Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Minister of State for External Affairs, is currently an MP for the Indian National Congress and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs. He is the author of Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century.

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Peace with Pakistan?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore, Pakistan, on Christmas Day brought his hyperkinetic year of global diplomacy to a headline-grabbing close. It also raised serious questi… read more

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The Chennai Warning

Even as world leaders meet in Paris to address climate change, the city of Chennai, home to five million people, has virtually shut down under the onslaught of the heaviest monsoon rains since 1911. M… read more

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