Interviews

The great Indian novelist Shashi Tharoor, who was in the city recently, exchanges notes

11/January/2009

I certainly have a thing for Chennai. The air here is so much more breathable than in most other metros in the country.

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You cant feel the countrys pulse unless youve

30/December/2008

Who is Shashi Tharoor, the person?

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An Effortless Multi-Tasker

02/April/2008

When India backed Shashi Tharoor’s candidature for the UN top job, not too many people were surprised. Tharoor’s credentials were impeccable. A 29 year stint at the UN, coupled with his erudition and a keen understanding of world affairs made him the perfect candidate to take over from Kofi Annan.

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Interview with Shashi Tharoor

12/February/2008

In an exclusive interview, diplomat and writer Shashi Tharoor talks to Sandhya Iyer on what it means to be passionate about books and literature

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A Conversation with Shashi Tharoor

7/October/2007

Shortly after India celebrated her 60th year of Independence, Shashi Tharoor took time out of his peripatetic schedule for an email exchange with India Currents. The conversation ranged from the personal to the national. What follows is an interview with an author in transit, openly discussing a career and a country in transition.

 

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Interview with Shashi Tharoor

1/May/2007

Shashi Tharoor, born 1956 in London, went to schools in  Mumbai, Kolkatta and Delhi and studied in the USA. He worked for the UNO in New York as Under Secretary General for Public Information and Communication.

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Shashi Tharoor Sees his 28 Years at the United Nations as an Asset

12/July/2006

An interview with the Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information and India’s nominee for UN Secretary General

 

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To Change the World, We Must Change too.

20/June/2006
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I have so much personal stake in the success of the UN

10/June/2006

United Nations Under Secretary General Shashi Tharoor has been named as India's candidate for the post of secretary general when the term of current incumbent Kofi Annan expires in December.

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You can't feel the country's pulse unless you've lived it, felt it, breathed it

08/November/2005

Writer Shashi Tharoor believes that living away from one’s land gives one the ability to see the woods and tress, the broad picture

 

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