Shashi Tharoor | The Daily Star
  • Shashi Tharoor

    Former UN under-secretary-general, member of India's parliament for the Congress party and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs

  • Pakistan’s Taliban Monster

    The late head of Pakistan’s powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, Lieutenant General Hamid Gul, was fond of boasting that when Afghanistan’s history came to be written,
  • Modi’s war on the press

    A flurry of assaults on freedom of the press in recent months has raised troubling questions about the state of India’s democracy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • India’s Smart Vaccine Diplomacy

    As countries scramble to secure Covid-19 vaccines, ugly expressions like “vaccine race” and “vaccine nationalism” have entered the global lexicon.
  • After Myanmar’s coup

    Until recently, the last time Myanmar’s military supervised a general election whose outcome it didn’t like was back in 1990.
  • Narendra Modi’s Potemkin Democracy

    Indian legislators woke up in the new year to two realisations. First, the annual winter session of parliament, from which they should just have been emerging, had not taken place at all. And, second, New Delhi’s magnificent parliament complex, a tourist attraction since it was built in 1927, had been turned into a construction site.
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