The Nehruvian policy of non-alignment was drawn up in an era which was very different from today and Indian foreign policy should evolve according to the present day circumstances, said Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Participating in a conversation with Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express, and author and senior journalist Kaveree Bamzai on TNIE’s Expressions, a series of live webcast with people who matter. He said Nehru himself would not follow the rules he drew up in an era which was very different from today. Excerpts: With regard to the stand-off with China, do you think it is a moment in history where India can look at adversity as an opportunity. The border issue is a major setback for India. We were caught napping by the Chinese adventure in the Galwan Valley and across the LAC. There was clearly an intelligence failure. The Chinese are indulging in a much bigger game than we in India have woken up to. They seem to be thinking long term. The idea seems to be each time there is a flash point, India will try diplomacy and at the end of the disengagement, China is in a better position than before.
From Buddha to Ambedkar, dissenters have always been a part of our history and it has a hallowed space in our country, Shashi Tharoor said at ThinkEdu Conclave 2020.
Congress senior leader Shashi Tharoor used yet another difficult word - schadenfreude - to come in support of P Chidambaram who was arrested in the INX Media money laundering case.
Jaya Bachchan, Shashi Tharoor, Ram Gopal Yadav and others were a part of the protest.
Several opposition leaders raised their voice against the accident of the Unnao rape case victim.
After Priyanka Gandhi was detained when she went to meet families of victims' of Sonbhadra violence, Congress MPs staged a protest outside the Parliament on July 22.
Shashi Tharoor addressed the media outside the parliament on July 18 and expressed his views on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.
With Kerala going for polls in phase 3, UDF's Thiruvananthapuram candidate Shashi Tharoor casts his vote and briefs the media.
Songs, children, kisses - being on the Lok Sabha campaign trail with Shashi Tharoor in Thiruvananthapuram proves to be a colourful experience as always!
Is our education system not for the - Shashi Tharoor
The idea of India is that it will be a nation for everyone and religion will not be its basis.
Tharoor said in his analysis he has written as to why the present government should not come again and added that the book will also be translated in different languages.
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Hyper literate Shashi Tharoor has introduced new words to describe his newly launched book 'The paradoxical Prime Minister'. The New Indian Express finds out how well people can pronounce these words.
Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor attended a seminar on 'Standing Up to Hatred: Intolerance and Violence in Contemporary India' on Sunday. Social activist Swami Agnivesh was also a speaker at the event.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins 2019 Lok Sabha elections it will create a condition leading to the formation of a 'Hindu Pakistan'.