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Video: Shashi Tharoor on the British contribution to India - The Indian Express

Contrary to popular opinion, the presence of British in India did more harm than good. The colonial empire incessantly looted and plundered one of the richest countries in the world for 200 years. 177 more words


Shashi Tharoor reply on British Contribution to India

On the eve of Melbourne Writers Festivals 2017 in Australia , Kevin Pietersen from the audience asked Shashi Tharoor :

Where would India be today if the British did not step into India ?

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Pushing back against colonial whitewash

Generations of British Empire history revisionists have been working flat out to make the Empire look like a benign force in the national history of former colonies that have since been liberated. 1,518 more words


Book Review: 'Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India'

Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India By Shashi Tharoor

Reviewed by Callum Alexander Scott for Peace News, August – September 2017 | Issue 2608 – 2609… 543 more words


POI: All that Unites Us

The pendulum of sin and love, darkness and light, what pulls us apart or cradles us tight, swings with a heavy beat as it creates all that guides us, the societal norms that supplies and deprives us – 94 more words


Impact of the British reign in India wasn't all that benign

Sydney/ 3 September, 2017

Indian politician, former diplomat and multi-award winning writer and novelist, Shashi Tharoor, is currently visiting Australia to take part in Melbourne Writers Festival. 253 more words

Dr Yadu Singh

"For Modi colonisation began with Muslim rule, not British"

For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, colonisation of India did not begin with the British, but with the Muslim rulers, Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said. He was speaking at the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival in Bhutan’s capital Thimpu. 61 more words

Vicky Nanjappa