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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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Eight chapters of basic English grammar condensed into sixteen rhyming lines ! https://t.co/Z0Wsjx1nAN
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAnnouncing the 3rd TRIVANDRUM MARATHON, 9th of December 2017 at midnight! Events starting from 7pm. This year's soc… https://t.co/YIca9dE1zYA fuller account of my "nanny state" arguments: https://t.co/3dUBLfDxjA https://t.co/rNqo75Tj9j
11/18
2017
Why a Government that tells us what we cannot watch, what we cannot eat & who we cannot love is running a "nanny st… https://t.co/LktKvqG9c5A quick summary of Day 1 of #tatalitlive2017 : https://t.co/GzUuYpRBm6 Am now back in Delhi for various meetings. G… https://t.co/i4QaTybCmEThe moving story of the talented England cricketer, Jonny Bairstow, whose father, like him a Test wicket-keeper, co… https://t.co/ueg4ulgVeOPart of my arguments from last night's debate on the theme "We are living in a nanny state" at #tatalitlive2017 : https://t.co/aZNJ81ti3NThis is frightening: https://t.co/r1LR6jaOOO It calls for an immediate police investigation & protection for the yo… https://t.co/ncYogAUm5yOver 70 contemporary & rare historical films from across the world at EXPERIMENTA 2017, the 10th International Fest… https://t.co/1i7ZTFQ7dbA recent Malayalam interview in #LeadersEdge magazine: https://t.co/jOFxMfQ6JOHitting out at the Centre over #Demonetisation , @ShashiTharoor has said that telling the people that they cannot… https://t.co/XSo6nATX5z
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @sudha_shtri @amazonIN @amazon See the next tweet which shows his @amazonIN order. @des2videsh @amazonIN @amazon When I explained that his paperback was pirated but offered to sign if for him anyway… https://t.co/ahZ9MsrEWJ @KThor62 @amazonIN @amazon The only legal edition of the book is in hardback. All the paperbacks are pirated &… https://t.co/WNN6cSL2E0The book #AnEraOfDarkness exists only in hardback. If @amazonIN sold you a paperback it is definitely pirated & it'… https://t.co/1oUjc0e5ZSSuperb piece by RohiniNilekani argues that the "secession of the elites" (which i had lamented for years in politic… https://t.co/zZj8dQvby6Further to my previous tweet here's the proof of the order with @amazonIN. I trust @AlephBookCo will take suitable… https://t.co/PpCDPzjS8nA smart, well-dressed man just approached me at Mumbai airport asking for an autograph on a book he was planning t… https://t.co/3KfvVzqO7FDemonetisation has hit employment hard ! The recent decline in the labour force participation rate should be a matt… https://t.co/IMnOfa4lvq
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe attack on @deepikapadukone and the threats to maim her are beyond repulsive. But the media must reflect on the… https://t.co/fD35aqFDrY
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorDivya Cherian on the true history of Padmavati, the legendary Rajput princess making modern day political headlines https://t.co/xwK9llaeIe
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis news is hardly surprising. Kerala's health standards are widely respected. The #Somalia comparison was just BJ… https://t.co/JbljU4rtVrExcuse if he didn't tell 🙅 @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/01VsmM2IDX
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor2/2 मैं यह भी निर्भीक होकर कहूँगा की भारत की विविधता व समरस्ता के मध्यनज़र राजपूत समाज की भावनाओ का आदर किया जाना स… https://t.co/QPKbZJE6OJ1/2 कुछ भाजपाई अंधभक्तों द्वारा साज़िशन झूठा प्रचार किया जा रहा है कि मैंने राजपूत समाज के सम्मान के ख़िलाफ़ टिप्प… https://t.co/tUl27zMVBX"We, the people, are the baby, and the government is sitting on us." -@ShashiTharoor at #tatalitlive2017 debate: We… https://t.co/jCCfRx9eVL
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis is how citizens are getting looted. Are we to believe that Govt is not aware? Share maximum so that it reaches… https://t.co/BGcRkBTmTB
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAs for specific concerns of the Rajput community, people's sentiments must be respected in the interests of India's… https://t.co/y79xiepjqWI am dismayed that some BJP supporters are claiming I attacked Rajput honour. My exact words are reported here:… https://t.co/meUE8nh1Bvi intended to but ran out of time. Did say it at the reception afterwards. When a British Tory decries the "nanny s… https://t.co/gKz1mKjv7B
11/17
2017
Hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/mSx5anSiy4 @_shivrajpawar Probably was. For your sake i hope they pirated every page. For my publisher's sake i hope they didn't!Terrific audience. Thank you all! https://t.co/fMVX9ghmiR"I didn't deny the British Empire left behind many things that are a part of our daily lives here in India...I have… https://t.co/mUyUu9fJGe
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWatched the opening debate between @ShashiTharoor & @peterfrankopan at the Mumbai Literature Festival 2017. Tharoor… https://t.co/xxE4jCa95n
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks -- thoroughly enjoyed it. Gearing up for the debate at 8pm https://t.co/OWzqBzPeMJ‘Global warming is a conspiracy to give the British some sunshine’ @ShashiTharoor #TataLitLive
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorwe had a fun time, full of humour! https://t.co/JjckTDdSBlSome of the students I used to teach at #JaFari met @ShashiTharoor today. The current team at Jafari is doing amazi… https://t.co/cg2JJlYCsg
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorBritish were like the mafia, taking protection money from the Indian princes. @ShashiTharoor @tatalitlivehttps://t.co/LNCdfxVjwj
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor I read your book and started petition to UK Parliament: War memorial for Indian soldiers -plz suppo… https://t.co/hwDcwBEUJd
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTwo More Years; a Tibetan memoir is now officially available in India as well @ShashiTharoor @BDUTT @ravishndtvhttps://t.co/jbNwuHVfZo
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMaharajas after filmmaker now, scurried when British trampled their honour: @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/EBIIF2Likf
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorI was quoting AshishNandy and said so. This is not one of my lines, though i wish i had thought of it myself. https://t.co/xaFtOjwi1eCongratulations to all the US-based Nehruvians who launched an ‘Indo-US Democracy Foundation’ in NY on Nehru’s Birt… https://t.co/mF7SKnDzt7Repeating my best wishes for your exams! https://t.co/Ai0sgN3KO2 @cleviic @tatalitlive @peterfrankopan Hey I'd rather be awesome than charming!In Mumbai today for two #TataLitLive2017 events: "cricket vs curry" dialogue w/ @peterfrankopan at 1.30pm & "Is Ind… https://t.co/UP3cHEOYaPKudos to the Ambulance Driver, Medical & Supporting Staffs, Public who made way for the Ambulance, and all who hel… https://t.co/nTtI8ED3xt
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks! Learned something new from your blog about a place i hadn't heard of (&I suppose most Indians haven't eithe… https://t.co/lIMZh1jp0F
11/16
2017
An alternative home for homo sapiens? Fascinating discovery of an earth-like exoplanet, just 11 light years away: https://t.co/a4bHR812Qhशुक्रिया https://t.co/c1kVw6RgJCWatch: Kerala Man's 'Baahubali' Stunt With Elephant Goes Horribly Wrong @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/vzmjF2LNtM
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHad missed these reactions till @IndianExpress put them together here: https://t.co/obfBWVC6yU I think @theSuryaHK'… https://t.co/pwEqvfopmr @JayasreeVijayan @ShashiTharoor Still a jumla govt, 3 years later? Study finds Modi govt has fulfilled only 9% of p… https://t.co/5Z5vNXv3Dj
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorgood analysis by IndiraniBagchi: https://t.co/QmcuqiywIw https://t.co/2Pc0qfDBAYLebanon’s crisis sets the stage for a Middle East calamity https://t.co/WRQi8ldVj5
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIndia increases the GeneralAssembly majority for its #ICJ candidate to 53 (121-68) but UK candidate still leads in… https://t.co/utoGn20WrbDay 3 #GartnerSYM: Shashi Tharoor's keynote address takeaway - "Innovation is the key to finding efficient and effe… https://t.co/8eydrROMpu
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks! Reached my room in Goa at 5 am & hoped I would be awake enough to inspire 1500 of you. Glad you all seemed… https://t.co/y1NVXlSgj9Thanks @jameelsjam for this useful insight from a practising farmer. Burning crop stubble is both damaging &unneces… https://t.co/s0ZwMnHqILfriend nte neighbor nte sister aanu😞 maximum onnu share cheyth help cheyyaan capable aayittulla aalukale onnu ariyi… https://t.co/242uATTWbQ
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @Chockalingam_Ra @JayasreeVijayan Agree with youGuys election is coming. ........ @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/nGUdOkFuAQ
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11/15
2017
#BrexitfromICJ: Today is the day of reckoning at the United Nations for the international community. Whether to con… https://t.co/QYEQOCVUgg
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @JayasreeVijayan Definitely at number 8, poised for number 9!The #TataLitLive LitFest in Mumbai starts on 16th with two events involving@me! Do come: https://t.co/svQjOqSZg7Since you have tagged me, let me say I have no record of anyone by your name seeking an appointment. Please write t… https://t.co/Bh2Br4m47ohttps://t.co/tczf4GdE3X @ShefVaidya Not entirely. There was also a mosque there which was forcibly demolished a quarter century ago. Are y… https://t.co/nno0HCoDBGA healthy childhood is every child’s right. This #ChildrensDay, I urge all my fellow parliamentarians to ensure the… https://t.co/uP3QyYxAnnHappy Childrens Day to the children in our lives -- & the child in all of us! https://t.co/3w8m7YHI3s
11/14
2017
What my tweetstorm this evening was in aid of! https://t.co/4bs9ugrWKXLess than half of new MBA graduates get jobs, trend at 5-year low. Has Govt got any ideas for dealing with this cri… https://t.co/4cg3HYy3T7This is what my string of 7 tweets referred to https://t.co/TRynbmDNiISpending the day in Astana, Kazakhstan, at #AstanaClub2017 w/ President Nazarbayev &a clutch of illustrious global… https://t.co/slffcH11JD7. Aside from these points of principle, India has always shouldered collective responsibilities w/our partners in… https://t.co/nlmvUtmwXD6. This is not about India or any single country. It is about the idea of justice, of equality & fairness. It is ab… https://t.co/kbdTYshcPr5. Decisions at the UN must reflect the voice of the majority of Members & cannot continue to be decided by a few… https://t.co/TugwEjlDK4
11/13
2017

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