Dissent is framed as disloyalty, with criticism of government policies labeled “anti-national.”
Shashi Tharoor, a former UN under-secretary-general and former Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, and an MP for the Indian National Congress, discusses his most recent book, India’s foreign policy, and India’s majoritarian turn in an interview with Project Syndicate.
India’s population is expected to grow over the next four decades to approximately 1.7 billion, before plunging to 1.1 billion by 2100.
Indian lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has thanked a young Bangladeshi couple for helping him grab a cab from outside the British Library in London that ended his 45-minute wait.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sparked off a controversy with his statement that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power again, it will rewrite the Constitution that will eventually create a “Hindu Pakistan.”
A prominent leader of India's opposition Congress party, Shashi Tharoor, rejects police charges against him for abetment in the suicide of his wife in a case that has led to political mudslinging.
Last month, 18 people in the Gopalganj district of India's Bihar state died after consuming illicit alcohol, highlighting – once again – the peculiar relationship between morality and tragedy in India.