Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Shashi Tharoor

File photo of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | PTI

By siding with Sabarimala devotees, Shashi Tharoor has failed the liberal in him

Shashi Tharoor has displayed the dexterity and flexibility of a skillful politician by making a U-turn on Sabarimala.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Forgive me liberal friends, but I can’t completely overlook faith of Sabarimala devotees

On Sabarimala, Congress is treading the difficult middle path of standing by believers, but pursuing matter only through constitutional means.
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Congress takes on Trump for Afghanistan jibe, says India doesn’t need sermons from US

The Congress called on the Modi government to respond to US president Trump's jibe that India should do more in Afghanistan than build a library.
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The writing on the wall is clear: Welcome 2019, goodbye, Narendra Modi

Do the math. The BJP will be the victim of its own 2014 success, writes Shashi Tharoor.
Milan Vaihnav, Madhav Khosla, Gurmehar Kaur, Nitin Pai and Pankaj Mishra | Arindam Mukherjee/ThePrint

This is the next generation of Indian intellectuals

India's next 51 top intellectuals, as chosen by Ramchandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Nandan Nilekani and others.
Graphic illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Bajrang Bali, bird droppings, Brahminical patriarchy: 15 controversial comments of 2018

ThePrint looks back at some of the remarks made by leaders this year that started a row 
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Dear troubled liberal, don’t fear the Congress party

While BJP doesn’t even pretend to be secular, Congress remains the safest refuge for minorities in India.

Here’s when elitism in Congress actually started

Social elitism is a peculiar problem that only the Congress has. Shekhar Gupta takes a look at the party’s history to find out why.
Shashi Tharoor and Rahul Gandhi | ShashiTharoor/Facebook

5 books Shashi Tharoor thinks journalists should write before BJP loses 2019

The pleasures of literature, after all, outweigh the joys of journalism.

Sabarimala still out of bounds for women, and CBI’s predicament

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...