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Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor New Delhi & Thiruvananthapuram

MP for Thiruvananthapuram. Author of 18 books. Former Minister of State,Govt.of India. Former UnderSecretaryGeneral,UnitedNations. RTs do not imply endorsement

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വട്ടിയൂര്‍ക്കാവിന്‍റെ ആവേശത്തില്‍, UDF ന്റെ സ്ഥാനാർഥി മോഹൻ കുമാറിനുവേണ്ടി........ രമേശ്‌ ചെന്നിത്തല, ശശി തരൂർ ഒ… https://t.co/NKlVULz2rM
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPrepositions matter. 😂 https://t.co/7g87SpTMwK
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor @ombirlakota Dr #ShashiTharoor 's word of the week: Luddite :One who strongly opposes (or at least a… https://t.co/PFSkg7FNMm
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorDelightful piece by ace chef @suvirsaran on spices & chillies -- if one can use an unusual adjective for an article… https://t.co/jVctHbGEHJWith ⁦@chennithala⁩ & celebrated actor Jagadeesh (a classmate of our candidate Dr K Mohan Kunar) as we embarked on… https://t.co/fAqnpmDUMJVote for Dr K Mohan Kumar on Monday! It’s for progress, inclusiveness and democracy! ⁦@INCKerala⁩ ⁦@udfkerala⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/KU9znaX5fGThe climax of campaigning today was the “kalaasham” where all the candidates & their supporters converged in an ami… https://t.co/fc966ZHTA2Landed in Delhi at 1 am today & caught the 5am flight to Thiruvananthapuram for a final day of campaigning in the V… https://t.co/skL0B7IS2NThoroughly enjoyed the interactive session between MPs & the Indian community in Frankfurt which Speaker… https://t.co/zPp6cAns08
10/19
2019
इसबार दिवाली का सामान किसी ग़रीब से ख़रीदे ताकि वो भी दिवाली मना सके #दिवालीप्यारवाली #FridayFeelinghttps://t.co/JfQwPCbcup
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTo study participation of women in Indian politics, @FemmeFirstF led by @angellicaribam is compiling a database of… https://t.co/dSJsxO5ZgHAmong issues they raised: Indians returning home for good are not allowed to withdraw their savings from the German… https://t.co/NVt7b6tfdfOn the way back from Belgrade to Delhi the LokSabha Speaker & MPs stopped in Frankfurt to meet w/ a hundred represe… https://t.co/Sy4izcMa9bMany moods on the last day of #IPU141, which ended only near 8 pm: happy, pensive, relaxed. @shobhaBJP appeared to… https://t.co/lEBQ02WHcdOn behalf of the Indian delegation, thanked the @IPUparliament, @ipuPresident & staff, together w/the Serbian Natio… https://t.co/r9JRGI2fyMDid the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the assumption of rule by the Crown really bring about change in India?… https://t.co/d2aye9rNS1
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorAs long as your runs are more than the letters in your words, you will keep us fans of @IamSanjuSamson happy!! Best… https://t.co/jGDCIaYiFe
10/18
2019
@SadanKhan_ All that is missing is a good umpire to deal with your opening batsman. Even @narendramodi couldn’t declare him out!Blind engineer invents a smart cane that guides using google maps and sensors... The cane was invented by a visuall… https://t.co/xaXXbxJ9bw
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorPleasure to work with one as dedicated, committed, articulate & patriotic as you, @sasmitpatra. https://t.co/6DLS49atRuFinal day of ⁦@IPUparliament⁩: Indian delegation in full strength for adoption of decisions, resolutions & Declarat… https://t.co/qEoUTEXTvh @ShashiTharoor True Patriotism is not about just warm words! Modi has failed the bravest Indians https://t.co/nGuASjlwAc
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThis is disgraceful. Our government needs to honour the democratic rights of all Indian citizens, including our men… https://t.co/wxeZ2Yt85HMy Stephanian friend Retd SC Justice Madan Lokur has rightly condemned the RTI Amendment Act, 2019 as being regress… https://t.co/tzPag67CWY @TharoorBhakt We have learned what not to do from the latter, but on the former your Guruji is quite willing to learn from you!As the debate intensifies on the parlous state of the Indian economy, I weigh in on the economic slowdown that has… https://t.co/VwSD0qUtOfHindi video report from @loksabhatv : https://t.co/oOArKTGudV2/2 पाक के नापाक इरादों को मैं कड़े शब्दों में विरोध करता हूं।मैं भारत में मुख्य विपक्षी पार्टी का संसद सदस्य हूं।… https://t.co/rzvJ69BDuI1/2 #IPU141 सर्बिया की राजधानी बेलग्रेड में चल रहे अंतर संसदीय संघ की141वीं बैठक में पाकिस्तानी प्रतिनिधि मंडल के आ… https://t.co/rLlOwN3tW3
10/17
2019
At an ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ committee meeting this afternoon with young IFS officer AnimeshChoudhury assisting me. Great… https://t.co/QBE3fYokKDCurious that our Pakistani friends decry in Modi's India the very tactics they remain totally silent about when Chi… https://t.co/XyH2KuVQOxMy latest: Trump’s lose-lose game in Syria https://t.co/6dLYlPNVoC
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorLeft Front Govt used water canons to break NSUI protest in front Kerala Secretariat. I was part of it. Students fac… https://t.co/5uqzKeSHuD
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorTook this up with the very helpful Indian Embassy staff who located your lost passport through helpful Serbian auth… https://t.co/SBKDIOZZmn#Vote4UDF https://t.co/Q5QpIse9DJ
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor"समझ के आग लगाना हमारे घर में तुम हमारे घर के बराबर तुम्हारा घर भी है है हम में हौंसला इतना मिटा दें हस्तियां तेरी… https://t.co/J2UqIT4qiO
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @vahlawat9 @TheQuint @htTweets Only in India, Vikas ji, and that too only in today's India!Spoke at a breakout session of @IPUparliament on the role of Parliaments in advancing LGBTQ rights. Told them India… https://t.co/afAqLnkggaCalling all music lovers to Thiruvananthapuram for the 21st Swathi Sangeethotsavam: https://t.co/MCRzy3JOGT"Word Not Heard": Beautiful poem by Badri Raina, full of meaning that can be applied in many contexts including the… https://t.co/eOc4ZXVbX4For #WorldDictionaryDay, @TheQuint talked me into conducting a quiz for them on five words some of you have seen in… https://t.co/Oa3CTGeChj @IPUparliament Unfortunately three hours later they did it again at a panel on Respect for International Law. This… https://t.co/CqqPb96xjSProud that my intensive lobbying for this, right up to the CEO, has paid off! Urging all Thiruvananthapuram residen… https://t.co/Fy0rVEEEz4I was obliged on behalf of the Indian delegation to respond to a vitriolic outburst by Pakistan’s delegate at the ⁦… https://t.co/uxnUYrtNvhArt Titled ‘Om India’ by Thomas Ziebarth ❤️ https://t.co/J4YAYydGYB
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorLok Sabha Speaker ⁦⁦@ombirlakota⁩ & I at the General Debate at ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ today between excellent meetings wi… https://t.co/TrZNrHsmzwDear Mumbaikars, People of Maharashtra and fellow Indians 3 innocent people are dead. Their fault: they wanted to… https://t.co/aVL8hGofkD
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorRight Wing Populists and Institutions: Why an upright Judiciary is critical to the times we live in - excelent & in… https://t.co/wZpWrMFF3V
10/16
2019
@IPUparliament @ombirlakota We then met the Speaker of the Iranian Majlis & his delegation before dining with the D… https://t.co/IJ4fBChMJj @IPUparliament @ombirlakota My key point: humankind cannot enjoy security without development, cannot enjoy develop… https://t.co/udUb0wRSLEEnjoyed a stellar session w/the Parliament Speakers of 19 countries today at @IPUparliament. Translated for… https://t.co/w7zLFaIlSYA year ago, a fire swept through the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. Only 20,000 items--out of 20,000,000--have… https://t.co/Qx8iOO8IbH
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThe inhumane consequences of the #Kashmir clampdown create more problems every day: here, Class 12 students contemp… https://t.co/13jQoaHWgxStarting now at #IPU141: Speakers Dialogue on #Governance. Speakers will debate economics and development, and secu… https://t.co/hFsdX5GfyA
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorEnjoyed a warm & enlightening discussion w/the ⁦⁦@IPUPresident⁩, Mexico’s Gabriela CuevasBarron, who has transforme… https://t.co/Ozo1cnWbwsMy friend @jeremic_vuk recalling our identical fates in the elections to @UN SecGen: I came second to BanKi-Moon in… https://t.co/nSya1dWJAuMy message of invitation to the StraightPath International School’s S-Talk Grand Finale event on October 23 in Mala… https://t.co/lZVDbPcponDelighted to catch up with an old friend (of mine & of India’s!) former Algerian Foreign Minister & @UN Under-Secre… https://t.co/BFxxEwRLH8
10/15
2019
Open Letter to Gujarat CM Shri Vijaybhai Rupani @vijayrupanibjp @CMOGuj @INCIndia @INCBihar @INCGujarathttps://t.co/ADQDGskQp0
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorEnjoyed a delightful lunch discussion w/former Serbian ForeignMinister & President of the ⁦@UN⁩ GeneralAssembly ⁦… https://t.co/oFZtqyQylwThe @UN in Delhi decided to interview me on my recollections of my days in the organisation (half an hour!): https://t.co/TvR0mvHtNQ
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMoments from the Indian delegation’s day at ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ in Belgrade: with Speaker @ombirlakota & ⁦… https://t.co/yJK4CJAW5oIn the hot seat! ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ https://t.co/AjcyceOMmOI presented to the ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ India’s proposal for an emergency debate on climate change. There were three ot… https://t.co/PjFNKyRQ3DCongress MP @ShashiTharoor hits back at Pakistan at the Asian Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Belgrade after Paki… https://t.co/olXh2AZMrW
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorCongratulations to AbhijitBanerjee https://t.co/klnLkXy8DV & EstherDuflo https://t.co/vCwm0HqV4X on the recognition… https://t.co/0C5ppeuhdISince many have tagged me on this request let me explain that I intervened in this matter more than a year ago. I w… https://t.co/Fp4hgFoU2uThe Indian delegation at today’s plenary session of ⁦@IPUparliament⁩. Speaker ⁦@ombirlakota⁩, @kanimozhiDMK, ⁦⁦… https://t.co/I13tPx2rarRead Congress Statesman @ShashiTharoor ‘s interview (TOI)’Our nationalism is inclusive, distinct contrast 2 divisiv… https://t.co/gThGpzZpGY
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorMy interview w/ @SubodhGhildiyal of @TOIIndiaNews on @INCIndia & the current state of things in our country: https://t.co/0x2xPt4n3H @Pontifex CORRECTED Part2: discusses her miracles,&the fact that while Christianity has been in Kerala for 2000 yea… https://t.co/VnUATWA8GhWelcome Miss.Pranjal Patil 🌹 #Thiruvananthapuram #Tharoorians Country's first visually challenged woman IAS… https://t.co/UoxIJVXywC
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorWith the announcement that Sister Mariam Thresia Chiramel has been made a saint by @Pontifex, I am reminded of my a… https://t.co/Oo8v2XhOxg
10/14
2019
The ever erudite and eloquent @ShashiTharoor speaking in chaste Hindi on the difference between mere tolerance on o… https://t.co/k6UZIjwskn
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorHindutva & Hinduism are fruits of two different trees. People who are trying to compare apples to oranges are for… https://t.co/ytSq1Z8MoQ
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @PMOIndia @DrRPNishank Relieved it's over: https://t.co/GeM0YU4xgZ But it should never have happened in the first place.#NewsAlert | J&K is an integral part of the Indian Union. There's nothing in the situation in J&K that in any way a… https://t.co/pRsYltUu2R
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorThanks @sasmitpatra. Young MPs like you are the future of our politics & of our wonderful country. Keep fighting fo… https://t.co/bStDeuGt8gMy column in @TheWeek_IND explains why all Indian governments must heed the wishes& needs of our poorest citizens:https://t.co/gGScK1yKcTThe Indian delegation at the Inaugural ceremony of the @IPUparliament. The Speaker @ombirlakota is seated separatel… https://t.co/XzTOzqyOJvA 4yr-old interview about a crisis in which i was intimately involved a quarter of a century ago at the @UN:… https://t.co/WT04LecgYgI see the Indian media is quick on its feet! This just happened this morning at the @IPUparliament meeting in Belgr… https://t.co/9rtoaCRtm1Perceptive &sharp piece by @pbmehta on #Kashmir sees it as part of BJP's national strategy to centralize power &sup… https://t.co/LhyEak90B4A wide-ranging interview covering Kashmir, the economy, threats to Indian democracy. obscure words & books I'd reco… https://t.co/OGphS07w0y
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorIn our seats for the first meeting of the ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ Assembly in Belgrade. With my colleague & fellow MP Ram… https://t.co/YEbYVEiCodGood to see RaghuramRajan say so lucidly the things we in @IncIndia have been saying! But when a respected economis… https://t.co/rjNPzNGTiuKudumbashree sets yet another milestone by launching 1st of its kind #IndiaFoodCourt under the aegis of @MoRD_GoIhttps://t.co/icbAICpxOf
10/13
2019
The @UN in Delhi decided to interview me on my recollections of my days in the organisation (half an hour!): https://t.co/TvR0mvHtNQA wide-ranging interview covering Kashmir, the economy, threats to Indian democracy. obscure words & books I'd reco… https://t.co/OGphS07w0yComing from you, I stand corrected! Am deleting the tweet https://t.co/uRV0Hkue0xThe number of Dalits being lynched now exceeds Muslims. The fact that this significant statistic goes unnoticed &… https://t.co/zy6wql2jJT
Retweeted by Shashi Tharoor @ShashiTharoor I have always believed it is never too late to learn;I pride myself on my conviction that I learn so… https://t.co/MiOXIoNvkW
Retweeted by Shashi TharoorJust before leaving Thiruvananthapuram, I gave this interview to PradeepPillai of @News18Kerala (in Malayalam): https://t.co/KcjPqpfb6wThough i am representing India at the @IPUparliament in Belgrade, my thoughts are never far from Vattiyoorkavu! Vot… https://t.co/GsVR3DK5KEOutraged by the decision of the Wardha Central University to expel six students fir writing a letter to @PMOIndia :… https://t.co/KejFCyC2uGIn transit in Frankfurt on the way to the @IPUparliament meeting in Belgrade when i get the news that Thiruvanantha… https://t.co/vZzRawYo3M
10/12
2019
Indian parliamentary delegation on its way to attend they ⁦@IPUparliament⁩ session in Belgrade. I’m on board. https://t.co/JaseTEC3ruYesterday in Thiruvananthapuram: a great discussion w/students at the College of Engineering on #FreedomOfSpeech. S… https://t.co/t2FJTQnmotThe English version of the postcard, which was also sent in Malayalam https://t.co/BG6AQJous8Addressed a meeting of ally CMP in Thiruvananthapuram in support of filmmaker AdoorGopalakrishnan&other artists&wri… https://t.co/0yN8Dufx2G
10/11
2019

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