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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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Even though that is true, I implore my fellow Southerners not to express anti-national ideas like promoting… https://t.co/b8yrgXu0b6Beautiful! Somewhere in Kerala, a temple elephant is on his way to serve his god. 😊 #ViaWhatsapp https://t.co/RL4xOsvHz1
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorEnjoyed meeting Portuguese Prime Minister @antoniocostapm who told me how much he relishes being a PIO! https://t.co/GZMVLWn5jVDr. @ShashiTharoor bats for three timezones in India, instead of just one: https://t.co/X5UCnfZUj1
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorBefore Yogi Adityanath’s visit, Dalit villagers got shampoo, soap to ‘clean themselves’ – The Indian Express… https://t.co/VCyiEVSvOp
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor.@OfficeOfRG has d judgemnt&sense2condemn misdeeds of his partymen.BUT @narendramodi has no guts2condemn human LYNC… https://t.co/fdeqHqRgA8
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorI was asked why I wrote so much about India. I write because i care about India. But here is my fuller response: https://t.co/Tse6dvJiZn
5/29
2017
News: @UniofOxford modifying its history curriculum to incorporate more "non-white" themes: https://t.co/U9D5fZCclLAgree strongly. One does not need to descend to that level to prove a point. Cruelty to animals is unacceptable for… https://t.co/7OrQAl1fxgWell said @vijayanpinarayi ! https://t.co/jT2NhNwggd#VisitPonmudi #Thiruvananthapuram #kerala #picturesque @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/wRNVmCLQ2s
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMaking of a trilogy: @authoramish , @ShashiTharoor ,@samitbasu reveal the agony and ecstasy. Via @EconomicTimes https://t.co/pHZexhXwAG
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWe're a pluralist nation and you have to assume that anybody who wears the national colours will give his best.… https://t.co/MBwgxkrnLm
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis is the kind of detailed expose of "fake news" that informed Indians need to be aware of. Well done @altnews_in! https://t.co/OA4gdAsQY7
5/28
2017
ഓഹോ.... മലയാളികളെ ഉന്നം വെച്ചാണോ... https://t.co/e6JI6B98vx
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMy interview in @VICE on Britain's #IngloriousEmpire in India: https://t.co/2BIEOa4xHBGovt has failed to process MGNREGA payments. How can you have a poverty relief programme that doesn't pay the poor? https://t.co/Ss3Vy2l2AyMy argument for introducing three timezones in India, instead of just one: https://t.co/AK6wDXkpWaRSS propaganda about Kerala Vs Reality. https://t.co/9n9e7NRYdi
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorOnly 10 startups approved for availing tax benefits since Jan 2016 (https://t.co/3OcHL3EUc3) Promoting self employment Mr. Shah?
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPromote self employment?? Start up India recd only 1,368 applications;502 recognized as start-ups,just 111 firms co… https://t.co/TuxRZ3k7iy
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWhen they fail to deliver they divide & distract. But anger and hatred will not convert into jobs or solutions
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorOld pants can be used effectively !! https://t.co/3Z8csnlfub
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @husnaziauddin @JayasreeVijayan @alamgirizvi @kauserseema Rather good! How old is he? There's real talent thereSo we need to elect a government to tell us to get ourselves a job? https://t.co/6S9NBOfU6zBest defence against PM's overweening dominance is a presidential system where executive doesn't control legislature https://t.co/FCrEMh8IgsA simple explainer of the new slaughter rules: https://t.co/Kc52g5mL4L This is sill. The Govt has no place in the bedroom or the kitchen.Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment. - Fred Brooks @ShashiTharoor
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorGovt electrified 73% of 18,452 villages identified in 2015, but only 8% of these included all households(Govt data) https://t.co/4XxhKV0amx.53 years ago, the light went out, but the flame still glows in our minds. #RememberingNehru https://t.co/99yOV1gC8x
5/27
2017
As a vegetarian i object strongly to the ban on cow slaughter. Gandhiji had objected to imposing 1's view on others. Freedom is being eroded @ShashiTharoor in conversation with @arunmku at @KPMGIndia annual partners meet. Extremely witty, articulate & oozi… https://t.co/9Q42PNqdy3
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPleased to confirm this story. We filed today in Delhi High Court. Had enough of his campaign of calumny. https://t.co/ThcI7AHGiuEnjoyed giving my view of current global trends to @KPMGIndia's Partners' Meeting chaired by ArunMKumar in Mumbai l… https://t.co/8XQlsABCMnTerrific review of #IngloriousEmpire in ArabNews : https://t.co/GScjy5VFKYIndia's air quality is now nearly three times worse than China's: https://t.co/X9MyMqdUkL It's time for urgent action"I'm no rootless cosmopolitan": @KanishkTharoor's delightful interview on @monocle24 on #SwimmerAmongTheStars https://t.co/XEsVUhpPZoThanks @SheebaThattil for your invaluable help with the research! The book rests on solid foundations &that's its s… https://t.co/MBlhoIYBPw
5/26
2017
Does the Emperor have new clothes? @NITIAayog should tell us, argues Pradeep Mehta: https://t.co/KcuAU9Ga2fDespite the decline of printed papers, there's one place that is bucking the trend @ShashiTharoorhttps://t.co/3pNEb8VtaR
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor thank you for an inspiring evening - we passed this on our way home #IngloriousEmpire #Mayfairwindow https://t.co/NDCkjxP2uD
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWe need to know history on its own terms.If you don’t know where you come from how will you know where you are goin… https://t.co/3WqzLBtnT7
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAny credible sum of compensation will not be payable.What I ask for is a symbolic gesture of apology-… https://t.co/pAR9GnN3wO
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA British-Indian journalist writes about #IngloriousEmpire &what my advocacy means to Indians around the world: https://t.co/Uhu5sLIlFe. @ShashiTharoor Read #AnEraOfDarkness and know what is #RealIndia ? https://t.co/HAUMifGDX2
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5/25
2017
Great initiative! https://t.co/CBdTnM2sdJIndividual startups make a pitch for their products at #StartupIndiaUAE https://t.co/FrqcLldYVQ
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWhat a pleasure to have @TeamIndus with us at #StartupIndia UAE Their passion and commitment is precious. https://t.co/a16y8R2IkG
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA mother’s concern about the injustice in the world, and yet wanting it to be a good place for her kids to live in.… https://t.co/UeJOjLe89z
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @Tharoorian_INC @ShashiTharoor "مهند من سيوف الله مسلول" A famous Arabic poet in prophet Muhammad era had metaphori… https://t.co/kYVPLF3i7D
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor thank you for an engaging talk that leaves one with a flurry of emotions... when's the next one?… https://t.co/A6RgFKfN2u
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorFull house at @NehruCentreUK for a lively discussion. Brilliant questions by @saliltripathi https://t.co/IUhY0QOmOwLive in conversation with Dr. @ShashiTharoor and @saliltripathi at launch of #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/HnzGyIVWeq
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor“चार बांस चौबीस गज, अंगुल अष्ट प्रमाण,ता ऊपर सुल्तान है मत चुको चौहान.”चक्रवती सम्राट पृथ्वीराज चौहान की जयंती पर स… https://t.co/UanSdbsIVI
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIt should be "well-filled mind versus well-formed mind" but someone who posted it put the wrong heading on the vide… https://t.co/jyr8z1cCpPJust received my copy now going to read it @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/YDXeado75x
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAlways admire his guts. Straight Talk with Shashi Tharoor: Jadhav's death sentence 'horrifying' https://t.co/SFXNs17jLK via @YouTube
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorOp-Ed: A robustly growing India will remain paradise for newspaper mavens for a while yet - @ShashiTharoorhttps://t.co/MsMcTntxbw
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorDr. @ShashiTharoor author of #IngloriousEmpire @IngloriousEmp With Mr. Roy Moxham author of "The Theft of India" in… https://t.co/OpK8mE8RbT
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5/24
2017
Superb piece by @pramodsarang on Kerala's bobbitization incident. My views exactly! https://t.co/mzj31bw0IGActually the discussion was on #IngloriousEmpire & then on contemporary politics in India. These ladies are already… https://t.co/8YDAMbxtV2Celebrated author Dr. @ShashiTharoor signing his explosive book #IngloriousEmpire at @Waterstoneshttps://t.co/C9kOFWfhsX
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAs you can see, it was an animated discussion! https://t.co/BF2x5bCWgfDr. @ShashiTharoor author of of #IngloriousEmpire the bold and incisive reassessment of colonialism with author… https://t.co/X6KEvRWpSj
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorStrongly condemn the terror attack in Manchester. Shocked&saddened by the loss of lives&suffering #StopViolence @ShashiTharoor
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorwas a terrific session with @b_judah whose line of well-prepared questions opened up most of the key arguments of t… https://t.co/8fSGUaYFKO#IngloriousEmpire (Sunday Times bestseller) savagely critical of 200years of British in India.It makes very uncomfo… https://t.co/uweasCSbHo
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorNot a wholly accurate transcript, but most of it's OK: my interview w/ @sonalijcampion of @LSEnews #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/aoU649so6N @ShashiTharoor @BBCRadio4 @AndrewMarr9 Ruthless exploitation and heartless hypocrisy #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/nGbNiIi7re
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5/23
2017
World-renowned author @ShashiTharoor wants and “enduring reminder” to educate school children about British Empire… https://t.co/v18ILwG3dP
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @veejaysai @sanjayuvacha @madversity @iamrana @atiyaz @BDUTT @angadc @tajmahalfoxtrot @svaradarajanhttps://t.co/2rsfokMMk0Please do! #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/upJwXGNaE7Apologies. Didn't think there were two of you out there! @b_judah https://t.co/XObWmagSzBPluralist Secularist Dr. @ShashiTharoor on secularism #RealIndia 🇮🇳 https://t.co/SnOOfpli0n
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorKind of funny & sad, an Actor or player can meet our PM in no time, but farmers/protesters sitting on Jantar manta… https://t.co/EXrRWMHgeC
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @husainkitabi @IngloriousEmp Waterstone's Islington Green at 7.30pm today. In conversation w/ @benjudahHow did 'Empire' diminish one of the great civilisations? @MukulikaB moderated @ShashiTharoor & Roy Moxham in debat… https://t.co/T3e8KA6Zrc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTerrific audience as well. Thanks London & @ZEEJLF ! https://t.co/wMJue5YysfListen to a wonderful discussion on India on @BBCRadio4 w/ @AndrewMarr9 #StartTheWeek. Starts w/ #IngloriousEmpire https://t.co/g2Lb8r4HxC
5/22
2017

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