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Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor New Delhi & Thiruvananthapuram

MP for Thiruvananthapuram. Author of 17 books. Former Minister of State,Govt.of India. Former UnderSecretaryGeneral,UnitedNations. RTs do not imply endorsement

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The hidden gem that is Thiruvananthapuram's NapierMuseum adds to the attractions of the city:… https://t.co/bGWz6GbnHu @LekheshDholakia @TrueIndology No, Nadir Shah was an invader & raider who looted & pillaged & returned home with hi… https://t.co/A3q7A4uE3l
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorBook launch – Outdoors with @ShashiTharoor book at 5.30pm Meet the Author – Have books signed with a 3 course dinn… https://t.co/yTb4RHuq6r
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @LekheshDholakia @TrueIndology No, Nadir Shah was an invader & raider who looted & pillaged & returned home with hi… https://t.co/A3q7A4uE3lAn unsparing assessment by @UnamPillai of Robert Clive, who began the large-scale looting of India while marvelling… https://t.co/df3OG7RtJfhttps://t.co/IuYYf1UngKDelighted when in Chicago to run into someone I am used to sharing a stage with in Thiruvananthapuram: Swami Gurura… https://t.co/Tvzvff7qC7Inaugurating the concluding session of the annual Family Convention of the Federation of Malayalee Associations of… https://t.co/Ep9dad5kNZHonouring young Rekha Nair of Chicago who donated a kidney to save a stranger's life. Such selflessness deserves re… https://t.co/PnsKzIiy5qTerrific review of @UnamPillai's new book on Deccan history: https://t.co/BG8LsSPkdUSaddened to learn that Sujatha Devi, poet and winner of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi award, passed away in Thiruvanan… https://t.co/X4seF1weKeAddressed a meeting of the IndianNational OverseasCongress in Chicago today w/ its Chairman @sampitroda. Great to s… https://t.co/b7cQRtYWhOA revelatory interview with the founder of Jo's IT cell, PradyutBora: https://t.co/1cTMUJwzgK
6/24
2018
Here's @ShashiTharoor's #REVIEW of @Ullekh's 'KANNUR: Inside India’s Bloodiest Revenge Politics.' https://t.co/ESRaerEWXn
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor“His real tyrant is the glittering phrase, so attractive to his mind that awkward facts have to give way.”… https://t.co/9mroE9Bxxp
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorExcellent piece on Churchill by @ShashiTharoor Hero or war criminal? https://t.co/DlNDIAEPJ8
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorGlad to oblige. Do send an invitation to office (at) https://t.co/CmgT09i82t https://t.co/GpXkmJMLBbMy summary of this article and it's subject: An evil becomes moral when it gives everyone an equal opportunity to b… https://t.co/HrCQivW7Sx
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorViveck Shettyy with Dr. Shashi Tharoor on FM Rainbow https://t.co/EEIng7XjAE via @YouTube
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA wonderful piece by @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/LhectGMPSE
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe difference between a boss and a leader. You don't need an MBA to be one! https://t.co/CRR5DFT81HHow the football #Worldcup2018 & the 2019 cricket World Cup demonstrate the contrast between a globalizing sport &a… https://t.co/qC7KExZ0JPGST was initially envisioned as a reform to make the indirect tax system simple and efficient. Sadly, but not surpr… https://t.co/Qr3vcrhs1Y
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @RajatBh07129200 @sampitroda just read a lot! and keep reading
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHitler wasn’t permanent & neither is this phase in Indian Supreme Court: Jasti Chelameswar Read the exclusive inte… https://t.co/PvmbXlm68F
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorRumors on WhatsApp are leading to deaths in India. The messaging service must act. My article. https://t.co/IWhRpADsQn
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorExcellent piece by @ZeeMohamed_ argues that India should not remain the only country in the world to recruit diplom… https://t.co/x4yzPknM2LMy fullest essay on the appalling views &outrageous actions of the egregious Winston Churchill, hailed by many Brit… https://t.co/NpKDuIEQKBMy review of @Ullekh's new book on political violence in Kannur, "India's Sicily": https://t.co/0xZ6Jebcm2Saddened by news of the passing of an old friend, Ambassador JamsheedMarker ofPakistan, consummate diplomat, brilli… https://t.co/NP02cFoZ5C
6/23
2018
@RajatBh07129200 @sampitroda just read a lot! and keep readingSadly it seems that India A was snookered by weak opposition in the warm-up games, &were overwhelmed by reality tod… https://t.co/YsUU0O7hxY[Multilingual!]: My 7-minute speech in Malayalam & English on the occasion of the Centenary celebrations of Archbis… https://t.co/5NahdmYS1iThis is a shocking story &a betrayal of all that @narendramodi promised when announcing demonetisation:… https://t.co/lxs371aECGThe Messi Life of Kerala football fans: A young Keralite goes missing in despair after Argentina's drubbing yesterd… https://t.co/KvV9MFsEWu
6/22
2018
Yoga is about a lot more than twisting oneself into a pretzel, says new book: https://t.co/ET1GeKTInwInteresting and thoughtful construction by @BhanuDhamija of the idea of "Indian Exceptionalism". Worth review and d… https://t.co/J37tlhjfQ9A good read.on the #InternationalYogaDay2018 https://t.co/KNkG0MNKyV
6/21
2018
Brilliant exposition of the Modi government's foreign policy failures by @GirishShahane : https://t.co/CgioOPmRRgAnd a slightly fuller account: https://t.co/jizCaFTaX5 https://t.co/GyMJF85cdvOn the imperative to offer refuge, & the need for a law like my Asylum Bill: https://t.co/j23huRN6ggAttention American Malayalees: @sampitroda & I will be with you this weekend in Chicago! https://t.co/WXjJDqpTlFBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ended their political alliance on Tuesday. Talking… https://t.co/tSvXcPJ6rw
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWith the amazing young people I interacted with for two hours in the PublicPolicy course organised by @nsui in Delh… https://t.co/BJdCqU5W7dA brief account of my lecture at @keralauni on higher education reform https://t.co/DXdPZp9Smm
6/20
2018
Calling New York readers: My dialogue next week with @tunkuv on #IngloriousEmpire & #WhyIAmAHindu: https://t.co/sjL4Z9ugOUA Kerala style boat race in Oxford! I'll be there! https://t.co/cOVWU92gNcSorry, it's on Sunday, July 1 https://t.co/AFMgdBhCzcThis is on July 2, I believe (urging @RowleyManor to include a date in their announcement!) https://t.co/VxfkZyB21BWhy @ShashiTharoor is against communal politics and identity politics Watch this video https://t.co/W1BofzFVGL !! https://t.co/CaKlDboFVB
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMarvellous review by @VJMallet in the @FT of #WhyIAmAHindu : https://t.co/L1LHF44z5s @hurstpubReceiving a petiton from representatives of Thiruvananthapuram's bakeries who have found themselves going from 4% V… https://t.co/n4moqtxmptInaugurated the new district office of the Vyapari Vyavasayi Congress which brings small businesses I to the… https://t.co/GjlP8PB5tBMore meetings of party workers took place yesterday & today. Great to see @Inckerala gearing up well in time for th… https://t.co/vSDZ35xo4LGlad to see a prominent British Conservative, @WilliamJHague, agree w/ this Indian liberal that the war on drugs ha… https://t.co/IaF765Z9ks"Another kick in the teeth for India" is how Lord Bilimoria describes Britain's latest visa policy decision: https://t.co/wdVncgBVVBMany happy returns of the day @RahulGandhi. May you have many more productive years in the service of the nation. https://t.co/MlnDQ4IupAReceived on whatsApp: What changed before and after Independence in India? Before Independence: People who looted… https://t.co/hLmQ2u6fwMA Chinese analysis in @GlobalTimesBiz explains why Indians make better corporate managers overseas than Chinese do: https://t.co/XFQlwr1o4BA marvellous conversation with literary curator Michael Williams at the @AklWritersFest on #IngloriousEmpire:… https://t.co/D3cZrbm3j5Major portion of my session at the Auckland Writers' Festival on #WhyIAmAHindu : https://t.co/nT9i6qsdxt (38 minutes)Interesting book by the indefatigable JairamRamesh releases today: his biography of the remarkable PN Haksar: https://t.co/ndw5c3GWs1Equinox @ Padmanabhaswami Temple #Thiruvananthapuram is the testimony to the architectural brilliance and scientifi… https://t.co/deJCV53O2p
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA two-minute clip (from a longer interview) on communal politics & the risk of it resurfacing in 2019: https://t.co/Wt6pmujiYf
6/19
2018
Only in Kerala! Coastal football fans celebrate #WorldCupRussia2018 with a tournament for Thiruvananthapuram teams… https://t.co/q5nRODnRBH
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorthe author tweets at @nicholas_puneet & the site is @indialegalmedia https://t.co/YFpO2fJsCFGratified that @manojladwa has included me in his list of ‘100 Most Influential in UK India Relations’ by… https://t.co/2ZPG56vw4IAssume everyone has seen this excellent analysis of the Modi government by a disillusioned former BJP supporter,… https://t.co/xtHpPFtxZE @tanu_r_ If someone breaks into your house &occupies the living-room, even if your uncle opened the gate for them, if it your fault?Every day is Father's Day! My twins resurrected this quarter-century-old photo yesterday https://t.co/p92qZ6AZ9OWhat does the world expect from Germany? I was invited by the German development cooperation magazine Akzente to pr… https://t.co/IlspX76HKXSelfie time in Thiruvananthapuram! https://t.co/dUmzE5FV0RInteresting analysis by AmnaMirza on the lateral entry issue. My view is that there should be clear criteria for wh… https://t.co/K24d8CIbi4Delighted to address a joint meeting of the @keralauni Teachers Organization &the KeralaUniversity Staff Union on "… https://t.co/SEkLXdbzrVGood to interact w/ students and faculty at @keralauni today. And to discover some of them are my readers! https://t.co/YuSJEDUk9aBlessed young couples at two more weddings in the constituency today. In the second, the whole family joined in for… https://t.co/M3z4rAQGiiMany happy returns of the day to @Tharoorian_INC ! https://t.co/VO4gGEuD3PThe comments below this tweet are strikingly illustrative of the contemporary debate on stolen artefacts. Does a th… https://t.co/wPJWlU6qDWAgree with SantoshDesai that social media has been taken over by toxicity &hatred. When I started it was just a for… https://t.co/WYvO83aeUq
6/18
2018

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