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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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Or should be. Such actions redeem the best in our faith. https://t.co/4smhvod0DW @Soliloquyist @WeAreTrivandrum @justpp I would have preferred a flyover on pillars that would permit traffic &road-… https://t.co/sjlMnHfBfm
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorYes one lights a lot of lamps in Thiruvananthapuram! Some think it an unnecessary custom, others object that it int… https://t.co/WBaK4bhT4f @Soliloquyist @WeAreTrivandrum @justpp I would have preferred a flyover on pillars that would permit traffic &road-… https://t.co/sjlMnHfBfmThese days addressing a large gathering means being dwarfed by your own image on a screen. Also means the audience… https://t.co/W74pbtxgsYLighting lamps is one thing I'm becoming expert at! https://t.co/dz31s6S6ylWith Carmelite Father Andrews who serves his parishioners in rural Thiruvananthapuram in a magnificent new church h… https://t.co/bBwJJPnMVsMusic can help tap into nascent global consciousness & give it form &focus. Here's Earth Anthem of diplomat… https://t.co/QC9yXKA4qnIf they had mismanaged economy,at least they should have protected social fabric.But,they have wounded India's soul… https://t.co/K7sghhPd5z
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWhile growing up, I did not realise that there were different religions. And I kind of took it for granted. So when… https://t.co/AME1V4jcZ0
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorI remember an India where people who thought this way would have been ostracized rather than admired &"followed". W… https://t.co/hfmnGTWCBtCongress President Rahul Gandhi to launch ‘Save the Constitution’ campaign on April 23 https://t.co/lFKY1b8eej https://t.co/tUThHIUiQL
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorअंग्रेजों के कारण ही भारत में पहले अकाल के कारण करोड़ों लोगों की जान गई।बंगाल के अकाल के समय लोग यहां मर रहे थे और… https://t.co/DLm0fFsy8E
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Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThiruvananthapuram's Manaveeyam Veedhi marks its 17th anniversary as a platform for art, culture & free expression: https://t.co/pPyMJQbCeHThis was a friendly match when I was visiting Singapore in 2006. I did take two wickets including a caught-and-bowl… https://t.co/0QmDWMtyDeSo Gandhi was a nepot? Where will you people stop? In four years you have demonised the entire pantheon of leaders… https://t.co/dOxJzW9cJ2
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor"She told him that she loved him." This is an amazing sentence because you can place the word "only" after any of t… https://t.co/wLiZ0SzvemMy article on #CashCrunch and #FakeCurrency 500 days on, India still reeling under demonetisation impact… https://t.co/enAlkDIMOK
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4/22
2018
How the word "socialist", which most Americans use as a slur or an accusation, is now being confidently embraced by… https://t.co/Nbgmcqt4QjMy video interview w/ @maya206 on religion, politics and more: https://t.co/Pmvq7XL5EDLovely, elegiac piece by @unampillai on the mathematical genius Ramanujam's widow Janaki: https://t.co/VDCkmEVd8hWe do have a lot of criticasters on @TwitterIndia, but we call them trolls! https://t.co/HuK0Jc9cqC“दिल में थी जो सभी के, वो बात लिख गए चंद हरफों में “अल्लामा” सब जज़्बात लिख गए” ये शब्द शायद #Iqbal ने आज के हाला… https://t.co/nZYuOcMbm3On the Indra-Net, the God Positioning System, & other claims by today's BJP leaders about Ancient Hindu technology: https://t.co/yz5btzEzZp"Freedom's not just another word": fascinating article on the issue of autonomy in Indian universities by Prof Raj… https://t.co/lyCQqB77Z8good non-partisan effort by @rajeevgowda. Should appeal to young people keen to #TransformPolitics https://t.co/DeOWm2SJy0 @JayasreeVijayan @ramdasrocks Need far more information. Detailed proposal should be sent to Mayor, with copy to MP.
4/21
2018
So sorry to hear the news of the passing of legendary editor-publisher MS Ravi who brought @keralakaumudi to great… https://t.co/0gBhznS2mzhttps://t.co/nEuaEG2WZbBad weather warning for Kerala! https://t.co/RQqUmDTW2kThe king of Swaziland declares that his country will now be known as eSwatini, which is its name in the Swazi langu… https://t.co/tD3IJ5ztMx
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorCuba heads toward a post-Castro future, with or without Trump https://t.co/CW6qw5SO53
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHere's @jamewils' article-length argument on the #CashCrunch: https://t.co/6H7g6vx407 The Govt has a lot of explain… https://t.co/cZwrEtD9CuRemembering the one man from Kerala who transformed the whole country! Adi Shankaracharya's teachings resonate even… https://t.co/w421dfyYQv
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor" Hinduism’s reverence for nature is not just built into its scriptures, but is encoded, as it were, in its DNA—its… https://t.co/mJ4KJ9cvaw
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAMUL GIRL CRYING -The girl who always brought Smiles. #Shame #womensafety should be the first priority.… https://t.co/m0Apq3rL0G
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis is what happens when a Govt puts its tax revenues ahead of people's welfare. https://t.co/mRC9yajsIBHow the internet backbone of a Central Criminal Tracking System is such a shambles in India that we can't use it ef… https://t.co/mUJ9WX7ish @JayasreeVijayan @AalimJaveri Never used makeup. So don't need one!AIPC Professionals move on social https://t.co/vbAEhFeBKn Medical Health camp for poor people on Dr.B.R Ambedkar Ja… https://t.co/bm3zcl136u
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor#AIPCInteractive "The State Of India and its Future". Never has there been a better time to discuss this. Thank you… https://t.co/DfjhekKt2f
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTemperature rise of we succeed on the left, and if we fail on the right https://t.co/HI3Af1p6B5
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorSpecifically, Lagarde said Indian leaders, "starting with Modi," need to work harder to protect and promote women.… https://t.co/bTPIf0XCUX
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorDid all I could to persuade the HabitatCentre to allow some 35-40 people waiting outside the auditorium to enter. T… https://t.co/IzE4WrHlytMr Modi try a presser not these pathetic planted questions of the overseas wings of the Sangh! Your ability to run… https://t.co/b72ym4qyQ4
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorRemembering the one man from Kerala who transformed the whole country! Adi Shankaracharya's teachings resonate even… https://t.co/w421dfyYQvA glimpse of the amazing talents of 15 year old magician Arjun Kohli who regaled me with his stunning repertoire to… https://t.co/VGQKBVNIEF
4/20
2018
I've had to put up with a lot of roorbacks in the last few years! https://t.co/WeBl865R81A short account of my interaction w/ @anildharker on #WhyIAmAHindu last night: https://t.co/FVitueg8XQThe BJP has wounded India's soul: 4 accounts of my interaction yesterday w/ @ProfCong Mumbai… https://t.co/1lHIWyh678First instalment of Govt's National Clean Air Programme raises a number of questions & concerns: https://t.co/wDFFdU1MHCThe latest on the challenges faced by Indian engineers in Kuwait in getting their qualifications officially recogni… https://t.co/plXGImZxDlGlad to know that Pakistan is considering the demand, raised by my Standing Committee on External Affairs, for a co… https://t.co/BuMYLXDabEThis superb thread from @jamewils explains the #CashCrunch https://t.co/cSSkD8tHnqThe sad story of 19-year-old Nishmita and her battle w/ cancer: https://t.co/iRQdqa8u7m We can help her fight the… https://t.co/p45fdv4uIoInteresting short Hindi biographical profile of me. Can't agree w/every detail but applaud the attempt: https://t.co/NrFztKuh1KWow that's a tough reviewer who gives a "masterpiece" & "must read" a 3.5 out of 5! What would she do to a merely "… https://t.co/dtyQ158ZDQA rave review for my sister Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan's "Indi-Alphabet" book for children: https://t.co/q3tqtFNB9zAfter leaving the EU, Britain has lost a continent &is looking for a role. This is why it must take advantage of th… https://t.co/tZQSnWu8oOWill be delivering this year's Rohini Ghadiok Memorial Lecture, on "New India: Blueprint for a Progressive Indian",… https://t.co/nro7u3bcNy
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWill be delivering this year's Rohini Ghadiok Memorial Lecture, on "New India: Blueprint for a Progressive Indian",… https://t.co/nro7u3bcNyHad a good meeting w/ RishabhShah &Abhishek of @iimunofficial about their amazing work in promoting Model United Na… https://t.co/L62YEIz8WxHow the BJP continues to bring worldwide glory to India through their leaders' statements! @BBCNews: "Minister ridi… https://t.co/NXUgCdeeHWThanks @anildharker for an amazing session on #WhyIAmAHindu, the 1st to focus more on religion than politics! Apolo… https://t.co/OCx4yalPUGSorry I gather there were some problems with the link. Here's the final updated youtube link for the summary:… https://t.co/tF0aK4R00XIt was a terrific session. Just landed back in Delhi but feedback from attendees has been terrific. @milinddeorahttps://t.co/2J2CCcWTrgWhile supporting UK Indians who express concern about Govt's weak response to rapes&crimes against women&girls, I c… https://t.co/GjR3EGY4Y8Thanks. We are ALL ordinary citizens! Or should be.... https://t.co/WzFhp9d6frHere's the latest video summary of one of my speeches, 3 mins reflecting some ideas on the Kerala economy: … https://t.co/kT63X27kcaHave raised the drainage issue, but MPs have far more influence on central projects (NHAI, CRF) than State roads (w… https://t.co/gONzUImYYcYou need to be knowledgeable to remember Hindi film lyrics! https://t.co/q9JZ6W9ljoOn the contrary. It is precisely because of community representations made through me as MP that the proposed NHAI… https://t.co/A0aaPAAJkB
4/19
2018
@sharatpani Yes Prohibition was only lifted in 1933 but the note shows that he couldn't do without his daytime drin… https://t.co/hzPGDJxhYMSuperb piece by Surendra Kumar on persistent atrocities against Dalits & how we can truly honour Dr Ambedkar: https://t.co/6q8FQ35Q07For all those #professionals across #Mumbai and #Thane who reached out for last minutes entries for our flagship re… https://t.co/Yq0VMSrAiE
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAll welcome today at 2.30pm at YB Chavan Auditorium, Nariman Point, Mumbai! See you thete! @ProfCong https://t.co/iKviibuLZ3Inaugurated an additional floor of St Joseph’s Library in Vanniyoor, founded in 1947 as a repository for nationalis… https://t.co/agLmQ1jLlk @SadanKhan_ @Inshal07 Yes, Kohli for Smith and Russell for either Jadeja or Murtafizur depending on the pitch!
4/18
2018
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