Shashi tharoorborn 9 march 19561is an indian politician, writer and a former international diplomat2who is currently serving as member of parliament, lok sabhafrom thiruvananthapuram, kerala, since 2009. Indeed, shashis book would probably have been written in malayalam and limited to kerala. Kerala celebrities kerala, kerala tourism, kerala news. Chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on information technology, chairman, all india professionals. Book fair and knowledge festival which concluded in marine drive, kochi. Shashi tharoors new antidiscrimination bill could affect.
Unnati sharma and yimkumla longkumer 16 january, 2020 4. Shashi tharoor born 1956, london is the united nations undersecretarygeneral for communications and public information. Shashi is an indian politician, writer and a former. An elected member of parliament, former minister of state for external affairs and former undersecretarygeneral of the united nations, shashi tharoor is th. How such a wonderfully capricious faith, so open, so liberal can be reduced by some into a badge of identity akin to that of the british football hooligans, i dont know, but i dont want any part of it, he said. Bhasha mukherjee joins shashi tharoor to raise funds for. Shashi tharoor is a member of the indian parliament from the thiruvananthapuram constituency in kerala. Caa has become a nightmare to citizens, says congress mp shashi. Shashi tharoor has 36 books on goodreads with 88309 ratings. As shashi tharoor says, communism has surely brought about far reaching changes in kerala. He previously served as the united nations undersecretary general for communications and public information and as the indian minister of state for external affairs. Congress mp shashi tharoor on march 21 tweeted an article of british herald that described how kerala is lauded for their efforts to tackle coronavirus outbreak.
It probes into the various relationships of india, the drawbacks and positives of our foreign policy. Jun 03, 2019 replying about his visit to his constituency after the lok sabha poll victory, tharoor said, it is a lovely kerala tradition where we do thank you parade and tour the constituency. Shashi tharoors satirical vegetarianism and nonviolence. For long, it remained a most favourite tourist destination for marxism. Opinion shashi tharoors travails among keralas lilliputians accusing shashi tharoor of being promodi or prohindutva is almost as blasphemous as charging modi with a promuslim bias. Kerala gets first thermal screening camera with face. An arrest warrant has been issued against congress mp shashi tharoor by a local court in thiruvananthapuram in connection with a case filed against him for allegedly defaming hindu women in one of his books.
Shashi tharoor in high court against summons in defamation case. Tharoor does not separate himself from the faith, instead calling himself a liberal hindu, he sings laurels of the religion shashi tharoor. The complaint says that the novel, by the name the great indian novel insults nair community in kerala. From midnight to the millennium 1997, and most recently, india shastra. He was formerly undersecretary generalof the united nations, and contested for the post of secretarygeneralin 2006. Currently a thirdterm lok sabha mp representing the thiruvananthapuram constituency and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs, he has previously served as minister of state for human resource development and minister of state for external affairs. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. Shashi tharoor to move court seeking clarification on. Let me say at the outset that shashi tharoors book, why i am a hindu, has many resonances for me. A speech, and tharoor is in everyones good books kerala. But, whenever he gets back home, he has been one of a keen observer and appraiser of various happenings in kerala, especially those with regard to the socioeconomic development and overall welfare of.
Oct 27, 2016 shashi tharoor is the bestselling author of fifteen previous books, both fiction and nonfiction, besides being a noted critic and columnist. He was privileged to play a key role in some of the major events of his time, from the vietnamese. Husains brilliantly paints all cliched metaphors of tourism, shashi tharoor delves into keralas history. Apr 25, 2010 shashi tharoor official 312,505 views 53. All shashi tharoor books list and latest novel updated 2019. Shashi tharoor on migrant workers issue slams modi. From midnight to the millennium 1997 and most recently, india shastra. The shashi tharoor interview tharoors new book, why i am a hindu talks about his faith and why he opposes what he calls.
Husain discounting, that is, the occasional fleeting handshakes in crowded gatherings was in new york in 1993, over dinner at the home of the then indian ambassador, hamid ansari. Travel later comes wa request to travellers to share the trip of my life. Shashi tharoor s most popular book is an era of darkness. An introduction to hinduism, the new book by bestselling author shashi tharoor, whose last three books have sold over a quarter of a million copies in hardback, is the perfect introduction to one of the worlds oldest, largest and most complex religions. Shashi tharoor in trouble for book written 30 yrs ago as. Shashi tharoor spends most of his time away from kerala due to his official commitments.
The book is academic and demanding to read, though rewarding too. Tharoor came a close second behind ban ki moon in each of the four. Books by shashi tharoor author of an era of darkness. Kerala court issues arrest warrant against shashi tharoor. Congress leader shashi tharoor has once again landed in the soup as an arrest warrant has been issued against him by the trivandrum court after he failed to appear in the court, in a defamation case alleging that he had maligned hindu women in one of the books authored by him. Shashi tharoors latest, an era of darkness, is one breathless readuntil this book came along, there was no single work that clearly and unambiguously catalogued all the harm done to india under british rule. Mea s jaishankar, congress mp shashi tharoor to attend cpr dialogues 2020 hindutva is an assault on hinduism. Shashi tharoor tweets hoax site article, clarifies. Kerala, gods own country hardcover january 1, 2003 by shashi tharoor author visit amazons shashi tharoor page. The congress leader also appreciated the kerala government for refusing to. In 2019, shashi tharoor received the sahitya academy award for his book an era of darkness in a non fiction. He was formerly undersecretary general of the united nations, ad contested for the post of secretarygeneral in 2006. Dalrymple, murugan, tharoor in lineup for kerala lit fest. Shashi tharoor to host kerala tourisms online quiz show.
Mp shashi tharoor on sunday said that the basic right of a citizen has. Kerala tourism posts a list of five books on its instagram handle to. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Shashi tharoor books list of books by author shashi tharoor. In 2019, shashi tharoor received the sahitya academy award for his book an era of darkness in a nonfiction. See all books authored by shashi tharoor, including the great indian novel, and india. Clean and green, thiruvananthapuram, the capital of kerala is one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Union minister of state for human resource development shashi tharoor will conduct a quiz show for promoting tourism in his home state kerala. Shashi tharoor is the bestselling author of fifteen previous books, both fiction and nonfiction, besides being a noted critic and columnist.
Shashi tharoor undersecretarygeneral of the united nations for public information to the nations, had withdrew his candidacy. I want to resist the hijacking of hinduism by hindutva. Kerala tourism serves beef, tharoors economic fairytale. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the mahabharata, the epic of hindu mythology, and recasts and resets it in the context of the indian independence movement and the first three decades postindependence. Tharoor procures thermal camera for kerala coronavirus. This piece was written by shashi tharoor on his book kerala gods own country for the hindu the only time i properly met the incomparable m. The litfest, which is organised by nonprofit india book foundation under the guidance and active patronage of tharoor, the thiruvananthapuram mp and supported by kerala tourism, will be held. Shashi tharoors tweet praising kk shailaja earns wrath of. Shashi tharoor born 1956, london is the united nations under secretary general for communications and public information. Brut india shashi tharoor and sudha murty talk books facebook. A speech, and tharoor is in everyones good books monday july 27th, 2015 suddenly shashi tharoor is the flavor of the whole of india, even diehard opponents and detractors are coming out in praise of the congress mp, all because of a short but remarkable speech full of wit and humour that he delivered during a debate at the oxford union society. Tharoor reiterated his point asking if a good hindu would want to build a ram temple at the expense of an act of violence. Business line the book serves to correct many misconceptions about one of the most contested periods of indian history. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
This piece was written by shashi tharoor on his book kerala gods own country for the hindu the. Discover book depositorys huge selection of shashi tharoor books online. Tharoors take on hindutva and why he cannot write fiction. Kerala kashmir uttar pradesh maharashtra entertainment. But, whenever he gets back home, he has been one of a keen observer and appraiser of various happenings in kerala, especially those with regard to the socioeconomic development and overall welfare of the state and the people. Dec 25, 2018 kerala has a charismatic and erudite mp in shashi tharoor, one who is recognised and admired across india.
A trivandrum court has issued an arrest warrant for congress. Kerala has entered next phase of covid19 containment with. From midnight to the millennium and beyond, and more on. Further talking about his book, why i am a hindu, tharoor believes that hinduism is a religion that allows one right to question. Kerala, a thin strip on indias southern coast, has a population of around 36 million. The great indian novel is a satirical novel by shashi tharoor. Buy kerala gods own country book online at low prices in. An author, politician, and former international civil servant, shashi tharoor straddles several. The god of small things on kerala tourisms list of books to read.
Shashi tharoors new book on hinduism the religion followed by a majority of indians. Before the state was baptised gods own country, it was karl marxs own country. Shashi tharoor takes the reader on a foreign journey by compiling and crafting 11 essays with reference to indias foreign policy. Before the central government had even declared a lockdown, kerala had announced a comprehensive economic relief package for citizens in. His books include the pathbreaking satire the great indian novel 1989, the classic india. Feb 11, 2018 on hinduism i want to resist the hijacking of hinduism by hindutva. For one thing, i admire his prose and in this book he surpasses himself. Books on the beach literature fest to start at kovalam. Vice president m venkaiah naidu, congress leader rahul gandhi, kerala cm pinarayi vijayan, shashi tharoor, megastar mammooty, prithviraj sukumaran remembered expressed sorrow on his sad. Shashi tharoor dons the hat of a literary critic in this interaction with acclaimed author and philanthropist sudha murty, who just published her 200th title, here, there and everywhere. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the mahabharata, the epic of hindu mythology, and recasts and resets it in the context of the indian independence movement.
Shashi tharoor argues why british rule destroyed india, north. His telegenic personality and his books have played a big part in ensuring his enduring. Beyond the hindutva debate, shashi tharoors new book a self. Tharoor and sunanda got married on august 22, 2010, in a traditional kerala wedding. Shashi tharoor born 9 march 1956 is an indian politician, writer and a former international diplomat who is currently serving as member of parliament, lok sabha from thiruvananthapuram, kerala, since 2009. Shashi tharoor suddenly shashi tharoor is the flavor of the whole of india, even diehard opponents and detractors are coming out in praise of the congress mp, all because of a short but remarkable speech full of wit and humour that he delivered during a debate at the oxford union society. Shashi tharoor is an indian politician and a former career international diplomat and has served as member of parliament for thiruvananthapuram, kerala since 2009. The online video quiz show hosted by tharoor, mp from thiruvananthapuram, for kerala tourism will kickoff early may and go on for two months, a release from tourism department said here today. A trivandrum court on saturday issued an arrest warrant for congress mp shashi tharoor in connection with a case filed against him for allegedly defaming hindu women in. Tharoor to rajmohan unnithan, kerala mps locked up as. Arrest warrant against shashi tharoor for allegedly defaming.
The kerala model by shashi tharoor project syndicate. Buy kerala gods own country book online at low prices in india. Jan 22, 2017 guess up stands for unemployed people. Shashi tharoor in hospital after injuries during ritual at. Eminent personalities from politics and cinema expressed their condolences. I will be spending one day in every assembly constituency meeting the people and thanking them for their support. Shashi tharoor procures thermal camera with face detection tech for fever screening in kerala x share via.650 444 1099 410 239 1085 1288 872 1031 1075 83 408 1041 55 1533 683 858 1176 292 1347 654 1289 517 365 630 141 1408 155 246 1028 135 362 1335 1320 1415 488 1116 1290 392 1258 308 205 148