The Buzz Shashi Tharoor on Indias soft power


Shashi Tharoor, India’s minister of state for external affairs, says India should influence the world through soft power — attracting other countries to India’s example. Here are some responses from Twitter:

Tharoor: The penetration of mobile phones in India – testimony to development / empowerment / flattening of info hierarchies — infosys

Engrossing talk by tharoor at #TEDIndia — sidv

Tharoor: Similarly, the penetration of Bollywood, yoga, ayurveda & our cuisine make India the land of better stories — infosys

@shashitharoor now speaks about India’s cultural and religious diversity! Shouts of hurrah from crowd — moneymunot

listening to @shashitharoor i am convinced — vijaysankaran

Tharoor gets a standing ovation! — TEDxShekhawati

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson