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Will the "Era of Darkness" ever end?

India achieved freedom from the British oppression in the year 1947, but the essence of it’s colonialism is still very much present in the soul of the country was what Dr Shashi Tharoor says in his short talk addressing students in the Mount Carmel College, Bangalore on 22nd July, 2017. 438 more words

Shashi Tharoor

Book review. Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor

Book review. Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor
by Ian Sinclair
Red Pepper
June-July 2017

In 2015 Shashi Tharoor’s brilliant speech to the Oxford Union Society on the motion “This house believes Britain owes reparations to her former colonies” went viral, receiving coverage across the world. 326 more words

UK Foreign Policy

The Ugly Briton

World War I killed 7 million civilians. The 1943 Bengal Famine killed 3 million people! Beware who you consider as your heroes. Churchill certainly isn’t mine. 118 more words

Personality

Shashi Tharoor: Presidential system of government would serve India better - Bhanu Dhamija

A country’s system of government is the biggest single factor behind its rise or fall. A good system provides a people with lofty vision and strong character; a bad one does the opposite. 1,096 more words

India

India at 70

This year marks the 70th year of India’s independence.

Since 1947, India has grown to become one of the world’s largest economies. It has become self-sufficient in food production, developed a space program and created a large skilled, middle-class. 255 more words

India at 70


This year marks the 70th year of India’s independence.

Since 1947, India has grown to become one of the world’s largest economies. It has become self-sufficient in food production, developed a space program and created a large skilled, middle-class. 254 more words