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Farrukh Dhondy

PM May & her conspiracy-wallas

When interrogated by Ms May’s team, Ms Patel owned up to two of several clandestine meetings and apologised.

11 Nov 2017 1:03 AM

Accuracy in translation is ambivalent

Firdaus is buried in a Muslim cemetery in North London, even though in his last days in hospital he told the registrar he was an atheist.

06 Nov 2017 12:43 AM

Getting an OCI card: Why I gave up

The lucky day dawned and I went to the outsourced agency office and lined up with 50 others.

28 Oct 2017 6:50 AM

An open letter to my fellow Parsis

The Parsis gathered in numbers at this well as it is regarded by some as sacred and reputed to make wishes come true.

21 Oct 2017 5:39 AM

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