Shashi Tharoor

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Shashi Tharoor is a member of Parliament from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram constituency

‘Britain owes India an apology’

At the end of May, the Oxford Union held a debate on the motion “This house believes Britain owes reparations to her former colonies”.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.