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Narendra Modi and Shashi Tharoor | ShashiTharoor/Facebook

5 books Shashi Tharoor must write after Congress loses 2019

The prolific author-politician has been missing the woods for the trees.

Tharoor’s chaiwala jibe and a glittering Bollywood wedding

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

Jawaharlal Nehru’s precious legacy is being undermined daily, says Sonia Gandhi

At the relaunch of Shashi Tharoor’s book on Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi said those in power bent upon changing India for the worse.
Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor’s article kicks up a new storm on Sabarimala, splits opinion

Historian Ramachandra Guha called Shashi Tharoor’s article for ThePrint ‘deeply disappointing’, but MP’s position was backed by ex-foreign secy Nirupama Rao.
Sabarimala temple | Commons

Why Sabarimala issue leaves instinctive liberals like me torn: Shashi Tharoor

Expecting BJP to fix Sabarimala is like hoping an arsonist will develop a better fire-extinguisher.
File photo of Shashi Tharoor | S Sahani/The India Today Group/Getty Images

Sorry Shashi Tharoor, you can’t give a clean chit to L.K. Advani in Ayodhya violence

If Advani was contrite after 1992, he should have worked towards resolving the temple issue, especially as the NDA-I strongman.
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Build Ram in your heart, says Shashi Tharoor

The Congress MP was responding to a question about his recent remark that no good Hindu would want a temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site.
Shashi Tharoor | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

With his Bulgari shades & Mont Blanc pen, Modi isn’t just a khaki-clad pracharak: Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor says Modi isn't your run-off-the-mill RSS pracharak as he has attempted to build a personality cult that the Sangh shuns.  

How #MeToo movement forced M.J. Akbar to quit, and the Sabarimala protest

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Reducing Patel’s stature to a statue, and Yogi’s bid to turn Allahabad into ‘Prayagraj’

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On Camera

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation SA

Break-in at IAF’s Paris office handling Rafale procurement, cops probe espionage angle

The IAF's office in Paris houses the team that coordinates with Dassault Aviation on manufacture of Rafale jets and the weapons package onboard the aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.