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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor is a Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram and former MoS for External Affairs and HRD. He served the UN as an administrator and peacekeeper for three decades. He studied History at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and International Relations at Tufts University. Tharoor has authored 18 books, both fiction and non-fiction; his most recent book is The Paradoxical Prime Minister. Follow him on Twitter @ShashiTharoor.

On Camera

Nitish Kumar finds himself in a catch-22 situation after pulling out of Congress-RJD-JD(U) alliance | Commons

Everything that’s wrong with Nitish Kumar comes together in the failure of prohibition

It would be wise for Nitish Kumar to eat humble pie and undo prohibition. There are better ways to tackle alcoholism.

What are 3 biggest takeaways for India from Donald Trump’s speech in Gujarat?

Addressing a gathering at Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium, US President Trump called PM Modi a “true friend” & hinted at “a very, very major trade deal” with India soon.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.