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Book review: Tharoor, An era of darkness

Shashi Tharoor’s latest book originated in a debate at Oxford on whether Britain should pay reparations to its erstwhile colonies. The YouTube clip of Tharoor systematically demolishing the opposition, his brilliance evident in the thrust and parry of debate, has been watched by more than three million viewers. 1,502 more words

India

Top Indian Diplomat Tells Truth to Remove Misunderstanding of China

When Shashi Tharoor, a charismatic career Indian diplomat, lost in the election for the post of UN secretary general a decade ago, people in India quickly laid the blame on China and regarded it as China’s scheme to hold down India. 355 more words

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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Nation-Building

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

Politics

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

Activities

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

Economics