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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

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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, is an MP for the Indian National Congress. He is the author of Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century.

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  1. India Looks West
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    India Looks West

    Jul 1, 2021 Shashi Tharoor explains why the country’s nationalist government now wants to reduce tensions with Pakistan.

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