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Shashi Tharoor
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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!…
Gr8 interaction w/ @TeachForIndia fellows ydy. Excellent opportunity to be leaders for our nation.Apply by Oct29th at
Final call to Kolkata book lovers: SilverJubilee edition of #TheGreatIndianNovel launches today, 7.30pm, Park Hotel
.@ShashiTharoor examines the geopolitics threatening China's Silk Road revival
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With all the finalists -- the best 6 out of 130 college &school teams participating in the St.Stephen's Quiz Contest!
The stage at Quiz final. Close contest! A school team, DPS RKPuram, beat many colleges to enter d final. Fun aftrnoon
With the IIT Delhi team that won StStephen's Quiz on 40th anniversary of Quiz Club founding!130 teams,tough questions
Passionate case by @bachikarkaria for people-friendly development of Mumbai's docklands:…
Looking fwd2being QuizMaster at St.Stephen'sCollege QuizzingChampionship today at 3:30pm hosted byQuizClub that I founded 40yrs ago.Open2all
Superb piece by @FareedZakaria argues extremism is not inherent in Islam &reform should be encouraged:…
Two days to go for Kolkata launch of the 25th anniversary edition of #TheGreatIndianNovel All book-lovers welcome!
How the politics of an era shapes its stereotypes: @ishaantharoor on when d West backed Islam vs Christian extremism…
I will be QuizMaster at St.Stephen's Annual Quizzing Championship on 17 Oct at 3:30pm hosted by QuizClub that I founded 40yrs ago.Open2all.
Calling Kolkata book-lovers to launch of SilverJubilee edition of #TheGreatIndianNovel Invite w/full details attached