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Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy | When religions, cults dominate, truth a casualty & nations suffer

Religion has, throughout history, dominated the realms of politics and governance

13 Aug 2022 12:11 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | UK Labour lists all that’s wrong: Cronyism, hate & rising racism

The UK Labour Party has taken the bold step of producing a report on what’s gone wrong within its ranks

06 Aug 2022 12:24 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Chumocracy and the media: Web of friendships fuel UK power battles

The latest British venture of the Rupert Murdoch empire has been the establishment of a TV channel called TALK TV

30 Jul 2022 1:03 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | With just 2 left in Tories’ PM race... Can Brutus be crowned Ceasar?

If you are reading this anywhere in the world apart from the UK, you will be spared the 'news' about the rivalry between these candidates

23 Jul 2022 1:31 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | If Conservatives pick ‘ethnic’ PM, will racism in Britain be less?

Gentle reader, it seemed and even now is quite possible that one of these ethnic candidates will be the next Prime Minister of the UK

16 Jul 2022 11:55 PM


Farrukh Dhondy | Hedgie, Javid were boulders that broke the camel’s back…

BoJo’s premiership has been riddled with scandal and what one can only call slack leadership

08 Jul 2022 11:55 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Will BoJo and his chamchi Clueless get me deported to Rwanda soon?

The irony, gentle readers, is devastating and one would cry if one didn’t laugh

01 Jul 2022 11:39 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Should we stop reading writers whose views are truly offensive?

Religious and regional rivalries, breeding even genocidal prejudice, have bedevilled history

25 Jun 2022 7:37 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Trouble mounts for BoJo all over UK: Will Rwanda come to rescue?

Today the British government claims that Rwanda is the safest, most progressive, internationally engaged country in Africa

17 Jun 2022 11:02 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why royalty in Britain works: Few in favour of a republic…

In the last week, for three officially designated days, Britain celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

11 Jun 2022 12:13 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | The rewriting of history: How do toppling of statues help?

All statues commemorate some real, legendary or imagined virtue

04 Jun 2022 12:01 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | BoJo broke all the rules, but will stay, there’s no alternative…

Perhaps the Sue Gray report should be labelled 'fifty shades of shame'

28 May 2022 12:23 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | How will history remember BoJo: ‘Churchillian’ or for UK breakup?

BoJo fancies himself as a second Winston Churchill with constant posturing about defying Vladimir Putin as Churchill did with Adolf Hitler

13 May 2022 11:55 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Did BoJo lie? I have a dream… of what may be coming next!

The breaking of the law by defying it and partying when it was forbidden will be retrospectively made a criminal offence

22 Apr 2022 11:55 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Troubles piling up for Hedgie: ‘Non-dom’ wife, Partygate fine…

There exists a perfectly legal way of evading tax on one’s income from abroad by declaring that one is a 'non-dom' -- not domiciled

15 Apr 2022 11:16 PM


Farrukh Dhondy | Bid to ‘privatise’ UK’s Channel 4 puts free speech in some danger

Channel 4 avidly and rapidly established itself as the voice of critical, even impertinent, free speech

09 Apr 2022 7:28 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | On theocracy, secularism, and new truths about the past

Did Jinnah actually foresee the possibility of India’s pronounced secular democracy turning into a not-so-secular, intolerant nation with

01 Apr 2022 11:26 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Bureaucracy in UK, EU & India: Putin’s war to BoJo’s rescue?

Putin’s criminal war has caused the largest refugee crisis Europe has known since the Second World War

26 Mar 2022 12:15 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Ordeal to enter India; and ways to avoid writers at literary fests

A very pleasant and talkative driver drove me through the several traffic jams and road-work hold-ups in six hours to the Pink City

21 Mar 2022 12:40 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | There’s a price for supporting democracy: Are we ready to pay?

Not buying Russian gas and oil may cause serious problems there. But then, supporting democracy, even nascent ones, always has a price

12 Mar 2022 1:24 AM