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The NDTV Dialogues With Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor, the Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram, spoke to NDTV’s Sonia Singh on his new book, ‘Why I Am A Hindu’. He has been trolled for years for being anti-Hindu, Mr Tharoor said during the interview. He also shared his observation on...
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“Modi’s lack of knowledge on Sardar Patel, History matter of big concern” says Shashi Tharoor

    What do you think about Narendra Modi’s and BJP’s attempts to lay claim to the legacy of Sardar Patel? Modi is trying to redefine a certain standing that the BJP historically lacks. The BJP traces its origin to leaders who were not particularly...
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Interview in Leaders EDGE

Doctor Shashi Tharoor’s Interview in Leaders EDGE in Malayalam Langauge
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The Enigma Called Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor could well be described as one of the most remarkable outliers of modern day India. A scintillating personality, an author par excellence, a thinker well ahead of his time, a historian of considerable rigour, in short, a man for all seasons. He is...
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“The Younger Generation is Pivotal to Discarding Section 377”- An Interview with Dr. Shashi Tharoor

The LGBT community in India has had its share of legal battle. The community is still fighting to amend Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. This law is not only against our Fundamental Rights but is extremely inhumane as well.  I have been a supporter of the...
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DR. SHASHI THAROOR PRESENTING “RABINDRANATH TAGORE: HIS IDEAS AND VALUES”

  Rabindranath Tagore: His Ideas and Values Moravian College March 13, 2018 Dr. Shashi Tharoor I am delighted to join you here in the beautiful town of Bethlehem, at the invitation of Moravian College, who have very generously given me the distinguished honor...
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Shashi Tharoor’s Oxford Union Speech Against Colonial Britain

Madam President and gentlemen, ladies of the house I standing here with eight minutes in my hands in this venerable and rather magnificent institution, I was going to assure you that I belong to the Henry VIII School of public speaking – that as Henry VIII...
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The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill

The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill, 2015 By Dr. ShashiTharoor   Thank you, Madam Speaker. None of us disagrees, obviously, that black money is a serious problem. My Party has made it very clear that we would support any...
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Response to the Union Budget 2014 by Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Response to the Union Budget 2014 by Dr. Shashi Tharoor Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 16th July, 2014   I would like to join my hon. colleagues in congratulating the Finance Minister on his Budget speech — the...
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Launch of Maulana Azad Taleem-e-Balighan Ministry of HRD Remarks by Dr. Shashi Tharoor Hon�ble Minister of State for HRD

Launch of Maulana Azad Taleem-e-Balighan Ministry of HRD Remarks by Dr. Shashi Tharoor Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD New Delhi, 18th February, 2014   Shri R. Bhattacharya, Secretary (SE & L), Shri Jagmohan Singh Raju, JS (AE)& DG (NLMA) who works...
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International Conference on Literacy through Literature – Keynote Address by Dr. Shashi Tharoor

International Conference on Literacy through Literature Keynote Address by Dr. Shashi Tharoor Hon’ble Minister of State for HRD New Delhi, 7th February 2014   Ms. Nilima Sinha, Ms. Manorama Jafa, distinguished ladies on the podium and in the audience,...
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India Water Forum

Special Address by Dr. Shashi Tharoor Hon’ble Minister of State for Human Resource Development New Delhi, 28th October, 2013 Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Shri Harish Rawat, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Dr....
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor on A Well Educated Mind Vs a Well Formed Mind (Full Transcript)

I’m here to talk to you about Indian education, higher education in particular. But I’m actually going to start with demography. How many of you here are under 35? Okay, that seems pretty representative of the country; 65% of India is under 35. How many of you...
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Why nations should pursue soft power

  As an Indian, and now as a politician and a government minister, I’ve become rather concerned about the hype we’re hearing about our own country, all this talk about India becoming a world leader, even the next superpower. In fact, the...
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Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘An Era Of Darkness’ should be translated into every Indian language

On my seventh birthday, my grandfather sat me down on his knee and informed me that I was a truly lucky child. I assumed the subsequent unveiling of a truly spectacular present. But there was only a long pause. He patted my head finally, and went on to explain that...
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Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘An Era Of Darkness’ should be translated into every Indian language

On my seventh birthday, my grandfather sat me down on his knee and informed me that I was a truly lucky child. I assumed the subsequent unveiling of a truly spectacular present. But there was only a long pause. He patted my head finally, and went on to explain that...
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Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘An Era Of Darkness’ should be translated into every Indian language

On my seventh birthday, my grandfather sat me down on his knee and informed me that I was a truly lucky child. I assumed the subsequent unveiling of a truly spectacular present. But there was only a long pause. He patted my head finally, and went on to explain that...
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Shashi Tharoor’s book ‘An Era of Darkness’ is robust nationalist polemic

The lustre of globalization is ebbing, nationalism and patriotism are scorchingly fashionable. Patriotism was once described as the last refuge of scoundrels and nationalism was once seen as a violent ideology that fuelled two world wars. But today after Brexit...
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‘An Era Of Darkness’: Shashi Tharoor’s Book On The Raj Invokes The Dark Forces Of Today

There couldn’t have been a more apt time for a book like An Era of Darkness to be written. Just as judges look at past precedents to arrive at a conclusion on a present case, we needed a book that tells us in no uncertain terms about our past darkness,...
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Shashi Tharoor files defamation cases against Ravi Shankar Prasad and Kerala state BJP chief

Since BJP leaders had no track record or achievements, they were trying to run ‘a campaign of character assassination’, Tharoor alleged.   Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday filed affidavits in a chief judicial magistrate court against Bharatiya Janata...
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Political climate hostile, need to work together: Shashi Tharoor

  The climate was “mutually hostile” but some matters like foreign policy were above political rivalry with most parties largely on the same side, Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoor said here today. Tharoor was speaking at a session...
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I call on SC members to vote for India’s candidate

As the @UN Security Council (SC) & General Assembly (GA) vote to choose a judge for the International Court Of Justice (#ICJ) between Indian& UK candidates, the legitimacy & effectiveness of the UN are at stake. The voice of the GA has been ignored...
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BJP biggest gainer of demonetisation

Lok Sabha MP and former union minister Shashi Tharoor slammed the BJP for the demonetisation and GST exercises which eventually pushed the country’s economy to a low.  The BJP might have been the biggest gainer through demonetisation for being able to pump in...
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Rulers redefining nationalism in sectarian terms

The idea of India, symbolised by its commitment to inclusivity, pluralism, and secularism stands fundamentally contested by a ruling dispensation that has sought to redefine nationalism in sectarian terms, Shashi Tharoor, MP, has said. He was delivering the...
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BJP is distorting history

KOZHIKODE: The BJP is trying to dictate nationalism, lashed out Congress MP Shashi Tharoor while delivering a lecture on “Redefining nationalism” at the first E Ahamed Memorial lecture, here on Saturday. There are attempts to mandate nationalism than...
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Shashi Tharoor files defamation cases against Ravi Shankar Prasad and Kerala state BJP chief

Since BJP leaders had no track record or achievements, they were trying to run ‘a campaign of character assassination’, Tharoor alleged.   Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday filed affidavits in a chief judicial magistrate court against Bharatiya Janata...
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Political climate hostile, need to work together: Shashi Tharoor

  The climate was “mutually hostile” but some matters like foreign policy were above political rivalry with most parties largely on the same side, Congress leader and author Shashi Tharoor said here today. Tharoor was speaking at a session...
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