Shashi Tharoor

For Shashi Tharoor's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Aug 22, 2008

The ambivalent legacy of a would-be savior

NEW YORK — Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's resignation brings to an end one of the more interesting curiosities of subcontinental politics: For more than four years, Pakistan had a president who was born in India, while India had a Prime Minister (Manmohan Singh) who ...

Commentary / World May 26, 2008

Can India and China dance?

TRIVANDRUM, India — It is fashionable these days, particularly in the West, to speak of India and China in the same breath. These are the two big countries said to be taking over the world, the new contenders for global eminence after centuries of ...