Interviews

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Introduces Anti-Discrimination And Equality Bill In Lok Sabha

15/March/2017

Shashi Tharoor, MP, introduced the Anti-Discrimination and Equality Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on March 10. In the Statement of Objects and Reasons, attached to the Bill, Shashi Tharoor says as follows: “The Constitution of India promises justice,

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Shashi Tharoor on Britain’s ‘historical amnesia’ about colonial empire?

15/March/2017

Former UN under-secretary general and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday questioned why the British don’t teach their colonial history in schools. Speaking to British television channel Channel 4 host Jon Snow, Tharoor said there is a “historical amnesia about what the empire entailed” and detailed how little Britain knew about the colonial atrocities.

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Law panel preparing report on whether sedition law should be scrapped or not

23/June/2017

The Law Commission is reviewing sedition law and preparing a report on whether it should be scrapped or not. Besides holding consultations with stakeholders, seeking opinions of legal luminaries and conducting debates, the commission is examining a private member's bill moved by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

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