुके पत्ते गिरते हैं। अचानक फिर उसी पतझड़ में वह दिन आता है जब— ताज़ी कोपल फूटती हैं!#DUSUelection2017
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9/17
2017

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