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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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@ShashiTharoor : While Jadeja Grew in Stature, Kohli Wasn’t Missed !! https://t.co/j9VkpBpsvR
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorCrowdfunding initiative for a Regional Animal Welfare Hospital in Mangalore: https://t.co/SAG9pbFkvn Do contribute!My takeaways from the India-Australia series: great cricket, but more civility, gentlemen, &how about a shave? https://t.co/y60KPg5wFV
3/29
2017
@mesoumya He said he imagined me when writing it....Attn Brits: over 2200 signatures today. 7800 to go. You can do it! https://t.co/KHoLOosO3N @Tharoorians @nilanjanaroy @FT @ShashiTharoor See also: https://t.co/yLIFYux4TR
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor#IngloriousEmpire savagely critical of 200 years of British in India.It makes very uncomfortable reading for Brits.… https://t.co/TCc1hZyrim
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMP @ShashiTharoor ने @arunjaitley को 22 मार्च को एक पत्र लिख कर @sushmitadevmp के अनुरोध पर गौर करने का आग्रह किया। https://t.co/o8trDgDN70
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThere is a need to make it mandatory for every educational institution to have counsellors- @ShashiTharoor via @dna https://t.co/DRxJBjpxBy
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIf India wants a modern and progressive society, there is a need for this law- @ShashiTharoor #MentalHealthcareBill https://t.co/fEyZNByRTO
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @JayasreeVijayan don't worry I have lost often enough not have any such illusionsJP Nadda thanks @ShashiTharoor for suggestions on mental health bill https://t.co/RkxgxYJNc0 via @economictimes
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThank you! More of us should be reading history https://t.co/kuaDiJeRUS.@rasheedkidwai, @ShashiTharoor serves his nation and party when he advocates India should adopt the presidential s… https://t.co/aTiXTpHgvx
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIt’s Asia’s century and the West better adapt to that- @NationalComment https://t.co/eeo4l8BJQA https://t.co/DBWORYQYTf
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIndia then was as rich compared to rest of world as US is today- @FaisalAlYafai , #IngloriousEmpire @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/JpFIyxy0NE
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorFascinating argument! https://t.co/voxRm0lmK9Britain's historical amnesia brillinatly evoked by @gideonrachman in the @FT https://t.co/6TBw7qh4PEBrexit reinforces Britain’s imperial amnesia- @gideonrachman #IngloriousEmpire #AnEraOfDarkness @FThttps://t.co/NLfgy529R7
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorBritain still has time to avoid trap of a rising nationalism based on nostalgia- @nilanjanaroy , @FT @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/RKcC4fsQkz
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWill the US get a Muslim Governor? https://t.co/C0WYNAP9GZ @AbdulElSayedRs. 2 Will Get You 250ml of Clean Water From This Water ATM & Also Help You Reduce Plastic Waste… https://t.co/k9ABFLAM3L
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks to all those in Britain who made #IngloriousEmpire No.20 in @AmazonUK's List of Books Most Wished For! https://t.co/yLbx8tMvie @JayasreeVijayan @SimmiSahani @alamgirizvi @DILIPLOHIA @Iypan8 @ShashiTharoor @shanmugam_18 #MentalHealthcareBill https://t.co/uMSFvaZHx0
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3/28
2017
Sadly, Britain's isn't the only case of historical amnesia: Pakistan is still in denial about its genociode in 1971 https://t.co/yzMz3zYnpTCan Kerala prove that it isn’t only the most literate state in India, it is also the most liberated? https://t.co/4eLrtYu7OYI wrote to @arunjaitley supporting @sushmitadevmp's petition2lift luxury tax on sanitary napkins, essential4women: https://t.co/Sxjvt8ozWuExcellent interview w/ @tarunkhaitan who advised me on my #AntiDiscriminationBill: https://t.co/t2NHx8MqSaWhy India needs comprehensive law to punish prejudice, uplift diversity: https://t.co/5HuOSiZ5PJ #AntiDiscriminationBillConcern re "Trump’s inability to see foreign policy as anything but a set of transactional relationships"… https://t.co/Lf3P3xdyXA'We shouldn't have to keep saying sorry': After the London attack, Muslims react with fear and anger https://t.co/6m6ArL84yN
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPowerful piece on civilian victims of American air strikes, in an American newspaper! Shabash @ishaantharoor https://t.co/tMG3RzF9hQMy @TheUKAsian intrvw that stirred a hornet's nest around Churchill https://t.co/9R0uYkLULN + Brits&colonial history https://t.co/xNYI9ZUd85Is @ShashiTharoor trying to revive Congress brand of nationalism through his book?- @how_isee #AnEraOfDarknesshttps://t.co/Yhe4cJlvF5
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks to journalist who wrote this! Dear fellow Indians gifting you without comments,request @ShashiTharoor to RT… https://t.co/Qby7nFCLkz
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @vibhamathur10 @saifalinaqvi I won't cede the mantle of nationalism to one political party, even if they happen to be ruling the country. @ShashiTharoor 's bill seeks to correct anomalies by creating comprehensive framework to address various injustices https://t.co/qUNi33MWbN
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWhy the Anti-Discrimination and Equality Bill 2016 must find champions in the Centre and states. Tks @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/3GlaF0MTdf
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor 's Equality Bill Is A Way Of Realising Ambedkar’s Vision Of A Discrimination-Free India 🇮🇳… https://t.co/HACqmiqtf8
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe need for a museum on British colonisation of India. അഭിനന്ദനങ്ങൾ... ശ്രീ. ശശി തരൂർ https://t.co/QAh179YzVe
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWhat makes us a nation? Powerful piece by @ShashiTharoor in the fourth essay of our Brainstorm series:… https://t.co/dusfqf2wzO
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorFor the education of @helenzille this is @ShashiTharoor at Oxford Union https://t.co/gvcsBrVNNo
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTo win the 21st century, we must remain true to our founding values of the 20th, says @ShashiTharoor in Brainstorm: https://t.co/wnqrYSRSI6
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @Ms_LazyPants any. Each is very different from the next. Do you like fiction or non?Short stories? Satire or serious novels? Short essays?That's too kind. But it was a terrific exchange https://t.co/G3cjJX5ShyWhen this man talks, you just have to listen. Period!! Via @TEDx @ShashiTharoor #EducationForAll https://t.co/dMrcV0H3kq
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMentalHealth Bill passed in LokSabha this evening. Congratulations @JPNadda. Now implementation is crucial. Need good rules&budget resourcesCalling British citizens: petition2apologise to India for colonialism has 1193 signatures so far. Needs10k for reply https://t.co/IJfhnOt7iTI'll be doing an AMA: Ask me Anything on @redditindia on Wednesday, March 29 at 7pm. Looking forward to talking to redditors!Why the post-Brexit UK should prioritize trade with India: https://t.co/i3QEpqiQEVLovely review by @Soumya1910 of the latest @WisdenIndia : https://t.co/lxCHBWmurTBest wishes to NicholasKharkongor for the success of "Mantra", a film I nearly agreed to act in myself! https://t.co/KzxiCabiZG
3/27
2017
Podcast of Shashi Tharoor's conversation w/ Mukulika Banerjee at LSE earlier this month available here: https://t.co/gNZY4QAcHK
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor on Britain’s Colonial Past We don’t learn this at school, why not? #History #Society #Colonialism https://t.co/zzvGN6kIZY
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorActually 100,000 to have it discussed in the UK parliament. Just 10,000 obliges UK Govt to respond. So far 1476 Bri… https://t.co/8xhBcBwJC229 March को @ShashiTharoor & @salman7khurshid जारी करेंगे MCD चुनाव जीतने पर शिक्षा-स्वास्थ्य में काम रोडमैप,ये घोषणापत्र भी होगा @ajaymaken
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @Notijj No immediate plans alas. Will revert if/when it happensDear @ShashiTharoor Sir #IstandWdSalmanNizami because I have to protect pluralism the very essence of motherland 🇮🇳 https://t.co/vvRy2f4JA0
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorI stand with secularism, I stand with free speach, I stand with truth #IstandWdSalmanNizami
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor#IstandWdSalmanNizami ridiculous! BJP Govt got so insecure that they are filing defamation cases. https://t.co/UTjA2aG9pt @ShashiTharoor
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAppreciate @SympLySimi & @RamanDSingh_ ! https://t.co/Kl9TNJk6Hj Easy to get recent articles&pictures of @ShashiTharoor ! Brilliant
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorOur Censor Board opens itself to yet more ridicule with this decision to "mute" a sequence in a comedy film: https://t.co/3W4x9dXSFABengaluru's defence against a terrorist attack: not an impenetrable shield but impassable traffic! https://t.co/2DXlQXCOEVWe #Tharoorians join Mr. @PrakashJavdekar " @ShashiTharoor 's #AnEraOfDarkness @IngloriousEmp belongs to everybody. https://t.co/MSuT0n2v2c
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor#MothersDay Wisdom from @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/B6TzdTYZGb
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorToday's Bengali magazine has a wonderful interview of one of my favourite authors @ShashiTharoor . https://t.co/xTFfhPlVcQ
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor @RahulBose1 Poorna, youngest girl to climb Mount Everest & Aditi Inamdar, actress after screening of… https://t.co/HqkRICH5Lc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorW/former French PM(&now head of the ConstitutionalCourt) @LaurentFabius & Ambassador AlexandreZiegler after a livel… https://t.co/aanmYKgZOnSlightly frustrating debate on the #PresidentialSystem since none of the 3 had access to the others' arguments. Sti… https://t.co/aAl6O38FScThese pictures of people w/their electronic devices & phones edited out have a surreally disturbing quality: https://t.co/zZZ02UzBjNShould bureaucrats be immune from arrest &do the police have the needed credibility2enforce the law?asksAbhinavKumar https://t.co/OYXEj7zY6t
3/26
2017
Some of my remarks in HyderabadUniv on our education system: https://t.co/jRihigperj & https://t.co/7iqfSvLHRH & https://t.co/HDAf2aVfzY @smanoj4081manu see my previous retweetThat's right,companies can now give unchecked sums to political parties (usually those in power benefit because of… https://t.co/YwEj782Ldr. @rmenon05 no, I say very clearly it's subject to success at the ballot box. @natrajan I help my constituency every day w/what an MP can do. This sadly is a problem for the Mayor, municipality&StateGovt (all CPI/M). @ShashiTharoor Compares Winston Churchill To Hitler & Pricks The Balloon Of British Pride Again #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/Zhliti39CJ
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @SaroshHussain Absolutely. Everything I say in my book applies equally to Pakistan&Bangladesh. Brits' racial theories made yr outsize army
3/25
2017

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