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Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor New Delhi & Thiruvananthapuram

MP for Thiruvananthapuram. Author of 20 books. Former Minister of State,Govt.of India. Former UnderSecretaryGeneral,UnitedNations. RTs do not imply endorsement

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Joined Twitter 3/16/09


@narendramodi - What happened to 'Vocal for Local' and 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'? Neither the People nor the Parliament… https://t.co/rw2AyNNIBr
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIn these unusual times, i was invited to inaugurate the re-opening of the 2020-21 academic year at Thiruvananthapur… https://t.co/HDHsIoLxZA @Subytweets i think she is just drawing your attention to some VERY expensive grooming."India’s only credible counter to Chinese power in the Himalayas would be to assume a more global role of its own –… https://t.co/UihmV3nxKdI voted for @kiranshaw, India's candidate for the people’s choice award in the @EYnews World Entrepreneur Of The Ye… https://t.co/54sp2ok2dWHere is professionals’ innovation for progress: @AipcKerala is creating a smart device bank to provide them as lea… https://t.co/CLza0tPcwT
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @anandsundarajan @HardeepSPuri Some returning pravasis, pre-screened for flights, have been found Covid-positive on… https://t.co/cjWv0UGhY1 @MdKvl @HardeepSPuri done.In response to the problems of students unable to connect to online classes, ⁦@AipcKerala⁩ has launched a… https://t.co/omVRz3po29Wrote to Civil Aviation Minister ⁦@HardeepSPuri⁩ to request direct evacuation flights to Kerala from US &Europe. It… https://t.co/4qy3ey7WRvA @TwitterIndia discussion on the Internet in the #Covid19 era, its role & challenges, under the theme #KeepItOn, w… https://t.co/l0Gor0etSu.@samirsaran, @ShashiTharoor and @CPBlr join @misskaul to discuss why India must #KeepItOn https://t.co/MPMlcaGVT2
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIndians feeling schadenfreude over riots in the US should bear this in mind: These riots are protesting injustice a… https://t.co/LkQHrcEj19
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIf we are speaking of deleting Chinese apps, then what of Indian apps with major Chinese investors? These include:… https://t.co/7EbgMe8Pab
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis tragic story points to the consequences of rashly ignoring the digital divide. Ironic that a Communist State G… https://t.co/tcmwfxllLu“All told, during Modi’s six years in office, India’s equity markets added only $178 billion, compared with the $1.… https://t.co/l2G2e8zvkaMany migrant workers, esp in the Gulf, are being forced to quit&depart in a hurry due to #COVID19. As a result, wor… https://t.co/J0IewATv7DLike the pain of our #migrants who are quietly struggling with no income, heat, hunger & at times police battered -… https://t.co/rHqT80ZzuF
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor. @navjotk28 തിരുവനന്തപുരം ജില്ലാ കളക്ടറായി ചുമതലയേറ്റു,എല്ലാവിധ ആശംസകളും നേരുന്നു. അതോടൊപ്പം തിരുവനന്തപുരം കലക്റ്റ… https://t.co/D6NtpOgt7C
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorFor those of you wondering what does #unconsciousbias mean, how do we get them, what can we do about it - I have c… https://t.co/wHtUzS2c7c
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis was when BJP was not in power. Today, the opposition is quiet about the border. Very statesmanly and all that.… https://t.co/PtpQsbeIUl
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis is why @INCIndia has been repeatedly asking for help for small businesses: 35% of MSMEs say their enterprises… https://t.co/mVFrA2uroZInteresting, if somewhat provocative, idea by @TowardsLiberti : the government can make money if it taxes legal por… https://t.co/sEFcHIFvgzYes that's right: it is now being used by the Kerala Govt to provide instruction for the two & a half lakh children… https://t.co/h7c7NUkDVr
6/2
2020
Remarkable work by an artist with a conscience, reacting to the plight of the migrant workers. Well done deepanath… https://t.co/4uqsuDoD7kA lovely father-daughter story of the lessons Nature has taught us through #Covid19, by @sundeepbhutoria :… https://t.co/e0eIz6LXvmA spin-off from @PGAction & now called @ClimateParl, several former & current MPs including @ShashiTharoor,… https://t.co/xQ7AlOF9wx
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPublic health expert SS Lal to head @ProfCong in Kerala. @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/r6YI809KuA
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMen in black. 2012 edition. L to R: Papa CJ, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Shashi Tharoor & Amitav Ghosh. Photo taken a… https://t.co/c4qgQADANo
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe unknown victims of the #Covid19Pandemic: young fresh PhDs face unique challenges: their opportunities have disa… https://t.co/NlohF89IuGYoung @ProfCong colleague Roshan @santhalia decries the myth that without having a law lineage, one cannot excel i… https://t.co/4eiXj2Rh3n @orfonline @TwitterIndia @samirsaran @CPBlr @misskaul Look out for this at 8.30pm tonight: @orfonline &… https://t.co/QW5XnbuYODOne of the best articles written about the decision-making by @PMOIndia during the #COVID19Pandemic is this superb… https://t.co/xI7jNiIK2VIndian Govt was talking about social distancing but we in Chhattisgarh talked about physical distancing… https://t.co/St71fWgFLo
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA update for @AIPCThrissur https://t.co/vYLtXpsFfp
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWe have new leadership in various unit chapters in @AIPCTelangana and @AipcKerala https://t.co/VyACnugSqc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWe are pleased to announce new state leaders on our state units in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. W… https://t.co/F7Ul7zcQiw
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAmericans should think more often about how people in far worse circumstances still try to show solidarity with the… https://t.co/5NmSaxbqo5
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks for sharing Dr. Tharoor! Glad you liked it. Especially considering the fact that you're one of my fav writer… https://t.co/4yoq2syK5O
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorA thoughtful, pointed and well-written Open Letter by 17 year-old @anwesh_satpathy to Prime Minister @narendramodi:… https://t.co/UPWXM2QShQMonsoon in Kerala. You have no idea what you are missing. പെരുമഴക്കാലം ... @ShashiTharoor https://t.co/D2oPr0VHq2
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe Cartier-Bresson connection of Kalamandalam Gopi. No one had any clues who the young Kathakali artiste in those… https://t.co/t4ZaJeNndr
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe #Covid19Pandemic has confirmed the arguments for a Universal Basic Income in India, argues @anilkantony : https://t.co/wTBW6LQvxSFrom one of my recent webinars, the first of 7 individual “Insights” videos on the global effects of the… https://t.co/u2DExciKle.@orfonline & @TwitterIndia will host @ShashiTharoor, @samirsaran, @CPBlr and @Misskaul tomorrow at 8.30 pm IST to… https://t.co/lscLbA87vY
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorSorry to bid farewell to an outstanding @collectortvpm, K.Gopalakrishnan @kgkrishnan05, who has been prematurely tr… https://t.co/51WQpGm31jMessage from my sister @ShobhaTharoor: "I hope that you have enjoyed these wonderful &wise stories as much as I hav… https://t.co/FKGgjI15Te @ShobhaTharoor As #UnLock1 begins, the final #LockdownStory #70 for children from @ShobhaTharoor: "The Wise Sage&th… https://t.co/yMn9mqDMIB
6/1
2020
Here's the video of this conversation: https://t.co/eBWTf08Doz https://t.co/aZXoMDGnrlIf the PM can have a meeting with CMs via videoconferencing platform, why can’t parliamentary committees meet the… https://t.co/RGVDCfx3en
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorToday's #LockdownStory #69 for children from @ShobhaTharoor: Our penultimate story,"The Talkative Tortoise", is… https://t.co/EnNU8Ic5gQ
5/31
2020
Warmest congratulations to the Kerala Students' Union @NSUIKerala on their 63rd birthday. They've fought a great fi… https://t.co/bMSz5C2QaxWhile the other nations capitalised on historically low fuel prices we have seen an increase. With economic uncer… https://t.co/eQv9XNmEYV
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor That was such a great webinar, highly benefited from the rich insights. Thank you @ELFDubaihttps://t.co/vuhnyv0c1U
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThat was a remarkable conversation, heard by more than 3000 people in 46 countries. Will post a link for those who… https://t.co/k160gZisNlThis evening at 7 pm IST, 5.30pm UAE! A conversation about the #postCovidWorld. Open to all interested https://t.co/aZXoMDoMzNSGs comment in SC is an insult to every person in this country showing empathy. He compares journalists reporting o… https://t.co/Qjx1c4dmKX
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMust read: @harsh_mander's powerful & impassioned indictment of our state& society, & his call for "civilisational… https://t.co/SmzPmompy4 @ShashiTharoor Kerala's robust form of social democracy reflects the contributions of alternating coalitions of Com… https://t.co/37GCausQNy
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorToday's #LockdownStory #68 for children from @ShobhaTharoor: "Tenali Raman Outsmarts a Cheat"… https://t.co/1gEnCkj8wK @Mohitfofliya @AkshayaPatra Thanks. I missed this. Still, feeding people in today's crisis is laudable. On the mid-… https://t.co/zLzSNnhse7
5/30
2020
P. G. Wodehouse paid dearly for his indomitable high spirits in internment camps. Though, as in the twist of one of… https://t.co/Qpdge1OyqJ
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMy aunt @smitatharoor has launched a fascinating podcast in quarantine, where each episode navigates instances of u… https://t.co/a2ZmDDEIBQ
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMy latest: Hong Kong was a global crossroads. Now it’s a fault line. https://t.co/rqfnaYF3bS
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMy latest: A Cold War legacy many Americans forget... an interview with @Vinncent on his excellent new book, “The J… https://t.co/jJDGyUyWYf
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor Saviors as they were hailed during the Kerala floods, the fisherfolk certainly are in deep water now… https://t.co/988wj6GT85
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @MangoManBR @airindiain Sounds grim. Have they approached the Embassy and @DrSJaishankar?The MEA has been quite res… https://t.co/142zaP5PUHपेश है- भाजपा का दिवालियापन केंद्र सरकार का निकम्मापन और पत्रकारिता का चाटुकारितापन सब कुछ एक वीडियो में… https://t.co/vbGnM9JKze
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorCongratulations to ⁦@AkshayaPatra⁩ for serving 5 crore meals in #Covid19 food relief activities across India. Appla… https://t.co/EuxDFnO6hdKolkata’s CollegeStreet (BoiPara) is as legendary as the smell of ideas wafting out of CoffeeHouse, but… https://t.co/ZelTVEpQcoHow's the stimulus doing? Not very well, this analyst feels. "The moratorium announced by the RBI has been of no us… https://t.co/OJLPEBD65t"In sharp contrast to the state of affairs in the rest of India, Kerala’s success in the fight against COVID-19 has… https://t.co/zfpOdJUmDgMy sister @smitatharoor’s latest #StoriesOfUnconsciousBias podcast, where she speaks w/renowned war correspondent,… https://t.co/hqJBxFOHLc❤️@ShashiTharoor https://t.co/mH6hBfxSrc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorChef @suvirsaran’s #lockdown lessons and on his new book #instamatic Being creative, family and friends and… https://t.co/O3jk5Lenvu
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe total #COVID19 CASES in India is equal to MORTALITY in the US (over 100,000) where many will recover in… https://t.co/n17XMMm3WT
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTrailer of an excellent conversation I had with ⁦@ChhattisgarhCMO⁩ ⁦@bhupeshbaghel⁩ on his state’s handling of the… https://t.co/wWXhwANjpg
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoorयहाँ @bhupeshbaghel के साथ मेरी बातचीत का एक छोटा सा हिस्सा है, जो उनके @INCIndia शासन ने छत्तीसगढ़ के महान राज्य… https://t.co/bz2g2EQIvnThe Government’s silence about the border situation with China is fueling massive speculation and uncertainty at a… https://t.co/YzFmsoGgR9
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorNehru created the foundations of a modern state. #NehruJi #Nehru #RememberingNehruji https://t.co/diBrFve2yI
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorToday's #LockdownStory #67 [sorry yesterday was mis-numbered, should have been #66] for children from… https://t.co/qZ3NUNTjEyFor the full interview, please see: https://t.co/ul8f6nLfRtTrailer of an excellent conversation I had with ⁦@ChhattisgarhCMO⁩ ⁦@bhupeshbaghel⁩ on his state’s handling of the… https://t.co/wWXhwANjpg
5/29
2020
Just spoke to my friend ShreyamsKumar to express my shock & distress at the sudden passing of his father MP Veerend… https://t.co/deYrS7A12MThe Cambridge Compromise: A solution to India’s delimitation dilemma? Interesting analysis by Vishwesh Sundar of th… https://t.co/EZzWAFLmmsDelighted to announce a webinar with @ShashiTharoor on the 5th of June at 7pm moderated by me. He will speaking on… https://t.co/09WVhdH3af
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor3. NHRC cannot be reduced to a sinecure for retired and sidelined persons. If its independence& autonomy are compro… https://t.co/HZCS6aOtHE2. NHRC is a statutory body w/sufficient authority to intervene and issue directions. But sadly, it has not played… https://t.co/3vW9WoLj291. While everyone's been pointing fingers at the Supreme Court, most of the recent issues that jolted the nation's… https://t.co/cJJeOkTxyAI also call on KeralaDGP LoknathBehera to educate his errant officers on basic constitutional principles. There was… https://t.co/U7ctdsbB54I'm sure the police are aware that they cannot harass a citizen for exercising her fundamental right to freedom of… https://t.co/f3yY7eYxciI am shocked to see that an FIR has been filed in Kochi against a Trivandrum lawyer for a @Facebook post criticisin… https://t.co/RvSMvEflGF😭 https://t.co/z9HGUVtC1P
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAvay Shukla on the unconscionable state of our public health infrastructure, laid bare by the current… https://t.co/HOh9KYXScVIndia is walking home declared headline in @IndianExpress as newspapers & television screens filled with images of… https://t.co/ttYWSTxZxd
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWatch @szarita's broadcast. https://t.co/uKkSxLPH0T
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorJust concluded an excellent discussion on Kerala's handling of the #COVID19Pandemic for the @britishasiantst, moder… https://t.co/eNa8vB96E3जागो, उठो, और बोलो ज़रा सरकार की पोल खोलो पूछो सवाल अपने साहस से मत डरो झूठे अहम दुस्साहस से महामारी मे क्या दिया… https://t.co/QIZOSRg7oj
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorToday's #LockdownStory #65 for children from @ShobhaTharoor: "The Fish Who Worked a Miracle"… https://t.co/kGjmfZ87gqThis #MenstrualHygieneDay, along with our pledge to help each girl/woman reach her full potential, we also resolve… https://t.co/FH4hUQVv6x
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5/28
2020

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