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Surgical writing

Ashley Tellis’ piece in MINT on India’s options with Pakistan. He points to the United States’ failure to rein in Pakistan.

Supporting insurgencies within Pakistan, engaging in economic warfare, pursuing focused retaliation to punish Rawalpindi, or threatening major military action to induce external pressure on Pakistan then remain the only means left for neutralizing Pakistani terrorism.

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JNU ke Sholay

JNU ke Sholay – 1

मौसी: लेकीन बेटा, बुरा नहीं मानना, ईतना तो पुछना ही पडता है, के लडके का खानदान क्या है, ऊसके लछ्छन कैसे है, कमाता कितना है? 38 more words


Facilitation of members in CivilBRICS Trade Fair

FTFI proudly shares that we have facilitated and participated in the CivilBRICS Forum 2016 Trade Fair held at India Habitat Centre from 03rd-04th October, 2016. The fair was inaugurated by the Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs Sh. 163 more words


Does Britain owe a debt to India for its 200 years of colonisation? - Oxford Union Society

Dr Shashi Tharoor, MP speaks eloquently on why, in his view, Britain owes a huge debt to India for its 200 years of colonisation.  If this notion interests you – regardless of whether you agree with it or not – I urge you to watch this short video from You Tube –  8 more words


The Case for Directly Elected Leaders

Walter Bagehot, famed constitutional scholar, once said that “in an electioneering country, indirect elections are a farce.” Shashi Tharoor recently introduced a bill in India’s Parliament to have direct elections for city mayors. 20 more words

Indian System

Tharoor's Speech on 'The Case for a Presidential System in India'

“The Case for a Presidential System in India” was the topic of this year’s SV Desai Memorial Lecture. Dr. Shashi Tharoor delivered the speech in Ahmedabad on September 6, 2016. 99 more words

Indian System

Is coffee about to become extinct?

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