Tharoor and makings of a Kerala politician

Tharoor and makings of a Kerala politician

Thiruvanathapuram is probably the only parliamentary constituency in Kerala in the 2014 poll where Bharatiya Janata Party could harbour a faint hope of acquitting itself with some passable credibility. The BJP will surely continue to draw blank in the Kerala elections...
Teacher’s Day:India’s Most Educated Neta

Teacher’s Day:India’s Most Educated Neta

Considered by many to be the thinking woman’s sex symbol, Congress leader and ex-UN diplomat Shashi Tharoor’s educational qualifications are jaw dropping and he has a distinction of holding multiple degrees. He has a Bachelor of Arts in history from...
SHASHI THAROOR : the MAN, the ARTIST & the  POLITICIAN

SHASHI THAROOR : the MAN, the ARTIST & the POLITICIAN

A college student who happens to get a scholarship to study in US for post graduation in 1976 was asked to contribute an essay on Indian Independence to a leading national daily in India began with emotions terribly mixed, peculiar to the teenager: Independent India...
The Home and the World

The Home and the World

In 1952, India went to polls for the first time. The scale of that exercise was staggering. One million square miles, an 85% illiterate population, around 5,000 seats contested locally and nationally.  Fifty-seven years later, in three weeks spent on the campaign...