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Shashi Tharoor
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Hilarious American Diwali greeting card showing the Obamas looking very much at home in South Indian garb!
Fascinating! Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii issued a remarkable Diwali greeting:… Some Indian MPs shld watch
What we should know about the unfolding crisis in Yemen, by @ishaantharoor :…
Horrifying violence by BJP activists in Kozhikode:… Still waiting for BJP leadership to disown these party flag-wavers
I have signed this petition on AsiaBibi's intended murder in Pakistan & urge you to join me:…
Vizhinjam Beach, a splendid site ruined by filth&garbage, which I will clean w/local residents tomorrow 25/10 at 11am
I've signed this French petition over AsiaBibi being condemned to death in Pakistan for blasphemy:… Any in English 2?
Today I think of them &pray for them both [thanks, @jameelsjam]
Receiving the Consul-General of the Maldives in Thiruvananthapuram, Mr Adam. 5000 Maldivians in my constituency!
The lively fusion of seven-man rock band Thaikudam Bridge took Thiruvananthapuram by storm last night. I inaugurated!
I'm with @drharshvardhan on Diwali firecrackers. Some people forget Diwali is the Festival of Light, not of Sound! And smoke pollution kills
A lot of souls to pray for today. My wife's last temple visit was to Padmanabhaswamy. And today is the 21st anniversary of my father's loss.
A sombre Diwali brightened by a wonderful darshan at SreePadmanabhaswamy temple. Cracked a coconut at Pazhavangadi Ganapathi temple as well
A blessed Diwali to all. May the spirit of the Festival of Lights illuminate your lives
A thought-provoking short film on gender violence:… Well done Alex Kuruvilla&Vinil Mathew! #StartWithTheBoys
Cricketer Venkatesh Prasad dropped by. He's coaching UP, a new powerhouse in Indian cricket. I lamented loss of Kaif
With Ranjit Singh of the French Sikh Council for a meeting with MEA&me on the issue of the turban ban in France.
Noise-mapping ofTrivandrum planned: great idea!… We tend to forget noise pollution does as much damage as smoke&toxins
Young Vivek Vasisht wants to go toAntarctica:… Any benefactor out there for a young man with the spirit of adventure?
#Delhi..#VeryCritical Need O+ve #Blood @ RR army hosp.Both kidney failure post delivery.Call 9557622246 @ShashiTharoor
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Greatly enjoyed a long conversation w/ @cem_oezdemir, 1st Turkish-origin MP in German Bundestag, Chairman of Green Party &fellow vegetarian
Enjoyed addressing the MunichSecurityConference in Delhi on "EmergingPowers &GlobalGovernance ". Rest was off the record but v .interesting
@ShashiTharoor 1/2."Since May, out of 150 tweets,143 have been critical of Modi and the government and seven have been in non-unfavourable"
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Diwali inSrinagar is a great idea but it would have been better if there wasn't an election looming in the state!…
Context clear? I said "within the BJP, @narendramodi is a kind of Gulliver among the Lilliputians."…
#China: "The Silk Road initiative has aroused significant geopolitical apprehension," says @ShashiTharoor
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Good piece by Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey on my literary visit to (&memories of) Kolkata:…
No wonder one has mixed feelings when one's tweets make news!…
Strong &tough-minded review by my niece Ragini of recent books "Capital" &"Capitalism" by two very good writers:…
Your enthusiasm,questions&autograph-hunting kept me going far later than planned!ThanksKolkata! #TheGreatIndianNovel
Thanks to the wonderful standing-room-only audience that attended the Kolkata launch of the Silver Jubilee edition!
The dark truth about black money: my take on @ndtv:…
With @rituparnasgupta launching the Bengali edition of #TheGreatIndianNovel. Good discussion on the 25th anniversary
The Congress Party resolves to play a constructive and vigilant role: Smt. Sonia Gandhi
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Yes, i meant we must be ready for 2019. But the process of readiness must start in 2014. @INCIndia
BJP won only 29% voteshare in Maharashtra, which means 71% of MH voted against BJP. #MainBhiLiberal
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Despite the result, I still maintain Congress ran a good campaign in Haryana. Fought hard under Hooda.
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Congratulations Prithviraj Chavan for proving that men of principle, integrity& English-language education can also win elections!
Congress is 23% up in Maharashtra as compared to Lok Sabha elections. I am confident the upswing is beginning. We must be ready for 2014!
Lecture on Careers in Public Policy by @ShashiTharoor for the Fellows, Alumni and Staff of @TeachForIndia
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A video thank-you from @KeralaTourism to all those who have visited God's Own Country!…