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Farrukh Dhondy

Things that set a writer apart

The entries were all immaculately idealistic and, contrary to my shamefully prejudiced expectations, in perfectly grammatical prose.

14 Oct 2017 6:33 AM

Indian meal in UK: Keep it simple

Several surveys assert that “chicken tikka masala” has overtaken roast beef in the Brit popularity stakes.

07 Oct 2017 4:32 AM

Britain and the roots of terror

No analysis of the roots of terror can be comprehensive but allow me to make a start with three undeniable contentions.

30 Sep 2017 2:20 AM

Gurus & shishyas on first-name terms

British schools only stopped the practice, through legal means, in the last three decades.

23 Sep 2017 12:32 AM

Fire alert: Putting cost before safety

Writing approvingly of someone can mean you like his or her acts or creations — or it could mean that they are dead.

16 Sep 2017 3:15 AM

The story of Victoria and Abdul: Raj reality vs the movie version

As anyone who has worked on any dramatic form knows, biographies don’t translate directly into films.

09 Sep 2017 12:16 AM

Why did the English stay behind

There was no analysis of how Partition came about, though several historians had their partial say.

02 Sep 2017 6:53 AM

In UK politics, a journey to the right

A large swathe of British opinion believed and believes that if Nigel Farage’s Brexit policies succeed, Britain will be “finished”.

28 Aug 2017 2:17 AM

Ethnic heritage behind child abuse

Some Labour MPs supported Ms Champion’s stance and said the ethnic factor had to be socially and criminally investigated.

19 Aug 2017 1:58 AM

BBC: Push for diversity on air

The BBC suspended two of the Indian-origin gang of four and instituted an inquiry.

12 Aug 2017 12:26 AM