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India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond by Shashi Tharoor

Alright. For those who’re interested in this book, here is what I will take away from India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond by… 191 more words

Non-fiction

Shashi Tharoor's Asylum Bill Misses the Mark

Late last year, three asylum bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on the same day. Of the three, Shashi Tharoor’s Asylum Bill, 2015 was the most comprehensive.  1,353 more words

India

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